Data Engineer

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What We Do

Kalderos delivers technology that solves the challenges facing the US healthcare system.  At Kalderos, we develop technology solutions with a focus on simplifying the complex coordination of drug discount programs from exhaustive data services to intelligent reporting to issue resolution.

To learn more: https://www.kalderos.com/company/about 


What Data Engineers Do

The Data team’s mission at Kalderos is to provide data modeling expertise to internal teams, and build data storage and processing platforms that can scale as Kalderos scales. They can work within the Ledger and Master Data team, the Data Science team, or others as needs arise. Below are some possible day to day tasks for a data engineer at Kalderos.

  • Work with product teams to understand and develop data models that can meet requirements and operationalize well

  • Build out automated ETL jobs that reliably process large amounts of data, and ensure these jobs runs consistently and well

  • Build tools that enable other data engineers to work more efficiently

  • Try out new data storage and processing technologies in proof of concepts and make recommendations to the broader team

  • Tune existing implementations to run more efficiently as they become bottlenecks, or migrate existing implementations to new paradigms as needed

  • Learn and apply knowledge about the drug discount space, and become a subject matter expert for internal teams to draw upon


What We Are Looking For

  • 4+ years work experience as a Data Engineer in a full-time role

  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the US and be able to work in Chicago/Milwaukee

  • Excellent project managements skills, and familiarity working in an agile environment

    • Some ways you may demonstrate this are:

      • Describing a time in which you had a large project you needed to manage

      • Relevant work experience on a Agile team

  • Proven data engineering experience that involved creating, and maintaining a database and implementing data processing pipelines

    •  Some ways you may demonstrate this are: 

      • Professional experience described on your resume

      • Open source implementations of data intensive applications

      • A personal side project that involved maintaining a database like a website

      • Online course completion in relevant areas

      • Vendor certification in a relevant field

  • Programming experience with a modern computing language that supports data engineering work (Python, C#, JVM-languages like Scala)

    • Some ways you may demonstrate this are: 

      • Professional project descriptions on your resume

      • GitHub repositories that have working code that you created

      • Sending a code snippet that exemplifies your work

  • Advanced SQL skills and understanding performance trade-offs of various SQL implementations

    • Some ways you may demonstrate this are: 

      • Professional project descriptions on your resume

      • SQL Certifications you have earned

      • Answering SQL questions in a phone interview

      • Advanced SQL queries you wrote in your Github repository


What May Set You Apart

  • Experience with SQL databases like MS SQL Server

  • Experience with Azure cloud computing such as hosted databases

  • Experience with streaming technologies such as Kafka or Event Hubs

  • Experience with orchestration frameworks like Azure Data Factory or Airflow

  • Experience with NoSQL data stores such as MongoDB and CosmosDB

  • Experience in the healthcare or pharmaceutical industries

  • Experience with large scale migrations of databases

  • Experience creating RESTful APIs to service data needs for web applications

  • Experience with implementing Software Development Lifecycle approaches to database work, such as Testing, CI/CD and other automation

If you think you meet some of the list of the above, but not everything, that’s perfectly fine! We encourage you to apply regardless. At Kalderos, we know talent comes in many forms, and we’re willing to look beyond a set of rigid criteria to find the right teammate.


Company Perks

  • 401K plan with matching

  • Healthcare benefits

  • Flexible schedule and a fair PTO system that allows for a healthy work-life balance

  • Opportunity to work on new technologies and learn new skills

  • Celebration, and education stipends

To learn more: https://www.kalderos.com/company/culture


Kalderos is an equal opportunity workplace.  We are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or veteran status.


Due to the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kalderos has decided to protect our current and future employees by shifting to an entirely remote workforce. We will continue to operate, interview, onboard, and work remotely. Please be aware that some of our roles will not be remote long-term and will return to an office setting once we're safe to do so following the guidance of local health authorities and the CDC.

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Location

Looking over the Chicago River, we’re located in a WeWork in the heart of Chicago’s downtown.

An Insider's view of Kalderos

What's something quirky about your company?

Our culture encourages individuality and strong opinions. There is never a shortage of thoughtful recommendations or particular preferences. All of these differences make our conversations lively - but always progressing towards our goal of bringing transparency and trust to the healthcare space.

Allison

Client Relationship Manager

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

As a front end developer, I'm building technology to help improve our customer's experience with our product. Some of the challenges I face involve ensuring what I build integrates effectively with the applications of my cross functional peers. When a problems arise, I know we have an amazing & knowledgeable group of people I can count on.

Sean

Lead Developer

How does the company support your career growth?

We’re a team of smart, passionate and self-directed professionals who thrive on creativity and innovation. Our approach is to foster an environment where people can be constantly expanding their technical skill set and pitch in to solve problems as they discover them -- which results in greater, broader responsibility and professional advancement.

Dave

CTO

What is your vision for the company?

Kalderos is a purpose-driven group of multidisciplinary collaborators -- our purpose is to bring transparency to one of the most opaque parts of the healthcare system. Our solutions will empower all stakeholders in the healthcare ecosystem to focus on improving the well-being of people, rather than financial engineering.

Micah

COO

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our vibe is a combination of trust, collaboration, and stimulation. We’re a young company with big ideas, super smart people, and an eagerness to make some real change. The general attitude is -- be yourself, dress how you want, and get ready to solve some big problems.

Matt

Product Designer

What are Kalderos Perks + Benefits

Kalderos Benefits Overview

We are looking for people that are committed to fulfilling the Kalderos mission and vision. We understand that our employees are the most important asset we have in accomplishing our goals and we believe in providing our employees a robust set of benefits to balance their health, finances, and work/life.

Health: We believe that all of our Kalderos team members deserve access to quality health plans and the options to find one that fits you and your family’s needs.

Finance: We know that there is a lot to worry about when trying to balance your current and future personal
finances and have provided a number of benefits to help alleviate some of the concerns.

Work/Life: We value the time and effort that our employees put into making Kalderos a success and want to make sure that we provide employees benefits to most effectively manage your lives outside of work.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Kalderos offers two plans through Aetna and MetLife.
Vision Benefits
Kalderos offers two plans through Aetna Vision and Metlife Vision.
Health Insurance Benefits
Kalderos offers four comprehensive plans through Aetna. Additional coverage includes free membership to One Medical, Health Advocate and Teledoc.
Life Insurance
Kalderos offers supplemental life insurance through MetLife.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Kalderos offers a fully-vested matching contribution of 100% on the first 3% of employee deferrals, plus 50% on the next 2% deferred
Company Equity
Kalderos offers stock options as part of our standard compensation package.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
At Kalderos, we are focused on getting things done, not on the hours you spend on getting things done.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Kalderos offers a self directed, fair PTO policy. We have a minimum number of PTO days (10) for employees but no maximum.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Kalderos offers pre-tax dollars to pay for your commute on the L or Metra.
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
At Kalderos, we like to celebrate all of our successes whether big or small. We don’t think the small ones ever get enough recognition, that is why we make sure to celebrate them every Thursday.
Fitness Subsidies
We have an on-site gym with a one-time initiation fee.
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Continuing Education stipend
Kalderos wants to foster a culture of continuous personal exploration and improvement - we offer money to develop new skills, refine existing skills, and explore areas of growth for your development.

Additional Perks + Benefits

Beyond our fair PTO policy, flexible working schedule, collaborative work environment, continuous education stipend and weekly happy hours we also are proud to offer a celebration stipend because we believe in celebrating successes whenever they are a part of life or work.

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