Software Developer - Data Science and Engineering Description
The Advanced Analytics team at Decision Resources Group (DRG) provides productized and semi-custom data and analytical solutions to some of the largest biopharmaceutical and medical technology companies in the world.
The Advanced Analytics team is composed of data scientists, social scientists, and software engineers. Our work involves adapting computational sociology, data science, and product design to serve our clients’ needs. Combining these methodologies we assist healthcare companies with their marketing, sales, and human resources objectives. With access to one of the largest healthcare datasets in the world and a rapidly growing market of clients, we’re helping transform healthcare.
Design pipelines that extract data from health claims, EHR and other databases, transform/clean them via complex algorithms, integrate them with other data sets, and store them. Write and edit automated and semi-automated scripts for data analysis and manipulation. Model semi-hierarchal healthcare data at multiple levels with formal knowledge modeling and entity schemes Perform hybrid qualitative-quantitative work to evaluate data sources, data pipelines, knowledge modeling schemes, and to recommend next steps Collaborate with team members to build project plans and timelines. Transform general directives into concrete, actionable tasks, procedures, and outputs. Help supervise training of junior team members. Requirements
Background and experience in… Software engineering – 3-5 years of software development experience Data software engineering – 1-2 year of experience developing software for data science purposes Team and project skills around… Project self-management; proven ability to execute complex, open-ended projects with little supervision. Teamwork, working with a close-knit group of other data scientists and developers. Computer Science proficiency including in… Software development, with accompanying proficiency in a language - options include Python OR Scala OR Java OR C/C++ OR C# OR Objective C OR Ruby. General-purpose scripting, with accompanying proficiency in a language - options include Python OR Perl OR Ruby OR Bash. Analytics/statistics scripting, with accompanying proficiency in a language - options include Python OR R OR STATA OR SAS. OS-level Shell, with accompanying proficiency in the shell language - options include Bash OR C-Shell OR Z-Shell OR Powershell. SQL - options include SQL Server OR MySQL OR PostgresSQL. Software development best practices, including accompanying tools such as task tracking and version control systems.
Moderate Proficiency with… Distributing computing frameworks - options include Spark OR Hadoop MapReduce. Cloud computing infrastructure - options include AWS w/S3 OR Azure. Distributed data storage/database tools - options include HBase OR HDFS OR Cassandra OR Hive OR Pig. Comprehensive text editor environments such as Emacs. Unix Systems Background working with medical claims, Electronic Health Records, or other healthcare data sets. Benefits
Decision Resources Group is a cohesive portfolio of companies that offers best-in-class, high-value information and insights on important sectors of the healthcare industry. Clients rely on this analysis and data to make informed, knowledgeable decisions.
With over 1,100 employees worldwide, Decision Resources Group provides the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, financial services and managed care industries with the analytics they need to compete and thrive in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Through both organic growth and an aggressive acquisition strategy, Decision Resources Group has become the premier provider of healthcare analysis and data in the world. Please visit us at: http://decisionresourcesgroup.com.
Decision Resources Group offers a competitive compensation package and medical, dental and life insurance programs from first day of employment. We also offer a 401(k) retirement plan after two complete months of employment. We are an equal opportunity employer.
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