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Data Engineer

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Nashville, TN, United States
Full-time • No Weekends
Information Technology   Job ID: 668329
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Do you want to join an organization that invests in you as a Data Engineer? At HCA Healthcare, you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.


HCA Healthcare offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Data Engineer like you to be a part of our team.

Job Summary and Qualifications

The Data Engineer will focus on scope, design, and development of various data ecosystems, best practice ETL processing, and data modeling. This role will collaborate with internal analytic team members to gather requirements, understand business cases, provide data mapping, and support in development of new data pipelines. The data engineer will often be working with large and sometimes unstructured datasets associated with delivery of healthcare to include claims, HL7 interfaces, CRM systems, and additional unstructured data pipelines. Ultimately, the data engineer will be responsible for providing structured relational data sources to the Analytics and Care Team through a data warehouse, data cube, or data feed utilizing developed processes and structured approaches.


  • Function as a domain expert and primary developer for building out data ecosystems through best practices and innovative approaches
  • Develop processes for data modeling & ETL for various data pipelines that become the standard for the organization
  • Employ a variety of programming and scripting languages to join data together from various systems and sources in an efficient and flexible storage solution
  • Affinity for innovation to approach design and solution of data storage and retrieval
  • Refine and develop data governance strategy for the organization
  • Refine and develop data quality program
  • Ensure data integrity in partnership HCA data analytic resources

Qualifications you will need:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 7+ years of experience within healthcare technology and analytics domain with focus on data platform scope, design, and development
  • This position requires in-depth knowledge of administrative medical claims data as well as EMR and healthcare exchange systems including but not limited to HL& 2.x, 3.x, FHIR, & HIE integration profiles
  • Understanding of general medical terminology and healthcare code sets
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge of multiple object-oriented languages/tools involved in data management, preferably; T-SQL, SSMS, Shell Scripts, Python, Azure Cloud (specifically Data Factory & Azure Synapse), Redshift
  • Experience creating infrastructure for operationalizing machine learning and predictive models
  • Knowledge and experience working with PowerBI is helpful but not required
  • Possesses strong organizational and process analysis skills
  • Excellent communication skills [verbal and written] are essential
  • Possesses interpersonal skills to work in a high profile and fast paced team environment
  • Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple concurrent projects within deadlines
  • A preference for an environment of discovery and uncertainty

HCA Healthcare (Corporate), based in Nashville, Tennessee, supports a variety of corporate roles from business operations to administrative positions. Like our colleagues in any HCA Healthcare hospital, our corporate campus employees enjoy unparalleled resources and opportunities to reach their potential as healthcare leaders and innovators. From market rate compensation to continuing education and career advancement opportunities, every person has a solid foundation for success. Nashville is also home to our Executive Development Program, where exceptional employees are groomed to take on CNO- and COO-level roles in our hospitals. This selective program focuses on ethics, leadership and the financial and clinical knowledge required of professionals at this level of the industry.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Data Engineer opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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Information Technology
Work from Home
Full-time • No Weekends

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role MAY require you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California). (For further clarification, please ask your recruiter.)

About HCA Healthcare

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