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Change Healthcare Sr. Data Engineer - Patient Data / AI / ML in Des Moines, Iowa

Sr. Data Engineer - Patient Data / AI / ML

Change Healthcare is a leading healthcare technology company with a mission to inspire a better healthcare system. We deliver innovative solutions to patients, hospitals, and insurance companies to improve clinical decision making, simplify financial processes, and enable better patient experiences to improve lives and support healthier communities.


Senior Data Engineer, Patient Data

FTE- (Remote - US)

The opportunity is at Change Healthcare.

Transforming the future of healthcare isn’t something we take lightly. It takes teams of the best and the brightest, working together to make an impact. As one of the largest healthcare technology companies in the U.S., we are a catalyst to accelerate the journey toward improved lives and healthier communities.

Here at Change Healthcare, we’re using our influence to drive positive changes across the industry, and we want motivated and passionate people like you to help us continue to bring new and innovative ideas to life.

We will be asking you to

  • Lead elegant systems design and develop technologies to effectively ingest and store patient-related data and for data scientists and engineers to access this data with ease.

  • Design, build and launch new data extraction, transformation and loading processes in production.

  • Collaborate with product managers, data scientists and other engineers.

    To be effective at this role you will need to be

Curious - willing to learn new things and try new things, able to implement prototypes, rolling up your sleeves Data-Driven - able to drive decisions and influence based on data. Communicative - possess an ability to simplify complex concepts, explain AI technologies in ways that can be consumed by non-technical stakeholders

Inspiring and empowering - possess influencing skills and natural ability to build trust with machine learning engineers and data scientists Sense of Urgency - bring an agile, let’s get things done attitude

We are assuming that you have

  • MS degree in computer science or related field.

  • 4+ years' experience in distributed systems, at least five in applied AI Infrastructure.

  • Hands on experience in Java 11, Scala or Python in designing ETL pipelines.

  • Experience with AWS technologies (Lambda, EMR, EC2, SQS and RDS etc)

  • Hands on experience in tackling massive data sets with Yarn, Spark, Presto, Hive, Impala etc.

  • Familiarity with key value stores and NoSQL databases like HBase, Cassandra, Hive etc.

  • Experience with CI/CD using Jenkins.

  • Familiarity with shell scripting using Bash or Zsh.

  • Prior experience in leading and mentoring others.


Diversity and Inclusion:

•At Change Healthcare, we include all. We celebrate diversity and inclusivity, respect each other and value our unique experiences. By being our authentic selves, we bring different perspectives into our work and relationships.•Business Resource Groups (BRGs) play a central role in advancing diversity and inclusion at Change Healthcare. They deepen our understanding of different cultures, people, and experiences, and help foster an inclusive workplace. Change offers eight (8) BRGs. Learn more at Feeling Inspired? Ready to #MakeAChange? Apply today!

COVID Vaccination Requirements

We remain committed to doing our part to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our team members and our communities. As such, we require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment and, when j ob-related and consistent with business necessity , we may require periodic testing for certain roles. Some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. Change Healthcare adheres to COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement

Change Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, or veteran status. To read more about employment discrimination protections under federal law, read EEO is the Law at and the supplemental information at

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Change Healthcare maintains a drug free workplace and conducts pre-employment drug-testing, where applicable, in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

Change Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicant will reveive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, or veteran status.