Senior Software Engineer, Data Platform

SciTech – Data Operations /
Full-Time Employee /
Veda helps patients get the care they need by untangling complex data management problems using advanced scientific approaches and in-depth collaboration. Our technology reflects what our people provide: quality without ego, honesty backed by science, and warmth in an industry not known for having much heat.  

Veda is made up of talented professionals that are driven to do meaningful work to change healthcare from the inside out. We are also friends, parents, partners, and caregivers. Veda’s benefits reflect our values—we offer fully paid, low or no-deductible medical, dental and vision insurance for our employees and their families. And, our Flexible PTO policy allows employees to take the time off necessary to recharge and have flexibility to care for themselves and their families.

Veda is looking for sharp-minded do-gooders who share our values:  

Collaboration Working together to identify solutions to current problems  
Openness Actively listening, sharing and holding space for new ideas, perspectives and people  
Integrity Doing the right thing, honestly and transparently.  
Grit Displaying passion and perseverance to achieve our goals.   

Ready to build the future with us?

About the Position:
This Senior Software Engineer will be a key contributor to our data pipeline and application architecture, ensuring code is merged, released, deployed correctly. Reporting to the Director, Data Platform, you will work as part of our Ireland-based team and within a cross-disciplinary team of US based data engineers, product engineers, and cloud architects through all stages of development - from planning and design to implementation and release.

As a Senior Engineer on the team, you will help move our software development practices forward by guiding others on design and best practices, and writing high quality code for development projects designed to the standards and priorities outlined by your Director. You'll mentor other engineers, conduct code reviews, and help write technical requirements across product-driven teams. Most importantly, you'll be a pivotal part of a team that values quick iteration, embraces new tech, and relies on data-driven decision making.

About You:

    • You're excited about building scalable applications and data pipelines that utilize cloud services.
    • You are a self starter that places high value on designing effective technical solutions, aligning yourself with the common goals of the business and the team 
    • You are energized by the pace of a high growth startup and solving complex problems in an agile environment
    • You are deliberate in developing your skills as a communicator and collaborator – you can talk about your code and explain your approach to less technical teammates verbally and with a focus on good technical writing

Required Qualifications:

    • Minimum 5 years of experience writing production Python code
    • Minimum 5 years of experience writing production code in a strongly-typed language
    • Minimum 5 years of experience writing SQL code
    • 3+ years experience designing, building, and maintaining data pipelines
    • 2+ years experience working in an event-driven and/or microservice ecosystems
    • 3+ years working on large scale, complex data sets
    • 2+ years experience delivering complete projects within/for distributed systems in a cloud environment 
    • Working knowledge of cloud infrastructure-as-code and CI/CD pipelines and best practices

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience designing applications that make use of AWS services including Lambda, S3, Glue, RDS, DynamoDB, ECS, EMR, Elasticache, MemDB, CDK/Cloud Formation
    • Experience building production applications with Javascript or Typescript
    • Experience in the data science toolkit, particularly Pandas, NumPy, and data visualization tools like Matplotlib.
    • Experience working in highly regulated industries like finance, health care or defense
    • Experience productively working in fully-remote environments across time-zones. 
Our COVID Commitment: Veda is committed to prioritizing the health, safety and emotional well being of our employees and their families. Veda has always embraced the benefit of each employee working remotely, collaboratively.  

All employees are required to be located within the USA or Ireland.

We look forward to learning more about you -- apply to join the Veda team today!