Director of Data Engineering

Director of Data Engineering

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Olive’s AI workforce is built to fix our broken healthcare system by addressing healthcare’s most burdensome issues -- delivering hospitals and health systems increased revenue, reduced costs, and increased capacity. People feel lost in the system today and healthcare employees are essentially working in the dark due to outdated technology that creates a lack of shared knowledge and siloed data. Olive is designed to drive connections, shining a new light on the broken healthcare processes that stand between providers and patient care. She uses AI to reveal life-changing insights that make healthcare more efficient, affordable and effective. Olive’s vision is to unleash a trillion dollars of hidden potential within healthcare by connecting its disconnected systems. Olive is improving healthcare operations today, so everyone can benefit from a healthier industry tomorrow.

This role can be 100% remote.

Job Overview:

As a leader within the Data & Analytics Enablement team, you’ll play a critical role in shaping and supporting the data ecosystem for all of Olive. The data engineering squads that you’ll be leading are responsible for implementing our enterprise data lake, data warehouse, critical data integrations and pipelines, and supporting our various functional analytics teams on their mission to create meaningful insights from the data that Olive collects. As an engineering leader at Olive, you’ll have the opportunity to shape the way that we approach data engineering as a practice and help shape the tools and technologies that the organization uses.


  • Leads the Data Engineering, Data Platform Engineering, and Data Architecture functions within the Data & Analytics Enablement organization
  • Have 2-3 team leads as direct reports
  • Serves as an evangelist for data engineering, analytics, and data management in support of growing the data-driven culture at Olive
  • Partners with the Principal Data Platform Engineer and other technical leaders at Olive to define and execute a data engineering roadmap that supports Olive’s growth
  • Owns the core data engineering roadmap in support of critical data infrastructure (Data Streaming Framework, Data Lake, Data Warehouse, Data Orchestration)
  • Coach, mentor and develop staff, including overseeing new employee on-boarding and providing career development planning and opportunities
  • Understand company business objectives and build alignment and buy-in with internal and external teams

  • 7+ years of experience in data engineering-related experience spanning multiple technology stacks
  • 3+ years of experience leading and working with a team of data engineers or analytics engineers
  • Experience incorporating SDLC, Quality Management, and Agile methodologies into the data & analytics delivery environment
  • Proven strategic and tactical thinker, able and comfortable translating business strategy into architectures / plans and equally comfortable rolling-up-your sleeves to problem solve with your team

Tech Stack and desired experience:

  • Experience using AWS or other virtualized infrastructure providers.
  • Expert abilities working with multiple flavors of SQL-based and NoSQL databases: Athena, Redshift, DocumentDB, etc.
  • Experience in Python, Scala, Java, PySpark or another programming language to deliver data engineering and analytics-focused services
  • Experience with cloud-based streaming technologies including Amazon Kinesis, Amazon EventBridge, Apache Kafka, Apache Flink, Azure Stream, etc.
  • Experience working with serverless and container based services such as Kubernetes, Docker, AWS Lambda, and AWS Glue.
  • Experience with an orchestration tool like Apache Airflow

At Olive, we're committed to growing and empowering an inclusive community within our company and industry. This is why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of the best and brightest from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives across our organization. Research shows that oftentimes women and other minority groups only apply to open roles if they meet 100% of the listed criteria. Olive encourages everyone — including women, people of color, individuals with disabilities and those in the LGBTQIA+ community — to apply for our available positions, even if they don't necessarily check every box on the job description.


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned.

This job description does not constitute a contract of employment and Olive AI, Inc. may exercise its employment-at-will rights at any time.

    We take the health and happiness of our employees seriously and consistently evaluate new ways to provide an amazing place to work. From retirement planning, to a wellness program designed to actively incorporate mental and physical wellness into daily interactions amongst fellow Olivians, we make sure to take care of our own.

    • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance that starts on your first day at Olive with 100% of premiums covered for team members and 75% covered for dependents
    • Monthly Grid stipend to cover work related expenses
    • Unlimited PTO
    • Telemedicine
    • EAP/Mental health resources
    • Getaways by Marriott Bonvoy
    • Family-building and fertility support via Kindbody
    • 12 weeks of parental leave
    • 401(K) match
    • Wellness program
    • Stock Options
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