Director, Data Engineering

| Chicago

GoHealth is looking for a Director of Data Engineering to join as leader of the Business Analytics function, reporting to our VP of Engineering. This individual will be responsible for leading and guiding the work of the Data Engineering function, will help create and lead strategy, and oversee the team’s execution. We seek candidates with the ability to effectively manage a team, provide high-level guidance on roadmaps and architectural work as well as derive analytical insights from a variety of business contexts, and communicate those insights effectively to a variety of other stakeholders.

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage, operate, and evolve GoHealth’s data pipelines
  • Lead the design, development and deployment of optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from various GoHealth and external data sources
  • Provide guidance for the short-team and long-term goals of the team, and ensure the team is contributing to GoHealth’s key objectives
  • Ensure data quality and compliance with development, architecture, reporting, and regulatory standards throughout entire data pipeline
  • Develop and continually refine data engineering best practices, guidelines, procedures, and repeatable and scalable frameworks
  • Project management: prioritization, planning of projects and features, stakeholder management and tracking of associated commitments
  • Collaborate with the rest of the Business Analytics team, subject matter experts and department leaders to understand, analyze, build, and deliver new data-related processes, reports, dashboards, and visualization

Skills and Experiencef:

  • Master's or PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or related quantitative field
  • 7+ years of experience driving data engineering solutions and 3+ years of hands-on experience managing data engineers
  • Sound technical understanding of data warehousing concepts and dimensional data modeling
  • Proven experience extracting data from structured data sources (SQL, Excel, CSV files, Couchbase) and unstructured data sources (Splunk, log files) both on-premise and in AWS
  • Hands-on experience with troubleshooting performance issues and fine-tuning SQL queries
  • Experience in architecting data flows from web services, REST and SOAP, HTML, XML and JSON
  • Knowledge of version control systems using Git, Bitbucket, SVN, or Team Foundation
  • Experience in Python and Airflow
  • Experience in Microsoft SQL Server, SSIS, SSRS, Power BI, or Azure is preferred but not required
  • Familiar with other data warehouse platforms like AWS Redshift or AWS Data Pipeline

Benefits and Perks: 

  • Open vacation policy
  • 401k program with company match
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Commuter and transit benefits
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Casual dress code
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Happy hours, ping-pong tournaments, and more company-sponsored events
  • Subsidized gym memberships
  • GoHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Location

Our company is in the River North area with plenty of coffee shops and restaurants. GoHealth is near the Chicago Brown line and bus stops close by.

What are GoHealth Perks + Benefits

Culture
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is Occasional bring your pet to work days.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Career mentoring.
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

Happy hours, ping-pong tournaments, and more company-sponsored events. Gym Membership Subsidies
Company Sponsored Health & Wellness Initiatives. Employee Referral Bonuses. Open Vacation Policy.

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