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Data Engineer II

Date:  May 3, 2021
Location: 

Danvers, MA, US

Abiomed is a pioneer and global leader in healthcare technology and innovation, with a mission of Recovering Hearts & Saving Lives. With corporate headquarters in Danvers, Massachusetts, offices in Aachen & Berlin, Germany and Tokyo, Japan, Abiomed’s 1,700 employees form one of the fastest growing medical device companies in the world. We attract and retain exceptional talent with our collaborative culture, passion for our work, and a strong commitment to employee professional development.

 

Patients First | Innovation | Winning Culture | Heart Recovery
 

 

Abiomed is a pioneer and global leader in healthcare technology and innovation, with a mission of Recovering Hearts & Saving Lives. With corporate headquarters in Danvers, Massachusetts, offices in Aachen & Berlin, Germany and Tokyo, Japan, Abiomed’s 1,400 employees form one of the fastest growing medical device companies in the world. We attract and retain exceptional talent with our collaborative culture, passion for our work, and a strong commitment to employee professional development.

Patients First | Innovation | Winning Culture | Heart Recovery

The Abiomed Academic Research group is a team of scientists, researchers, and developers building the data-driven, research pipeline for a new generation of life saving Impella devices. We are currently hiring a Data Engineer to expand the existing suite of data analytics tools. These tools deliver insights from our massive repositories of data to stakeholders across the company. This role requires the implementation of ETL pipelines to help groups across the company leverage valuable insights within our datasets; insights which directly contribute to new indications, new algorithms, product designs, and other life-saving technologies.

In this key role in the Academic Research team, you will be designing/developing new ETL pipelines from EMR/EHR’s and Clinical EDCs. We are looking for an analytical self-starter with a passion for learning, and attention to detail, and is motivated to understand/analyze complex clinical datasets.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design/validate extract-transform-load (ETL) scripts for our existing and upcoming clinical EDCs into our centralized database.
  • Design tools to automatically transform HL7 formatted data into our centralized database.
  • Perform basic statistical analyses on data within the repository to provide actionable insights.
  • Consult with stakeholders across the company on availability, scale, and quality of data sources.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related discipline
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a software developer or data analyst
  • Proficient in multiple programming languages (Python, Erlang/Elixr, or C++/C# preferred)
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience with relational and document-style databases
  • A successful history of extracting value from large, distributed datasets
  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured data
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Strong communicator who can work across disciplines

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or demonstrated excellence in scientific research
  • Experience with medical data (EMR/EHR, EDC, etc.) strongly preferred
  • Experience working in a regulated environment and/or adapting requirements to conform to FDA guidelines
  • Experience with natural language processing (NLP)
  • Experience with cloud services (Azure or AWS preferred)
  • Experience with modern programming languages such as Rust/GoLang/Swift
  • Experience with Agile Scrum methodology

 

Abiomed is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Abiomed will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

 

 

Abiomed is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Abiomed will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.


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