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November 6, 2019

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The Netherlands

Data Engineer


About CarePay

CarePay is a fast-growing fintech / health-tech company with offices in Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, and the Netherlands. Our corporate mission is to “Give Everyone the Power to Care” through a digital payment and data platform that transparently connects people, healthcare providers, and healthcare payers. Our most prominent product, Kenya’s , already connects over 4.5 million people with about 2000 healthcare providers and financing from various insurances, employers and donors. In 2017, CarePay won the FT/IFC Transformational Business Award and in 2018 CarePay was recognized as a Technology Pioneer 2018 by the World Economic Forum, putting it in the same league as previous winners of the same award such as Google, Facebook and Airbnb.

Main purpose of the job

Together with data analysts, engineers, and other data engineers, you will work on the data infrastructure, build data driven applications and set up ELT pipelines. For example, you will be working on setting up monitoring on our data pipelines, setting up a self-service analytics solution, productionize a machine learning algorithm for fraud detection or build an API to provide providers with insights into their clinic. This work will be based on data infrastructure that is already set up and continuously improved. You will be working with a diverse and driven team that prioritizes impact over cutting-edge methods. As far as tooling is concerned, our stack consists of AWS Glue, AWS Athena, Snowflake, Airflow and Quicksight. We prefer programming in Python and Java.

Minimal qualifications

·        MSc in a quantitative field

·        Experienced in SQL

·        Proficient in Python

·        Interest in global development and healthcare


Preferred qualifications

·        Have a cloud native mindset

·        Proficient in Java

·        Experience with Spark, Data Warehousing, Airflow, AWS

·        Security and GDPR are always part of your development cycle

·        Experience with developing solutions as part of a team

·        Experience with healthcare data

·        Experience working in a highly competitive, international business environment

What we offer

·        The opportunity to work on projects with high social impact with a fun and motivated team

·        Startup culture with an international team (>50% in Kenya), flat hierarchies, and Friday beers

·        Based in Amsterdam with travel opportunities

·        Your choice of equipment and tools

·        Competitive salary and flexible hours

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