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Data Quality Engineer

Company: Panalgo
Location: Boston, MA, United States
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About Panalgo

Panalgo's mission is to improve healthcare through innovative analytics. Our team has built a next-generation analytics platform, Instant Health Data (IHD), to bring researchers together to generate insights into improving population health, quality of care, and managing costs. 

Our remarkable platform, Instant Health Data (IHD), brings together researchers to generate insights into improving population health, quality of care, efficiency of medical research, and managing costs by transforming the way analysts from diverse disciplines answer critical questions and make insightful predictions. Panalgo provides novel solutions to allow the world’s largest life science companies, health plans, and provider groups to better understand the clinical outcomes and value of various patient care strategies. 
 
Now, Panalgo is proud to be a part of Norstella, an organization that consists of market-leading pharmaceutical solutions providers united under one goal: to improve patient access to life-saving therapies. Within this organization, Panalgo plays a key role in helping clinical and commercial stakeholders understand the real-world implications of payer and prescriber behavior – and helping clients connect the dots from pipeline to patient. 

Job description 

The Data Quality Engineer is responsible for developing, documenting, and performing data quality checks for all data sources. This includes checks on file set composition, file counts, and execution of the data pipeline. The primary goal is to develop tools and metrics to ensure that high quality data are provided to clients. 

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Work with Data Operators to ensure quality control processes are executed
  • Develop and implement data quality tooling and analytics in collaboration with Data Engineering team
  • Implement and document data quality processes for all data sources
  • Track and monitor data quality metrics
  • Collaborate with Project Managers, Data Operators and Engineers to elicit additional quality control metrics
  • Collaborate on and learn new technologies 
  • Perform ongoing monitoring and refinement of data quality checks

Key requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in a quantitative field such as Computer Science and Information Systems, Database Management, Big Data, Data Engineering, Data Science, Applied Math, etc.
  • 1-3 years of experience working with large data and variety of data sources.
  • 1-3 years of development experience
  • 1-3 years of experience with general purpose scripting language, Python/Ruby preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience working on ETL pipelines and data loading automation

Our guiding principles for success at Norstella

01:  Bold, Passionate, Mission-First   
 
We have a lofty mission to Smooth Access to Life Saving Therapies and we will get there by being bold and passionate about the mission and our clients.  Our clients and the mission in what we are trying to accomplish must be in the forefront of our minds in everything we do. 
  
02:  Integrity, Truth, Reality 

We make promises that we can keep, and goals that push us to new heights.  Our integrity offers us the opportunity to learn and improve by being honest about what works and what doesn’t.  By being true to the data and producing realistic metrics, we are able to create plans and resources to achieve our goals.    
 
03:  Kindness, Empathy, Grace  

We will empathize with everyone's situation, provide positive and constructive feedback with kindness, and accept opportunities for improvement with grace and gratitude.  We use this principle across the organization to collaborate and build lines of open communication.    
 
04:  Resilience, Mettle, Perseverance  

We will persevere – even in difficult and challenging situations.  Our ability to recover from missteps and failures in a positive way will help us to be successful in our mission.  
 
05:  Humility, Gratitude, Learning  

We will be true learners by showing humility and gratitude in our work.  We recognize that the smartest person in the room is the one who is always listening, learning, and willing to shift their thinking.  

Benefits:

  • Medical and prescription drug benefits
  • Health savings accounts or flexible spending accounts
  • Dental plans and vision benefits
  • Basic life and AD&D Benefits
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid Time Off
The expected base salary for this position ranges from $95,000 to $118,000. It is not typical for offers to be made at or near the top of the range. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and, where applicable, licensure or certifications obtained. Market and organizational factors are also considered. In addition to base salary and a competitive benefits package, successful candidates are eligible to receive a discretionary bonus.
 
Norstella is an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age. Our ethos is to respect and value people’s differences, to help everyone achieve more at work as well as in their personal lives so that they feel proud of the part they play in our success. We believe that all decisions about people at work should be based on the individual’s abilities, skills, performance and behaviour and our business requirements. Norstella operates a zero tolerance policy to any form of discrimination, abuse or harassment.   
 
We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that sometimes the best opportunities are hidden by self-doubt. We disqualify ourselves before we have the opportunity to be considered. Regardless of where you came from, how you identify, or the path that led you here, you are welcome. If you read this job description and feel engaged and excited, we’d love to see you apply.   
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