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Jobs at Boston Health Economics

Senior Data Engineer

Location: Boston, MA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

BHE’s mission is to improve healthcare through innovative analytics. Our team has built a next-generation analytics platform, Instant Health Data (IHD), to bring researchers together to generate insights into improving population health, quality of care, and managing costs. 


Our engineering team is looking for talented individuals who want to bring our platform to the next level, expanding into new markets.  In undertaking this challenge, our new engineers will be at the forefront of the latest technologies, learn about large-scale, new and emerging data sources, and help BHE maintain its leadership position.


Our engineers work in a fast-paced, rapid-learning environment with leaders in software development, working with massive data sets, and healthcare data analytics.  In our environment, everyone is encouraged to make a difference without experiencing the fixed ways of doing business in larger, bureaucratic organizations.   



  • Code complex ETL jobs and other algorithms
  • Implement data analytics projects
  • Develop and run ETL scripts and perform associated QA tasks
  • Assist customer support team with analytics and software inquiries
  • Become an expert in the structure and contents of each data source we work with


Skills and Qualifications:

  • 3 years of production coding experience with at least one general purpose programming language and one scripting language
  • 3 years of experience analyzing large datasets
  • Strong Linux skills
  • Intermediate-advanced SQL (NoSQL experience a plus)
  • Statistics and machine learning skills a plus
  • Economics, statistics, math, computer science or other technical degree
  • Eager to learn new systems and technologies


Why be a part of BHE's team?

  • Leading healthcare data analytics/big data company
  • Work on a team of talented and pragmatic engineers/researchers
  • Great mentorship and growth opportunities
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