Data Engineer - Remote

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA


Posted: 01-Sep-23

Location: Los Angeles, California

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open



Internal Number: HRC1355766

Grow your career at Cedars-Sinai!

The Enterprise Information Services (EIS) team at Cedars-Sinai understands that true clinical transformation and the optimization of a clinical information systems implementation is fueled through the alignment of the right people, processes, and technologies.

Why work here?

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has been ranked the #1 hospital in California by U.S. News & World Report, 2023-2024. When you join our team, you’ll gain access to our groundbreaking biomedical research facilities and advanced medical education programs. We offer learning programs, tuition reimbursement and performance-improvement projects so you can achieve certifications and degrees while gaining the knowledge and experience needed to advance your career.

We take pride in hiring the best, most hard-working employees. Our dedicated doctors, nurses and staff reflect the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our dedication to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation and the gold standard of patient care we strive for.

What will you be doing in this role:

The Data Engineer is responsible for building data structures, pipelines, access paths for downstream analytics or direct customer use. The Data Engineer is responsible for finding trends in data sets and developing algorithms to help make raw data more useful to the enterprise. This role requires a significant set of technical skills, including a deep knowledge of SQL database design and functional programming languages such as Python. Data Engineers need communication skills to work across departments to understand what business leaders want to gain from the company's large datasets. Data Engineers manage and organize data, while keeping an eye on trends or inconsistencies that will impact business goals. Finally, Data Engineers are responsible for understanding, monitoring and maintaining the applications that comprise the data pipelines.

  • Develops, tests and maintains data centric pipelines.
  • Develops and supports data acquisition and data set processes.
  • Prepares data for predictive and prescriptive modeling.
  • Debugs and maintains deployments of core applications, databases and utilities.
  • Demonstrated skill with OS and admin tools such as Linux, Git, AD, etc for system and process maintenance.
  • Creates enhancements to primary and supporting pipelines, code repos and infrastructures.
  • Creates component/subsystem documentation. Produces design and technical specifications as needed for technical documentation.
  • Translates customer requirements, recommends system solutions, and formulates detailed specifications from which programs are written. Works closely with business partners to produce quality products that meet business needs.
  • Provides and supports technology infrastructure.
  • Liaisons with end users, research groups and other business support areas.

Experience Requirements:

Two (2) plus years' experience in databases: Oracle, SQL, PL/SQL, DML, DDL. (Healthcare data use a plus)

Solid knowledge of Python programming, Bash, Powershell or other scripting languages required.

Experience with pipeline or application design, software development, maintenance.

Solid grasp of S3, RedShift, Kinesis, and Glue experience.

IAM for roles and permission, EC2 for VMs, lambda, AppSync, Cloudformation, DynamoDB, React. (preferred)

AWS Cloud Services.

Educational/Certification Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, or related field. (preferred)

Epic Data Model Certification a plus.



Working Title: Data Engineer - Remote
Department: EIS Data Analytics Team
Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category: Information Technology
Job Specialty: Software/Application Development
Position Type: Full-time
Shift Length: 8 hour shift
Shift Type: Day
Base Pay:$103,900.00 - $166,100.00

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