Rockies Venture Club
Rockies Venture Club

Lead Data Engineer



Software Engineering, Data Science
Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Who We Are:

CirrusMD is a different kind of virtual care company. In less than a minute, patients reach a live, licensed physician and conduct a care encounter at their pace and convenience. Available 24/7/365, CirrusMD’s integrated care is delivered via multispecialty, board-certified doctors who can treat a broad range of conditions, from acute to chronic, primary care to specialty areas, including behavioral health. CirrusMD is available to 10 million users across all 50 states, and exclusively offered through employers and health plans. Learn how CirrusMD is transforming virtual care: https://www.cirrusmd.com

Who We’re Looking For:

CirrusMD is seeking a Lead Data Engineer to contribute to our mission of redefining the healthcare experience for patients and providers. You’ll be responsible for delivering best-in-class data solutions while driving more accurate data-informed decision making. You will have the opportunity to work with technology including Snowflake, Airflow, Meltano, DBT, PostgreSQL, Python, SQL, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes and more.

This position can sit remote anywhere in the U.S., with the flexibility to work from our Denver HQ as you’d like. Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment Visas at this time. Additionally, know that your application will be reviewed but we will only be able to contact and follow up with those candidates whose application we are able to explore at this time.

What You’ll Accomplish:

  • Manage and maintain integrity of ETL/ELT and data ingestion processes
  • Use various methods to transform raw data into useful data systems
  • Aid in data warehouse design, development and architectures
  • Build and optimize data pipelines, architectures and data sets
  • Collaborate with platform engineers to build services and APIs for internal and external stakeholders
  • Support teammates and stakeholders through technical challenges with a high degree of competency and accountability
  • Maintain your reputation for reliably delivering well considered, well tested and performant code artifacts
  • Contribute to our evolving engineering and testing standards and best practices

What You Will Bring:

  • 7 or more years of professional experience working with pipelines, data modeling and data warehousing
  • Extensive Database knowledge, specifically with PostgreSQL, Snowflake, DBT, and Elasticsearch/OpenSearch
  • Production level experience with Airflow or similar data orchestration tool (e.g. Dagster)
  • Adept Python coding/scripting experience
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases. (writing complex SQL queries, stored procedures, data modeling, performance tuning)
  • Significant experience with data warehouses like Snowflake and ETL tools like Meltano
  • Experience designing and managing complex relational database structures
  • Experience with relevant AWS services such as RDS, S3, DocumentDB, Lambda, SNS or SQS
  • Confidence pairing with other engineers of all levels
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to combine and integrate data from different sources with accuracy
  • Experience with both set-based and scalar data
  • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies related to Data Management and Data Science
  • As the Lead, this role will represent the Data Engineering team and the potential to manage other Data Engineers
  • B.S or M.S in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or equivalent work experience

What Will Make You Stand Out:

  • Familiarity with replication techniques and services
  • Production level experience working with Kubernetes, specifically Airflow on Kubernetes
  • Migrating to Kubernetes hosted services from Non-Kubernetes services
  • Solid understanding of foundational software design patterns
  • Experience supporting Machine Learning workflows and teams
  • Experience operating within HIPAA / HITRUST environment
  • Experience with 1 or more additional backend core technologies (Go / Ruby)
  • Your philosophy aligns with Agile methodologies and processes
  • Experience w/ containerization (e.g. Docker)
  • Experience w/ CI / CD tools and / or Github Actions
  • Backend experience designing REST & gRPC APIs

Our Process:

  1. 30 minute initial conversation with the Data Manager
  2. Take home assessment. We ask that you limit yourself to only spend 1-2 hours on this assignment, and return within 1 week
  3. Technical and Team interview. Here we will review your take home assessment and give you a chance to meet members of the team
  4. Cross team interview. Here you will meet with 2 team leads from other teams with which this role works closely
  5. (Optional) Reverse Interview. If candidate has interest, a chance to ask questions and interview someone that you've already talked to or a different position within the company
  6. Assessment and interview with a professional coach to ensure organizational alignment with your career goals
  7. Offer

Why Work at CirrusMD?

Make a lasting impact in healthcare! Recognized as a top place to work by BuiltIn Co, CirrusMD is paving the way to a better healthcare future and our work truly matters. We are enabling easier access to healthcare for millions of people. You’ll have a chance to make real contributions to the health and wellness of our communities. Virtual Care is one of the fastest growing industries and now, more than ever, there is unlimited opportunity to take charge & shape your career at CirrusMD. We take the health and happiness of our employees seriously and offer outstanding benefits including:

  • Company funded & deeply subsidized benefit options for you and your family that begin day 1
  • Work life balance with our responsible Unlimited PTO / Vacation program
  • 401(K) + match & stock options
  • Paid maternity & paternity leave
  • Remote friendly (with the option to work out of our Denver HQ)
  • Growth opportunity
  • A positive, collaborative and diverse culture
  • Social events onsite & remote
  • Free, unlimited access to our text-first platform
  • Access to work with our executive coach for continued professional development

If you are looking to make a lasting impact where your voice matters, consider joining our team.

The base salary range for this position is $160,000-190,000/year. Actual pay may vary based on job-related skills, qualifications, certifications, experience and location. This role may also be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to equity incentives and a comprehensive benefits package.

CirrusMD is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We aim to create a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our employees, users, and customers. We strive to deliver products and services that work for everyone by including perspectives from backgrounds that vary by race, ethnicity, social background, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, and national origin.

Notice to recruiters and placement agencies: If you are a recruiter or placement agency, please do not submit résumés to any person or email address at CirrusMD prior to having a signed agreement with Human Resources. CirrusMD is not liable for and will not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved recruitment partners. Also, any résumés sent to us without an agreement in place will be considered your company's gift to CirrusMD and may be forwarded to our Talent Acquisition team.