Associate, Data Ops

Strive Health

Strive Health

Denver, CO, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

What We Strive For

Strive Health is built for purpose — to transform a broken kidney care system. We are fundamentally changing the lives of people with kidney disease through early identification, engagement and comprehensive coordinated care. Strive’s model is driven by a high-touch care team that integrates with local providers and spans the entire care journey from chronic kidney disease through end-stage kidney disease, leveraging comparative and predictive data and analytics to identify at-risk patients. Strive Health’s interventions significantly reduce the rate of emergent dialysis crash, cut inpatient utilization and significantly improve patient outcomes and experience. Come join our journey as we create THE destination for top talent in the healthcare community and set a new standard for how kidney care should be done.

Why We’re Worth the Application

  • We Strive for excellence and Strive has been recognized with six Best Place to Work awards, including Forbes America’s Best Startup Employers 2023 and 2022, Built In Colorado’s Best Places to Work 2022 and 2024, Comparably’s Best Places to Work in Denver 2022 and The Tech Tribune’s Best Startups in Denver 2022. Additionally, Strive’s CEO, Chris Riopelle, has been recognized as one of Denver Business Journal’s Most Admired CEOs.
  • We derive innovation and ideas from through authentic diversity intentionally building a team that represents the populations we serve in partnership with our Employee Resource Groups:
    • Strive Forward - LGBTQ
    • Underrepresented Minorities
    • Women and Allies
  • We care and support our Strivers within and beyond work to feel fully charged and empowered through our generous wellbeing offerings including:
    • Flexible time off
    • Companywide wellbeing days
    • Volunteer time off
    • Leave packages including a sabbatical, parental leave and eight weeks paid for living donor
    • Professional development
    • A dedicated certified financial planner
    • Headspace, Carrot Fertility and Gympass for all Strivers
  • We like to have fun by celebrating our successes as a team through team building, company gatherings, trivia, wellbeing raffles, pajama days, a companywide book club and more.
  • We value tenacity to help us overcome obstacles with grit and determination to deliver compassionate kidney care.

Associate, Data Ops

What You’ll Do

We are building commercial-grade technology to operate kidney care services at scale. Our data platform is EMR (Electronic Medical Record) agnostic which enables data integration between different applications. We are in progress of building our first applications on the top of the data platform. The Data Ops Associate focuses on the continuous running of our production data platform across our internal and external sources. Data Ops Associates become experts in all automated and manual work needed for data ingress/egress and movement throughout our data platform. They are the experts in what works well, and what needs to be improved, across our data pipelines.

The Day to Day

  • Oversee running ingestion processes for all existing batch sources
  • Ability to dig into data pipeline errors to understand the root cause and fix or escalate to the appropriate engineering team as needed
  • Balance tasks and priorities between multiple ongoing data ingestions; ensure each data refresh is complete within SLA
  • Contribute to reducing friction across data products within our evolving data mesh
  • Contribute to increasing observability across data products within our evolving data mesh
  • Working with the DataOps Engineer to increasingly automate data movement across our data mesh
  • Implement solutions using both vendor specific and custom-built scripts

Minimum Qualifications

  • 1+ year’s experience in healthcare/technology related field
  • 1+ year’s experience with programming languages such as Python, C#, or Java (could be through course work in academic/bootcamp settings)
  • 1+ year’s experience with scripting languages such as bash, Perl, etc. (could be through course work in academic/bootcamp settings)
  • 1+ year’s experience running/monitoring production data pipelines
  • Business travel
  • Internet Connectivity - Min Speeds: 3.8Mbps/3.0Mbps (up/down): Latency <60 ms

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1+ year’s experience with observability solutions (i.e., Sumo Logic)
  • 1+ year’s experience running/maintaining AWS data infrastructure (S3, Glue, Redshift, etc.)
  • 1+ year’s experience with dbt
  • Working knowledge of Data Mesh architecture
  • Intermediate in Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Able to code and comprehend code around technologies that deal with acquiring data
  • 1+ year’s experience working with Hadoop and other Big Data Technologies
  • Exposure to Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) concepts and processes
  • Exposure to AWS infrastructure

Annual Salary Range: $66,000.00-$77,000.00

Strive Health offers competitive compensation and benefits, including Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, 401k Retirement Plan with Employer Match, Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance, Disability insurance, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account, paid company holidays, in addition to Vacation Time Off. An annual performance bonus, determined by company and individual performance, is available for many roles as aligned to Strive Health guidelines.

Strive Health is an equal opportunity employer and drug free workplace. At this time Strive Health is unable to provide work visa sponsorship. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Please apply even if you feel you do not meet all qualifications. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to