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Lead Data Engineer

Sapphire Digital

Sapphire Digital

Software Engineering, Data Science
Multiple locations
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023


  • Build High level technical design both for Streaming and batch processing systems

  • Design and build reusable components, frameworks and libraries at scale to support analytics data products

  • Perform POCs on new technology, architecture patterns

  • Design and implement product features in collaboration with business and Technology stakeholders

  • Anticipate, identify, and solve issues concerning data management to improve data quality

  • Clean, prepare and optimize data at scale for ingestion and consumption

  • Drive the implementation of new data management projects and re-structure of the current data architecture

  • Implement complex automated workflows and routines using workflow scheduling tools

  • Build continuous integration, test-driven development and production deployment frameworks

  • Drive collaborative reviews of design, code, test plans and dataset implementation performed by other data engineers in support of maintaining data engineering standards

  • Analyze and profile data for the purpose of designing scalable solutions

  • Troubleshoot complex data issues and perform root cause analysis to proactively resolve product and operational issues

  • Lead, Mentor and develop offshore Data Engineers in adopting best practices and deliver data products.

  • Partner closely with product management to understand business requirements, breakdown Epics,

  • Partner with Engineering Managers to define technology roadmaps, align on design, architecture, and enterprise strategy


  • Minimum of 8+ years experience with the following:

    • 5+ years data engineering experience to include data analysis

    • 2+ years working with an ETL tool (DBT preferred)

    • 7+ years programming SQL objects (procedures, triggers, views, functions) in SQL Server. Plus experience optimizing SQL queries

    • 3-5+ years designing and developing Azure/AWS Data Factory Pipelines.

    • 3-5+ years Columnar MPP Cloud data warehouse using Snowflake

    • 5+ years Python experience

  • Advanced understanding of T-SQL, indexes, stored procedures, triggers, functions, views, etc.

  • Experience designing and implementing Data Warehouse.

  • Design and development of data marts in Snowflake.

Preferred Skills:

  • Microsoft BI stack (SSIS/SSRS/SSAS)

  • Working knowledge of Azure/AWS Architecture, Data Lake

  • Business analysis experience to analyze data to write code and drive solutions

  • Knowledge of: Git, Azure DevOps, Agile, Jira and Confluence.

Independence/ Accountability:

  • Requires minimal daily supervision

  • Receives detailed instruction on new assignments and determines next steps with guidance

  • Regularly reviews goals and objectives with supervisor

  • Demonstrates competence in relevant job responsibilities which allows for increasing level of independence

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Problem Solving:

  • Makes logical suggestions of likely causes of problems and independently suggests solutions

  • Excellent organizational skills are required to prioritize responsibilities, thus completing work in a timely fashion

  • Outstanding ability to multiplex tasks as required

  • Excellent project management and/or business analysis skills.

  • Attention to detail and concern for impact is essential

As a leading payments company in healthcare, we guide, price, explain, and pay for care on behalf of insurers and their members. We’re Zelis in our pursuit to align the interests of payers, providers, and consumers to deliver a better financial experience and more affordable, transparent care for all. We partner with more than 700 payers, including the top-5 national health plans, BCBS insurers, regional health plans, TPAs and self-insured employers, over 4 million providers, and 100 million members, enabling the healthcare industry to pay for care, with care. Zelis brings adaptive technology, a deeply ingrained service culture, and a comprehensive navigation through adjudication and payment platform to manage the complete payment process.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
At Zelis, we champion diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in all aspects of our operations. We embrace the power of diversity and create an environment where people can bring their authentic and best selves to work. We know that a sense of belonging is key not only to your success at Zelis, but also to your ability to bring your best each day.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Zelis is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, even if you do not believe you 100% fit the qualifications of the position, including women, LGBTQIA people, people of color, and people with disabilities.

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