Data Engineer

  • Next Gen Cyber LLC
  • Rhode Island Quality Institute - Providence, RI
  • Apr 29, 2018
Full time Risk Management Knowledge Management Customer Service and Technical Support Network Services

Job Description

Job Summary: The Data Engineer manages and coordinates with internal or external parties the collection, compilation, normalization, and standard analysis of clinical and administrative data assets across diverse projects and data platforms. This position, with sufficient on-site training, will serve as a health systems and clinical data subject matter expert, and the incumbent collaborates with business owners or external clients to establish an analysis plan to answer key business questions and delivers both reporting results and insights in support of RIQI initiatives. Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Data/Information Integrity
  • D evelops and executes plans, policies, and practices that control, protect, deliver, and enhance the value and integrity of RIQI's data and information assets.
  • Responsible for and leads Data Profiling and Data Governance at RIQI.
  • Monitors the quality of RIQI's data and information, reports on results, and i dentifies and recommends system application changes required to improve the quality of data in all applications.
  • Program Integrity
  • Investigates data quality problems, conducts root-cause analysis, corrects errors, and develops process improvement plans across all programs.
  • Integrates data from multiple sources and designs, develops, and generates ad hoc and operational reports in support of objectives.
  • In partnership with program managers, works with business partners on data anomalies and requests for information.
  • Standard Analytics
  • Engages in running and executing standard, recurring reports and ad-hoc analytics.
  • Manipulates and analyzes complex data from varying sources and recommends ways to apply the data.
  • Develops new innovations in the use of the data and data mining techniques to effectively extract meaningful information from data sets.
  • Visualization
  • Presents and communicates complex analytical data and results to varying audiences with a keen understanding of the needs of the audience.
  • Implements end-user training and ongoing support, as well as supporting the development process by providing an interface between business stakeholders.
  • Performs other project duties as assigned.

General Requirements:

  • Performs quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment and handle multiple tasks.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships.
  • Supports and adheres to RIQI's core values and corporate culture.
  • Represents RIQI in a positive manner to all stakeholders.
  • Performs as a team player.
  • Self-starter; energetic; "can-do" attitude.
  • "Metrics" mindset.

Minimum Qualifications: Education and Experiences

  • B.S. in a quantitative field (Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics) with 3+ years' work experience.
  • Above average level skills with data management languages (preferably SQL and/or Python, PHP, Javascript) and tools (e.g. knowledgeable of IBI/Information Builders).
  • Novice or Intermediate skills in other data management languages: Python, R, Matlab, SPSS, SAS.
  • Strong commitment to using healthcare clinical and administrative data to deliver insights to healthcare leaders in support of the Institute for Healthcare's "Triple Aim" of better care for individuals, better health for populations and lower per capita costs.

Desired Qualifications:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in a quantitative field such as Data Science, Statistics, Epidemiology or Mathematics, or equivalent work experience required.
  • Five+ years experience performing data analysis, with at least three years working with Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and multi-payer claims data.
  • In-depth knowledge of advanced statistical concepts, models, and data analysis.
  • Experience with standard healthcare metrics of quality and utilization, data mining techniques, risk adjustment, predictive modeling.
  • Deep understanding of the healthcare delivery and financing systems.
  • Strong commitment to delivering high level customer service through a collaborative approach to understanding and solving business problems using appropriate data and analytics.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to interpret and present complex data and analytic issues to audiences with limited understanding of the topics in a clear, accurate, and relatable manner.
  • Strength with pattern recognition and ability to "connect the dots" between unrelated topics.
  • High levels of creativity and quick solving capabilities.
  • Experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches .
  • Comfortable working with data and resolving ambiguous issues.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Working knowledge of continuous improvement process, methods, and tools.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $75,000.00 /year

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • SQL: 2 years
  • Python: 2 years
  • Healthcare: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • Authorization to work in the U.S without Sponsorship