Senior Data Engineer (Python) - Remote

SemanticBits

This position requires U.S. residency.


SemanticBits is looking for a talented Data Engineer who is eager to apply computer science, software engineering, databases, and distributed/parallel processing frameworks to prepare big data for the use of data analysts and data scientists. If you have experience with Spark and Python and want your work to contribute to systems that collect healthcare data used by hundreds of thousands of daily users, we want to (virtually) meet you!


You will work on projects that support the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as we develop a next-generation analytics and reporting system that directly impacts healthcare quality. You will use Spark to build data processing pipelines that derive information from large sets of government data. You will be the go-to on your team for Spark, the Spark Engine, and the Spark Dataframe API. We are a collaborative company, so we want you to use your knowledge of Spark to teach others, inform design decisions, and debug runtime problems.


Tools & Technology



  • Python

  • Postgres

  • Redshift

  • Apache NiFi

  • Airflow

  • Express

  • AWS EMR

  • Looker

  • Mongo

  • Use of BI tools & AWS resources


Responsibilities



  • Write unit and integration tests for all data processing code

  • Work with DevOps engineers on CI, CD, and IaC

  • Read specs and translate them into code and design documents

  • Perform code reviews and develop processes for improving code quality


Required Qualifications



  • Experience with Agile methodology, using test-driven development.

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English

  • Candidate must reside in the United States

  • Bachelor's degree required, strong preference for Computer Science field of study

  • Flexible and willing to accept a change in priorities as necessary


Nice To Have



  • Experience working in the healthcare industry with PHI/PII

  • Federal Government contracting work experience

  • Prior experience working remotely full-time


Physical and emotional requirements for the job



  • This position is to be performed remotely from an individual’s home office and involves sedentary work. Employees in this role can be expected to exert up to 10 pounds of force on occasion in order to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move standard electronic equipment. Employees are expected to make decisions in a timely manner and display emotional intelligence during occasional stressful situations.

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