Data Engineer (REMOTE)

Roanoke, VA, US, 24016

Job Summary

As a Data Engineer here at Carilion you will work with a talented engineering group to design, develop and test both ETL and ELT data pipelines which ingests and analyzes large datasets. Leveraging technologies/tools like Talend, IBM DataStage, python, java and javascript you will implement data integration projects on both on-prem and cloud platforms such as AWS and Snowflake. This role involves building the data pipelines which feed the cutting edge of population health and analytics for Carilion Clinic and working to solve complex problems to ensure the best quality data is available to support reporting and patient care initiatives.

Duties and responsibilities may include but not limited: 

  • Design, Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) solutions in collaboration with Business Analysts to satisfy the reporting and advanced analytic needs of the business, optimized for reuse of data and interoperability of BI solutions.
  • Develops and maintains ETL solutions, database schema and stored procedures in collaboration with the Data Modeler and BI Developer while adhering to technical solution standards and demonstrating flexibility when required.
  • Tests ETL solutions collaborating with team members through unit testing and integration testing.
  • Implements chang and new ETL solutions in collaboration with the Business Analyst and team members.
  • Adheres to Change Management policies and processes to include timely reporting of all pertinent change information, effective discussion of the changes, internal and external communications, contingency planning, support of the change event and post-change reporting.
  • Documents and maintains documentation of ETL solutions including diagrams and flow charts illustrating data flows.
  • Provides tier-two technical support assisting the Business Analyst in resolving end user issues.  Demonstrates logical analysis, effective troubleshooting, issue tracking and communication.  Coordinates cross-functional teams to resolve complex issues.
  • Provide input to ETL technical and functional design standards.
  • Assists the Business Analyst with the development of training programs and materials to train end-users and mentor and develop team members.

Be at your best with an organization that equips you to do so.  Whose people unite in making lives better. At Carilion Clinic, we help communities stay healthy and our region grow stronger through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. As part of our team you can expect professional stability, strong technological resources, and the advancement potential of a regional leader.

Based in Roanoke, VA, we are an award-winning, community-based network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions. Explore how joining a regional leader can enhance your ability to learn, grow, and succeed.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, health care business or equivalent experience required.  Master’s degree preferred.


Experience: Minimum:  6+ years of relevant experience required. Minimum:  3-5 years working with enterprise data sources and ETL tools such as IBM DataStage or Informatica. Preferred:  Financial and healthcare knowledge. Experience supporting technical service delivery relationships.  Experience translating business needs into designs and specifications.  Experience managing projects, testing and quality control.  Experience with metadata management.  Experience with data profiling and data quality analysis.  Experience working with a coordinated data management environment (CDME) preferred.  Experience facilitating requirements definition meetings/sessions using structured approaches such as Joint Application Development (JAD).  Experience with IBM InfoSphere and IBM data models a plus.  Proficient with dimensional databases, cubes and columnar data structures.  Proficient with Microsoft Office applications such as Office, Project, Visio, SharePoint,


Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Maintain application vendor certifications as needed.  Valid VA driver’s license.  Preferred certifications:  ITIL V3, CBAP, CBIP, CDMP, DGSP, PMP.


Other Minimum Qualifications: Strong listening skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills demonstrating proper business use of grammar and punctuation. Strong presentation skills clearly conveying information, ideas, concepts, and instructions to a variety of audiences. Meeting management skills including agendas, facilitation, minutes and time management Negotiation skills to resolve conflict and build cooperation.


Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.


Requisition Number: 60897 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Technology Services Group 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: M-F 8-5 with on-call rotation
Recruiter Phone:  
Recruiter Email: mamiskovic@carilionclinic.org

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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