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Regular/Senior/Principal, Data Engineer (Data Insights)

San Francisco, CA, Minneapolis, MN

Rally Health™ is all about putting health in the hands of the individual. It’s our mission, and it drives everything we do, which is to empower people with easy-to-use online and mobile tools that help them take charge of their health and health care, from improving their diet and fitness to selecting health benefits, and choosing the right doctor at the right price for their needs.

Our culture is built on a deep and sincere dedication to helping people live healthier lives. To do this, we are committed to innovating continuously at every level. We know that some of the things we do are not going to work, and that’s okay. We’re not trying to build something that is churn and burn. We’re building something that supports people over their lifetime. Every day, we get to work with amazing people on something that directly impacts the lives of millions of people for the better.

At Rally Health, we believe that two heads truly are better than one. Rallyers understand the importance of communication and collaboration, ensuring that we work we produce is the best that it can be. Every opinion is valid and valued, and we share ideas that elevate the way we work. We know that the big picture and the small details are tied together, and we keep both in mind. Everything we do is executed with our users in mind, so we make sure that all of our work has a human touch. Here at Rally, we take advantage of the opportunity to build strong relationships with each other, because it makes us better. 

About the team:
Do you love data and supporting an organization that is dedicated to making it easier and more rewarding for people to handle their health and wellness? Rally's mission is to help people to become healthier every day by putting health and wellness tools and crucial information in their own hands. We are looking for expert Business Intelligence professionals to join our data team, which also includes engineers and scientists, to drive our analytics, reporting, and business intelligence.

Centralized Data Team assists internal and external stakeholders with their data needs, ranging from sending extracts to building insightful custom BI dashboards. Data Team Extracts, Transforms, and Loads data into our Enterprise Data Warehouse, utilizing various technologies, such as Hive, Spark, Python, HQL, etc. In addition, Data Team operates in HDFS environment and works with platforms such as Airflow, Databricks, and Redshift.

Day to day:

As an integral member of Data Engineering team, the Data Engineer, BI would be responsible for the design, development, implementation, and support of critical enterprise E2E Data ETL solutions in Hadoop and/or Databricks, sourcing data from HDFS, Amazon Redshift, MongoDB, Postgres or Kafka based push pipelines and utilizing Python, Spark, and Hive. These data solutions would assist internal and external stakeholders with their tactical and strategic decisions. 


  • Responsible for the design, development, implementation and support of critical enterprise E2E Business Intelligence ETL solutions in Hadoop, sourcing data from HDFS, Kafka, Amazon Redshift, MongoDB or Postgres environments and utilizing Python, Spark, Airflow and Hive 
  • Architect, design, develop, and code solutions for large scale ETL pipelines with data processing frameworks 
  • Develop data solutions to drive actionable insights for population health management and positive recommendations for ways individuals can improve their health and manage their costs 
  • Provide technical guidance to other internal and external teams 
  • Assess current processes, recommend and implement approaches to efficiently handle increasing volumes of data 
  • Documenting and communicating technical specifications to ensure that proper and optimized techniques, queries, data standards, and final outputs are understood and incorporated into data and analytics processes 
  • Participate in business analysis activities to gather required reporting and dashboard requirements 
  • Handle the product's or project’s conception, translate business requirements, design initial technical specifications and develop data solutions 
  • Design and develop reports and dashboards with data from potentially multiple data sources 


  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical role or equivalent experience 
  • Advanced working knowledge and ability to write complex SQL and HQL queries in an HDFS environment 
  • Extensive hands-on experience working with Python and PySpark for the purposes of data transformations and ETL 
  • Solid understanding of backend and distributed systems and strong experience working with MapReduce-based architectures 
  • Strong familiarity with Kimball, OLAP, and EDW data design methodologies 
  • 5+ years experience in ETL, Data Engineering, or BI fields with concentration on data transformations 
  • Understanding of various data extraction and transformation techniques with data sourced in HDFS, MongoDB, and Postgres 
  • Working familiarity with Tableau, Airflow, or Oozie 
  • Knowledge of Scala is a bonus 
  • Familiar with Data Visualization standard methodologies 
  • Ability to succeed in a dynamic, Agile environment 
  • Strong prioritization and time-management skills 
  • Dedication to team goals that include support of live 24/7 production systems 
  • A consummate collaborator, able to establish good relationships with technical, product, and business owners 
  • A champion of quality, able to QA and vouch for the integrity of the data 

Why join Rally? On top of an innovative work atmosphere and a chance to help people change their lives, we offer competitive pay, daily catered lunches, and an extensive benefits package for all full-time employees (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)). In addition, offer the ability to grow, while truly making an impact in the healthcare system.  

Rally knows that we are strongest when our employee population reflects the diversity of the world around us, and we are a place where all voices are valued. A diverse workforce will enrich us with the talent, energy, perspective and inspiration we need to achieve our mission. Rally Health believes in a policy of equal employment and opportunity for all people. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job titles, and administer all programs, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, sex, age, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, genetic information, disability, matriculation, political affiliation, veteran status, union affiliation, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Applicants who require an accommodation related to the application and/or review process should notify Talent Acquisition (

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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