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Data Engineer


Position Overview

At Believe in Me, we envision a world where every child has the self-confidence and support needed to explore their potential and achieve success. Through innovative and caring programs, we strive to empower marginalized children and first-generation college students, offering them resources for learning, growth, and joy. Join us in our mission to make a lasting difference in the lives of these children and young adults.

As a Volunteer Data Engineer, you will play a crucial role in managing and optimizing data systems for the 1st Gen College Hub app, a technology-driven platform aimed at supporting first-generation college students. You will work closely with our development and analytics teams to ensure our data architecture is robust, efficient, and capable of providing insightful information to drive our mission forward.

Key Responsibilities
  • Design, construct, install, test, and maintain highly scalable data management systems.
  • Ensure systems meet business requirements and industry practices for data integrity, security, and accessibility.
  • Develop data set processes for data modeling, mining, and production.
  • Integrate new data management technologies and software engineering tools into existing structures.
  • Collaborate with analytics and business teams to improve data models that feed business intelligence tools, increasing data accessibility and fostering data-driven decision-making across the organization.
  • Implement processes and systems to monitor data quality, ensuring production data is always accurate and available for key stakeholders and business processes that depend on it.
  • Participate in data architecture decisions and partner with technology teams to implement data engineering practices and solutions.
  • Proven experience as a data engineer, software developer, or similar role, with a strong foundation in data structures, algorithms, and software design.
  • Proficiency in SQL, Python, and other programming languages commonly used in data engineering.
  • Experience with big data tools (Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.) and data pipeline and workflow management tools.
  • Knowledge of cloud services (AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure) and understanding of database technologies (SQL and NoSQL).
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • A passion for creating data infrastructure that is accessible to individuals of all backgrounds and levels of technical expertise.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills, with a willingness to share knowledge and collaborate with team members.
  • A commitment to the values and mission of Believe in Me.
Why Volunteer With Us?
  • Make a tangible impact on the lives of first-generation college students, providing essential support and resources to help them succeed.
  • Collaborate with a team of equally passionate individuals about education, technology, and making a difference.
  • Enhance your portfolio and gain experience by leading a significant, impactful project.
  • Enjoy flexible volunteering hours, accommodating volunteers from various time zones in a fully remote position.

This is a remote volunteering position with flexible hours to accommodate volunteers from various time zones.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume at https://believeinme.org/donate-your-expertise. Please include details of your experience related to the abovementioned qualifications and share your motivation for volunteering with 1st Gen College Hub.

Join us in our mission to empower first-generation college students by leveraging your expertise and passion for technology and education. Together, we can create a platform that supports students through their college journey and inspires them to believe in their potential.

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About Believe in Me


510 W Riverside Ave, Ste 201, SPOKANE, WA 99201, US

Mission Statement

Our vision is to help every kid develop the self-confidence they need to succeed. We're on a mission to fund children’s charities that provide disadvantaged kids with a safe place to call home, a family that loves them, a feeling of community, and opportunities to learn, build self-esteem, and have fun.


Our Mission is Simple
We Believe in Kids.
We Believe in Our Community.
We support programs that are transforming the lives of our community’s most vulnerable youth.

Measurable Impact
We believe that success should be measured by the lives that have been changed. That’s a difficult thing to quantify, so we’ve put together a few statistics for you. With the support of our generous donors, we’ve supported over 725 kids, and that’s just the start!

  • 125,000 hours of around the clock care for boys experiencing trauma
    550 hours of tutoring services for foster kids who have fallen behind
    450 Title One students engaged in land conservation education activities
    26 previously homeless children placed in early childhood education programs


Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, LGBTQ+


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Software Engineering
  • Business Analysis
  • Python
  • SQL / MySQL


  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Minimum of 10 hours per month for at least a year
  • Must provide a valid social security number

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