Senior Data Engineer

United States
Engineering /
Full-time /
Accompany Health is on a mission to give low-income patients with complex needs the dignified, high-quality care they deserve but rarely receive. A primary, behavioral, and social care provider, Accompany Health walks alongside patients for their entire care journey, offering at-home and virtual care, as well as 24/7 support. Partnering with innovative payors, Accompany Health is powered by remarkable care teams, elegant technology, and a commitment to evidence-based practice. 

We build long-term relationships with our patients so they know, without question, that our team is here for them day or night, year after year. We focus on the health outcomes most important to our patients to make it clear that they lead the way.

To achieve our mission, we collaborate with community-based organizations, local providers, and health plans. Led by our empathetic care teams, guided by proven care models, and powered by our own technology, we deliver a level of service that our communities rightfully deserve but rarely receive. 

While our headquarters is in Bethesda, MD, our teams are distributed across the country.  If you’re eager to make a tangible difference in people’s lives, to help correct long-standing disparities in health care, join us. 

About the role:

As a Senior Data Engineer for Accompany Health, you will be:
-A mission-critical, early part of our growing team (and company)
-Collaborate across the organization with various teams, including Product, Sales, and Clinical Operations, to rewire health care: Your choices will matter, and you will work across various teams to help execute the choices.
-Drive the change in healthcare: You will build the products to integrate highly fragmented and dispersed healthcare services as an end-to-end experience.
-Be part of building a great engineering culture,  maintaining the balance and right tradeoff for building products for speed and tech debt. 

Responsibilities will include:

    • Be a data champion and seek to empower others to leverage the data to its full potential
    • Understand our complex data ecosystem
    • Work with the product team and stakeholders to translate business requirements for data across the company into a technical roadmap and architecture for the platform.
    • Act as the leading data domain expert and owns platform data architecture
    • Lead the technical design and implementation of reliable, scalable, and efficient data infrastructure, data-driven products, and software solutions for external and internal customers
    • Provide technical leadership to define overall data engineering best practices, standards, and architectural approaches and drive technical excellence. Identify design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
    • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture with high observability and robust operational characteristics
    • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements
    • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL
    • Work with stakeholders, including the Executive, Product, Clinical, Data, and Design teams, to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs.
    • Create data tools for analytics and data scientist team members that assist them in building and optimizing our product into an innovative industry leader

Desired skills and experience:

    • Required
    • You are entrepreneurial and mission-driven and can present your ideas with clarity and confidence clarity and confidence
    • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases
    • Experience building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures, and data sets. A definite plus with healthcare experience
    • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement
    • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets
    • Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency, and workload management
    • A successful history of manipulating, processing, and extracting value from large disconnected datasets
    • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable ‘big data’ data stores
    • Strong project management and organizational skills
    • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment
    • 7+ years of experience in a Data Engineer role, who has attained a Graduate degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems or another quantitative field

    • Tech Stack
    • The following is a list of software/tools that would be nice to have, but not required:
    • Experience with cloud-based data warehouse: Snowflake
    • Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases
    • Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Golang, Python, Java, C++, Scala, etc.
    • Experience with big data tools: Spark, Kafka, etc.
    • Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools like Airflow


For Patient Facing Roles
To keep our patients, communities and each other safe, you'll be required to comply with Accompany Health’s medical clearance requirements, including completing a TB screen and providing proof of immunity or vaccination for certain conditions. You will also be required to be vaccinated and up-to-date on your COVID-19 vaccinations, including boosters. This is a condition of employment, and we make exceptions as required by law. Accommodation for religious and medical beliefs will be provided on a case by case basis.

For Non-Patient Facing Roles
To keep our patients, communities and each other safe, you'll be required to comply with Accompany Health’s medical clearance requirements, including receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. This is a condition of employment, and we make exceptions as required by law. Accommodation for religious and medical beliefs will be provided on a case by case basis.

We embrace diversity and believe it creates a healthier atmosphere:  Accompany Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.