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Data Engineer
New York, NY

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Job Description

The Data Engineer will design and develop highly robust, repeatable and scalable workflow patterns to ingest, integrate and publish a wide variety of data from internal and external sources. They will be relentless in their focus on delivery and end ensuring that our data workflows and pipelines are enterprise-grade - reliable, scalable and secure.

Responsibilities include:

* Designing, implementing, maintaining highly robust, scalable and flexible ETL jobs and data workflows
* Automating workflows leveraging DevOps framework where applicable
* Ensuring quality of technical solutions as data moves across Healthfirst environments
* Working with solution and data architects to develop, construct, test and maintain architectures, prototypes and design solutions
* Helping to maintain the integrity and security of the company data
* Providing insight into the changing data environment, data processing, data storage and utilization requirements for the company and offer suggestions for solutions
* Articulating both the technical implications as well as data usage implications of proposed solutions or solution options to a wide variety of stakeholders.
* Working directly with business users to align solutions with business requirements
* Relentless focus on continuous improvement of solutions in to improve data reliability, efficiency, quality and more
* Create data monitoring capabilities for each business process and work with data consumers on updates
* Collaborating with cross functional teams comprised of technical and business colleagues

Minimum Qualifications:

* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering or related field or equivalent experience
* 3 + years' experience in a data engineering
* Proficiency in SQL a must - knowledge of SQL and multiple programming languages in order to optimize data processes and retrieval
* Strong experience in data programing languages such as Python or Spark
* Strong experience working in a Big Data ecosystem processing data; includes file systems, data structures/databases, automation, security, messaging, movement, etc.
* Experience working in a production cloud infrastructure
* Prior backgrounds with AWS services (e.g. lambda, S3, Aurora, Redshift);
* Exposure to CI/CD for software 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
* Ability to work independently and as part of a team
* Skilled in Microsoft Office including Project, PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Visio

Preferred Qualifications:

* 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
* Experience with other Cloud Data Warehouses (Big Query, Snowflake);
* Knowledge of provider-sponsored health insurance systems/processes and the Healthcare industry
* Proficiency with graph and noSQL databases

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

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disability Act or a similar law, and want a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to or calling 212-519-1798 . In your email please include a description of the accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a position within Healthfirst Management Services will be reviewed at the e-mail address and phone number supplied. Thank you for considering a career with Healthfirst Management Services.

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