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Sr Data Engineer - Hadoop at Anthem, Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Anthem, Inc. is the nation's leading health benefits company serving the needs of approximately 40 million medical members nationwide.

Internal Title: Engineer LeadLocation: Office based in Atlanta, GA


The Sr Data Engineer position will be responsible for evaluating, designing and developing technical solutions within the technology functions of the company in accordance with the policies and practices of Anthem.  Also this position will be responsible for hands-on development of various current and new data warehouse initiatives while maintaining the exceptional level of professionalism and customer service standards that Anthem has attained within the healthcare industry.

The Data Engineer should possess the following Qualifications: 


  • Make ongoing recommendations of solution standards and system configurations

  • Work in cross-disciplinary teams to understand client needs and ingest rich data sources.

  • Research, experiment, and utilize leading Big Data technologies in AWS

  • Enabling an innovative approach to data platforms which greatly increase the flexibility, scalability, and reliability of IT services at a lower cost

  • Leading design reviews, planning , developing and resolving technical issues

  • Delivering highly complex solution & Design using in-depth knowledge within the business domain

  • Design data warehouses on platforms such as AWS Redshift, , Hadoop and other high performance platforms

  • Design custom ETL processes based on customer needs and their existing data sources

  • Optimize data warehouses for performance

  • Contribute to the core design of data architecture, data models and schemas, and implementation plans

  • Understand the practicalities of DevOps style (agile/lean) approaches to software development.

  • Assist in technical presentations and info-sharing sessions to create a clear and uniform understanding of the new systems to various constituents within

  • Provide guidance and lead resolution of technical issues as they arise.

  • At times, responsible for assisting with client and project engagements to document technical requirements for database, applications, integration, infrastructure, etc.

  • Develops and owns list of final enhancements, also performs technical design reviews and code reviews.


  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, or related field required

  • 5+ years of experience with data technologies including Hadoop(Cloudera) , HBase, Spark,  Hive, RedShift etc.,

  • Strong experience with data integration technologies including Apache NiFi (or similar tools)

  • 5+ years of experience in developing and maintain ETL processes

  • Knowledge of  Oracle, SQL Server and Tableau high preferred

  • Experience implementing solutions on the Public Cloud , AWS preferred

  • Experience using AWS native tools  (S3, EBS, EC2, EMR) preferred

  • Experience building applications with Dev Ops tools such as Bamboo, Bitbucket, Artifactory etc. is preferred

  • 5+ years of experience with NoSQL implementation (Mongo) a plus

  • Experience designing and implementing Healthcare applications

  • Experience with security and privacy standards; e.g. HIPAA, HITRUST, ISO27001 etc.,

  • Excellent Written, verbal, and diagrammatic communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively and collaborate with clients, peers, and management to develop solutions and ensure stakeholder buy-in.

  • Experience in Agile software development life cycles and DevOps principles