Senior Data Engineer

| Watertown

 

The Opportunity: 

Do you love to build solutions to big, challenging problems? Do you embrace the challenge of using unstructured data to deliver real-time actionable insight to a leading healthcare organization?
As a Senior Data Engineer, you’ll be responsible for contributing to the design of the next generation of athena’s distributed data pipeline, which will drive instantaneous access to insight throughout our organization. In addition, you will be a technical mentor to other Data Engineers, helping them to make architectural and technology decisions.
You’ll partner with the Data Science and Software Engineering teams to create and architect innovative solutions to scale our ability to learn from our growing network.
 
Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Technical Execution

  • Produce accurate, unambiguous technical design specifications to the appropriate detail
  • Deliver customer value in the form of high quality software components and services in adherence with RPR policies on Security, performance, longevity and Integration testing
  • Estimate the size of development tasks in story points with the goal of 80% accuracy; begin to challenge others during estimation
  • Understand and follow coding conventions, architectures, and best practices
  • Write, debug, and deploy code to production; deliver timely fixes
  • Adhere to DOD (story definition of done) as part of the sprint, including unit tests, functional testing, code reviews, no regressions, bug fixes, documentation and adhere to best coding practices
  • Perform peer code reviews in order to ensure quality standards.

 
Contributions to the Team

  • Master the domain knowledge for area of assignment
  • Take ownership of what the team builds after the release; consider customer adoption as success criteria
  • Contribute to agile ceremonies to improve team performance
  • Volunteer for work in the backlog and commit to quality delivery; Coordinate efforts across te team to ensure completion and effectiveness
  • Participate and contribute to scrum meetings i.e. daily stand-up, sprint planning, readouts and retrospectives
  • Drive self-organization; help determine how the team functions in collaboration with your peers

 
Cross functional Coordination and Communication

  • Work collaboratively across the Technology and Product organizations to ensure alignment towards business goals
  • Builds strong relationships with cross-functional team members
  • Share business and technical learnings with the broader engineering and product organization, while adapting approach for different audiences

 
Education, Experience, & Skills Required:

  • 4-6 years of experience in an engineering role
  • Experience in an Agile environment preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Strong software engineering skills and computer science experience
  • Knowledge of at least one modern programming languages such as: C#, C++, Perl, Java, Python, and javascript/jQuery
  • Familiarity with Univ/Linux, Big Data, SQL, NOSQL, and various other technologies
  • Exposure to object oriented programing, relational database technologies, distributed computing tech (Hadoop, spark), RESTful API, WebUI (HTML 5) and Modern JS frameworks
  • Understanding of iOS and Android environments

 
Behaviors & Abilities Required:

  • Ability to learn and adapt in a fast paced environment, while producing quality code
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a cross-functional team with a wide range of experience levels
  • Ability to prioritize both individual time and the time of the team
  • Ability to write code that is technically sound, performant, scalable, and readable
  • Ability to collaborate with business owners to understand and refine business requirements
  • Ability and willingness to demonstrate ownership of an area of athena’s technology
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Location

311 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472
311 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472
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