Data Engineer

| Chicago

Data engineers at VillageMD implement data pipelines to aggregate data from EHRs, claims data, smart devices, and more. This data provides vital insights that drive every aspect of our business. This isn’t your standard ETL role – we’ve built our technology by standing on the shoulders of tech giants allowing us to craft a flexible, scalable architecture that’s nimble enough to handle real-time messaging and data file transfers. We bring to bear proven, open-source technologies developed at Airbnb, Amazon, and Facebook. We participate in the open-source ecosystem and OHDSI.

What are examples of work that Data Engineers have done at VillageMD?

  • Built and implemented a data profiling tool to reverse engineer data schemas from new data sources facilitating normalization of the data into our data model
  • Built the logic to combine real-time messaging and batch query processing so there is a single, accurate source of truth from a source system
  • Analyzed and designed the best ways to expand our data model to incorporate more data that’s mission critical

What will make you successful here?

  • A real passion for problem solving and learning new technology
  • Vision to balance speed and maintainability in solution design
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • The ability to handle multiple, concurrent projects
  • Excellent ability to craft and implement requirements, keep projects on track, and engage partners
  • Challenging the status quo to improve our processes and tools
  • Communicate complex technical details in meaningful business context
  • A low ego and humility; an ability to gain trust by doing what you say you will do

What you might do in your first year:

  • Own ten projects working multi-functionally with the Physician Success and Analytics teams to design and implement best-in-class data processing enabling clean data flow directly to our data model
  • Work with an HIE, engineering, analytics, and operations to design and implement an integration that streamlines our transitional care management workflows
  • Design a new concept within our data model to meet a new operational or analytical need
  • Build a python app to send data anomalies to operations

The following experience is relevant to us:

  • 2+ years of full-time experience
  • Experience with Java or Python is helpful (C# and Ruby can work too)
  • Excellent with SQL
  • Preferred experience with clinical and financial healthcare data
  • Track record of successfully executing projects with multiple partners
  • BS/MS in computer science, math, engineering, or other related fields

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at VillageMD. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • Neo4jDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • TeradataDatabases

Location

We are in the heart of downtown Chicago - accessible to all trains and plenty of food/drink options nearby!
1 N Franklin St #1205, Chicago, IL 60606

Insider's spotlight

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Aggregating disparate data into one consumable interface is difficult. We constantly think about how to solve it faster and better while keeping it flexible and scalable.

Mario

Senior Data Engineer

What makes someone successful on your team?

It’s an individual’s willingness to get into the details, fully understand the current health care delivery model, and think critically about the problems that face primary care providers today, that will make them successful at VillageMD.

Dave

Director, Product Development

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The office vibe is centered on holding our work to high standards while maintaining an environment focused on fun and learning. My coworkers and I will often be working on completely unrelated projects, but when we hit a roadblock we step back and ask each other for feedback and help. That’s usually when we find the best solution to implement.

Emily

Healthcare Informatics Analyst

What are VillageMD Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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