Director of Data Engineer - Remote

3+ months agoNew York, NY


Kforce is working with a firm that is the leading provider of high quality, technology-enabled behavioral health care is seeking a Director of Data Engineer - Remote in New York, NY.Summary:This firm believes that everyone deserves access to high quality care and offers a suite of technology-enabled services to empower people to lead better lives through better mental health. A proprietary platform connects individuals with this firm's highly trained licensed providers who deliver weekly sessions by phone or video supported by an integrated digital experience. Members also have access to digital support programs. Best practices are leveraged across all services to ensure individuals are getting the care they need. Our outcomes-focused care is proven to improve depression and anxiety by over 50% on average, as demonstrated in peer-reviewed studies. For patients with high cost medical conditions, treatment is proven to reduce medical costs with care that empowers the patient to address their health needs.Responsibilities:

  • Lead, manage and grow a team of data engineers to ensure a high level of performance and efficacy
  • Provide guidance to the team (set goals, measure progress) in key architectural, design, and product decisions of large initiatives
  • Oversee large volumes of health plan claims data (150M records and growing) efficiently and to ensure data integrity and support reporting to the enterprise and to our clients
  • We have several new products on our roadmap that will contribute to data growth
  • Partner with Data Scientist and healthcare data analysts to manage the process of running multiple predictive/targeting algorithms which identify members who could benefit from the company's programs and services


  • Bachelor's (or Masters) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Operations Research, or other related discipline or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of healthcare industry experience running highly available production systems especially involving healthcare claims data 4+ years coding in Python and SQL; Experience with workflow management platforms and frameworks such as Airflow or Luigi
  • 5+ years experience managing data engineers in an agile environment (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe)
  • 5+ years of applying common architectural patterns and frameworks (EDI, HL7) in a Healthcare Industry
  • Experience working with either Google Cloud Platform or AWS with experience in data systems deployment patterns
  • You are a collaborator; You build and maintain strong, productive working relationships with internal stakeholders and external customers
  • You are an engineer at heart; You have a strong sense of architectural patterns (and anti-patterns) and an intuition of what it takes to get complex projects shipped
  • You are a coach; You derive deep satisfaction in helping engineers develop new skills and advance in their careers
  • You lead by example; You get on the front lines to understand your team's strengths and weaknesses and are able to set the right context and scope for excellent teamwork
  • You have an eye for talent; You have successfully recruited and developed great people on your teams
  • You hustle; You don't need to wait for people to tell you what to work on
  • You are empathetic; You seek to understand each individual's diversity of background and experience to build great teams
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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