Data Engineer

Location: NYC, NY
Date Posted: 08-29-2016
Role: Data Engineer
Location: NYC, NY
Duration: 6+ Months (C2H)


This is an awesome opportunity to build a world class platform that will allow data to be exchanged between our suite of applications. This will be one of the first of it's kind in the world of Life-Sciences. This is a strategic project that is a critical component of the company’s growth strategy. This platform will securely provide raw, aggregated and transformed clinical trials data both internally and externally, providing a consistent interface independent of back end changes.  This platform will play a core role in the company’s long term integration of Data Science and Mobile Health into future clinical trials applications.

What we are looking for:
  • Data engineers to build a scalable, timely, and highly available data platform to power clinical trials
  • Engineers who have built innovative data solutions and have the curiosity to try new technologies and explore new paradigms.
  • Fascinated with the problem of deriving deep, meaningful, surprising, and actionable information from large clinical data-sets and processing then in a scalable and timely fashion with the coolest available technologies.
Main Duties:
  • Develop and implement ETL processes
  • ETL and database performance tuning
  • Data quality analysis and resolution
  • Design and optimize queries
  • Close cooperation with Software Quality Assurance team throughout the life cycle
  • Support and maintain ETL workflows and infrastructure to ensure service levels
  • Processing of structured and semi-structured data
  • ETL experience with at least one leading tool such as Pentaho, SSIS, Informatica or AB Initio in a large scale production environment. Pentaho strongly preferred.
  • SQL Expert
  • Production experience with one or more leading databases including Oracle, MySQL, SQLServer, Postgres or DB2
  • Experience managing data load performance, query performance, archiving, etc. of large datasets
  • Linux and Windows command line expertise
  • Scripting expertise, such as bash or powershell scripts
  • Knowledge of agile methodology 
  • Pentaho expertise
  • Continuous Build, Continuous Integration
John Peter
Technosoft Corporation

At least a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field or an equivalent in education is required for this position.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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