Data Engineer

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA



As a Data Engineer on the Data Architecture team, you will play a key role in technology initiatives to advance health informatics and analytics in the health sciences by advancing the usability, performance, and overall architecture of the Data Infrastructure. You will develop fastest, reliable, and large-scale data processing pipelines to ingest data from multiple data sources into Enterprise Data warehouse and Data Lake. Involves technical acumen for planning, designing, developing, implementing, and administering data-based systems that acquire, prepare, store, and provide access to data and metadata. Maintains and optimizes systems and migrates data and systems as needed. Ensures integrity and completeness of data and workflow, manages and / or develops data practices, databases, and information systems as well as guidelines, dictionaries, registries and / or services. May include interpretation of scientific research data artifacts as well as mediation across science and technology domains and long-term data care. As information architect and data steward, designs systems, data products and / or data production processes while focusing on data curation, data exchange, data security, data integrity and information environments. (Re)evaluates frameworks, strategies, standards, and standards-making activities. May involve work with a project-level data repository, a center, or an archive. You will be part of the team building UCLA Health’s Data Platform and products and is a unique opportunity to be part of advancing analytics for one of the nation’s leading Healthcare organizations where Big Data will be used as a platform to build solutions. You must be willing and able to be on-site at least once a month.



• Minimum five years of software development experience. • Development experience on the data processing side of the software development.  • Experience with Orchestration tools like Airflow or SSIS is required. • Strong experience with Relational like SQL Server or Oracle is required. • Strong background in Data warehousing and ETL principles, architecture, and its implementation in large environments. • Strong industry experience in programming languages such as Python or C#, with the ability to pick up new languages and technologies quickly. • Working knowledge on leading cloud platforms like Azure, AWS, GCP; Microsoft Azure experience is preferred. • Healthcare experience (using claims and EHR data) strongly preferred. • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Computer Engineering, or related field from an accredited college or university; Master’s Degree preferred.

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