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Phreesia // customized patient intake for medical practices
Engineering, Full Time    Remote (USA or Canada)    Posted: Tuesday, March 16, 2021
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Phreesia is looking for a Lead Data Engineer who is passionate about the software engineering side of Data Science to join our Data Science Team; someone familiar with building production tooling to support the entire data journey, from data extraction & transformation to deploying & validating machine learning models. This Lead Data Engineering role will have a tremendous impact on the next generation data infrastructure of our Life Sciences Department. 

You will work mainly with data scientists to build software & improve workflows but will also collaborate with data engineering. You will design our data infrastructure & use it to develop extensible analytics pipelines, tools and visualizations for our Data Science products. Some of the primary upcoming initiatives include developing a distributed computing infrastructure, arming Data Science with cloud service capabilities as well as supporting the next generation of predictive modeling & forecasting tools. 


  • Monitor, maintain & administrate existing ETLs in SSIS that supply critical information to the team 
  • Build fault-tolerant, scalable batch & real-time distributed data processing 
  • Design & configure on-premise hosted & cloud-based services 
  • Develop technology to more efficiently & effectively curate large amounts of unstructured data 
  • Tool our systems for observability, including logging, metrics monitoring, & dashboarding 
  • Build data pipelines to make key datasets available to both data scientists & analysts throughout the company  
  • Design, develop, refactor, package, harden, & deploy software products  
  • Guide the data science teams adoption of new software & frameworks 

Your Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of experience building data ingestion infrastructure 
  • 2+ years of experience building robust data models 
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with moving targets & changing priorities 
  • Strong production SQL skills & direct experience with SSIS 
  • Experience working in a data science team with a strong engineering culture 
  • Have taken a leading role in delivering complex software systems all the way from design to production 
  • Experience with Spark/PySpark other streaming data pipelines 
  • Experience managing data ingestion from a variety of sources including SQL, NoSQL, streams, & external APIs 
  • Experience with web development, Docker, source control, machine learning, and data science toolsets 
  • Experience with cloud service providers such as AWS, GCP or Azure 
  • BS or higher in computer science or related discipline 
  • 1+ years of managerial experience, preferably managing data engineers 


  • Familiarity with Apache Airflow or similar workflow orchestration platforms 
  • Hands-on experience & understanding of Graph and/or search Databases 
  • Healthcare experience & a basic understanding of clinical terms is a plus 
  • Experience working as a full stack software engineer is a plus 

Who We Are:

At Phreesia, were committed to helping healthcare organizations succeed in a fast-changing landscapeand we need smart, passionate people to help us do it. Our innovative SaaS platform offers our clients a suite of applications to manage the intake process, giving them the tools to engage patients, improve efficiency, optimize staffing & enhance clinical care. Our solutions are in all 50 states, & we check in 70 million patients a year!

Basically, what you are doing here matters & hard work does not go unnoticed. Not only does Phreesia care about our clients we also care about our employees. We are proud to say that we have grown 40% each year & consistently continue to do so. If you crave working with driven & engaged colleagues, a structured sales process, consistent recognition, defined career path, & enjoy working in revamped new areas, this may be the right opportunity for you.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Variety of health plan options, dental/vision coverage, & short/long-term & life insurance plan
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Flexible working hours
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Unlimited snacks & drinks in our offices
  • Mobile phone stipends, monthly subway pass reimbursement & internet reimbursement 
  • 100% paid maternity leave to our U.S. employees, as well as a generous maternity benefit to our employees in Canada
  • Tuition & certification reimbursement as well as other professional development opportunities

We strive to provide a diverse & inclusive environment & are an equal opportunity employer.

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