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Senior Data Engineer in Knoxville, TN at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

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Job Description


The Data Engineer will use smart technology to empower TeamHealth stakeholders enterprise-wide to make the best decisions based on timely, accurate and actionable information. Must enjoy working with SQL and Big Data Technologies. The Data Engineer will have the chance to work with the best data and massively parallel processing databases to speed analyses, with broad exposure to the workings of TeamHealth and critical thinking to tackle complex challenges. When other teams need to know about providers, productivity, performance, or other data insights, they count on our Data & Analytics team.


  • Part of a progressive, technology-focused team that is dedicated to identifying and delivering solutions to our customers and employees with smart technology and teamwork;
  • Embody our company values along with Agile and lean software development principles;
  • Proactively engage in both internal and external learning opportunities;
  • Responsibility for the full development life cycle of the solution, including detailed design, code development, code reviews, unit testing, build/test support, data quality monitors, deployment activities and post-deployment support;
  • Build great leadership skills by managing and optimizing the EDA team ETLs along with analytic operations: job-stream definition and management, parameters, scheduling, monitoring, communication and alerting;
  • Juggle multiple project timelines simultaneously and estimate development duration and effort for all projects;
  • Communicate openly and candidly with your Team Leader and other teammates verbally and written;
  • Viewed as a mentor by others in and outside the team for technical solutions;
  • Hands on with Big Data management activities including acquisition, ingestion, transformation, and data quality.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred;
  • At least 8 years’ experience of all 4 of the following BI disciplines: Data Integration, Modeling, Analytics or Reporting;
  • 10 years of SQL experience with the ability to write complex SQL statements while mentoring optimal code hygiene practices;
  • Closely involved in learning and teaching industry trends and practices along with your past experiences;
  • A record of accomplishment of designing, deploying and evolving ETL solutions to meet business requirements via creating SQL and SSIS best practices for multiple platforms;
  • Proven analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills and ability to communicate well, even to non-technical users;
  • Built rock solid relational databases solutions along with designing, implementing, testing, migrating, deploying and managing ETL solutions: Core functional ETL processing (extract transform, and load);
  • Built solutions by leveraging advanced testing techniques and implemented proper audits, alerts, and notifications that proactively measures failures before they happen along with mentoring others to do the same;
  • Strong desire to teach and mentor other developers along with proven ability to work autonomously or in a team setting ;
  • Microsoft BI Stack, SSIS, SSAS, Netezza, and MicroStrategy is required;
  • Agile and Big Data experience is preferred.


  • Job performed in a well-lighted, modern office setting;
  • Occasional lifting/carrying (10 pounds or less);
  • Occasional standing/bending/stooping/reaching;
  • Moderate stress;
  • Prolonged sitting; and
  • Prolonged work at a computer/PC.


Cooperative, positive, courteous and professional behavior and conduct is an essential function of every position. All employees must be able to work with others beyond giving and receiving instructions. This includes getting along with co-workers, peers and management without exhibiting behavior extremes. Job functions may require personal leadership skills such as conflict resolution, negotiating, instructing, persuading, speaking with others as well as responding appropriately to job performance feedback from the supervisor. Additionally, the information contained in this job description has been designated to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.