Data Engineer

Data Engineer

Location: Remote

Department: IT

Reports to: Director of Solutions Delivery

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Do you want to change lives? Are you interested in helping international healthcare professionals achieve their American Dream? If so, join us at Avant!

Avant Healthcare Professionals is the premier recruiting and staffing specialist for internationally educated healthcare professionals and we have been named to the Inc. 5000 List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies for 7+ years. Our comprehensive program guides qualified registered nurses, physical and occupational therapists through each stage of the licensure and immigration process and makes it simple! Avant Healthcare Professionals has grown 40 percent annually since its inception in 2003, and with healthcare and social assistance employment projected to grow by 3.4 million, healthcare staffing is a thriving industry. While experiencing a period of tremendous growth, Avant offers tremendous opportunities for eager professionals looking for an opportunity to build their career.

Summary of Position Role/Responsibilities

The Data Engineer focuses on data integrity, integrations, and data migrations across organizational systems.  This role works with the Solutions Delivery and various project teams to review data plans and tools to meet the requirements for data content, quality, and security. The Data Engineer will work with other team members to maintain data integrity across Salesforce and other operational platforms.  This position will work with third party APIs and tools to integrate with applications.  The Data Engineer will examine new data system requirements and implement data migration models using data integration, transformation, and migration (ETL) tools.

Essential Functions of the Job

  • Maintain knowledge and understand data migration and application integration tools such as Informatica, Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), AWS tools, ODBC drivers, Zapier, Workato or similar data tools
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python or JavaScript for data transformation
  • Integrate data across applications to support, extract, transform, and load ETL activities
  • Transform and migrate data between platforms
  • Assess database implementation procedures to ensure compliance with internal policy and external regulations
  • Prepare data-related process-improvement reports for IT management
  • Provide support in projects that require data integrations and/or migrations
  • Work with cross-functional teams and IT Solution Delivery to analyze and resolve technical problems
  • Examine and resolve data related performance and scalability issues
  • Find data-related issues and devise solutions as needed
  • Perform testing of data integration; identify and resolve defects
  • Maintain high internal customer satisfaction and strong relationships with project stakeholders

Marginal Functions of the Job

  • Other duties as assigned

Normal Work Schedule

This is a full-time position. Standard business hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Additional time outside of these hours may be needed to complete the essential functions of the job.

Education, Training, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related field required, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience with databases, data delivery, and integration between business applications and external data repositories
  • Solid understanding of database technology
  • Experience using Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), AWS tools, ODBC drivers for Quick Base, Zapier, Workato, or similar data tools
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python or JavaScript for data transformation
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills, and proficiency with data management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Office)

Required Licenses, Certifications, and Other Specific Requirements of Law

  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) certification and ability to obtain and maintain

Other Characteristics of the Position

Physical Demands:

  • Sitting for long periods at a time
  • Regularly required to talk or hear
  • Occasional lifting of office supplies up to 20 lbs.
  • Vision abilities including close vision and ability to adjust focus

Mental Demands:

  • Must understand and follow a set of clear oral and/or written procedures without deviation
  • Performs repetitive routine tasks
  • Withstand moderate amounts of stress
  • Must adhere to a provided work schedule to meet a set of qualitative production standards
  • Perform tasks that vary little from day to day
  • Implements others’ decisions/procedures with little judgment required
  • Must relay information orally

Work Environment:

  • This job operates in a professional office environment.
  • This role routinely operates standard office equipment.

Statement of Responsibility for Confidential Data

  • Has access to, and requires daily use of, confidential records.
  • Required by federal law to maintain strict confidentiality of “Avant” employee information and maintain security of such information.
  • Proprietary Information and Non-Conflict Agreement required.

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Avant Healthcare Professionals is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran's status or any other basis protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Avant Healthcare Professionals is a member of the Jackson Healthcare family of companies.