Data Engineer (MT-2305)

  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Downey, CA, USA
  • Jan 19, 2019
Infrastructure

Job Description

Description:
In addition to the responsibilities listed below, this position is also responsible for solving client analytics problems; communicating results and methodologies; developing experimental design approaches to validate findings or test hypotheses; defining validity of information, how long information is meaningful, and relation to other information; working with data steward to ensure information is in compliance with regulatory and security policies; and qualifying where information can be stored or what information may be used in support of the use case. This position is also responsible for identifying and analyzing patterns in the volume of data supporting an initiative, data type, and speed or sudden variations in data collection; partnering with data stewards to define data quality expectation for specific use case; educating the organization both from IT and business perspectives on new approaches to testing hypotheses and statistical validation of results; helping the organization understand principles and math behind the process; and providing on-going tracking and monitoring of performance of decision systems and statistical models.

Essential Responsibilities:

Practices self-development and promotes learning in others by proactively providing information, resources, advice, and expertise with coworkers and customers; building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; influencing others through technical explanations and examples; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; providing feedback to others; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and develop weaknesses; supporting team collaboration; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
Completes work assignments and supports business-specific projects by applying expertise in subject area; supporting the development of work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; ensuring team follows all procedures and policies; coordinating resources to accomplish priorities and deadlines; collaborating cross-functionally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating high priority issues or risks as appropriate; and recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities.
Executes creative data analytic approaches leading to actionable outcomes by defining and calculating metrics to be analyzed; defining, calculating, and validating algorithms; and conducting analyses, including descriptive, correlational, inferential, and/or predictive statistics.
Develops, implements, and automates business and reporting solutions by working with stakeholders in their design, planning, and implementation while ensuring consistency and coherency; evaluating and summarizing data and results; creating summary statistics; developing data reports, visualizations, and/or interactive Business Intelligence (BI) reports; reporting to stakeholders on key findings; identifying needs for the development and implementation of additional reporting solutions; and preparing documentation as appropriate.
Interprets data analyses by applying findings to contextual settings; and developing insights, reports, and presentations telling a compelling story to stakeholders to enable and influence decision making; and providing context related to data interpretations and/or limitations as appropriate.
Drives strategic data-informed decisions by consulting with clients to identify and clarify key business needs; developing outcomes and process measures; translating business requirements; determining data/information needs and data collection methods; developing analysis plans; measuring the impact of business decisions on clients, customers, and/or members; working with clients and staff to identify opportunities and methods to improve efficiencies with analysis; supporting and training end-users; and documenting processes and deliverables.
Gathers data and information on targeted variables in an established systematic fashion by validating data sources; querying, merging, and extracting data across sources; completing routine data refresh and update; developing and/or delivering tools for electronic data collection; and providing user training, support, and documentation.
Develops analytical and/or statistical models enabling informed business decisions by determining data and analytical requirements; creating models leading to actionable insights; and testing, refining, and validating models.
Prepares data for analytic efforts by integrating and consolidating data; ensuring data quality and accuracy; profiling data inaccuracies and recommending process improvements or system changes to enhance overall quality of the data; and cleaning and creating final data set(s) for analysis.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

Minimum three (3) years machine learning experience.
Minimum three (3) years experience working with data visualization tools.
Minimum three (3) years programming experience.
Minimum three (3) years statistical analysis and modeling experience.
Minimum one (1) year experience in a leadership role with or without direct reports.
Education

Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Social/Physical/Life Science, Business, or related field and Minimum five (5) years experience in data analytics or a directly related field. Additional equivalent work experience in a directly related field may be substituted for the degree requirement.
License, Certification, Registration

N/A

Preferred Qualifications:

Three (3) years experience setting up data architectures.
Three (3) years experience working with quality management and data profiling tools.
Three (3) years experience working with SQL.
Three (3) years experience working with Open Source Tools (e g , R, Python).
Two (2) years experience in process improvement.
Three (3) years experience working with data extraction and manipulation language.
Three (3) years statistical modeling experience.
Three (3) years machine learning experience.
Master's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Social/Physical/Life Science, Business, or related field.

Notes:

PR# MT-2305

Primary Location: California,Downey,Downey Boeing - Independence Park 12254 Bellflower Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Information Technology Department: Pharmacy Analytical Services Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time