About OncoHealth

OncoHealth is a leading digital health company dedicated to helping health plans, employers, providers, patients and life science researchers navigate the physical, mental and financial complexities of cancer through technology enabled services and real-world data analytics. Through an evidence-based, real-world analytics approach to utilization management, OncoHealth's prior authorization platform is used by health plans and their network physicians to support 7 million health plan members in the US and Puerto Rico.

About the Role


The Principal Data Engineer works in an agile environment while demonstrating a strong skillset with both SQL and NOSQL solutions as well as possessing strong technical acumen with Python and Spark working in a healthcare environment. This individual will leverage the cloud (Azure) for enterprise data warehousing, business intelligence, and data wrangling with ETL/ELT combined with deep knowledge of claims and EMR data and clinical coding systems (ICD-10, RxNorm, LOINC, CPT, etc.). This role will be involved in making technology choices to support the overall OA data management services.

  • Design, develop, test, and implement Data Warehouse/Data Factory 
  • Design and build reusable data extraction, transformation, and loading processes by creating data pipelines
  • Maintain and refactor existing code to maximize data usability and consistency across different business functions
  • Implement and support platforms that can work with large datasets and unstructured data
  • Leverage Databricks/Azure Data Lake/Delta Lake and/or blob storage to prepare large unstructured datasets for consumption by data science or clinical staff
  • Leverage native Azure tools such as Synapse, Cosmos DB, and Azure Data Factory to build ETL/ELT jobs from Synapse in order to automate data flows
  • Work with members of the Data Engineering, DevOps and other teams in order to understand gaps in data quality and data consistency
  • Develop and design solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; and following the software development lifecycle
  • Build data expertise and own data quality for allocated areas of ownership 
  • Own the relationship with internal teams to provide data and services
  • Confer with clinical staff in order to understand how EMR and claims data could be better ingested, treated, and mapped for consumption
  • Ingest NLP data and integrate with other sources of data to build a full picture patient journey
  • Redesign current flows to increase throughput and streamline data for downstream consumers
  • Propose improvements to current OLTP/OMOP solutions in order to continue improving our clinical data model


About You


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or relevant experience required.
  • 7 years of experience using SQL and/or NOSQL databases in a healthcare enterprise environment. Experience in a cloud environment with Azure strongly preferred. The same years of experience in the following:
  • Python and Spark development and big data platforms like Azure Data Lakes, Data Lakes Analytics, Azure Machine Learning, Snowflake, CosmosDB, Synapse, Databricks, Spark/PySpark, Kafka, Hadoop, and Cloudera.
  • 3-5 years of experience working with healthcare concepts and coding systems like ICD-10, RxNorm, NDCs, HCPCS, LOINC, CPT, SnoMed, etc. Experience working with Microsoft tools such as Windows servers, SQL server, .NET framework and .NET core.
  • Experience working with Analysis Services (SSAS), Reporting Services (SSRS), Integration Services (SSIS). 3-5 years of experience in custom ETL design, implementation/maintenance, data warehouse, schema design, and data modeling.
  • Experience working with automation using cloud based tools and services. 3-5 years of experience working with structured and unstructured data related to Claims, Provider data, and EMR data.
  • Must be skilled in analyzing information, software design, software documentation, and testing are required skills, as well as general programming skills and software development fundamentals, development process, and requirements.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and comfortable presenting ideas to peers and across the company.

About the Location

OncoHealth is committed to remote, hybrid or in office work options.  The majority of the team will be remote or in hybrid work arrangements with offices in Atlanta, GA, Plantation, FL and Guaynabo, PR.  We are open to employees nationwide but work primarily in the Eastern and Central Time Zones.

Our Culture

Taking ownership of quick action, critically thinking through the needs, and working well with others are key competencies of team member success.  Our leadership is dedicated to building a culture based on respect, clinical excellence, innovation – all with a focused mission of putting patients first! 

We offer a full benefit package on your first day, along with a company bonus.  You may visit or work from our very modern and engaging offices, and experience a fun, collaborative environment where social activities and community events matter. We enjoy being together!

The Opportunity

The cost of cancer related medical services and prescription drugs in the United States is expected to reach $246 billion by 2030. OncoHealth has enjoyed rapid growth over the past 3 years and seeks smart, collaborative people to join its team. We have just under 250 team members, so we can move swiftly but precisely to the market needs of our customers. Strongly backed financially by Arsenal Capital Partners & McKesson Corporation, we remain in an investment and growth mode. This means we are open-minded to how we get the work done – now is the perfect time to talk to us!

Our Current Solutions

Through the use of OncoHealth's utilization management system, OneUM, our customers can use a single e-Prior Authorization portal for all oncology drug request and treatments. Our system improves quality of care, reduces provider abrasion and gives health plans visibility into the total cost of oncology treatment.   

OncoHealth offers Oncology Insights Pro, an analytic software solution that enables health plans to use data and analytics to improve oncology programs.  Using real world data, our engineers normalize data to create analytic dashboards with drill down compatibilities.  The data is the paired with expert guidance providing the strategies an insight needed to keep up with the continuing evolving cancer treatment landscape.   

OncoHealth offers Pharmacy Consulting services to health plans and pharmaceutical companies.  New cancer treatments are entering the market at an unrelenting pace.  Since 2018, the FDA approved 121 new cancer applications including 49 novel cancer drug entities.  Our Board-Certified Oncology Pharmacologists can help health plans update drug policies, offer utilization management and formulary advice, and development training for staff.  

OncoHealth's latest offering is Iris, a digital telehealth platform that delivers personalized, oncology-specific support to navigate the physical symptoms and emotional challenges caused by cancer and cancer treatment. Powered by technology, staffed 24X7, and delivered with empathy, Iris allows patients to connect with trained oncology experts and receive personalized, oncology-specific telehealth support.