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Data Engineer (Master Data Management)



Health Catalyst



Salt Lake City, UT, US


Our mission is to be the catalyst for massive, measurable, data-informed healthcare improvement through:

Data: integrate data in a flexible, open & scalable platform to power healthcare’s digital transformation​

Analytics: deliver analytic applications & services that generate insight on how to measurably improve​

Expertise: provide clinical, financial & operational experts who enable & accelerate improvement​

Engagement: attract, develop and retain world-class team members by being a best place to work​

Job Title: Data Engineer (Master Data Management)

Department: Platform Operations

Status: Full-time

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Travel: Approximately 10%, U.S.

Job Summary

The Data Engineer focuses on acquiring data from various sources that are found in a Health System’s ecosystem.   The Data Engineer leverages the Catalyst’s Data Operating System to acquire this data. Data Engineers become accustomed to both the technical and business details of the source systems and engage with multiple technologies on how to acquire the source data. 

Duties & Responsibilities

Oversees bringing new source systems into the Catalyst’s Data Operating System

Ability to dig into the data and understand business logic within the source system data

Identify ways to innovate and extend functionality into the Catalyst’s Data Operating System

Perform data validation tests to ensure quality

Balance tasks and priorities between multiple client projects and internal initiatives; ensure assigned tasks are executed efficiently and according to project requirements and timelines

Work with client’s data architects to train and mentor

All other duties as assigned

Required Skills

Intermediate level in Structured Query Language (SQL)

Experience working with EMREHR systems and an understanding of the healthcare clinical domain

Exposure to Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) concepts and processes

Excellent troubleshooting skills

Strong sense of customer service to consistently and effectively address client needs

Ability to coordinate and communicate effectively with other team members

Self-motivated; comfortable working under general direction

Working knowledge of database principles, processes, technologies and tools

Ability to take pride in the quality, details, efficiency, and consistency of the data warehouse components you’ll be helping build, deploy, and maintain at scale.

Desired Skills 

Prior experience with RDBMS (SQL Server, Oracle, etc)

Stored Procedure/T-SQL experience

Experience with processing HL7 messages, CCD documents, and EDI X12 Claims files.

Familiarity with development methodologies, including the AGILE development approaches

Ability to code and comprehend code around technologies that deal with acquiring data

Experience working with Hadoop and other Big Data Technologies

Exposure to C#

Education & Relevant Experience

Bachelor’s degree in technology, business, or healthcare related degree

2+ years’ experience in healthcare/technology related field

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job function.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned by Health Catalyst.

At Health Catalyst, we appreciate the opportunity to benefit from the diverse backgrounds and experiences of others. Because of our deep commitment to respect every individual, Health Catalyst is an equal opportunity employer.

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