Data Engineer

Data Engineer

Mountlake Terrace, WA 2016-10-27 - –

premera Premera Blue Cross

Position Description

Be part of a team that reinvents healthcare and go to work

every day to improve peoples’ lives.

Premera is a leading health plan in the Pacific Northwest, providing comprehensive health benefits and tailored services to more than 2 million people, from individuals to Fortune 100 companies. Premera is committed to improving customers’ lives by making healthcare work better. Join us.

As a
Data Engineer
for the Healthcare Informatics/Data Analytics team, you will have the opportunity to transform healthcare using healthcare information to help patients and doctors make better healthcare-related decisions. We are investing in big data and this means you will get to work with the latest and open source tools (On-prem and in the Cloud, R, Hadoop, MuleSoft, Python and NoSQL) in a forward-looking form and help invent and implement new products and capabilities.

What you’ll do:

•Design, engineer and build, and co-develop big data strategies

•Engineer machine learning based recommendation engines

•Organize voice, email and text unstructured data for advanced data mining and prediction

•Work with Hadoop system administration to optimize performance of data lake and data science platforms

What you’ll bring:

•Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or other technical/quantitative discipline.

•Four (4) years’ experience in data architecture, design, and/or management which includes experience:

-Using leading Extract Transform Load (ETL) tools, and

-Connecting to healthcare data sources such as EMRs, PMSs, HL7 gateways, HIE, billing systems, claims, labs.

•Experience:

-Developing data models and integration strategies for complex analytics and reporting

-Extracting and transforming data from large scale legacy systems

-Translating unstructured data into tagged/structured tables to support data mining

-Streaming data exchange between data warehouse and analytic data lake environments

-MongoDB, Cassandra, Python, Hadoop, Data warehouse – Teradata, Netezza

-Java and Linux

•Ability to program and manage API’s form data exchange internal and external to an enterprise

What we offer:

•Industry competitive salaries

•Medical, vision and dental options

•Life and disability insurance

•Retirement programs (Yes! This includes a pension!)

•Workplace wellness programs

•Time off to reenergize

•Free parking

•And MORE!

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