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Senior Software Engineer - Big Data

Who We Are

Strata Decision Technology is one of the fastest-growing healthcare SaaS application and services companies in the country. We work with one of five hospitals in the U.S. to drive margin to fuel their mission.  Our passion at Strata is to help heal healthcare by putting data in the hands of physicians and healthcare providers to drive both clinical and financial performance.  With 20+ years of experience, Strata is one of the most respected and trusted brands in the market and a true leader in understanding the cost of care and optimizing resources.

As a Senior Big Data Engineer, you will have the opportunity to build technical infrastructures that will help many of the nation’s leading healthcare providers in utilizing their financial, operational, and clinical data to drive their mission of providing world-class care, while improving their financial health.

Job Description

We’re looking for a Big Data Engineer who finds creative solutions to tough problems and can seamlessly integrate big data technologies with more traditional data infrastructures (e.g. SQL, Flat Files, etc.). Someone who is resourceful in getting things done, and productive working independently or collaboratively. This person would also take on the following responsibilities:

  • Participate in the full life-cycle of development, from definition, design, implementation, and testing
  • Selecting and integrating any Big Data tools and frameworks required to provide requested capabilities
  • Be an advocate for developing best practices in the organization, and bring in knowledge of new technologies to the team
  • Monitoring performance and advising any necessary infrastructure changes
  • Regularly contribute to ongoing improvements in engineering process and product development ecosystem
  • Give technical presentations to both development, product, and leadership teams
  • Work on building proof of concept architectures that have an eye towards production.
  • Participates in architecting and building large distributed systems that scale well
  • Work closely with our current engineering team to integrate big data architectures into our existing data platform.
  • Support business decisions with ad hoc analysis as needed.
  • Expected to cross train team members on areas of technical expertise
  • Develop tools and utilities to maintain high system availability, monitor data quality, and provide statistics
  • Develop understanding of healthcare & finance terminology and workflows.

About You

  • 5+ Years of experience as a software engineer
  • Experience with SaaS/Cloud based offerings/products
  • Strong understanding of ETL processes and data flow architectures and tools
  • Solid background in technical field
  • Team player
  • Experience building decoupled, API based infrastructures
  • Proficient understanding of distributed computing principles
  • Experience building infrastructures that process large amounts of structured and unstructured data. 
  • Experience building tools for technical teams
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of SQL or other relational databases 
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge in Unix and Linux command line tools 
  • Experience programming in a highly regulated industry (healthcare or finance preferred).
  • Experience with integration of data from multiple data sources
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