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Senior Data Engineer

Company: LivaNova
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Join us today and make a difference in people's lives!

Data Engineer

Help design our future. Be a leader of leaders. What sets LivaNova's R&D apart from the rest is the ability to push medical product development and realization to the next level, delivering amazing products at record speeds. We will teach you the skills to be the best in any engineering industry but we will only accept the very top talent looking to work hard, learn as much as they can, and be part of an organization looking to change the world of medicine. The Research & Development team is focused on changing the world through implantable medical device innovation.


The Data Engineer's responsibilities will include maintenance, improvement, cleaning and manipulation of data stored in analytics databases. He/She will work with data analytics and data science teams in order to understand and aid in the implementation of database requirements, analyze performance, and troubleshoot any existent issues. The position of the Data Engineer also plays a key role in the development and deployment of innovative big data platforms for advanced analytics and data processing.


* Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture

* Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.

* Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and Azure 'big data' technologies.

* Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights

* Work with stakeholders including the Data and Design teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs.

* Keep our data separated and secure across national boundaries through multiple data centers and Azure regions.

* Create data tools for analytics and data scientist team members that assist them in building and optimizing our product into an innovative industry leader.

* Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems.

* Engage with key vendors in assessing technology fit with LivaNova's future technology architecture and provide recommendations.

* Participate in end-to-end data products delivery from system design consulting, platform management, infrastructure support, capacity planning and performance tuning


* Advanced working knowledge and experience working with relational databases as well as NoSQL

* Experience building and optimizing 'big data' pipelines, architectures, and data sets

* Strong analytical skills

* Significant experience working with Azure, including but not limited to ADF, Databricks, Data Lake Storage, Blob Storage, Integration Runtime, and Power BI

* Experience working with Data Cataloging and Data Lineage tools such as Alation, Collibra, or Informatica

* Experience building processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency, and workload management

* Experience in manipulating and extracting value from large disconnected datasets

* Experience working in Agile, cross-functional teams

* Understanding of DevOps principles including git principles and how they apply to data pipelines and an analytics platform

* Extremely strong with programming languages like Python and R


* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems, or another quantitative field.


* 4+ years of work experience in a Data Engineer role

* 3+ years of experience working in a DevOps environment

* 2+ years of working in fast moving technical environments, preferably start-ups / scale-ups.

Our VNS Therapy System consists of an implanted pacemaker-like device that delivers mild, intermittently pulsed electrical signals to the left Vagus nerve, which then activates various areas of the brain. Stimulation of the left Vagus nerve has been shown to induce widespread bilateral effects in areas of the brain implicated in seizures. If you want to work for a leader in the medical device industry, then please apply today!

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

LivaNova values equality and celebrates diversity. We are committed to ensuring that our recruitment process is fair, transparent and free from unlawful discrimination.

Our selection process is driven by the key demands/requirements for the role rather than bias or discrimination on the basis of a candidate's sex, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, non-job-related disability/handicap or medical condition, family status, sexual orientation, religion, color, ethnicity, race or any other legally protected classification.

Background Checks at LivaNova:

Upon successful completion of the hiring process an offer may be extended. Please note, LivaNova reserves the right to conduct background investigations and/or reference checks on all its potential employees, where permitted by local legislation. This offer therefore, is contingent upon a clearance of such a background investigation and/or reference check, and can be rescinded, where permitted by local legislation, based upon data received in the background check and/or refusal to cooperate with or any attempt to affect the results of this check.

Notice to third party agencies:

Please note that we do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, we will not consider, or agree to, payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event that a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, we explicitly reserve the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

Keywords: LivaNova, Houston , Senior Data Engineer, Engineering , Houston, Texas

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