Staff Engineer (Data)

Atlas Health

united Remote

Full time

$200-240k (annually)

Mar 17

No Patient Left Behind

Atlas Health automates philanthropic aid to improve access, affordability, outcomes and health equity for vulnerable populations.  

Through intelligent matching and enrollment to 20,000 philanthropic aid programs, healthcare organizations can improve patient outcomes and reputation, increase cash and reduce staff administrative burden. 

At Atlas Health, we are dedicated to eliminating the unfortunate reality of patients not being able to afford to survive. We may not be providers, but we do save lives by providing patients with the ability to receive treatment, when they otherwise may have never started or stopped for fear of negative financial outcomes. We love that we are saving lives by improving access and affordability. We view every dollar we find for a patient as hope.   

Ultimately, we want to ensure no patient is left behind. 

Data Engineers on our data platform team develop systems that manage data flow throughout the Atlas infrastructure and support downstream data applications. These systems are responsible for handling sensitive patient data, and members of the team are technical champions of ensuring HIPAA standards for confidentiality and compliance. In addition to key data engineering activities within a given team, Staff Engineers are responsible for leading the broader enterprise implementation of initiatives and systems, working across teams to support the integration efforts of systems and eliciting feedback for technical and product leadership. 



  • Engineer and evangelize scalable, reliable, and performant systems that manage data 
  • Champion data and software engineering best practices throughout the Atlas organization 
  • Lead data infrastructure development and implement scalable enterprise-capable data solutions. 
  • Collaborate with platform engineers on creating reliable and secure systems
  • Collaborate closely with team members and product stakeholders, as well as other engineers across the organization
  • Create trustworthy, secure, governable, and standardized data systems for consumption
  • Develop readable, well-tested applications, APIs, and libraries 
  • Develop systems and tools that improve the developer experience and enhance throughput
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to more members of the team on best practices and skills development
  • Partner with engineering and product leadership on architecture, feasibility, and org-readiness planning
  • Implement application observability in the form of metrics, logging, and monitoring 
  • Provide support for platform concerns and coordinate response plans with appropriate stakeholders 


  • Professional experience with cloud-based systems 
  • Demonstrated ability to lead technology initiatives in prior roles and initiatives 
  • Experience with data architectures and tools in support of streaming and batch driven data processing 
  • Solid understanding of distributed task orchestration 
  • Prior experience in developing and testing systems that manage data reliability, efficiency, and quality
  • Prior experience in API development and testing
  • Working knowledge of data management architectures and patterns
  • Comfort with developing IAC with a core understanding of security principles
  • Understanding of multiple software development and architectural paradigms
  • Familiarity with domain driven design concepts
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Computer Science or related technical degree in a related field or equivalent technical experience 

Bonus points: 

  • Depth of knowledge in Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience working in an ePHI environment 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Familiarity with our current stack: Python, Apache Airflow, BigQuery & GCP Ecosystem 

Salary: Salary for this position is $200,000-$240,000 per year. 


We offer a comprehensive benefit plan for our U.S. based employees which includes:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K
  • Flexible time off 
  • Paid holidays

Why Join Our Team:

Because you’re motivated by a combination of success, working alongside incredible people, and have a passion for helping clients and patients. Atlas helps people access essential medical treatment, and avoid financial ruin from medical debt. You care about being a part of the journey and wish to play a key role in our organization’s success. 

Atlas values diversity of all kinds, and we’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome people of all different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives.

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Atlas Health

Atlas Health automates philanthropic aid to improve access, affordability, outcomes and health equity for vulnerable populations.