Sr Data Engineer, Platform & Provider Collaboration, New York, NY

Created 08/04/2021
Reference 1095567
Job type Full Time
State NY
City New York
The Senior Data Engineer on the Platform & Provider Collaboration team, is responsible for data acquisition strategies and integration scripting and tools, data migrations, conversions, purging and back-ups; fulfills data acquisition strategy requirements. They work with product, financial control, analysts, users and other stakeholders to understand business requirements and supports data architecture to translate into data acquisition strategies.

The Senior Data Engineer will author artifacts defining standards and definitions for storing, processing and moving data, including associated processes and business rules. Additionally, the Sr Data Engineer will map the details within these their artifacts to business processes, non-functional characteristics, QA criteria and technical enablement. The role is responsible to be constantly thinking through the needs of the business to support efficient and error free processes.

Job Description

The Senior Data Engineer, Platform & Provider Collaboration, will be responsible for finding trends in datasets and developing workflows and algorithms to help make raw data more useful to the enterprise. He or she will also be responsible for creating data acquisition strategy and develops data set processes.
  • Designs and implements standardized data management procedures around data staging, data ingestion, data preparation, data provisioning and data destruction (scripts, programs, automation, assisted by automation, etc).
  • Ensures quality of technical solutions as data moves across Healthfirst environments
  • Provide insight into the changing data environment, data processing, data storage and utilization requirements for the company and offer suggestions for solutions
  • Ensures managed analytic assets support Healthfirst's strategic goals by creating and verifying data acquisition requirements and strategy
  • Develop, construct, test and maintain architectures
  • Align architecture with business requirements and use programming language and tools
  • Identify ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality
  • Conduct research for industry and business questions
  • Deploy sophisticated analytics programs, machine learning and statistical methods
  • Prepare data for predictive and prescriptive modeling and find hidden patterns using data
  • Use data to discover tasks that can be automated
  • Create data monitoring capabilities for each business process and work with data consumers on updates
  • Aligns data architecture to Healthfirst solution architecture; contributes to overall solution architecture
  • Help maintain the integrity and security of the company data

Minimum Qualifications :
  • Bachelors degree in computer science or related field
  • 5-7 years' experience in data engineering
  • 5-7 years' experience in data programming languages such as R or Python
  • 5-7years' experience working in a Big Data ecosystem processing data; includes file systems, data structures/databases, automation, security, messaging, movement, etc.
  • 5-7 years experience well versed with multi-threaded applications, file based integrations and database integrations
  • 5-7 years' experience working in a production cloud infrastructure
  • Proficiency with relational, graph and noSQL databases required; expertise in SQL

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience building out production level visualization dashboards using tools such as Tableau or qlikview
  • Proven track record of success directing the efforts of data engineers and business analysts within a deadline-driven and fast-paced environment
  • Hands on experience in leading healthcare data transformation initiatives from on-premise to cloud deployment
  • Demonstrated experience working in an Agile environment as a Data Engineer
  • Hands on work with Amazon Web Services, including creating Redshift data structures, accessing them with Spectrum and storing data in S3
  • Proven results using an analytical perspective to identify engineering patterns within complex strategies and ideas, and break them down into engineered code components
  • Knowledge of provider-sponsored health insurance systems/processes and the Healthcare industry
  • Experience developing, prototyping, and testing engineered processes, products or services
  • Proven ability to work in distributed systems
  • Must be able to develop creative solutions to problems
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills with ability to communicate across functional departments to achieve desired outcomes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to influence with impact across functions and disciplines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/deadlines, identifying the necessary steps and moving forward through completion
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office including Project, PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Visio

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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