Software Engineering Senior Advisor

bloomfield, Connecticut

A health services organization is currently seeking a Software Engineering Senior Advisor to join their team in Bloomfield, CT.


  • Develop Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) scripts utilizing a thorough understanding of relational databases, object oriented programming, available technology, tools and existing designs
  • Design, code, test, debug, and document programs leveraging Python and Java
  • Provide comprehensive consultation to business unit and IT management and staff at the highest technical level on all phases of application programming
  • Work closely with client and IT management and staff to identify application development solutions, new or modified programs, reuse of existing code through the use of program development software alternatives, or integration of purchased solutions or a combination of the available alternatives
  • Perform project delivery functions in support of releases
  • Delivery of medium to high complexity project work
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of project tools and data sources
  • Participate in all sprint planning, daily standups, and sprint review sessions
  • Perform sprint demos to get stakeholder agreement that sprint deliverables meet the requirements
  • Provide support for technical specifications
  • Engage in operational readiness activities to ensure that project “go-live” is stable and successful
  • Perform QA Automation functions to ensure project delivery is successful
  • Maintain breadth of knowledge on all business processes
  • Communicate analytical findings/gaps/solutions to management and offer solutions to meet gaps
  • Manage the synthesis of large data-sets into meaningful information used to drive action.
  • Determine opportunities and identify technical solutions to increase analytical processing efficiency
  • Communicate statuses, good and bad, to partners to keep them informed and engaged in the project, minimizing surprises
  • Develops Data workflows and automated scripts in Hadoop Environment using Hive, Impala, Hue, Sqoop, Oozie
  • Demonstrate passion for anticipating and meeting the expectations and requirements of business partners
  • Ability to work with different groups to close bridges/gaps, problem solve, and develop solutions
  • Strong accountability and desire to deliver a quality product on time, communicate statuses, or offer alternatives to meet customer objectives


  • Must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • 10+ years of experience with
    • Object Oriented Design and Development (Python, Java, C#)
    • Agile Engineering Practices
      • Test Driven Development (TDD)
      • Continuous Integration
      • Continuous Delivery
      • Refactoring
    • SQL (Expert in any RDBMS, such as Teradata, Oracle, DB2, MSSQL)
    • Scripting in *nix environments
    • Database performance tuning
  • 3+ years of experience with
    • Hadoop Environment and tools such as Hive, Impala, Hue, Sqoop, Oozie
  • Other Skills
    • Demonstrated experience working independently with limited direction
    • Strong written and verbal communication and a strong listener
    • Problem solving and critical thinking
    • Driven to deliver elegant solutions
    • A love of data
    • Healthcare experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of
    • Design Patterns
    • Business Intelligence dashboard creation (Tableau, Looker, etc.)
    • Data automation, quality testing and validation

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