Premera Blue Cross Data Engineer II - Corporate Data & Analytics in Mountlake Terrace, Washington

Join Our Team: Do Meaningful Work and Improve People’s Lives

Our purpose, to improve customers’ lives by making healthcare work better, is far from ordinary. And so are our employees. Working at Premera means you have the opportunity to drive real change by transforming healthcare.

To better serve our customers, we’re creating a culture that promotes employee growth, collaborative innovation, and inspired leadership. We are committed to creating an environment where employees can do their best work and where best-in-class talent comes, stays, and thrives!

As a Data Engineer IIfor our Corporate Data and Analytics team, you will work on fast and streaming data to enable analytics and data science which allows for the creation of nearly instantaneous personalization opportunities and highly informed decisions. You will be working with Tier 1data to create, modify, and test the code, forms, and scripts that construct the data sets that drive our analytic capabilities.

*What you’ll do *

  • Solve business and data science problems using data centric programming and scripting skills to create data models and pipelines

  • Work closely with the business to create understanding of the needs, pace and direction for our business partners

  • Translate these needs into requirements and specifications, and maintain contact with the customers throughout project completion

  • Troubleshoot issues as they arise and solve problems independently and collaboratively

  • Collaborate with data scientists and other analysts to further understand business problems

  • Develop code to complete effective solutions using applicable technology

  • Perform thorough peer design and code reviews

  • Use developing data ETL experience to develop data pipelines to support data product automation

What you’ll bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or similar area in a related field

  • 2 years’ relevant experience in data integration, design and management

  • Experience with the following as they apply to our source/targets (Teradata, Netezza, Azure, Amazon Redshift) experience with the following:

  • SQL

  • ETL tools

  • Scripting language

  • Strong understanding of change data capture (CDC) methodology and working experience with one of the data replication tools (Attunity Replicate, Oracle Goldengate etc.)

  • Good problem definition, analytical, problem solving skills, and technical writing skills

  • Familiarity with healthcare specific regulatory requirements for data management and experience providing data integration services within healthcare organizations would be a plus

  • Strong data processing programming skills across SQL-based and/or Hadoop-based technologies is highly desired

  • Knowledge of Agile and Scrum project methodologies utilizing TFS, Jira/Confluence

  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle, relational database theory, and skills to utilize one or more programming languages

What we offer Premera is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical, vision and dental coverage

  • Life and disability insurance

  • Retirement programs (401K employer match and pension plan)

  • Wellness incentives, onsite services, a discount program and more

  • Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate degrees

  • Generous Paid Time Off to reenergize

  • Free parking



Job Title: Data Engineer II - Corporate Data & Analytics

Job ID: 11811

Location: Mountlake Terrace, WA

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Equal employment opportunity/Affirmative action

Premera is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Premera seeks to attract and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status. All staff of Premera and its subsidiary companies must demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. Premera is an E-Verify employer.