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Data Engineer

Statistics & Data Corporation (SDC)
Tempe, AZ
  • Expired: October 22, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Summary

The Data Engineer will automate the cleaning, processing, and analysis of both clinical data and nonclinical data with the goal of transforming data into information that supports a better understanding of the safety and efficacy of new clinical therapies. The role contributes to the organization's strong drive to be at the forefront of using Artificial Intelligence (AI) in clinical trials to simplify data processing and discover imperceptible correlations.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Maintains and augments data architecture for existing applications and data sources
  • Assists with the design of data architecture for new applications and data sources
  • Follows Data Quality, Data Governance, and Master Data Management Best Practices to enable the business to maintain clean and accurate data
  • Maintains and develops ETL pipelines
  • Maintain an Enterprise Data Warehouse by updating translation logic and support warehouse servers.
  • Engages with various internal cross-functional departments to develop and implement data pipelines while understanding the underlying data
  • Delivers high quality software tests and code documentation
  • Contributes to the development of standard operating procedures for the use of artificial intelligence and data engineering within clinical trials
  • Prototypes of new ideas/technologies to create proof of concept and demos
  • Provides mentorship for associate data engineers
  • Adherence to all essential systems and processes that are required at SDC to maintain compliance to business and regulatory requirements
  • Act as a resource for other team members for debugging, code reviews and other software development lifecycle activities


  • Fluency in Python with experience parsing, manipulating, and converting data to and from a wide range of formats (CSV, json, XML, html, SQL tables, etc.)
  • An understanding of modern RDBMS concepts (triggers, indexes, views, stored procedures) and SQL syntax, including experience with at least one modern RDBMS
  • Experience in the software development lifecycle.
  • Ability to work with stakeholders to translate business requirements into clear technical specifications
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally.
  • Ability to identify issues, present problems, and implement solutions
  • Capability of communicating technical concepts clearly, concisely, and understandably to non-technical colleagues
  • Good organizational and time management skills, with the ability to push forward multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills

Education or Equivalent Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field with 4 years of technical experience with the last 2 years being a Data Engineering centric role OR
  • 6+ years in a technical role with the last 2 years being a Data Engineering centric role


What you can expect from us:
  • Competitive wages
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Fully remote roles
  • Variety of therapeutic areas
  • Career advancements
  • Medical insurance
  • HSA with company match
  • Dental with 2 coverage options
  • Vision
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid Time off
  • Over 10 company holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Inclusive and collaborative company culture
  • Identity theft protection
  • Voluntary accident and critical illness insurance

Statistics & Data Corporation (SDC)


Tempe, AZ
85285 USA