Data Engineer, Senior

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Job Description

Your Role

The Data Engineering development team Is responsible for design, development, test and deployment of large enterprise data warehouse/BI data solutions using both on-prem and cloud technologies . The Data Engineer (Senior) will report to the Manager, Data Engineering Development. In this role you will be responsible for design, development, and implementation of data integration, data warehouse and data mart (ELT/ETL) solutions using on-prem as well as Cloud technologies.

Your Work

In this role, you will:

  • Building data pipelines: Create, maintain, and optimize workloads from development to production for specific use cases.
  • Responsible for using innovative and modern tools, techniques and architectures listed below to drive automate of most-common, repeatable data preparation and integration tasks with goal of minimizing reducing defects and improving productivity.
  • Develop and follow data integration and data quality standards across all development initiatives according to the organization’s Enterprise information services policies as well as best practices.
  • Assist in renovating our data management infrastructure with quality of data preparation, integration and AI-enabled metadata management tools and techniques.
  • Tracking data consumption patterns most used and valued to our customers by performing intelligent sampling and monitoring.
  • Triage data issues, analyzing end to end data pipelines and in working with business users in troubleshooting/resolving data pipeline issues.
  • Perform the analysis and remediation of root causes, including deficiencies in technology, process, or resource capabilities.
  • Work in agile/DevSecOps pod model alongside solution leads, data modelers, analysts, business partners and other developers in delivery of data


Your Knowledge and Experience

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Requires at least 10 years of prior relevant experience
  • Hands on experience with programming languages including SQL, PL/SQL on cloud data platforms like Snowflake, Oracle, SQL Server and Netezza
  • Strong technical understanding of data modeling (data vault 2.0), data mining, master data management, data integration, data architecture, data virtualization, data warehousing and data quality techniques with hands on experience using data management technologies like Informatica PowerCenter/IICS, Collibra, Master Data Management, DBT Cloud, Denodo and Golden Gate.
  • Working knowledge of Git repositories (bitbucket, GitHub), CI/CD (Jenkins, Azure DevOps)and software development tools, including incident tracking, version control, release management, subversion change management(Atlassian toolset – Jira/Confluence), testing tools and systems and scheduling software (Tidal, Control-m)
  • Experience working with popular data discovery, analytics and BI software tools like Tableau, Qlik, PowerBI and others for semantic-layer-based data discovery.
  • Experienced in popular open-source and commercial data science platforms such as Python, R, KNIME, Alteryx, others is a strong plus but not required/compulsory.
  • Basic experience in working with data governance and data security and specifically information stewards and privacy and security officers in moving data pipelines into production with appropriate data quality, governance and security standards and certification.
  • Adept in agile methodologies and capable of applying DevOps and increasingly Data Operations principles to data pipelines to improve the communication, integration, reuse and automation of data flows between data managers and consumers across an organization.

Pay Range:

The pay range for this role is: $ 96800.00 to $ 145200.00 for California.


Please note that this range represents the pay range for this and many other positions at Blue Shield that fall into this pay grade. Blue Shield salaries are based on a variety of factors, including the candidate’s experience, location (California, Bay area, or outside California), and current employee salaries for similar roles.

About Us

At Blue Shield of California we are parents, leader, students, visionaries, heroes, and providers. Everyday we come together striving to fulfill our mission, to ensure all Californians have access to high-quality health care at a sustainably affordable price. For more than 80 years, Blue Shield of California has been dedicated to transforming health care by making it more accessible, cost-effective, and customer-centric. We are a not-for-profit, independent member of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association with 6,800 employees, more than $20 billion in annual revenue and 4.3 million members. The company has contributed more than $500 million to Blue Shield of California Foundation since 2002 to have a positive impact on California communities. Blue Shield of California is headquartered in Oakland, California with 18 additional locations including Sacramento, Los Angeles, and San Diego. We’re excited to share Blue Shield of California has received awards and recognition for LGBT diversity, quality improvement, most influential women in corporate America, Bay Area’s top companies in volunteering & giving, and one of the world’s most ethical companies. Here at Blue Shield of California, we’re striving to make a positive change across our industry and the communities we live in , Join us!

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