Staff Software Engineer (Big Data)

Santa Barbara, San Mateo or San Francisco, California Full-time

Evidation Health is a new kind of health and measurement company that provides the technology and guidance to understand how everyday behavior and health interact. The volumes of behavior data generated from wearables and smartphones has opened up new ways to analyze individuals’ behavior and health in real time. With a virtual pool of 2 million research participants, Evidation Health undertakes research for innovative biopharma and health care companies to transform how diseases are identified, treated, and monitored. 

We are seeking a Staff Software Engineer (Big Data) to join our Enterprise Data Engineering team. As a Senior Software Engineer you will be working on our Data Platform, coding in Python and React and using cutting-edge big data technologies such as Apache Spark, Airflow, Hadoop, and Jupyter to build out data pipelines, data lakes, full-stack applications, and analytics tools that scale on the cloud to empower data scientists to gather insights from billions of data points to improve health outcomes. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design scalable, high performance solutions that continuously handle terabytes of data and enable data scientists to analyze data at scale.
  • Understand overall performance, and design around improving data performance using different technologies, algorithm efficiencies and infrastructure architecture.
  • Work with customers to understand their needs. Develop and deliver products, that meet the customer’s needs, in a timely manner.
  • Implement best practices and provide feedback to team members through peer reviews.

QUALIFICATIONS

Technical Qualifications:

  • 8+ years experience object oriented programming with Python or Ruby on Rails
  • Experience with SQL databases (e.g., Postgres, MySQL, Redshift) and Distributed Datastores (e.g., S3)
  • Experience working with large-scale Saas applications or distributed systems in the cloud (AWS or Google)

Professional Competencies:

  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Work effectively in a collaborative and cross-functional team environment
  • Take personal responsibility for driving initiatives forward and continually improving the product
  • Quality-focus, ensuring proper test coverage for all the code you write

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with big data technologies (Spark, Hadoop, Redshift, etc.)
  • Experience mentoring engineers

BENEFITS

  • Health, dental, and vision benefits for you and competitive coverage for your family
  • Relocation support
  • Equity
  • Flexible work hours
  • Open vacation policy - take time when you need it
  • Support for remote work when needed
  • Relaxed work environment
  • Your choice of computing equipment and gear
  • Lots of opportunities for growth
  • Opportunity to work on fascinating challenges that improve people’s lives

 

Evidation Health values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, political activity or affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex or gender.

Apply for this opening at http://evidation.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk01cf1?apply=true