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Data Engineer

Pacmed /  Amsterdam (NL)

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Job description

Do you want to use your skills to shape the future of healthcare, and ultimately save and improve patients' lives? We're looking for a Data Engineer to join our ambitious team to extend and implement our AI based decision support software.

The recent global pandemic reminded everyone how vital Intensive Care Units are for the health of society. They've saved countless lives, and continue to do so every day. Pacmed's mission is to build digital solutions to aid Intensive Care staff in making the tough decisions they face during every shift.

Our decision support software Pacmed Critical, aims to improve patient care by augmenting real time decision flows with artificial intelligence. It's an exciting time to join Pacmed. We are extending our flagship product Pacmed Critical which is already live at the Amsterdam UMC. On top of that, we are scaling our solutions across the Netherlands and planning for European expansion., We are looking for a Date Engineer to join our Pacmed Critical software team. You'll be pivotal to ensuring that and will be a vital part of our mission to transform healthcare.

As a Data Engineer at Pacmed you will work collaboratively with Cloud Engineers, Data Scientists, and other developers in your team to ensure that Pacmed's data pipelines efficiently process vast amounts of data. Data Engineers use technology like Python, SQL, and Spark to process and transfer raw data to a data warehouse filled with features. The cloud infrastructure to be used by Data Engineers is built by Cloud Engineers whilst Data Scientists use a combination of Python scripts, Jupyter notebooks and dedicated Azure tooling to develop Machine Learning models, and the developers build Pacmed's Cloud-hosted software product (Pacmed Critical) to be used by ICU physicians on a daily basis. As a Data Engineer you will play a role in productionizing Machine Learning models as well.

Pacmed also is a trusted partner for the academic world. As such we're the technical partner for a nation-wide initiative that aims to unlock the historical data of all ICU in the Netherlands, to be used by scientists. The goal of this initiative is to improve the quality of ICU care in general. The Data Engineer will play an important role in the efficient processing of these large amounts of data.

On a daily basis you will:
* Work in a dynamic, cross-functional team
* Contribute to the development, design and implementation of cloud-native ETL pipelines with associated infrastructure and algorithmic code required for the transformation of data in-line with the development of machine learning models
* Productionise Machine Learning models and improve the ML Ops around them
* Ensure quality of the data processing steps by implementing quality checks at important places in the processing pipelines.
* Set-up, maintain and further develop continuous build/ integration (CI/CD) infrastructure
* Design and develop back-end functionality for Pacmed's software solutions
* Interact with stakeholders, providing support and creating functional requirements specifications from business and user requirements

Employer

Why Pacmed is a great place to work

* We're a dynamic scale up on a societal mission.
* We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
* We have a talented team dedicated to helping each other grow through teamwork and collaboration in a culture where everyone is respected and heard.
* As a scale-up there are plenty of opportunities to grow your responsibilities together with the growth of the company.
* We're a team of ambitious but also fun-loving people who are committed to improving healthcare globally.
* A working environment where fun at work and social events are very important.
* A great office at the heart of Amsterdam with opportunities for part-time working.
+ We believe in a flexible working model allowing for remote working and working from abroad.
* We have set aside monthly dedicated days for professional development and offer a stipend for individual development/training opportunities
* We offer the opportunity to become part of Pacmed's employee participation plan.
* An office at a great location in the heart of Amsterdam, Friday drinks, and at minimum quarterly social events!

Candidate/profile

* You have a minimum of 2 years professional experience in a similar role
* Bachelor's degree minimum, Masters preferred (or equivalent professional experience)
* Proficiency in Python - experience with other object-oriented programming language is a bonus
* Experience with SQL and relational databases
* Experience with unit and integration testing
* An understanding of distributed data handling technology, such as Apache Spark
* Experience developing data pipelines in a production environment
* A fundamental understanding of API protocols, such as REST
* Experience working in a cloud environment. Azure experience is a bonus
* Experience working with Git in a collaborative team environment
* Experience with containerisation technologies, such as Docker
* Previous developing Machine Learning algorithms is an added bonus
* Fluent in written and spoken English. Fluency in Dutch is a plus, but not essential
* You fit in an ambitious and idealistic start up with an inclusive and respectful working culture where everyone's opinion is heard.
* You are a team player who creates positive energy and cares about the well-being and development of others in the company.
* You have to be eligible to work in the Netherlands (EU).

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