- St. Louis, MO, US
- star_border Medical, dental, and vision plans
- star_border Health-care and dependent-care flexible spending account
- star_border Vacation and paid time off, sick days, holidays, and bereavement leave
- star_border Work from a cool urban campus
- star_border 403 (b) savings plan with company match
- star_border Innovative and creative workplace concepts
- star_border Company-paid short- and long-term disability plan
- star_border Tuition Reimbursement
- star_border Employee Assistance Program through LifeWorks
We Are Hiring
Associate VP-Data Engineering
Why Join Ascension?
Join a team that's putting Digital at the center of healthcare delivery
We are changing the way patients and caregivers work together, helping data to drive exceptional care, and making our world class health system accessible to everyone. The end game for our transformation is a completely reinvented, agile company that will deliver healthcare in a new Digital way. Our projects span the digital ecosystem and include the implementation of IoT, machine learning, advanced analytics, predictive algorithms and automation across the entire healthcare value chain. Were building a startup environment to inspire innovation and creativity in order to fundamentally change the way we deliver healthcare. We are looking for the best to be a part of an extraordinary and insightful team to help solve the complex problems of a tech enabled future. At Ascension Digital, youll get the opportunity to be creative and to turn great ideas into reality. Free thinking team members with an aspiration to change the world should apply immediately.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
What You Will Do
Ascension Digital is looking for a recognized leader in data engineering. As the Data and Engineering Services AVP you will be responsible for providing leadership in partnership with the CDO in creating the critical connections between Ascensions diverse data platforms. You will lead the team to architect and scale data across the organization to unlock innovative digital experience and distinctive analytics insights.
Lead a team of data engineers, architects, and integrators to develop, construct, test, and maintain data structures and large-scale processing systems
Provide input to the Data Governance group on methods for improving reliability and cleanliness of data in Ascensions distributed environment
Work with Ascensions Apps & Platform teams to discover new data acquisition opportunities
Ensure Data Engineers appropriately build pipelines to transport data from source systems to analytical environments
Ensure that data pipelines are scalable, repeatable, and secure, and can serve multiple users within the company
Enable big data and batch/real-time analytical solutions that leverage emerging technologies
Translate complex functional and technical requirements into detailed architecture, design, and high performing software
Work with Data Science Lead and developers to make sure that all data solutions are consistent
Ensure all automated processes preserve data by managing the alignment of data availability and integration processes
Develop standards and processes for integration projects and initiatives
Provide coaching and career development opportunities for data engineers
Work with architecture group to ensure consistency of and adherence to data models across Ascension
What You Will Need
Minimum of 5 years of experience in data-related fields
Bachelors degree in computer science, engineering, or related field
Understanding of data transport tools, methods, and technologies
Experience having worked in industry data science (e.g., machine learning, predictive maintenance) preferred, and ability to select correct data solution based on latency and size of data
Capability to architect highly scalable distributed systems, using different open source tools
Experience leading a team of Data Engineers
Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills.
Demonstrated experience with agile or other rapid development methods.
Demonstrated experience with object oriented design, coding and testing patterns as well as experience in engineering software platforms and large scale data.
Experience in developing presentations and communications to be shared with stakeholders.
Expert knowledge of data modeling and understanding of different data structures.
Experience using big data batch and streaming tools.
Brings a high-energy and passionate outlook to the job and can influence those around them.
Able to build a sense of trust and rapport that creates a comfortable & effective workplace.
Passion for innovation and can do attitude.
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