Data Engineer

Cognosante, LLC
United States
$133,531 - $213,649 / Year 
Junior, Senior level

Job Description

Security Clearance required:
Able to obtain Public Trust
Do you want to make a difference?
Cognosante employees are passionate about improving people’s lives. With an innovative mindset and an unwavering commitment to those we serve, we partner with healthcare, civilian and defense agencies to deliver exceptional public services and programs. Our multi-faceted technology and customer experience (CX) solutions achieve program outcomes, solve critical challenges and create meaningful change. Whether we are helping Veterans access healthcare faster, ensuring that members of the military complete their missions safely, or helping people obtain health insurance, our work touches millions of people. Are you ready to make a difference?
Come Join Our Team
Our Technology team is responsible to support the Cognosante business workstreams as they support the CMS business requirements and objectives for the ERR/1095A program through development, testing, deployment, infrastructure support and application support activities. Additionally, the Technology team is responsible to lead technology advancements and develop a technology roadmap that provides a vision for the future system architecture built to optimize the functions and features of all delivered solutions.

What is the position?
Cognosante is seeking a motivated, experienced Data Engineer with strong technical, logic and interpersonal skills who is up for the challenge of joining a high-performing Data Engineering / Analytics team. As a Data Engineer, you will work with our team of senior data engineers to develop and deploy complex data development solutions to meet the expanding needs of our client and business associates. You will grow to be a "go-to" person for advanced reporting and data processing tasks involving highly complex SQL queries, utilizing dynamic views, advanced joins and subqueries, functions, and other features of Microsoft SQL Server. At Cognosante we foster a supportive, collaborative, and fun environment where team members are empowered to push the envelope of learning and creativity.

What will I get to do?
As a Data Engineer you will work directly with business subject matter experts to transform business requirements into complex technical solutions while liaising with developers, applications/operational staff, technical project managers, test engineers and cloud engineers. You will develop automated, performant, streamlined processes that use multiple disparate data sources to create data solutions to meet business needs. You will creatively explore the boundaries of SQL Server capabilities to prototype, design and deliver optimal, and maintainable code while assisting with database design and production deployment and support activities.

What qualifications do I need?
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent. OR 4 years’ relevant experience in lieu of degree.
  • 12+ additional years of relevant experience.
  • Experience with programming or SQL or BI platform.
  • Experience with in an Azure environment.
  • Experience working within an Agile development environment or development and testing activities
  • Must be a US Citizen or Authorized to work in the US (if not a citizen) and a resident of the US for at least 3 years within the last 5 years.

What additional characteristics will help me thrive?
  • Expertise in advanced Microsoft SQL Server programming of functions, triggers, and stored procedures
  • Experience in complex design of SSIS packages
  • Expertise in advanced query optimization
  • Extensive experience in requirements analysis and quality assurance
  • Exceptional problem analysis and resolution capabilities
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel data processing (including custom macro development)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with leadership, clients, management and peers
  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in communications and documentation
  • Working knowledge and experience with GitHub
What We Offer
Our mission is to provide comprehensive and competitive pay, benefits, services, and programs to eligible employees and their dependents that:
  • Ensure optimal health and productivity of our employees
  • Support employee retention and attraction
  • Provide work/life balance to ensure our employees succeed inside and outside of the office
$133,531.24 - $213,649.98
The pay range for this job is determined by various factors, including but not necessarily limited to location, responsibilities of the job, and alignment with market data. When determining a salary for this role, the following factors may be taken into consideration - contract-specific affordability, education, knowledge, skills, competencies and experience. The estimate displayed represents the salary range for this position and is just one component of Cognosante’s total compensation package for employees. It is not necessarily reflective of actual compensation that may be earned, nor a promise of any specific pay for any specific employee.
Cognosante will not provide sponsorship for employment-based immigration benefits for this position.
What We Promise
Cognosante employees are inspired by our bold mission to improve lives. To achieve this mission, we put our people first. No matter where they're located around the nation, our innovative workplaces enable individuals to apply their skills and experience to work toward a greater good.
We foster a winning culture of solution creators built on innovation, collaboration, flexibility, and work-life balance. And we invest in the next generation of diverse talent to foster an inclusive, progressive, adaptable workplace that prioritizes advancement for all. As an affirmative action employer, we are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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