Technical Product Manager - Big Data Engine

Health Catalyst

United States of America / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 06/02/2021
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  • Company Address: 3165 East Millrock Drive Suite 400, Salt Lake City, UT, 84121

About Health Catalyst

Comprehensive performance management and predictive analytics platform for health systems

Job Description

Our mission is to be the catalyst for massive, measurable, data-informed healthcare improvement through:

    Data: integrate data in a flexible, open & scalable platform to power healthcare’s digital transformation​
    Analytics: deliver analytic applications & services that generate insight on how to measurably improve​
    Expertise: provide clinical, financial & operational experts who enable & accelerate improvement​
    Engagement: attract, develop and retain world-class team members by being a best place to work​

Role: Technical Product Manager

Team: Big Data Engine (DOS Platform Engineering)

Travel: <10%, US

Location: US Remote

The Big Data Engine team is focused on expanding capabilities for the DOS Data Processing engine into enabling Snowflake, Spark, and other big data technologies that are beneficial to Health Catalyst clients.   This is a Program/Product Manager role responsible for helping the engineering team navigate technical and non-technical activities, prioritize new development against both strategic and tactical demands, and provide effective support for the technology.

Who you are:

    You are a “T-shaped” Program/Product Manager with experience guiding software development teams, preferably related to the creation, execution, and management of data pipelines
    You are organized and accustomed to working within a defined operating cadence, both micro and macro
    You are curious to understand and own your problem space and your user's journeys
    You have a passion for continuous learning, excellence and innovation
    You have a systems-focused approach to building and maintaining software
    You connect the dots between the business need to the software features the team creates
    You have a track record of being analytical, methodical and quality focused
    You make the teams you work on better by mentoring others, constructively providing feedback, and testing software
    You are eager to grow your Product Management practices in a culture that values software as a craft, collaboration and DevOps principles
    You are passionate about making the world a better place by building great software
    You participate in the full software development lifecycle by helping to plan, build, test, deploy, operate and respond to the continuous feedback that comes back from users, partners, and the instrumentation built into the software

What you’ll own:

    The team's roadmap - maintaining plans for the upcoming 3 weeks, 6 weeks, 6 months, and beyond
    Prioritization of the team's backlog leveraging input from the team, DOS Engineering Leadership, market research, and stakeholders
    Management of product features down to a development plan through requirements gathering efforts (translate roadmap to tactical/workable backlog)
    The complete product including documentation of features, release notes, product descriptions, usability of the products, etc.
    Writing user acceptance criteria and answering clarifying questions from developers
    With help from the Engineering Lead, highlight and execute discovery work that will help understand and demonstrate the value, feasibility, and usability of potential features

Experience you’ll need:

    Knowledge of industry concepts related to Massively Parallel Processing, distributed storage, and Azure
    Experience with modern data-pipeline development
    Experience with existing DOS tools - Source Mart Designer, Subject Area Mart Designer - preferred
    Proficiency with development management tools such as Azure DevOps or Jira
    BS/BA in in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or other technology/science degree preferred

Technologies and tools you may use and interact with:

    OS – Windows Server (2016, 2019), Linux (Centos, Ubuntu)
    Tools – Git, Azure DevOps, Visual Studio, Docker, command line interfaces
    Services – IIS, Nginx, RabbitMQ
    Azure – Data Lake, Synapse Analytics, Blob Storage, App Service, Databricks, Data Factory, and more
    Data Stores – SQL Server, Snowflake, ElasticSearch
    Frameworks/Standards – ASP.NET Web API, OData, OAuth2, OIDC
    Healthcare Specific Standards – HL7v2, CCD, FHIR

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job function.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned by Health Catalyst.

At Health Catalyst, we appreciate the opportunity to benefit from the diverse backgrounds and experiences of others. Because of our deep commitment to respect every individual, Health Catalyst is an equal opportunity employer.

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