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Watson Health - Data Engineer in Cambridge, MA at IBM

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The IBM’s Watson Health business unit is now looking for talented individuals ready to usher in the next era of healthcare. We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. The convergence of data and technology is transforming healthcare and life sciences organizations in every way.

Position: Data Engineer
Location: Cambridge, MA (Boston) or Raleigh, NC

Job Description:
Are you passionate about DATA and want to work with Data Scientist to solve real-world problems? The AI Data Curation team, develops and operates a data platform to ensure the utmost quality of our datasets that are used for training the next generation of AI solutions to enhance clinical decision making. We’re looking for a senior data engineer to help design, develop, and manage elastic and highly-available data platform for the large volume of medical datasets.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Design and develop scalable data infrastructure for a large volume of medical data, structured and unstructured from various sources in batch mode and near real-time.
  • Develop data ingestion, integration, transformation pipelines and manage data warehouses.
  • Work with Data Scientist to develop tools/automation and build analytics capabilities to expedite the use of data for AI training purposes.
  • Develop tools to analyze large data sets and perform data verification, data integrity and quality check.
  • Responsibilities will vary from developing and maintaining new data sets, data warehouse development and generating reports on data usage, access controls and performing data integrity checks.
  • All team members are expected to contribute broadly, with an agile and growth mindset.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise:
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or related field of study for software development.
  • 8+ years of experience in building data platform, data engineering, or software engineering.
  • Software engineer skills in one more language (Java, Python), data manipulation (SQL).
  • Experience in designing and building efficient and scalable solutions for big data.
  • 3+ experience working with agile methodologies and cloud technologies.
  • Experience working with medical data and knowledge of any one or more of the following: HL7, FHIR, DICOM, PACs, VNA, EMR, Epic, Cerner, data anonymization
  • Strong communication, negotiation and consensus building skills when dealing with stakeholders and team members.

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise:
  • Have developed statistical models, machine learning algorithms

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