Clinical Data Pipeline Engineer

Posted 14 June 2022
SalaryUS$73 - US$77 per hour
LocationLos Angeles
DisciplineLife Science
Contact NameRachael Jalbuena

Job description

Clinical Data Pipeline Engineer
Fully Remote - Open to candidates located anywhere within the US! (Choice of US time zones: Eastern, Central, Mountain, Pacific) Shift hours are typically 8 AM-5 PM
6+ month initial contract
Hourly Rate: $73-77/hr

Orion Group is seeking an experienced Clinical Data Pipeline Engineer to join our premiere Medical Device Manufacturing client's team as a fully remote worker.

Our prestigious client is creating a data analytics and science team to generate novel insights and real world evidence (RWE) from real world data (RWD) that contain lab results generated by instruments linked to patient medical records. In this role, you will be responsible for driving technical execution and helping the team create a best-in-class data & analytics organization. You will work with various stakeholders both inside and outside the organization to execute on research initiatives.

Job Responsibilities
* Collaborate with stakeholders to understand data requirements for ML, Data Science and Analytics projects.
* Assemble large, complex data sets from disparate sources, writing code, scripts, and queries, as appropriate to efficiently extract, QC, clean, harmonize and visualize Big Data sets.
* Write pipelines for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using Python, SQL, Spark, AWS, and Azure 'big data' technologies.
* Identify, design, and implement continuous process improvements such as automating manual processes and optimizing data delivery.
* Document data processes, write data management recommended procedures, and create training materials relating to data management best practices.

Job Requirements
* Previous experience performing data engineering tasks on RWD/RWE projects involving Electronic Medical Records (EMR) data
* Experience with defining clinical protocols to collect RWD
* Fluency in Python with strong knowledge of standard data science toolkits
* Advanced SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.
* Familiarity with healthcare data standards, data ontologies, toolchains, and operating procedures
* An associate who is independent, self-motivated, and eager to excel in a goal-oriented and multi-faceted work environment.
* Someone who embraces uncertainty and thrives by driving to clarity in a fast-paced ambiguous environment
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to clearly articulate project goals, timelines, and key milestones, and accomplishments to stakeholders.

1. Experience with processing (quality control, normalization, harmonization) EMR/EHR data into analysis ready datasets
2. Experience to automate the data processing by building data processing pipelines (preferably via Python)
3. Understanding of common clinical data standards and ontologies (eg SNOMED, OMOP, CDISC, LOINC)

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.