Lead Member of Technical Staff

ePocrates   •  

Watertown, MA

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 294 days ago

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Position Summary:
Do you love to build solutions to big, challenging problems? Do you embrace the challenge of using unstructured data to deliver real-time actionable insight to a leading healthcare organization?
As a Lead Data Engineer, you’ll be responsible for designing the next generation of athena’s distributed data pipeline, which will drive instantaneous access to insight throughout our organization. In addition, you will be a technical mentor to other Data Engineers, helping them to make architectural and technology decisions.
You’ll partner with the Data Science and Software Engineering teams to create and architect innovative solutions to scale our ability to learn from our growing network.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
40% [Primary Function] Technical Execution

  • Design and launch scalable, reliable and efficient processes to move, transform and report on large amounts of healthcare data
  • Deploy these data environments using your expert software engineering skills
  • Use your expertise in data modeling to deliver a well-crafted model that can be used by Data Scientists and Business Analysts
  • Accurately estimate the size of development tasks in story points
  • Write, debug, and deploy code to production
  • Develop automated tests utilizing test infrastructure to validate code
  • Debug software and deliver timely fixes
  • Adhere to DOD (story definition of done) as part of the sprint, including unit tests, functional testing, code reviews, no regressions, bug fixes, documentation and adhere to best coding practices
  • Troubleshoot complex technical issues until resolution
  • Produce accurate, unambiguous technical design specifications to the appropriate detail
  • Understand and follow coding conventions, architectures, and best practices
  • Identify and propose alternative technology in order to create scalable implementations and achieve results

30% Contributions to the Team

  • Act as the subject matter expert for area of assignment
  • Participate on scrum teams following practices outlined by team
  • Contribute to sprint planning
  • Contribute to agile ceremonies to improve team performance
  • Volunteer for work in the backlog and commit to quality delivery
  • Take ownership of what the team builds after the release

20% Cross functional Coordination and Communication

  • Work collaboratively across the Technology and Product organizations
  • Collaborate with members of product and UX teams to design solutions
  • Cultivates strong business relationships with business stakeholders
  • Coordinate efforts within own team/ immediate team members

10% Mentorship of Others

  • Advise and mentor more junior team members to maximize overall productivity and effectiveness of the team

Education, Experience, & Skills Required:

  • 6-8years of experience in an engineering role
  • Experience in an Agile environment preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Significant software engineering skills and computer science experience
  • Knowledge of modern programming languages such as: C#, C++, Perl, Java, Python, and javascript/jQuery
  • Knowledge of Univ/Linux, Big Data, SQL, NOSQL, and various othertechnologies
  • Experience with object oriented programing, relational databasetechnologies, distributed computing tech (Hadoop, spark), RESTful API, WebUI (HTML 5) and Modern JS frameworks
  • Experience with iOS and Android environments

Behaviors & Abilities Required:

  • Ability to learn and adapt in a fast paced environment, while producing quality code
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a cross-functional team with a wide range of experience levels
  • Ability to prioritize both individual time and the time of the team
  • Strong mentoring and coaching skills that encourage growth for more junior members
  • Ability to write code that is technically sound, performant, scalable, and readable
  • Ability to collaborate with business owners to understand and refine business requirements
  • Ability and willingness to demonstrate ownership of an area of athena’s technology