Flatiron Health

Senior Data Engineer

3+ months agoNew York, NY

Knowledge is our product, and data is our platform. We need engineers who look at a data set and want to unlock the answers it holds inside. Engineers who look at a data set and think about how to make sure it is correct. Engineers who look at a data set and want to make infrastructure to help build it better, faster, and stronger.

As a Data Engineer, you will work closely with oncologists and statisticians to build software that will help our customers discover novel insights into their data. You will design our data infrastructure, and use it to develop extensible, robust data and analytics pipelines, tools, visualizations, and services for accessible and flexible data analysis. You will learn more than you ever thought possible about how cancer is treated in the real world, and your work will directly support oncology research and publications.

Who you are:

  • You hold a BS, MS, or Ph.D. in computer science or related field
  • You have 2+ years work experience
  • You have experience with languages like Python, C++, Java, or C#
  • You are passionate about performance, reliability, and scalability of systems
  • You are inspired by our mission to improve cancer research through technology
  • You seek simple approaches to complex problems
  • You like science and/ or medicine just because it’s cool

Bonus points if you have any of the following:

  • Have a good understanding of relational databases like PostgreSQL, MySQL or MSSQL
  • Have real passion for data and a strong understanding of statistics
  • Have developed distributed data processing systems against large, heterogeneous data sets
  • Have taken a leading role in delivering complex software systems all the way to production
  • You almost decided to go to med school 

Why You Should Join Our Team

A career at Flatiron is a chance to work with everyone involved in the future of cancer care and research—all under one roof. Researchers, data scientists, designers, clinicians, technologists and many more all work together to improve cancer care and accelerate research.

At Flatiron, we strive to build and maintain an environment where employees from all backgrounds are valued, respected and have the opportunity to succeed. You'll also find a culture of continuous learning, broad and inclusive employee support offerings, and a commitment to supporting our team members in all aspects of their lives—at home, at work and everywhere in between. We offer: 

  • Flatiron University training curriculum which includes presentation skills, meeting mastery, coding languages and more
  • Career coaching opportunities
  • Hackathons for all employees (not just our engineers!)
  • Professional development benefit for attending conferences, industry events and external courses
  • Work/life autonomy via flexible work hours and flexible paid time off
  • Generous parental leave (16 weeks for either parent)
  • Back-up child care
  • Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that encourage our employees to share their unique experiences and perspectives
  • Flatiron-sponsored fitness classes

Flatiron Health is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. 

We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Job ID: 1431916

Perks and Benefits

  • Financial And Retirement
    • 401(k)
    • stock purchase program
    • performance bonus
    • relocation assistance
  • Health And Wellness
    • health insurance
    • dental insurance
    • vision insurance
    • life insurance
    • short-term disability
    • long-term disability
    • HSA account
    • wellness program
    • fitness subsidies
    • FSA account
  • Office Life And Perks
    • flexible work hours
    • remote work opportunities
    • commuter benefits program
    • casual dress
    • pet-friendly office
    • happy hours
    • snacks
    • some meals provided
    • diversity and inclusion program
    • company outings
  • Professional Development
    • tuition reimbursement
    • mentor program
    • shadowing opportunities
    • access to online courses
    • promote from within
    • learning and development stipend
    • lunch and learns
  • Vacation And Time Off
    • unlimited vacation
    • paid holidays
    • personal/sick days
    • maternity leave
    • paternity leave