Database Developer - Python/SQL

The Chartis Group - Newton, MA3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $95,000 - $130,000 a year
About iVantage Health Analytics & the chartis group

iVantage Health Analytics is a leading provider of performance management, cost-reduction, benchmarking and strategic market planning solutions for healthcare organizations. Our Performance Manager platform helps hospitals and health systems identify, understand and prioritize opportunities for operational, clinical, quality, and cost management improvement. Our Market Intelligence platform is a strategic market planning tool that helps hospital strategists and planners make informed decision through dynamic visualizations of market-based analytics.

Our unique approach, which combines sophisticated tools with hands-on expert guidance, is engineered to create actionable and measurable performance improvement for our clients.

Some of the nation’s largest health systems, regional providers and community hospitals rely on our cloud-based reporting and analytics to help identify and prioritize opportunities for market, clinical, financial and operational improvement.

Making the Best Better

Founded in 2011, iVantage has grown to serve hundreds of national, regional and local providers. In November 2015, iVantage became part of The Chartis Group. The Chartis Group is a comprehensive advisory and analytics services firm dedicated to the healthcare industry. With an unparalleled depth of expertise in strategic planning, performance excellence, informatics and technology, and health analytics, Chartis helps leading academic medical centers, integrated delivery networks, children's hospitals and healthcare service organizations achieve transformative results.

Role Overview

We're seeking a smart, Database Developer who will play a pivotal role in the ongoing development of iVantage’s data process solutions. You will be tasked with carrying out database and ETL activities to support iVantage’s Market Intelligence product and platform. You will transform business requirements into optimal system implementations, as well as work on large data warehousing initiatives. If this sounds exciting, then, apply today.


Server and component services such as SQL Development and SSIS
Implement data solutions using Python and SQL
Handle common database procedures such as upgrades, backups, recovery, and migration
Identify inefficiencies in current databases, investigate solutions, and diagnose and resolve database access and performance issues
Plan and coordinate data migrations between systems
Profile server resource usage, and optimize and tweak as necessary
Liaise with developers to improve applications and establish best practices
Ensure all database programs meet company and performance requirements

Qualifications & Desired Skills

BS in Computer Science or other related discipline
Strong knowledge of Python and awareness of best practices and patters for Python as it relates to readability, maintainability, and performance
Proficient with SQL, and SQL Server
3+ years of experience automating ETL development using SSIS packages
3+ years of experience developing, maintaining and optimizing complex TSQL queries and views across multiple databases and environments
A solid understanding of core database principles and design practices
A familiarity with Git, Visual Studio, Bit Bucket, Jira, and Source Control are a plus
Familiarity with healthcare data is a plus
Experience with cloud technologies is a plus
Strong communication skills and the ability to work in a closely-knit team setting