Data Engineer - Clinical Analytics Location: Bournemouth Salary: £Competitive + Bonus + Benefits Closing Date: Friday 15 March 2019 Department: IT Vitality is an award winning, dynamic and vibrant financial services provider, with a ground-breaking vision for the future, where individuals are enabled to succeed and are rewarded and recognised for their contribution to our business. Our CORE PURPOSE is to make people healthier and to enhance and protect their lives. From people to products and processes, we aspire to deliver on our purpose in everything we do. Our VISION is to be the BEST health insurer in the UK We are looking for talented individuals who are committed to living our values and delivering an award winning service to our customers. Overall Job Purpose This role has been set up to support our clinical team with delivering world class analytics. The role of the engineer is twofold: 1. Personally designing, developing, and delivering the underlying technical solutions to store, optimise, and exchange data across and in/out of Vitality’s systems, including but not limited to Data architecture and engineering Database building API development 2. Contribute to the wider effectiveness of clinical operations’ agenda by delivering robust, constructive review and support of all our technical activity The role is critical for our business. You will likely have experience in all of the areas above and be an early-mid career professional looking to really make your mark in a challenging role with a fun team. You will enjoy working with rich datasets, cutting edge technology and help shape new data projects in an innovative company that helps people live healthier lives. The right candidate will possess a desire to work in fast-paced environment, with the ability to consistently deliver exceptional results on demanding timelines. Travel will be required, typically on a fortnightly basis between our different UK Office locations. Accountabilities Personally designing, developing, and delivering the underlying technical solutions to store, optimise, and exchange data across and in/out of Vitality’s systems, including but not limited to o Data architecture and engineering o Database building o API development Deliver effective technical design, code and data structures to integrate and prepare data for reporting and analytics requirements of the Clinical Operations team Contribute to the wider effectiveness of clinical operations’ agenda by delivering robust, constructive review and support of the data activity Coding simple prototypes for clinical research and development initiatives, such as data-driven solutions and applications Research opportunities for acquisition of newer Clinical datasets and new uses for existing data Provide clean, usable data to data analyst and recommend ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality Implement robust and trustworthy data to support high-performance applications, algorithms and predictive models Deploy and maintain machine learning models as APIs for use in our live environments Employ a variety of languages and tools (e.g. scripting languages) to develop and manage robust data pipelines connecting various systems Lead on designing, construct, install, test and maintain highly scalable data management systems Skills Required Essential Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology/Systems/Sciences/Maths Proven experience in business intelligence, data warehousing, data management and data delivery, database and ETL technologies Experience using languages / tools / databases such as SQL and NoSQL, R, Python, etc. Strong technical experience in designing and delivering data in BI warehouse and/or Big Data Lakes, supporting on premise and cloud architecture Microsoft SQL Server technologies Hands-on/technical experience with high proficiency on Big Data technology and toolsets Experience developing, deploying and maintaining machine learning APIs Extracting information from API’s and web services into warehouse environment Experience building end to end simple applications that interface with legacy systems Experience working with data scientists or quantitative / statistical analysts Experience working with AWS, Azure or similar Flexibility to travel between our different Office locations Desirable Prior experience on Clinical datasets Prior experience on web development tools for prototyping purposes Prior experience on Big Data appliances like Netezza, Cloudera, Hadoop etc. Prior experience in using Agile methodology Understanding of data architecture & modelling Previous insurance or financial services industry experience Working for Vitality, you'll experience an exciting mix of creativity and innovation, within a framework of challenging objectives and a passion for delivering the best. We think work should be fun and sociable, and we want our people to get the most out of every day. Our people are chosen for their skills, knowledge, enthusiasm and attitude but above all, their belief that anything can be achieved.