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Somatus Data Engineer, Provider Platform in Olympia, Washington

Data Engineer, Provider Platform at Somatus


The Data Engineer, Provider Platform will be responsible for designing, building, and operating the software, systems, and processes to help establish the next generation of provider platform experiences at Somatus, from real-time data pipelines to ensure end-to-end security and privacy of our patient’s information. It will have an impact on Somatus’ ability to use data to guide our physician partners.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with technical and non-technical stakeholders to identify meaningful problems for our patients and our business

  • Own the design and delivery of reliable, resilient, and scalable systems and platforms that collect, process, and surface our data

  • Establish and promote best practices for working with data across the organization

  • Work with product managers & data analysts to create workflows for developing and deploying production-ready systems

  • Partner with stakeholders to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs

  • Keep data secure, including via appropriate access control mechanisms, a stringent secure-by-design mindset, and following industry best practices or forging new ones where needed

  • Build large-scale batch and real-time data pipelines with data processing frameworks (ex: Scio, Storm, Spark, EMR, etc)

  • Drive optimization, testing, and tooling to improve data quality

  • Implement ETL processes and data pipelines to load data from a variety of first- and third-party applications

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Two (2) years of data infrastructure or distributed systems experience

  • Experience building, deploying, monitoring, and optimizing production data collection systems at scale

  • One (1) to two (2) years of experience:

  • Owning projects that involve many contributors and stakeholders, technical and non-technical alike

  • Building libraries and tooling that provide a beautiful abstraction to users

  • Building large-scale batch and real-time data pipelines with data processing frameworks like Scio, Storm, or Spark

  • Promoting and implementing industry best practices

  • Working with healthcare data i.e., claims and HER

  • Developing CI/CD workflows

  • Building in a microservices architecture

  • Scaling and maintaining production databases

  • Machine learning model deployment

  • Working with data analytics groups and SQL

  • Leveraging best practices for a services architecture with CI/CD, including building out testing suites for developers working in a CI/CD deployment environment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Systems engineer mindset, with reliability and scalability always top of mind

  • Strong analytical intuition

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbally

  • Ability to present and communicate information at various levels of the organization

  • Knowledge and experience working with Python or similar programming language

  • Familiarity with the agile development process

  • Understanding of cloud security

  • Strong collaborative mindset to work across teams and with both junior and senior resources

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, growth-oriented culture that changes and achieves quickly

Physical Requirements

  • This job operates in a professional setting. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Normal manual dexterity is required.

  • Normal speaking and hearing abilities to interact with others in an office environment, over telephone or other video conferencing platform.

  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and reach with hands and arms and continuously repeat the same hand, arm finger motion many times as in typing.

Our priority is the health and safety of our members, colleagues, partners, and community. Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination is required for employment. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs, we will consider requests for reasonable accommodations consistent with our policy, and where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship to the company pursuant to applicable law.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .

Somatus, Inc. provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.  Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics.  Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.