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Cloud Data Engineer

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Recruiter: Taylor Vollmer
Hiring Manager: April Behnke
Salary Grade: I-9
Work type: Regular
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Categories: Information Technology, Analytics

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is more than just an insurance company; we exist to be there for people in the best and hardest moments of their lives.

Our team is the power behind that promise. And there’s no greater time for forward-thinking professionals like you to join us in delivering on it.

Our Information Services teams work with new technologies to design and implement highly scalable, complex integrations that improve usability and maximize performance. We are focused on collaborating with our internal and external customers – serving as trusted partners who deliver high-quality, effective solutions.

As a member of Team Blue, you’ll find purpose, opportunities and the support you need to build a meaningful career and make a powerful impact in our community.

BCBSNE is happy to offer four work designations for our Omaha area employees: 100% in-office, Hybrid – 3 days in office, Hybrid – 2 days in office, 100% remote. If choosing to work remote, this role can be located in one of the following states: Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

The Cloud Data Engineer assists with building data platforms that enable consumer engagement and best-in-class experience. The Cloud Data Engineer is a member of a team responsible for ingestion frameworks, data pipelines to process large volumes of poly structure data, and model deployments; as well as understanding the strategic data roadmap and execution of the roadmap. A key part of this team is to build an integrated data analytics platform and supporting products to drive engagement and revolutionize health and wellness.

What you'll do:

  • Assists in the development and support of large scale data structures and pipelines to organize, collect and standardize data that assists in generating insights and addresses reporting needs.
  • Writes ETL (Extract / Transform / Load) processes, designs database systems and develops tools for real-time and offline analytic processing.
  • Uses knowledge in Hadoop architecture, HDFS commands and experience designing & optimizing queries to build data pipelines. RDBMS experience with stored procedures. T-SQL, SQL Queries, data analysis and validation.
  • Build core competency in Azure services such as Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake Store, Azure Storage, Azure HDInsight, Azure CosmosDB, Azure SQL DB, Azure Databricks, Azure Event Hub, Logic App etc.
  • Integrates data from a variety of sources, assuring that they adhere to data quality, validity and consistency of all data points, metrics and KPIs.
  • Performs all required validation testing and adhere to development standards and processes.
  • Collaborates with users making reports, dashboards, and running statistical analyses to ensure data is transformed into a format that can be easily utilized by them.
  • Creates and maintains documentation and metadata for the data warehouse and data pipelines.
  • Ensures compliance with regulatory requirements for data transmission, storage, and data access.

To be considered for this position, you must have:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field from an accredited college or university.
  • 2-3 or more years of progressively complex related experience.
  • Experience with Agile Software Development Life-cycle, preferably Scrum
  • Has strong knowledge of large-scale search applications and building high volume data pipelines
  • Experience building data transformation and processing solutions
  • Knowledge in Hadoop architecture, HDFS commands and experience designing & optimizing queries against data in the HDFS environment
  • Knowledge in Java, Python, Hive, Cassandra, Pig, MySQL or NoSQL or similar
  • Experience with Informatica, Power BI, SSIS, SSRS, Power Shell
  • Experience with Power Shell scripts
  • Ability to understand complex systems and solve challenging analytical problems
  • Ability to leverage multiple tools and programming languages to analyze and manipulate data sets from disparate data sources
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills within and across teams
  • Strong problem-solving skills and critical thinking ability

The strongest candidates for this position will also possess:

  • Experience in SQL 2012 and above, experience in MySQL
  • Experience with Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake Store, Azure storage

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), as a federal contractor in our administration of the Federal Employee Program (FEP) and the Medicare Advantage (MA) Program, is required to comply with the government’s mandate that all federal contractors and subcontractors be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Accordingly, BCBSNE will be required to provide documented proof of vaccination against COVID-19, with exemptions for disability or religious reasons, for all of its employees if the decision is made by the Supreme Court to uphold the mandate.

Learn more about what makes BCBSNE such an exceptional place to work by visiting

We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better workplace for our employees and a better product for our customers and members.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans


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