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Data Engineer

Posted 5 months ago

100% Remote opportunity!

Data is integral to nearly everything that we do, and as a result, the Data Engineering team plays a key role at our company. You should be excited to work with data, have the curiosity to dive deeply into issues, and feel empowered to make a meaningful impact at a mission-driven company. The Data Engineering team is responsible for capturing, storing and organizing key business data assets, supporting many departments including data scientists in building algorithms used for patient identification / engagement / treatment, and supporting useful and actionable reporting for the business.

The Senior Data Engineer should have a passion for developing scalable data-based solutions. 

The Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design, build, implement and maintain large-scale batch (ELT/ETL) data pipelines and near real-time streaming processes on Google Cloud Platform (e.g., BigQuery, GCS, Composer, etc.) leveraging tools such as Informatica (IICS / CDI / CAI) and Python
  • Design, build, implement and maintain data-based APIs and services leveraging tools such as Python, Informatica (IICS / CAI) and Apigee
  • Collaborate with Data Engineers, Internal teams and Clients to ensure the high availability, integrity and confidentiality of healthcare data
  • Implements processes to monitor data quality and operations, ensuring production data is accurate and available for business processes that depend on it.
  • Writes unit/integration tests, contributes to engineering wiki, and documents work.
  • Supports gathering requirements with the Data Product Owner and Data Architect. Including breaking down development work into manageable work items.
  • Provide support for ongoing operations of the data engineering processes and perform data analysis required to troubleshoot data related issues and assist in the resolution of data issues.
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Participate in daily team standups and other Agile ceremonies

Key Initiatives over the next 12 months

  • Modern implementation of the data ingestion processes to create a more efficient processes and to adhere to industry standards
  • Build out of several new Data Lake sources
  • Build out of a new Data Warehouse supporting critical functions

Position Requirements:


  • 8+ year of experience in Data Engineering / Data Warehousing / ETL Development
  • 5+ years SQL
  • 5+ years of Python experience
  • 2+ years of Informatica Cloud (IICS) experience
  • 5+ years of working knowledge of data technologies, such as MongoDB, BigQuery, MySQL, Firestore and Postgres
  • 5+ years of experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools: Airflow, etc.
  • 3+ years of experience with RESTful services
  • Self-starter with experience independently breaking down large projects into actionable steps
  • BA in Information Systems, Computer Science, or other related discipline preferred
  • Healthcare domain experience is a plus
  • Experience with working on Agile teams and leveraging Jira is a plus
  • Experience with event-based architectures (e.g., Kafka, pub/sub) is a plus
  • Experience with PySpark is a plus
  • Experience working on Google Cloud Platform is a plus
  • Experience working with Batch and Real-time data integration is a plus


  • Proven problem solver and team player
  • Demonstrated emotional intelligence
  • Excellent written and oral communicator

Who You Are:

  • You are a collaborator. You build and maintain strong, productive working relationships with internal stakeholders and external customers.
  • You are an engineer. You have a strong sense of architectural patterns (and anti-patterns) and an intuition of what it takes to get complex projects shipped.
  • You hustle. You don't need to wait for people to tell you what to work on.
  • You are empathetic. You seek to understand each individual’s diversity of background and thought.

Quality Control:

  • Collaborate on the definition and design of detailed acceptance test scenarios.
  • Support the delivery of high-quality test-driven solutions that pass automated tests.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA) by emailing To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.