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Data Pipeline Engineer Lead

Location: Norfolk, VA
JobFamily: Information Technology
Req #: PS59942
Date Posted: Nov 22, 2021

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SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

This is an excellent opportunity to join our team at Anthem Inc. Come join us and be part of the organization leading the charge towards analytic driven insights. Supporting Program Integrity within the Diversified Business Group our team is focused on enabling our data to fundamentally change how insights are consumed by our business and drive decision making for how we act on potential fraud, waste, and abuse.

  • We are looking for both leaders and aspiring team leaders to join us.

  • As an ideal candidate, you will have an innovative mindset that can define technical solutions for business capabilities and a keen sense of where these may fall on the delivery roadmap. 

  • You’re an inquisitive problem solver with a proven ability to strategize from conception through release of an idea, application, or product.

  • You’re a leader who has experience working with cross-functional teams in the successful delivery of solutions that imbed insights into business workflows.

  • You have a passion for identifying opportunities to make data-driven decisions and partnering to turn their needs into opportunities.

Still not convinced?  Here are some of skills/competencies we’re developing on our team: 

  • Full stack development including Big Data (S3/EMR) and RDBMS platforms

  • Snowflake

  • Kafka

  • Hudi

  • AWS Glue

The Data Pipeline Lead position is a hands-on development roles that design, prototype, and develop software components that organize and rationalize Anthem systems and information assets in the Program Integrity domain to make a difference in our member’s lives.

Deliverables can include technical evaluations, software components, prototypes, technical recommendations, operational business architecture, and technology assessments. 


  • Implement the data pipeline to support the Anthem analytic platform

  • Lead solution development across multiple analytical projects

  • Collaborate across our organization for end-to-end solution

  • Participate in governance activities.  

  • Develop relationships with the business to better understand needed capabilities

  • Provides detail analysis of efficiencies related to system enhancement/automation.

  • Develops the architecture frameworks required to implement large complex cross-functional analytic projects

  • Collaborates with delivery teams and ensure that the delivery of platform components aligns with the needs of those consuming teams

  • Prototype, and in some cases fully develop, software components for reuse across IT delivery teams

  • Completion of source to target mapping across core systems

  • Understanding of ETL and data cleaning methods

  • Participates in integrating activities with other IT departments for successful implementation and support of project efforts

  • Responsible for participating in all phases of the design and development life cycle of analytic applications and reporting tools

  • Potentially utilize various BI technology platforms

*Atlanta, GA and Norfolk, VA preferred but other locations will be considered.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires an BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field of study and a minimum of 7 years related experience; multi platform, multi-dimensional experience, and expert level experience with business and technical applications; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years developing of complex data pipelines preferred

  • Recent hands-on Data Engineering experience (e.g., Hadoop, Snowflake) preferred

  • Recent hands-on Python/PySpark development essential (e.g., Sencha, Angular) preferred

  • Recent hands-on RDBMS development experience essential (e.g. PostgreSQL, Oracle) preferred

  • Experience with micro-services integration preferred

  • Analytic or Business intelligence skills are a plus

  • Experience with implementation of big data technologies is a plus

  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

  • A positive outlook, a passion for development and the ability to work as part of a high-performance team

  • A sense of urgency, curiosity, and passion for our work

  • Healthcare experience preferred

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.

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