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Hadoop Sr Data Engineer - Clinical Reporting Job

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Date: Mar 22, 2019

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-MA-Marlborough



Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


Developing Solutions  that truly matter gives my work purpose.  Different Reasons.  Same Mission


About the role

The emergence of big data is creating opportunities to develop platforms that turn big data into big insights with tremendous value.  The Senior Data Engineer is responsible for leading the development activities related to data ingestion, transformation and the creation of data models and extracts within a Hadoop platform, specifically supporting our Clinical organization on our Data & Reporting Transformation and ongoing Clinical Study Enablement.  This role will work in a Product Team structure that will own the end to end Clinical Data & Reporting Product, including new and existing capabilities. 


Your responsibilities:
  • Transform Clinical Data & Reporting by implementing business needs in Hadoop Enterprise Data Hub (EDH)
  • Ongoing technical ownership of Clinical reporting capabilities built in EDH
  • Accountable for technical issue resolution including diagnosis of problem, recommendations for workarounds, and defect correction
  • Develop and maintain a strong relationship with business partners and IT partners
  • Provides production support by proactively monitoring applications and seeking to improve application availability, quality, and performance by ensuring achievement of Service Level Agreements (SLA) and participating in required on-call support, as needed
  • Understand customer’s business implications and incorporate understanding into technical and process improvement recommendations
  • Create and maintains system documentation according to the IT methodology (proposals, designs, test specifications, and other deliverables as necessary) for new and existing applications
  • Researches and applies new technologies, development techniques and best practices by leveraging experience, industry contacts, seminars, and books.


What  we're looking for:
Basic Qualifications
  • Undergraduate degree in MIS, Computer Science, or related field required
  • 7+ years of related experience
  • Development experience in Java, Scala and Python
  • Hands-on experience authoring SQL code
  • Experience working with software development tools (e.g. Eclipse, Git, JIRA)
  • Experience working with version control tools (e.g. SVN, GitHub, CVS)
  • Experience with Restful API
  • Basic Unix skillsets including scripting
  • Experience with Apache Hadoop stack (HDFS, Sqoop, Yarn, Hive, Pig, HBASE)
  • Experience with multiple additional Big Data toolsets from the following list (Streamsets, Spark, Kudo, Hive, Impala
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills including oral, written, and listening skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation, and analytical skills 
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, self-directed, action-oriented environment


Preferred Qualifications

  • Test Driven Development(TDD) and continuous integration
  • Experience in life science industry




About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Requisition ID: 442493


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