• Data Engineer

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 5 months ago(5 months ago)
    Job ID
    Information Technology - All Openings
    Emp Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours per Week
  • Overview

    Software and Data Engineer

    At Hospital for Special Surgery our clinicians and scientists collaborate to deliver the most innovative care. Our specialized focus on orthopedics and rheumatology enables us to help patients get back to what they need and love to do reliably and efficiently. Our patients are overwhelmingly satisfied with the care they receive at our facilities. When you join us, you will become part of this legacy of commitment to the most cutting-edge research and coordinated care.

    The Software and Data Engineer will be responsible for the implementation, security and maintenance of the Data Analytics Platform. The ideal candidate must be passionate about the field of analytics and well versed in all aspects of an enterprise-wide analytics architecture. The software and data engineer will work closely with the Interface Team and Infrastructure and Server Team. The engineer support and collaborate with our data engineers, researchers, report writers and data analysts.



    • Implement, secure and maintain the advanced data analytics platform
    • Implement, secure and maintain the front-end interface to platform
    • Design, implement and automate data flows to and from the platform
    • Work with partners and vendors on data integration projects
    • Create data models for analytics applications
    • Assist in the Data Warehouse ETL design and implementation
    • Assist in resolution of production issues and root cause analyses

    Technical Qualifications and Experience

    • 3+ years with Python analytics platform, Python notebooks and Data Science libraries
    • 3+ years’ experience with ETL tools: SSIS (preferred), Informatica, Talend
    • 3+ years’ experience with RESTFul APIs and Web Services: JSON and XML
    • 3+ years’ experience with RDMS databases: SQL Server, Postgres, Oracle
    • Strong expertise in SQL scripting required
    • Strong expertise in Python scripting required
    • Experience integrating large datasets, many 100Gbs to several Terabytes required
    • Experience with Linux and Windows Server Operating Systems required
    • Strong expertise in a programming language such as Java/Scala or C# a big plus
    • Experience with web front scripting such Javascript, HTML and CSS a big plus
    • Experience supporting researchers in bioinformatics a big plus
    • Experience with statistics, machine learning and deploying predictive models a big plus (R, Python, Matlab, Spark)
    • Experience with SAS, administration and SAS language a plus
    • Experience with public cloud a plus: AWS, Google Cloud, Azure
    • Experience with Big Data technology a plus: Hadoop, Spark, AWS EMR, Hive, etc.
    • Experience in Healthcare a plus

    Elements of success

    • Passionate about data
    • Enjoy learning and exploring new technologies
    • Problem solver and critical thinker
    • Team player, committed to improving quality and service and maintaining a spirit of cooperation and respect

    Education and Certifications

    • Master’s degree or bachelor’s in computer science


    Other Requirements



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