Data Engineer Intern - Fall 2018
Why we’re excited to get to work:
The mission for Payformance Solutions is simple. We aim to be a catalyst for payment transformation in the healthcare industry. Our proprietary software solutions allow payers and providers to focus on what really matters: providing patients with access to care that yields the best health outcomes, at the lowest costs.
About Us: We are Chicago based team. Our team writes beautiful & functional code that is easily reproducible and testable. We encourage open source contributions, especially with the technologies we use. We don’t release on Fridays.
In addition to the meaningful and challenging work, Payformance’s dynamic work environment emphasizes integrity, personal commitment, and teamwork. We allocate each employee innovation time each week with optional work-from-home days. Plus, outstanding benefits: 100% employer-paid health insurance options (employee, spouse, & family), dental & vision coverage, and 401k matching.
About You: We want developers that are serious about their work but don’t take themselves too seriously. You are flexible, can quickly pick up new technologies, and are a DIYer with a GSD mindset.
- 2+ years of experience in the field
- Deep experience writing in Python
- Experience working with Jupyter
- Experience with SQL
- Experience with data acquisition (writing crawlers, interfacing with various API’s, fetching and transforming data, etc.)
- Experience with web services architecture
- Experience implementing Spark or Hadoop
- Experience with distributed computing / concurrent data pipelining
- Experience with or interest in learning presentation softwares, such as D3, Tableau, Plotly, and/or MS PowerPoint
- Previously healthcare experience is highly desirable
Education: A minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or any equivalent education or experience. Master’s Degree preferred.
Not to boast, but a little bit about us:
Payformance Solutions is a health-tech company dedicated to advancing payment transformation in the healthcare industry. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Altarum Institute, a nonprofit systems research and consulting organization that has been servicing government and private sector clients since 1946.
Altarum Institute (Altarum) is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Altarum serves the public good by solving complex systems problems to improve human health. Altarum creates and implements solutions to advance health among vulnerable and publicly-insured populations. Public sector clients include the U.S. Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Agriculture, Department of Veterans Affairs, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and various state agencies nationwide. Altarum also serves clients in the philanthropic and private sectors. Areas of expertise include health data and analytics; value-based care; public health systems design, development and information exchange; behavioral health and substance use disorders; childhood and adolescent health; medical education; food and nutrition; consumer engagement; elder care; health disparities and equity; and military and veterans’ health.
At Payformance, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate, support, and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our clients, and our community. Payformance Solutions is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, or disability.
To all recruitment agencies: Payformance does not accept agency resumes, we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.