Director of Data Engineering

Santa Ana, CA 92707

Posted: 02/05/2021 Employment Type: Direct Hire Skill Set: Engineering Job Number: 1379

Job Description

We are looking for a Director of Data Engineering to support a project for our client that is a large Healthcare Technology firm in Orange County, CA. 


• Responsible for our the integrity and strategy around our data platform(s) in a scrum/agile environment

• Strategic and tactical leadership to influence and develop all related data services

• Architect, review, and implement database schema for healthcare web & mobile applications in Postgres SQL

• Define the data & analytics strategy across Latch to promote a self-service data culture within our growing organization

• Design and implement a modern data architecture for business intelligence reporting and analytics, including that for machine learning models & data science to ensure effectiveness, scalability, and reliability

• Responsible for architecture, performance, scalability, high availability, automated deployments, monitoring, and security to deliver the best data warehouse experience to our internal and external stakeholders

• Engage with other Engineering teams on planning data systems to design well-architected data platforms

• Detect data quality issues, identify their root causes, implement fixes, and design data audits to capture issues

• Influence and communicate with all levels of stakeholders including analysts, developers, business users, and executives.

• Develops and uses analytics to influence product development, tell stories through surfacing data around product usage and customer behavior

• Advanced knowledge with database design (RDBMS & NoSQL) and Python

• Experience with CI/CD including CI/CD for database development to influence data strategy

• Digital healthcare agency & HIPPA compliant application experience is highly preferred


Technical Skills:

• BS degree in Computer Science / Computer Engineering or equivalent work experience

• Understand end-to-end data interactions, dependencies, and transformations across complex data pipelines and how they impact business decisions through world class analytics

• Experience running databases for health care and high traffic applications.

• Experience leading, influencing and developing data engineering teamsis highly preferred

• 5 - 7 years of experience with Snowflake, Aurora PostgresSQL, and DynamoDB

• Experience working with ML solutions, ETL/workflow frameworks (FiveTran, Prefect, or Matillion)

• Hands-on experience with Amazon SageMaker, AWS and ECS/EKS



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