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Data Engineer

Illinois

GoHealth Intro:

GoHealth is a leading health insurance marketplace and Medicare-focused digital health company. Through the efficient, multi-tiered guidance of our highly specialized licensed insurance agents, GoHealth meets Medicare consumers where they are in their enrollment journeys and empowers them to choose the plan and carrier best suited for their healthcare needs. Our extensive industry expertise, including the use of data science and machine learning with key investments in proprietary technology, helps consumers cut through the confusion and enroll confidently.

Why Apply:

As an industry leader in the Medicare marketplace, we are compelled to not only embrace change but to actively be the change to adapt to our consumers complex needs. We believe in hiring risk-takers, innovators, and collaborators within our industry to create individualized, simplified healthcare solutions for our beneficiaries.

Our #TeamGoHealth employees are at the core of our collective success; that's why we are committed to discovering the best in-class talent and ensuring that each team member receives the development tools and support they need to flourish in their professional endeavors.

We also understand that you may not check every box in our requirements list -- most applicants don’t! In fact, frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. GoHealth encourages you to break that statistic and to apply today!

About the role: 

GoHealth is looking for a Data Engineer who will be responsible for the design, development, and delivery of its various batch and streaming data pipelines. We are seeking candidates who have experience in building large batch pipelines, as well as experiencing building stable, high throughput streaming systems. In this role, you will work with other members of Engineering, Product and Project Management, and various business groups to ensure timely availability of usable data to all parts of the business that need it.

You will report to and collaborate closely with the Lead Data Engineer

What you will do

  • Design, develop and deploy batch and streaming data pipelines.
  • Monitor and ensure operational stability of data pipelines.
  • Create and maintain documentation of the technical detail design, operational support and maintenance procedures for all data pipelines.
  • Ensure data quality and compliance with development, architecture, reporting, and regulatory standards throughout entire data pipeline.
  • Collaborate with the rest of the Engineering Team, subject matter experts and department leaders to understand, analyze, build and deliver new data-related processes and/or reports.

What we are looking for

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or equivalent experience required.
  • 2+ years of experience in the design and development of data pipelines and tasks.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving ability with strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Understanding of data warehousing concepts and dimensional data modeling.
  • Hands-on experience with troubleshooting performance issues and fine tuning queries.
  • Experience extracting data from relational and document databases.
  • Experience consuming data over HTTP and in formats such as HTML, XML, and JSON.
  • Knowledge of and experience with a version control system (such as Git, Mercurial, SVN, etc).
  • Proficiency in Java or Python programming languages.
  • Familiarity with data warehousing platforms, such as DataBricks, Redshift, Snowflake, SQL Server, etc.

Location: Hybrid/On-site

Benefits and Perks:

  • Open vacation policy because work life balance is important
  • 401k program with company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Work from Home Stipend

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