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Senior Software Engineer- Big Data Technologies

R19247 |

Nashville, Tennessee

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Change Healthcare occupies a uniquely interconnected position at the center of healthcare. We believe it is our responsibility to test, adopt, and refine new technologies to help create a more efficient healthcare system. As healthcare technology leaders, we are passionate about building enterprise-class solutions using the latest cloud technologies and current development best practices. We have a bias for action with a broad mandate to innovate and provide world class healthcare solutions.

  • Full-time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Travel: Local

Success Profile

What makes a successful Software Engineer at Change Healthcare?
Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Analytical
  • Logical
  • Problem-solver
  • Team player
  • Quick learner
  • Passionate

Employee Testimonials

I love working at Change Healthcare! I get to work with incredibly intelligent people who always share their knowledge and help me improve my skills, I work with cutting edge cloud technology, and I get the satisfaction of knowing that the work I am doing is directly helping to improve the US healthcare system. Change Healthcare is a fantastic company that encourages personal growth and has provided plenty of opportunities to advance my career. Derek Kruger
Cloud Engineer
When I think about working at Change Healthcare, I think about some of the most fruitful experiences of my career. At every turn, the company has encouraged and pursued innovation all while bolstering up and supporting me as an individual contributor. There a ton of hurdles in the healthcare industry and I have full confidence that Change Healthcare will be one of those companies who can solve them. I am glad to be a part of this journey. Jacob Smith
Cloud Software Engineer
I savor every day working at Change Healthcare. With a strong cloud-first mantra and push for true DevOps from senior leadership, the work and processes are under constant pressure to improve. Not only do I work with many dedicated, interesting, and smart people, I know my work helps improve healthcare and medical processes for the entire country. Leeland Artra
Multi-Cloud Lead
I am very thankful for the growth and development opportunities given to me every day at Change Healthcare. Knowing that the meaningful work I am a part of changes lives encourages me daily. The culture to develop and nurture excellence continues to inspire me to become a better engineer and professional. Rachael Babcock
Cloud Software Engineer
What I love most about my job is that I have the opportunity to work on a variety of technical problems that push me to improve my technical and problem solving skills. Being part of the data engineering team, I always have freedom to work on cutting edge technologies alongside a motivated team. Sandeep Datla
Software Engineer IV

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There are numerous career paths and opportunities for growth at Change Healthcare. Below is an example of the trajectory you could have in your careers as a Software Engineer.

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Senior Software Engineer- Big Data Technologies

Nashville, Tennessee - Additional locations

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Transforming the future of healthcare isn’t something we take lightly. It takes teams of the best and the brightest, working together to make an impact.

As one of the largest healthcare technology companies in the U.S., we are a catalyst to accelerate the journey toward improved lives and healthier communities.

Here at Change Healthcare, we’re using our influence to drive positive changes across the industry, and we want motivated and passionate people like you to help us continue to bring new and innovative ideas to life.

If you’re ready to embrace your passion and do what you love with a company that’s committed to supporting your future, then you belong at Change Healthcare.

Pursue purpose. Champion innovation. Earn trust. Be agile. Include all. 

Empower Your Future. Make a Difference.

Title: Senior Software Engineer- Big Data Technologies

Position Overview

As part of our Data Solutions team, the Senior Software Engineer is the core technologist with a broad skill set that brings enhanced value to product development, and responsible for building key components for Change Healthcare Data Science as a Service (DSaaS) platform, which enables customers to generate timely, high powered insights.  Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures in AWS ecosystem. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

What will be my duties and responsibilities in this job?

  • The ideal candidate will have a background in AWS ecosystem, have experience working with large data sets, and have experience in building Big data Platforms

  • Design, modify, implement, test, and provide operational support for enterprise software products and platforms, including software infrastructure and development tools for the Data

  • Develop, operate and drive scalable and resilient data platform to address the business requirements

  • Create new opportunities in this space for Data Science as a Service (DSaaS) platform with new feature capabilities and new offerings that drive customer and business value

  • Ensure industry best practices around data pipelines, metadata management, data quality, data governance and data privacy

  • Engages in building solutions leveraging technologies including but not limited to Python, Scala, Spark, Hive and AWS services such as EC2, S3, ECS, Lambda, EMR, ELB, SNS, Glue, Athena and SageMaker

What are the requirements needed for this position?

  • Master's degree in Computer Sciences, or Mathematics OR Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences, or Mathematics +10 years of equivalent work experience

  • Strong knowledge of AWS cloud infrastructure compute, networking, storage and other AWS cloud services

  • Proven experience with AWS services such as Data Pipeline, Step Functions, Batch, Lambda, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, EC2, EMR, SNS, IAM, ELB, EC2, S3, Redshift, Glue

  • Experience with Big Data tech stack, including Hadoop, Java, Python, Spark, PySpark, Scala, and Hive, Columnar and NoSQL data stores

  • Knowledge and previous experience with Unix and Linux

  • Demonstrates strong drive to learn and advocate for development best practices

  • Experience working with large datasets and large-scale distributed computing

  • Working knowledge of building out data marts, data warehouses, data lakes preferred

  • Experience on ETL data pipelines development and performance tuning

  • Experience with manipulating and transforming data

  • Experience on columnar databases like Redshift or Snowflake preferred

  • Working knowledge of containers and container orchestration

  • Proficiency using Kubeflow, Airflow or any other workflows

What other skills/experience would be helpful to have?

  • This individual must have strong knowledge of healthcare data, analytics & workflows, excellent problem-solving & project management capabilities, and a proven ability to design & drive BigData platform.

  • Excellent critical thinking, verbal and written communications skills

  • Knowledge and experience in the healthcare industry is a plus

What are the working conditions and physical requirements of this job?

  • General office demands


Join our team today where we are creating a better coordinated, increasingly collaborative, and more efficient healthcare system!

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement

Change Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information,  national origin, disability, or veteran status. To read more about employment discrimination protections under federal law, read EEO is the Law at and the supplemental information at

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Change Healthcare maintains a drug free workplace and conducts pre-employment drug-testing, where applicable, in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

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