Data Engineer at Cielo, Inc.

Company Name
Cielo, Inc.
Job Title
Data Engineer
Company Location
Philadelphia, PA
Contact Information
Required Education
4 Year Degree
Required Experience
Not Specified
Job Description

Req ID: 16796

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The Center for Data-Driven Discovery in Biomedicine (D3b - is seeking talented engineers to build and scale solutions for accelerating discovery and advancements in child health. We’re looking for creative problem solvers that enjoy a dynamic continuous learning environment and excel at gaining new technical skills and domain specific knowledge. In the role of data engineer, you will join a team building software and infrastructure for handling both tera/petabyte-scale genomic data alongside associated smaller-scale, but often more complex, clinical data. Successful data engineers have a background in computer science and software engineering and are eager to empower data for researchers, clinicians, and patients. Experience with biomedical data and/or bioinformatics is beneficial, but not required.

Job Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities include:
1. Design, develop, and test software and applications
2. Write automated unit and functional tests of complex application logic while adhering to principles and best practices of containerization and continuous integration and deployment
3. Document code and generate appropriate technical and user documentation for software and applications
4. Manage all code, documentation, and issues in modern source control repositories
5. Manage projects and subprojects of increasing complexity within larger initiatives, identifying, tracking, and reporting on tasks and deliverables against project timelines

Required Education and Experience

BS/BA required

Additional Technical Requirements

Required experience with:
- Python application development
- Relational and/or non-relational database application development
- Data modeling and schema design
- Developing in Linux environments
- Effective communication within a multidisciplinary team

Preferred experience with:
- Cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, OpenStack
- Data frameworks such as Spark, Hadoop, Kafka, Flink
- Programming languages such as Scala, Java, C/C++, Go, Rust
- Frontend and visualization frameworks and technologies such as React, Angular, Node, D3
- Containerization, orchestration, and automation technologies such as Docker, Salt, Kubernetes
- Agile software development methodologies
- Biomedical / life sciences data

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

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