Senior Data Engineer/Data Analyst - Healthcare (1120/0721)

Columbia Maryland | Informatics | Full-time | COVID-19 remote


The Candidate:

We are looking for a candidate who can help us innovate the data platform that processes an extensive amount of data.

The Role:

  • Responsible for putting together end to end data solutions, from ingestion to reporting.
  • Responsible for designing and building new subject areas within enterprise data stores and playing a key role in leading the company’s business intelligence initiative.
  • Responsible for designing logical & physical data models for BI / analytical solutions.
  • Assist with planning, management and implementation of solution projects to meet company goals.
  • Ensure all work and changes performed are within data governance standards and guidelines.
  • Document requirements and processes as needed.
  • Mentor and train less experienced Informatics staff.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Participates in requirements definition, solution development and implementation phases of data collection and reporting projects
  • Creates and maintains ETL specifications and process documentation to produce required data deliverables (data profiling, ETL flows etc.)
  • Assists in definition of logical and physical data models.
  • Helps with automation of data ingest and data processing pipelines.
  • Designs, implements and maintains a reporting, monitoring and dashboard framework.
  • Develops aggregation, monitoring and alerting tools/modules.
  • Investigates new technologies and advances, especially in area of data engineering and business intelligence and ML/AI.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves data and system related performance issues.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Information Systems, Statistics, or any other related field.
  • 7+ years of experience building data stores and developing reporting/BI projects.
  • 3+ years’ experience in any of the well-known RDBMS system such as SQL Server, Postgres etc.
  • 2+ years’ experience with Python or R for building data pipelines, data cleansing and analysis is required.
  • Must have experience in Tableau or any other industry leading BI tool.
  • Experience in optimization and performance tuning with larger datasets is preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skill required.
  • Healthcare Industry experience is preferred.

Attributes and Competencies:

Ideal candidate will have the following traits.

  • Excellent attention to details.
  • Productive under pressure. Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Proactive and solutions driven.
  • Understand both business needs and technology landscape.
  • Willing to learn and collaborative.

Physical Demands:         

  • Primarily sedentary; position requires extensive phone and computer work.

Company Profile:

Consortium Health Plans ( is an independent company that focuses exclusively on its member / owner Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans’ national account growth efforts. Today, BCBS Plans serve more than 28 million total national account members, which represents over a quarter of the 103 million total Blue Cross Blue Shield members (one in three Americans).

Consortium Health Plans strives to position Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans as the preferred carrier of national accounts. Of the 28 million national account members covered by BCBS Plans, nearly 25 million (92%) hail from Consortium’s 20 member Plans.

Consortium Health Plans is proud of its team of experts in healthcare, technology, software development, data and analytics, actuarial science, underwriting, sales and marketing, and communications. Consortium’s executive leadership team encompasses a broad range of expertise, from strategic planning, benefits consulting, clinical delivery and data analytics, to sales and account management, marketing, and staff development.