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Sr. Data Engineer, Data and Analytics Organization

Company: Mass General Brigham
Location: Somerville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Description As a not-for-profit organization, Mass General Brigham is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to our community by leading innovation across our system. Founded by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Mass General Brigham supports a complete continuum of care including community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community health centers, home care and other health-related entities. Several of our hospitals are teaching affiliates of Harvard Medical School, and our system is a national leader in biomedical research. We seek employees who bring passion, are highly collaborative, and thrive in a dynamic, diverse, and inclusive team. We work in a highly agile environment with a focus on quality and achieving real impact with our work. We are excited to have a team with a rich mix of experiences, with people who bring innovative approaches to their work, an excitement for looking at things from new angles, and a spirit of continuous improvement. Finally, we seek employees who embrace and live our core values of respect, recognition, communication, commitment, trust, innovation, and service. If this sounds like you, we invite you to apply. Mass General Brigham's main office is in Somerville, MA. We are currently working as a fully-remote team due to COVID-19 and encourage applications from across the US as telecommuting becomes part of our new normal. We are committed to building an engaged, inclusive community and offer a variety of opportunities to come together virtually and facilitate learning and collaboration. Overview Mass General Brigham's board and system-wide executive leadership are making significant investments in enterprise data and digital health, enabling innovation and transformation in the delivery of health care, research and discovery. By building out core digital and data capabilities, we are supporting the achievement of Mass General Brigham's mission to drive growth and innovation in inpatient, ambulatory, and digital care. We are at the start of this journey and we are looking for talented individuals from across the nation to join us in transforming healthcare and in achieving the expected outcomes of this strategy: improved patient care, quality of care, patient engagement, and efficiency in the delivery of healthcare with excellence. In the achievement of these goals, Mass General Brigham's data and analytic teams are working together to build a system-wide data ecosystem. We are both leveraging current assets and building new, integrated solutions to provide a holistic set of industry-leading data and analytic capabilities, supporting Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and real-time insights. Teams from Data and Analytics, Research Analytics, Clinical Data Science, and Information Systems are collaborating to build this new data and analytic ecosystem. To ensure success of this effort, Mass General Brigham is standing up a new Data and Analytics operating model with a goal of driving a level of standardization for data and analytic operations across the teams involved. The value of investments in data and analytics were proven out during our response to COVID-19 as these investments were leveraged to stand up new reporting and analytic capabilities to support executive and clinical leadership on managing the pandemic. Our broad data and analytic community has come together across Mass General Brigham 's 14 healthcare sites with shared urgency, delivering analytic tools to our system that drove timely insights in both clinical and operational domains, resulting in effective delivery of critical care and in organizational efficiencies during a time of reduced resources Team Overview The Payer Data Integration team performs data and content management for the Payer database within the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW). The primary content in the Payer database is information about Mass General Brigham (MGB) patients that have primary care relationship to MGB Providers. Health plans deliver monthly updates related to the patient's enrollment and claims activity. The Payer Data Integration team executes ETL code and QA functions to load and certify incoming data. The Population Health Management (PHM) organization is the primary stakeholder for the Payer database and provides direction and prioritization for new and enhanced features. Additionally, the Payer database is a critical data source for other EDW databases, enterprise reporting, and other analytics. The Payer Data Integration team employs high standards and best practices to deliver timely, quality content updates to support the needs of these consumers. The Payer Data Integration team leverages an Agile development methodology and is composed of two scrum teams in support of PHM. PHM Team 1 supports the development and implementation of major PHM initiatives. The team develops and revises new EDW data assets and works with PHM Team 2 for product installation. PHM Team 2 is responsible for the monthly operational jobs and maintenance to delivery content updates to the Payer source mart and other PHM data assets and products. Position Overview The Sr Data Engineer role exists on both PHM scrum teams. As a member of PHM Team 1, this role is responsible for delivering new and revised functionality within the Payer source mart and related EDW assets. PHM continues to evolve their product portfolio requiring updates to Payer ingestion ETL, acquisition and installation of new vendor software, as well as development of data feeds and extracts supporting critical business reporting. As a member of PHM Team 2, this role delivers enhancements, maintenance, and automation for Payer source mart including the suite of data assets and ETL products. The PHM Team 2 monitors performance and operational support to ensure Payer source mart content is refreshed on schedule to meet operational SLAs. The Sr Data Engineer will be assigned to one PHM Team and work within a Scrum framework generating stories for the development and operational team activities. The successful candidate will leverage their skill and knowledge to contribute to the goal of EDW Payer team in meeting the technical needs of PHM and other MGB clients. Principal Duties and Responsibilities Develop, test, and implement new and revised features and functionality across many ETL systems Design and deliver optimal technical solutions for business and operational requirements Identify, design, and implement improvements in ETL code and team workflows Assume ownership for delivering code revisions and enhancements from design through development onto installation in the EDW Production environment Act as an escalation point to troubleshoot and solve technical challenges Lead code review and knowledge transfer sessions for project ETL deliverables Participate in ETL Quality circle discussions to explore, discuss, and arrive at efficient solutions and best practices Participate in project planning upcoming product and tool upgrades Perform research on user reported data problems and issues Qualifications Qualifications 5 years of related professional experience including 3 years in data warehousing development in large reporting environment(s) Hands-on development experience with ETL tools, such as Microsoft SSIS, IBM DataStage, or Informatica Experience working in Agile software development environment Good communication and presentation skills Proven ability to work independently Skills, Abilities and Competencies Demonstrated ability to interpret business requirements, evaluate options, and arrive at an efficient, functioning ETL solution Demonstrated fluency in SQL and at least one scripting language Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities Ability to juggle multiple projects in a high volume, fast-paced Production environment Ability to identify process improve opportunities and areas of potential conflict Familiarity with current healthcare industry practices Familiarity with Agile development methodologies Working Conditions MGB has implemented special remote working policies due to COVID-19. These policies are subject to change; however, it is currently expected that this position will work remotely (e.g. from home) full time through 2021 If onsite / hybrid: Possible local travel to MGB sites, Somerville Corporate office, vendors, and conferences Normal office working conditions. The noise level in the work environment is quiet to moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear; use hands to finger; handle; or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop; kneel; or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 5 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and depth perception. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. EEO Statement Mass General Brigham is an Equal Opportunity Employer & by embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law.

Keywords: Mass General Brigham, Somerville , Sr. Data Engineer, Data and Analytics Organization, Engineering , Somerville, Massachusetts

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