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Data Engineer (100% remote)

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Company Description

Atacana Group
, Inc. is a global competitive strategy and intelligence consulting organization focused on the healthcare industry. Our experienced pharma executives advise leading organizations in developing strategies to accelerate value creation and innovation. Clients partner with us when they have to make business-critical decisions and investments such as acquiring new assets, creating and executing development and launch plans, or for maximizing market penetration.

Job Description

Purpose of the role:

  • Perform root cause analysis on external and internal processes and data to identify opportunities for improvement and answer questions
  • Build and optimize data sets, end-to-end implementation of data pipelines and architectures
  • Build processes that support data transformation, workload management, data structures, dependency and metadata
  • Design and develop Glue ETL jobs that can accommodate diverse and complex data sources, highly complex transformations and merges.
  • Support Atacana’s passion to bring forward innovation for the benefit of healthcare


  • 5+ years of relevant work experience including front-end and back-end development
  • Excellent analytic skills associated with working on unstructured datasets
  • Data Quality, Enterprise Data Warehouse and Analytics, preferable in Pharma
  • Experience with designing and implementing Data Lake (such as Azure, AWS) and associated services such as ingestion, curing, Self-service, and other internal and external consuming entities
  • Exposure to multiple big data tools and technologies (Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Mango stack or similar) for evaluation against business goals, and deployment
  • 3+ years as a Python, PySpark, SQL developer; building scalable ETL applications and data warehouses
  • Advanced understanding of both SQL and NoSQL technologies, to preferably include AW Redshift
  • Investigative mindset that enables them to troubleshoot issues with data systems and isolate defects in data software
  • Excellent interpersonal communication to engage with team members to address technical problems or database needs
  • Able to prioritize and coordinate work through interpretation of high-level goals and strategy
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Ph.D. or Master’s degree in engineering or Information Technology field (Desired but not essential)
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry would be a plus, but is not required

Additional Information

Why join our fast-growing team?

  • Passion for innovation. We are passionate about supporting the advancement of innovations in healthcare and innovating the way we work.
  • A culture of results, not hours spent. Flexible hours let us schedule our days so that we do our best work without missing out on life's important moments.
  • Freedom of location. 100% remote work. We are a globally distributed team, so we can work wherever we're happiest.
  • Diverse and global team. Our team members are located across 4 continents and are located in 11+ countries.
  • Growth mindset. We are a hyper growth organization that has doubled in size year over year with no intention to slow down.

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