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Employer: Validate Health, Inc.
Want to make a tangible difference in the future of accountable care?Love applying the latest technologies and statistical models to solve tough problems? Looking for a fulfilling career that gives you autonomy, mastery and purpose?We are a small team of data scientists, actuaries, programmers and healthcare economics experts who love what we do and wouldn’t trade it for the world. Join us!As a Data Engineer / Backend Developer, at Validate, 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.REQUIREMENTSComputer Science degree from a respected university program. Masters preferred or Bachelors with history of accomplishments.Two experience levels available:5+ years of full-time experience or demonstrated accomplishments in software development. ORRecent university graduate with Computer Science degree from a top tier program.Demonstrated mastery with Python and its ecosystems of data manipulation libraries. (Also beneficial to have knowledge of other data science tools, such as R or SAS.)Must demonstrate mastery through successfully completed internship or a personal project outside of the classroom.High level of expertise in SQL, relational database optimization, stored procedures and data modeling. Understanding of or desire to learn graph database concepts.Mastery of Linux command line, shell utilities and Git / GitHub.Understanding of methods to ingest and process non-relational JSON and XML formatted data.Experience with scalable cloud data services. AWS RDS and Redshift are preferred, but Azure or GCP are good too.Familiarity with concepts used by ETL tools (such as SSIS, Informatica and Talend) is a plus, but an ability to create more purpose-built solutions by leveraging open source tools is a must. We love Open Source and so should you!Desire to be an expert in healthcare and passionate about making an impact in this field. Experience with healthcare claims and clinical data is beneficial. Understanding of HIPAA compliance is a plus.Aptitude, attitude, curiosity and grit that’s shines for a startup environment.BENEFITSRemote first cultureFun, energetic and rewarding learning environmentOpportunity for continuous learning and experimentation through daily team whiteboard sessionsEncouragement of personal projectsStock options Salary that grows with the companyHealth, vision, and dental coverage TO APPLY*We are currently only accepting candidates based in the US / North America and available for immediate full-time employment.*Send in your latest resume to careers+Handshake@ValidateHealth.com. Write a note explaining your long-term career goals and what makes you particularly interested in Validate and this position specifically. Please include links to LinkedIn and GitHub if applicable, and any other links that you feel speak to who you are and your capabilities, such as publications, blog or portfolio. Specify the date you’re available to start work, visa/citizenship status, and any sponsorship requirements. Indicate that you’re willing to take an aptitude test. Add “Data Engineer via Handshake” to the subject line.