Healthcare Data Engineer

Grand Rapids, MI

Posted: 09/28/2020 Job Category: Information Technology (IT) Job Number: 3480

Job Description


HEALTHCARE DATA ENGINEER – 100% REMOTE

WalkerHealthcareIT is seeking a Healthcare Data Engineer with ETL experience using SQL Server / SSIS for a healthcare client located in Michigan. This is a contract opportunity.

We are seeking data engineers to design and scale databases to support a robust analytical pipeline. The job will promote collaboration between data scientists, data architects, business analysts and clinicians to support user access to data and data infrastructure. The data engineer will play a role in integrating advanced machine learning models into production with continuous integration. The role will require a general understanding of the healthcare system to for data integration across multiple data sources.

START DATE: ASAP

ON-SITE / REMOTE: 100% Remote

WAGE TYPE: 1099, W2

WalkerHealthcareIT Standard Perks
  • Weekly pay via Direct Deposit

HEALTHCARE DATA ENGINEER JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Collaborate with data scientists and business users to build the frameworks required to integrate data pipelines and machine learning models with operations
  • Maintain database structure and standardize definitions for business users across the company
  • Clean and verify quality of data prior to feature engineering and advanced analytical modeling
  • Build unit tests for continuous integration
  • Work with data architects to build the foundational Extract/Load/Transform processes
  • Support business users and clinicians in identifying the correct data sets and providing easy to use tools to pull data

HEALTHCARE DATA ENGINEER JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor' s Degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics or related field with 2+ years industry experience
  • 3+ years structuring databases and working with big data
  • 5+ years writing code in relevant languages
  • Ability to write production-level code in one of the following languages: Python, Hive, Pig, Shell Scripting, SQL, Java or Scala
  • Ability to structure databases in one of the following platforms: Hadoop, Spark, Oracle/Teradata
  • Proficiency leveraging the following Big Data technologies to support downstream advanced analytical modeling: Map-Reduce, Spark, Airflow/Oozie, Kafka, Hbase, Pig, No-SQL Databases
  • Familiarity with data architecture, modelling and security

HEALTHCARE DATA ENGINEER JOB PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS
  • Experience working in agile, sprint-based approach
  • 1+ year working in healthcare or related field
  • Familiarity with cloud computing clusters

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