Premera Blue Cross Data Engineer III - 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. 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!

Premera has been investing heavily to harness the power of real-time data analysis which gives business/analytical teams a competitive edge in today’s digital economy by enabling them to become more agile and rapidly innovative. These are top priorities for our customers for both consumer-facing and internal big data analytics initiatives.

As a Data Engineer IIIfor 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 engineering problems using data centric programming and scripting skills to create data models and pipelines

  • Consult 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 through project completion

  • Lead all phases of architecture, conceptualization, design, development, testing, and production support data solutions

  • Architect, design, and build best-of-class production processes that ensure security, efficiency, and availability of analytic tools and data

  • Collaborate with data scientists and analyst to further understand business problems

  • Program and manage APIs for data exchange

  • Lead and conduct unit and system testing to ensure design is still relevant and implementation is producing a useful, maintainable, reliable product

  • Mentor and train other team members by introducing them to new technologies, methods and learning resources

  • Act as a resource to technical community as well as business partners

What you’ll bring

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

  • 5 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

  • 3 years' experience in data integration, design, and/or management using NoSQL/Hadoop would be nice to have

  • Experience providing data integration services within healthcare organizations

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

  • Significant industry knowledge of healthcare specific regulatory requirements for data management and knowledge of health insurance concepts and terms

  • Ability to lead and participate in analytic projects

  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills and data processing programming skills across SQL-based and Hadoop-based technologies

  • Strong understanding of web services

  • Excellent problem definition, problem-solving, and technical writing skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to deal with management of various levels

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 III - Corporate Data & Analytics

Job ID: 11812

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.