Lumeris Sr. Database Engineer in St. Louis, Missouri

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Sr. Database Engineer

Position Summary:

This is an exciting opportunity to join a first-class technology team who is developing accountable delivery solutions for the healthcare industry. The Senior Database Engineer will be responsible for developing analytical database solutions focused on healthcare cost and quality analytics. The candidate will participate in all phases of the development lifecycle from initial requirements gathering and design through to coding and testing of our data solutions.

Job Description:

Role and Responsibility

  • Work directly with data scientists, clinicians and other stakeholders to understand requirements and incorporate feedback through collaborative iterations of analysis, development, and testing

  • Develop database solutions for all phases of data transformation, including, but not limited to, data ingestion, data cleansing, data validation, CRUD operations, data enrichments, ETL, etc. on the Microsoft SQL Server stack

  • Translate business requirements into functional and technical specifications, develop, implement and test appropriate solutions

  • Adhere to best practices and standards

  • Provide documentation where needed

  • Actively participate in agile sprint ceremonies (standup, retrospectives, sprint planning, etc.)

Experience, Qualifications and Education

  • Strong analytical skills

  • 5+ years of working experience coding SQL

  • Motivated learner willing to learn new technologies, including open source and cloud

  • Process oriented, ownership for projects and deadlines

  • Self-starter, ability to identify actionable steps towards completing objectives

  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Experience in following areas is a strong plus:

  • Experience working with healthcare administrative (claims) or EMR/EHR data

  • Experience with the Microsoft SQL stack, such as SQL Server and SSIS

  • Experience with source control tools and branching/merging strategies

  • Experience with automated code deployment tools (Jenkins, Bamboo)

  • Experience working with 1TB plus datasets

Lumeris is an EEO/AA employer M/F/V/D.


St. Louis, MO

Time Type:

Full time



Join Our Growing Team!

Lumeris serves as a long-term operating partner for organizations that are committed to the transition from volume- to value-based care and delivering extraordinary clinical and financial outcomes. Lumeris enables clients to profitably achieve greater results through proven playbooks based on collaboration, transparent data and innovative engagement methodologies. Lumeris offers comprehensive services for managing all types of populations, including launching new Medicare Advantage Health Plans, Commercial and Government Health Plan Optimization, and Multi-Payer, Multi-Population Health Services Organizations (PHSOs). Currently, Lumeris is engaged with health systems, provider alliances and payers representing tens of millions of lives moving to value-based care.

Over the past seven years, we have tripled in size to more than 800 employees and built the only solution on the market with our proven outcomes. For the past six years, Essence Healthcare, a long-standing Lumeris client, has received 4.5 Stars or higher from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Essence Healthcare was Lumeris’ pioneer client and has been leveraging Lumeris for more than a decade to operate its Medicare Advantage plans, which serve more than 60,000 Medicare beneficiaries in various counties throughout Missouri and southern Illinois.

In 2018, Lumeris was named Best in KLAS for Value-Based Care Managed Services in the area of client-reported impact on the Triple Aim by KLAS Research. This was the third year in a row Lumeris received the award, and it has only been given for three years. As the industry’s most reliable and effective partner for developing population health management solutions, our success is driving tremendous growth in our company. Join us today in making a real difference in how healthcare is delivered!

Why Join Lumeris?

At Lumeris, you will be part of team that is focused on solving the nation’s healthcare problem, and you will be able to contribute to our purpose. Our environment is fast-paced, change-oriented and focused on growth and employee engagement. At Lumeris, we know that talent is best utilized when given the opportunity to succeed. That is why we have removed the boundaries that inhibit success and focus on fostering an environment that allows employees to utilize their talents.