Data Engineer / Backend Developer at Validate Health, Inc.

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Employer: Validate Health, Inc.

Expires: 04/26/2020

Interested in being part of a small founding team, so you can see your direct impact on improving the healthcare industry? Want to be one of the rockstars building an innovative product from the ground up?COMPANYValidate Health is an early stage healthcare analytics company on a mission to improve accessibility to healthcare and industry transition to value based case. Validate was founded by a prominent healthcare actuary advising on matters of health economics policy and the federal government’s (HHS/CMS) healthcare data liaison to industry. Validate is building its analytics platform that encompasses the accumulated wisdom of its experts and clients, in order to empower medical organizations to manage their financial risk, while improving the clinical outcomes of their patients. We’re looking for talented and driven contributors to join our team and be a part of this important moment in the healthcare industry.  JOB DESCRIPTIONAs a Data Engineer , you’ll get to play a key role in shaping the delivery of powerful data-driven products that enable sustainable value-based healthcare models.▪ Leverage scalable data processing tools, open source data science ecosystem and cloud technologies: Python, Anaconda stack (Jupyter Notebook, NumPy, Pandas, Dask, MatPlotLib/Bokeh, SciPy, Scikit-Learn), Postgres, Airflow, TensorFlow, Spark and several AWS services (EC2, RDS, S3, Lambda, Redshift) to…▪ Automate the processing of patient-level healthcare transactions, third party data sources and aggregated public health data▪ Ingest, transform, cleanse and augment internal and external data assets. Build algorithms for fuzzy matching, de-duplication and rule-based de-identification.▪ Implement mathematical models using Python data science tools. Generate automated simulations and forecasts of large number of scenarios. Fully indulge your love for math, statistics and logical problem solving.▪ Generate insightful and innovative visualizations and output reports that tell a “data story” and support your findings.▪ Perform data modeling and performance optimization on relational databases. Write SQL for defining database objects and performing manipulations.▪ Continuously learn by investigating and adopting new technologies. We love to experiment with cool technologies!The right candidates brings aptitude, attitude, curiosity and grit that’s shines in a startup environment. If you’re more into an established corporate environment, this is not the role for you.REQUIREMENTSThe ideal candidate would have:▪ Computer Science and/or Mathematics degree with history of academic or independent accomplishments.▪ Strong aptitude for the following subject areas and ideally a demonstrated portfolio of relevant projects:  — Python language and libraries (Knowledge of additional languages beneficial.)  — SQL and relational database concepts  — Linux command line and shell utilities  — Mathematics, statistics and data science concepts▪ Understanding of scalable application development, object oriented development and test driven development is beneficial, but not required.▪ Desire to be an expert in the healthcare industry is a strong plus.TO APPLY(Currently accepting only alumni and upcoming Spring 2020 graduates.)Send your resume to with “VH Data Engineer via Handshake” as the subject line. Include a note explaining what makes you particularly interested in Validate Health and this position specifically. Feel free to include any links that you feel speak to who you are and your capabilities, such as to LinkedIn, GitHub, publications, or portfolio. Specify when you’re available to start work and any visa sponsorship requirements. Doing these steps will improve your chances of being considered. Looking forward to talking!(Validate is willing to be a visa sponsor for the right candidate.)