Data Engineer

Engineering Charleston, South Carolina Greenville, SC Orlando, FL Raleigh, NC Atlanta, GA Charlotte, NC Boston, MA Columbia, SC Jacksonville, FL Dallas, TX Washington, District Of Columbia Providence, Rhode Island


About Benefitfocus:

Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT) is a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions for consumers, employers, insurance carriers and brokers. Benefitfocus has served numerous consumers on its platform that consists of an integrated portfolio of products and services enabling clients to more efficiently shop, enroll, manage and exchange benefits information. With a user-friendly interface and consumer-centric design, the Benefitfocus Platform provides one place for consumers to access all their benefits. Benefitfocus solutions support the administration of all types of benefits including core medical, dental and other voluntary benefits plans as well as wellness programs. 

Benefitfocus is hiring a remote based Data Engineer to help build data platforms of the future. Benefitfocus’ data team is building the next generation of our data platform that powers our machine learning, BI, streaming analytics, and real-time data access needs.  Our team has fun every day because we love what we do—we help improve lives.  We want you to be a part of it!

Job Responsibilities:
  • Partner with engineering, product, and leadership to understand our current system and requirements for the future. Assist in the design and implementation of new platforms to process and use data with an eye toward maximum impact
  • Design, develop, and test scalable cloud-based data solutions
  • Drive optimization, testing, and tooling to improve data quality and reliability
  • Mentor other team members
  • Other duties as assigned
About You:
  • Bachelor's degree or comparable work experience in software development
  • 3+ years of experience in software development
  • Proficient in SQL and with general database concepts
  • Proficient with Python, Scala, or Java. Quick to pick up new languages/technology.
  • Experience with AWS, Azure, or GCP strongly preferred
  • Experience with modern data technology strongly preferred (Spark, Hive/Presto, MapReduce, etc.)
  • Known for being a smart, analytical thinker who approaches their work with logic and enthusiasm

Benefitfocus is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace in which equality, representation and respect create a culture of belonging. It is Benefitfocus’ policy to encourage diversity in hiring, recognizing that this enriches the work environment for all Benefitfocus Associates and that a broad variety of perspectives enhances decision-making and creativity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. Benefitfocus is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.