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Kforce Healthcare Data Engineer in Louisville, Kentucky

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Healthcare Data Engineer in Lousiville, KY.Summary:Are you interested in joining a fast growing startup, who's entire IT team works 100% remote? Our client is providing a cutting edge data analytics platform to healthcare payors and providers. Their tech stack is: SQL, Java, Python, Hadoop. The Data Engineer is responsible for expanding, optimizing, and troubleshooting our data pipelines that receive, ingest, process, and extract data, which serve both internal and external needs. The Data Engineer supports our operational and business objectives, working with data analysts on existing and new data initiatives. The successful candidate is self-directed and comfortable supporting the data needs of multiple teams, systems, and products. Responsibilities/Accountabilities: * Create and maintain data pipelines that support internal and external clients * Optimize and troubleshoot complex joins across massive data sets (billions of records) * Identify, design, implement, and own internal process improvements * Automate manual processes, and optimize data delivery and ingestion * Respond to operational data pipeline failures with a sense of ownership and an eye toward continuous improvement * Assemble accurate large, complex data sets that meet business requirements * Evaluate logs across a wide range of complex systems * Work with data experts to strive for greater functionality in our data platform * Generate accurate and effective documentation * Other duties as assigned * Provable SQL knowledge and experience working with a variety of databases * Experience working with healthcare data * Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Yarn * Successful history of manipulating, transforming, and extracting value from large data sets * Knowledge of programming languages (Python and Java) * Ability to work with various functional teams in a dynamic environment * Excellent written and verbal communication with strong collaborative drive * Experience designing, building, and maintaining 'big data' pipelines * Ability to function autonomously and with partners and teammates across several time zones * Technical mindset and desire to learn new tools and approaches * Any relevant education and/or training will be considered a plus Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:YearsMinimum Compensation:115000.00Maximum Compensation:130000.00