Premera Blue Cross HL7/X12 Engineer in Mountlake Terrace, Washington

Join Our Team: Do Meaningful Work and Improve People’s Lives

Our purpose, to improve customers’ lives by making healthcare work better, is far from ordinary. So are our employees. Working at Premera means you have the opportunity to drive real change by transforming healthcare.

To better serve our customers, we’re creating a culture that promotes employee growth, collaborative innovation, and inspired leadership. We are committed to creating an environment where employees can do their best work and where best-in-class talent comes, stays, and thrives!

As a Data Integration Specialist – HL7/X12for our Data and Analytics team, you will be the primary operator on a new technology suite. It will make the translation of real-time clinical data from medical service providers into data models and dashboards in support of data science. This ground-breaking work will allow Premera to deliver better health outcomes at lower costs to members. This is your opportunity to use your expertise in medical data in the data science arena.

What you’ll do:

  • Design, build, and maintain integrated datasets that cross source systems primarily in the HL7 gateways space

  • Negotiate and make changes to clinical interfaces as requested

  • Partner with analytic leaders to implement data solutions by determining customer requirements and ensuring solutions meet delivery and project specific specifications

  • Design, build, and maintain complex multi-application data models and high performance database processing environments

  • Ensure work supports Premera’s procedures and policies including best practices, HIPAA compliance control requirements, and Premera security requirements

  • Stay current with best practices, tools, and methods; revise, develop and implement new standards, methods, tools, procedures, and processes as appropriate to remain at forefront

  • Follow standard test plans to test each solution and ensure that configured functionality meets the needs defined

  • Provide status reporting to analytic management, and business owners on project updates, support efforts and issues

What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or other technical/quantitative discipline

  • Four (4) years’ experience in data architecture, design, and/or management which includes experience:

  • Connecting to healthcare data sources such as HL7 gateways and caches, HIE, billing systems, claims, labs

  • Using leading Extract Transform Load (ETL) tools, and data handling and analytic software including Python, Hadoop, R, SAS, Tableau

  • Expertise with healthcare specific regulatory requirements for data management

  • Experience providing data integration services within healthcare organizations

  • Significant knowledge of health care and the health care industry; knowledge of health insurance concepts and terms

  • Experience with relational database programming

  • Thorough knowledge of common integration topologies such as Hub and Spoke, Network, and Bus

  • Strong understanding of web services, including Single Sign-On best practices, REST API, and SOAP API, Trigger and Performance Tuning

What we offer: Premera is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical, vision and dental coverage

  • Life and disability insurance

  • Retirement programs (401K employer match and pension plan)

  • Wellness incentives, onsite services, a discount program and more

  • Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate degrees

  • Generous Paid Time Off to reenergize

  • Free parking


Job Title: HL7/X12 Engineer

Job ID: 11615

Location: Mountlake Terrace, WA

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Equal employment opportunity/Affirmative action

Premera is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Premera seeks to attract and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status. All staff of Premera and its subsidiary companies must demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. Premera is an E-Verify employer.