Resp & Qualifications
Candidates must live in MD/DC/VA area in order to travel into the offices a few times/week.
Applies data extraction, transformation and loading techniques in order to connect large data sets from a variety of sources for CareFirst's pharmacy business. Creates data collection frameworks for structured and unstructured data. Develops and maintains infrastructure systems (e.g., data warehouses, data lakes) including data access APIs. Prepares and manipulates data using Hadoop or equivalent. Employee is recognized as an expert within the organization and has in-depth and/or breadth of expertise in own discipline and broad knowledge of other disciplines within the function. Anticipates internal and/or external business challenges and/or regulatory issues; recommends process, product or service improvements. Solves unique and complex problems that have a broad impact on the business. Contributes to the development of functional strategy. Leads project teams to achieve milestones and objectives.
Leads project teams to achieve milestones and objectives for pharmacy. Creates data collection frameworks for structured and unstructured data. Applies data extraction, transformation and loading techniques in order to connect large data sets from a variety of sources. Develops data models by studying existing data warehouse architecture; evaluating alternative logical data models including planning and execution tables; applying metadata and modeling standards, guidelines, conventions, and procedures; planning data classes and sub-classes, indexes, directories, repositories, messages, sharing, hiding, replication, back-up, retention, and recovery.
Solves the most complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions. Develops and maintains infrastructure systems (e.g., data warehouses, data lakes) including data access APIs. Recommends process, product or service improvements. Solves unique and complex problems that have a broad impact on the business. Contributes to the development of functional strategy. Acts as a mentor for colleagues with less experience.
Manage the data collection process providing interpretation and recommendations to pharmacy leadership and management. Executes quantitative analyses that translate data into actionable insights. Provides analytical and data-driven decision-making support for key projects. Designs, manages, and conducts quality control procedures for data sets using data from multiple systems.
Develops and maintains infrastructure systems (e.g., data warehouses, data lakes) including data access APIs. Prepares and manipulates data using various technologies (e.g. Hadoop or equivalent MapReduce platform). Defines, designs and build dimensional databases and data pipelines to support analytics projects.
Oversees the delivery of engineering data initiatives and projects. Supports long term data initiatives as well as Ad-Hoc analysis and ETL activities. Creates data collection frameworks for structured and unstructured data. Applies data extraction, transformation and loading techniques in order to connect large data sets from a variety of sources.
Improves data delivery engineering job knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies. Provide technical guidance and support to developers, data engineers and data administrators. Develop strategies for data acquisitions, recovery and implementations.
Position does not have direct reports but is expected to assist in guiding and mentoring less experienced staff. May lead a team of matrixed resources.
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science OR in lieu of a Bachelor's degree, an additional 4 years of relevant work experience is required in addition to the required work experience.
Experience: 10 years Experience leading database design and developing modeling tools. Experience in leading data engineering and cross functional teams to implement scalable and fine tuned ETL/ELT solutions for optimal performance. Experience developing and updating ETL/ELT scripts. Hands-on experience with application development, relational database layout, development, data modeling.
Experience with pharmacy data, within a health insurance organization.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Expert in at least one programming language (i.e., SQL, NoSQL, Python).
Knowledge of multiple database technologies - structured and un-structured.
Ability to quick learn new technology and take direction.
Strong customer service orientation.
Provide direction to and lead technical teams.
Requires strong organizational with the ability to handle multiple priorities.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
Licenses/Certifications: Data Management\Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) Upon Hire.
Salary Range: $134,560 - $240,526 (salaries are based on education, experience & internal equity)
Salary Range Disclaimer
The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the work is being performed. This compensation range is specific and considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilites of the position, the candidate's work experience, education/training, internal peer equity, and market and business consideration. It is not typical for an individual to be hired at the top of the range, as compensation decisions depend on each case's facts and circumstances, including but not limited to experience, internal equity, and location. In addition to your compensation, CareFirst offers a comprehensive benefits package, various incentive programs/plans, and 401k contribution programs/plans (all benefits/incentives are subject to eligibility requirements).
Equal Employment Opportunity
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Where To Apply
Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers
Federal Disc/Physical Demand
Note: The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.
The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position. Occasional walking or standing is required. The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects. The associate must frequently talk and hear. Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.
Sponsorship in US
Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship.
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