The University of Maryland, BaltimoreMaryland School of Medicine Department of Epidemiology and Public Health isseeking a Senior Data Engineer for the design and implementation of coretechnologies associated with the Informatics Innovation Incubator/Center forHealthcare Innovations data analysis and analytics technical infrastructure. As a core member of a high-performanceteam, will ensure data pipelines are consistently and reliably maintained andanalytics capabilities are delivered at an optimum level, helping the Centeridentify insights from a large number of diverse datasets.
Thisis an exempt, regular position and offers a generous benefits package thatincludes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and observed holidays, 15 sick days;comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remissionfor employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Marylandschools.
Translatescomplex functional and technical requirements into detailed architecture,design and high performance software. Determines needs and develops projectplan or alternatives that will meet objectives.
Servesas a project leader for most complex, costly or sensitive projects that couldsignificantly impact enterprise-wide systems.
Buildsand architects next-generation Big Data analytics framework.
Ensuresanalytics infrastructure and associated systems meet business requirements andindustry best practices. Implements procedures and protocols to monitor,analyze and verify data to ensure data integrity.
Assessesand provides recommendations on business relevance, appropriate timing anddeployment.
Gathersand processes raw data from multiple disparate sources (including writingscripts, calling APIs, write SQL queries, etc.) into a form suitable foranalysis.
Enablesbig data, batch and real-time analytical processing solutions leveragingemerging technologies.
Researchesand proposes opportunities for data acquisition and new uses for existing data.
Performstechnology and product research to better define requirements, resolveimportant issues and improve the overall capability of the technology stack.
Develops,manages, and supports the programs partnerships and relationships within andoutside of the University. Organize and participate in various committees andteams to consult with program heads and administrative officials on policy andneeds.
Identifiesprocess flows and quality assurance/control measures to monitor and controlschedule, scope and budget as defined by the project.
Performsother related duties as assigned such as providing database expertise to lessexperiencedstaff.
Education: Bachelor's Degree inComputer Science, Mathematics, Information Systems, Engineering, DatabaseManagement or related field.
Experience: Five (5) years'experience designing, implementing and supporting systems in a large scaleanalytics or data engineering environment containing many disparate applicationsystems and multiple data sources.
Preferred Education: Master's degree programming, ComputerScience, Statistics, Mathematics, Information Technology, Database Management,or a related discipline preferred.
Knowledge,Skills, and Abilities
Possessa thorough knowledge of position/industry requirements and able to performposition in compliance with all requirements/regulations/laws. Advanced abilityin computer programming for statistical processes. Ability to establish andexecute data security standards, procedures and disaster recovery plans.Knowledge of data analysis, end user requirements analysis, and businessrequirements analysis to develop a clear understanding of the business needsand to incorporate these needs into technical solutions. Deep knowledge in datamining, machine learning or natural language processing. Expert knowledge ofdata modeling and understanding of different data structures and their benefitsand limitations under particular use cases. Strong knowledge in programming orscripting languages (e.g., C/C++, Python, Ruby). Experience with agile or otherrapid application development methods. Experience with object-oriented design,coding and testing patterns as well as experience in engineering softwareplatforms and large-scale data infrastructures. Knowledge to perform complexdata query and retrieval leveraging API's, relational and non-relational datasources.
Abilityto maintain high standards with the work being performed and maintain awarenesswith trends and influences. Ability to lead complex database projects. Assumepersonal responsibility for all outcomes; makes effective and timely decisions;and learns how to effectively use technology. Maintain productivity and usesknowledge strategies to increase knowledge base. Able to make independentdecisions that are a matter of significance for the unit. Demonstrated computerand analytic skills to determine methodology alternatives.
Abilityto effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts.Write and present information in a clear and concise way. Interpret andunderstand written information and is able to listen attentively to verbal andnon-verbal cues that lead to a deeper understanding. Skill in interacting andpresenting to various audiences.
Abilityto work cooperatively with others and demonstrates professional, ethical,respectful, and courteous behavior when interacting with others. Demonstratepleasant and positive interactions with others to meet customer expectations,and provide follow up with customers. Reaches compromise and consensus toinfluence and negotiate. Remains calm and is able to manage conflict, and workswell with a diverse workforce.
HiringRange: Commensuratewith education and experience
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EqualOpportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veteransand individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, globa...l health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.