IT Lead Data Engineer

Mayo Clinic

United States Remote

Full time

$138.2-200.4k (annually)


May 20

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic has been ranked the #1 hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, as well as #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit plans – to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. You’ll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed.


Lead data design, prototype, and development of data pipeline architecture pipelines. Lead implementation of internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability. Lead cause analysis on external and internal processes and data to identify opportunities for improvement and answer questions. Excellent analytic skills associated with working on unstructured datasets. Understand the architecture, be a team player, lead technical discussions and communicate the technical discussion. Be a senior Individual contributor of the Data or Software Engineering teams. Be part of Technical Review Board along with Manager and Principal Engineer. Be a technical liaison between Manager, Software Engineers and Principal Engineers. Collaborate with software engineers to analyze, develop and test functional requirements. Write clean, maintainable code 30% of the time and performing peer code-reviews. Mentor and Coach Engineers. Work with team members to investigate design approaches, prototype new technology and evaluate technical feasibility. Work in an Agile/Safe/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software. Establish architectural principles, select design patterns, and then mentor team members on their appropriate application. Facilitate and drive communication between front-end, back-end, data and platform engineers. Play a formal Engineering lead role in the area of expertise. Keep up-to-date with industry trends and developments.

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field with 6 years of experience OR an Associate’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field with 8 years of experience.

Knowledge of professional software engineering practices and best practices for the full software development life cycle (SDLC), including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations. Have in-depth knowledge of data engineering and building data pipelines with a minimum of 5 years of experience in data engineering, data science or analytical modeling and basic knowledge of related disciplines. Worked and lead Data Engineering teams in Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery model. Build/Lead Data products highly resilient in nature. Build/Lead Test Automation suites, Unit Testing coverage, Data Quality, Monitoring & Observability. A minimum experience of 5 years using relational databases and NoSQL Databases. Experience with cloud platforms such as GCP, Azure, AWS.

Continuous Integration using Jenkins, Git Hub Actions or Azure Pipelines. Experience with cloud technologies, development and deployment. Experience with tools like Jira, GitHub, SharePoint, Azure Boards. Experience using advanced data processing solutions/capabilities such as Apache Spark, Hive, Airflow and Kafka, GCP Dataflow. Experience using big data, statistics and knowledge of data related aspects of machine learning. Experience with Google BigQuery, FHIR APIs, and Vertex AI. Knowledge of how workflow scheduling solutions such as Apache Airflow and Google Composer related to data systems. Knowledge of using Infrastructure as code (Kubernetes, Docker) in a cloud environment.

Authorization to work and remain in the United States, without necessity for Mayo Clinic sponsorship now, or in the future (for example, be a U.S. Citizen, national, or permanent resident, refugee, or asylee). Also, Mayo Clinic does not participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program.

Exemption Status


Compensation Detail

$138,236.80 - $200,408.00 / year

Benefits Eligible



Full Time

Hours/Pay Period


Schedule Details

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Weekend Schedule

As needed

International Assignment


Site Description

Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. Learn more about what each unique Mayo Clinic campus has to offer, and where your best fit is.

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.


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