Healthcare Data Stack Architect


Center City Mar 20
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How you will help
Platform Architects are Lean-Agile leaders who work across the organization, partnering with development teams, enterprise and system architects, product management, and leadership to help drive architectural alignment in support of Healthverity’s data mission. They are focused on both near-term support on tactical challenges, and evaluations in support of building an architectural runway for the modern data stack roadmap.

This critical role demands a proven data and technologist  with progressive experience in the healthcare industry. As an agent of change and a partner across the enterprise  you will drive best-in-class modern data stack build out to ensure  HealthVerity’s accelerated and long-term success.

What you will do
• Architect and execute development of a highly scalable modern data stack on AWS that enables collection, storage, modeling and analysis of massive data sets from numerous channels with an emphasis on proper security and data governance best practices
• Provide expertise on the overall data eco-system’s engineering best practices, standards, architectural approaches and complex technical resolutions
• Leading the target state of technology, architecture and roadmapping for the next generation of HealthVerity data tools
• Identify explicit/implicit technical assumptions and devise corresponding experimentation to validate the key resiliency assumptions
• Act as a liaison with other architects (security, infrastructure, data, engineering) and with delivery teams working primarily within an Agile (Scrum) methodology
• Communicates complicated technical concepts effectively to a broad group of stakeholders
• Work with engineering teams across the technology organization, deliver the strategy through clear leadership/direction, influence and integration with agile development processes
• Research and provide recommendations on automating administration tasks and contribute to the evolving systems architecture to meet changing requirements for scaling, reliability, performance and manageability
• Participate in technology proof of concepts to ensure feasibility of chosen architectures

About you
• Knowledge and hands-on expertise in the following technologies: RDBMS, NoSQL, Big Data technologies, distributed technologies, ETL tools, data modeling for transactional as well as reporting focuses. Technologies like: Kafka, Kenesis, Analytics Platforms, API Management and BI a plus
• Experience with security in cloud environments around HIPAA, PHI/PII data, data encryption at rest and in transit as well security concepts like tokens, federated security models and secrets management
• Experience in data modeling, profiling and database access pattern optimizations
• Must be passionate about technology transformations
• Current experience with Data Ops
• Hands on experience with the following technologies: python, PySpark, Databricks, SQL , scala

Desired skills and experience
• 15+ years of experience in software/platform engineering or data analytics
• 10+ year healthcare experience
• Solid experience with an understanding of data management, SaaS, Information Security, and integration of data platforms
• Architected and designed data lakes (we use AWS & Databricks!)
• Built data lakes to handle the three “V” of big data (volume, velocity & variety)

About HealthVerity
At HealthVerity we are actively solving some of the greatest challenges in healthcare through innovative technology and data solutions. Our customers and partners including pharmaceutical manufacturers, payers and government organizations look to HealthVerity to partner on their  most complicated use cases, leveraging our transformative technologies and real-world data infrastructure. The HealthVerity IPGE platform, based on the foundational elements of Identity, Privacy, Governance and Exchange, enables the discovery of RWD across the broadest healthcare data ecosystem, the building of more complete and accurate patient journeys and the ability to power best-in-class analytics and applications with flexibility and ease. To learn more about the HealthVerity IPGE platform, visit

Why you'll love working here

We are making a difference – Our technology is at the forefront of some of the biggest healthcare challenges in the world.
We are one team – Our people define our culture and always will. We take time out to celebrate each other at the end of every week through company-wide shout outs, and acknowledge the value that each of us adds towards our greater mission. Come share all you have to offer.
We are learners – Every team member is continually learning, no matter if we've been in a role for one year or much longer. We are committed to learning and implementing what is best for our clients, partners, and each other.

Benefits & Perks
• Compensation: competitive base salary & annual bonus opportunity (for non-commissioned roles)
• Benefits: comprehensive benefits with coverage on Day 1, medical, dental, vision, 401k, stock options
• Flexible location: our HQ is in Philadelphia with 50% of the team distributed across 25+ states
• Generous PTO: Take time off as needed, targeted at 4 weeks per year, including vacation, personal and sick time, plus paid maternity and paternity leave.
• Comprehensive and individualized onboarding: mentorship program, departmental talks, and a library of resources are available beginning day 1 for each new team member to minimize the stress of starting a new job
• Professional development: biweekly 1:1s, hands-on leadership that is goal-and growth-oriented for each team member, and an annual budget to support professional development pursuits

HealthVerity is currently able to employ individuals residing in the following states: AZ, CA, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI.

HealthVerity is an equal opportunity employer devoted to inclusion in the workplace. We believe incorporating different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds make us stronger and encourages an environment where ageism, racism, sexism, ableism, homophobia, transphobia or any other form of discrimination are not tolerated. All qualified job applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability. At HealthVerity, we’re working towards an innovative and connected future for healthcare data and believe the future is better together. We can only do that if everyone has a seat at the table. Read our Equity Inclusion and Diversity Statement.

If you require a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to

Remote opportunities are not available in all areas and require team members to work from a fixed location due to tax and labor law implications - specific questions about remote positions can be discussed during the interview process with your recruiter.


Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
  • 401K
  • Company Equity
Perks & Discounts
  • Casual Dress
  • Lunch Provided
  • Offsite Company Events
Health & Wellness
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • FSA
  • Health Insurance
  • HSA
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Short Term Disability
Parental Benefits
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Nursing Room
  • Parental Leave
  • Fully Remote Options
  • Hybrid Work Options
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days
  • PTO
What is HealthVerity's workplace culture in general? HealthVerity seeks to build community and connections across our teams in our Philly headquarters and remotely across the U.S. Whether we are recognizing a team member's anniversary, catching up over random coffee, listening to music during our virtual coworking event HVCafe, or learning about team accomplishments at our weekly all hands, we strive to share our gratitude with one another and celebrate each other professionally and personally.   What are some benefits you offer? ○ Medical, Dental, Vision ○ FSA and HSA ○ Disability, Life and AD&D ○ EAP ○ Commuter Benefits ○ 401k ○ Ability to work remotely in the U.S.   What opportunities are there for career development and professional advancement? HealthVerity is committed to the continuous learning and growth of our team members. We are developing as professionals every day by learning from each other, and offer an annual budget for each team members' professional development, mentorship beginning at onboarding, lunch & learns, ongoing training programs and individualized development plans. Each team member benefits from the opportunity to stretch their skills in ways that align with their career goals and, when the time comes for a promotion or internal move to a new role, we celebrate together as a company.   What are some ways HealthVerity recognizes, rewards, and elevates successful employees? We take time out to celebrate and acknowledge the value that each of us adds towards our company goals, be it through shoutouts during our weekly all-hands meeting, or daily through a shoutouts app on Slack. Team member promotions are announced and celebrated quarterly, and strong performance is recognized through an annual bonus award and other incentives. We also recognize team members when they celebrate HealthVerity anniversary milestones to express gratitude for their commitment to our mission.   What is HealthVerity's approach to work-life balance? We want our team to take the time that they need when they need it. We offer flexible paid time off that gives our team the chance to focus on the things that are important to them outside of work. We believe that giving our team the space to recharge and relax brings better innovation when they return.   What social responsibility initiatives is HealthVerity involved with? Giving back to our communities is something we take very seriously here at HealthVerity and most recently, we held our very first HealtVerity’s 2022 Volunteer Day. This year we focused on food security. Team members were encouraged to take the day off and volunteer in their communities. Group leaders coordinated with team members in their geographic region to identify an organization to donate to or provide volunteer service. HealthVerity team members organized 27 events and had a great time doing it!