Director of Data Distribution at Abacus Insights

| Greater Boston Area
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Abacus Insights is a mission-driven, start-up technology company that is focused on improving health outcomes, lowering the cost of healthcare, and delivering a more seamless healthcare experience.  At our core, we are passionate about advancing healthcare and improving people’s lives through technology.

With our deep expertise in cloud-enabled technologies and knowledge of the healthcare industry, we have built an innovative data integration and management platform that allows healthcare payers access to data that has been historically siloed and inaccessible. Through our platform, these health insurance payers can ingest and manage all the data they need to transform their business by supporting their analytical, operational, and financial needs.

Through this mission and passion to aid people and population health, we have built a highly successful SaaS business that is heavily funded (since our founding in 2017 we have over 18 million) by leading VC firms who have deep expertise in the healthcare and technology industries. At Abacus, we are solving problems of massive scale and complexity in an industry that is not only ripe for disruption but requires innovation. We see massive growth in our future and would love for you to be a part of it!

As Abacus is preparing for its next phase of growth and continues to expand our customer base, we have recognized the need for a Director of Data Management. The Director of Data Management will play a critical role is coordination of data acquisition, analysis, and reporting with engineering, production, and clinical staff as well as manages the team along with the client to meet client delivery dates mentioned in Service level agreements.


  • Manages multiple projects with long timelines and a distributed work staff using common work management tools like JIRA, Sales Force, Wiki, Operations Dashbaord.
  • Mentors, guides and promotes team as needed.
  • Responsible for Annual performance review and supervisory responsibilities.
  • Investigates and responds to questions in data areas for all product lines.
  • Communicates directly with the clients and data vendors on the acquisition, management, analysis and reporting of their data.
  • Generates, interprets and presents data reports to clients.
  • Works to assess and trouble shoots client data related issues.
  • Defines product deliverables and milestones as part of the development of our ingestion platform.
  • Identifies unmet business needs and requirements and works collaboratively to investigate growth opportunities.
  • Coordinates with sales, operations team and data management staff on implementation and maintenance of client accounts.
  • Checks data quality and communicate with clients to resolve any known issues.
  • Will work extensively with Oracle PL/SQL programming, developing SQL queries and analysis and related databases such as Oracle, Oracle RAC, Vertica and SQL Server.


  • Master’s degree (foreign equivalent degrees accepted) in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or a closely related field of study.
  • Proven experience in and success bridging gaps between healthcare business and technology.
  • A deep understanding of the nuances in claims healthcare data.
  • Experience managing a large team while also being heavily hands-on in the healthcare data technology industry.
  • Experience in leading cross-functional teams to meet goals and metrics.
  • 10+ years of experience in a related occupation with large, complex data sets in data operations or client services with U.S. healthcare industry stake holders.
  • 5+ years of experience with Oracle PL/SQL Programming, Developing SQL queries and analysis.
  • 5+ years of experience Oracle, Oracle RAC, Vertica, and SQL Server databases.
  • 5+ years of third-party data visualization platforms, such as Jupyter and Tableau.
  • 3+ years of experience building collaborative relationships with stakeholders and diverse, cross-functional teams/organizations to develop appropriate requirements, scope and delivery timeframes, driving on-time execution
  • 3+ years of experience developing, maintaining, and collecting structured and unstructured data sets for analysis and reporting.
  • 3+ years of deep working experience with authentication and big data technologies such as: Spark, Scala, Kerberos.
  • 2+ years of working experience with leading cloud providers such as AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • 2+ years of experience with cloud-based distributed application scaling and data processing.
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Technology we use

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In the heart of Boston Financial District. 10/15 Minute walk from both South and North Station. Short walks to historic North End and Faneuil Hall.

An Insider's view of Abacus Insights

How does the company support your career growth?

Career growth is a focal point at Abacus and something that is always promoted at our all hands meetings. It has been tremendously supported at Abacus and preached by leadership through action. Abacus dedicates funds for each department to attend conferences/workshops and travel associated. I haven't seen that much our of earlier stage companies.

Dave Aquilino

Talent Acquisition Manager

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

We are a small but growing company, located in 2 cities, have beads working remotely, and some travel a lot. Remaining connected to the team is critical and I use as many of the existing tools possible email, Slack, Zoom, confluence. Our offices are all open plan so accessing me is easy and it is more likely that I will access my team!

Minal Patel


What are Abacus Insights Perks + Benefits

Partners with Nonprofits
Participation in the Wonderfund. A non-profit focused on providing comfort and dignity to children in traumatic situations and enrich childhoods that have been impacted by abuse and neglect.
Friends Outside of Work
Eat Lunch Together
Open Door Policy
Team-Owned Deliverables
Team-Based Strategic Planning
Group Brainstorming Sessions
Open Office Floor Plan
Documented Equal Pay Policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly Diverse Management Team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Abacus employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their Health Care FSA, and up to $5,000 annually to their Dependent Care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $12500 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
The Abacus office is located in a dog-friendly building.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and Learns
Cross-Functional Training Encouraged
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