Bring Healthcare Innovation to Life

The work we do at Pareto has the opportunity to change lives and improve the health of our communities. If creating meaningful impact through industry-leading innovations inspires you, then Pareto may be the place for you.

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The Pareto Way

We believe that who we are goes deeper than the services we provide our clients. It also encompasses the values and culture our organization embodies.

Rigorously Focused
on the Vital Few

We provide value to our customers by allowing them to focus on the greatest impact, while translating those insights into action.

Relentlessly Curious
& Market Driven

We don’t believe in the status quo. We are explorers and problem solvers, fearlessly traveling into uncharted territory, and always looking for ways to disrupt and innovate.

Accountable

We are accountable to ourselves. To each other. To our clients. And we own it.

Inclusive

We are different intentionally. Our best work emerges from a diverse set of people and ideas. We harness our differences and inspire everyone to bring something new to the table.

Impacting Our Community

We believe we should leave things better than how we found them. So, we play an active role in our communities and make a positive impact.

"I am surrounded by a team that has the same passion and drive that I do to help our company grow and produce innovative technology, analytics and solutions for our clients. We work hard but still find time to have fun and grow together as a team."

- Leigha G., Solution Manager

Workplace Recognition

Modern Healthcare Best Places to Work 2018

The 100 Best Places to Work in Chicago by Built In Chicago

2018 Chicago Innovation Awards Finalist

Perks & Benefits

Open PTO policy

We believe time away from the office is essential to maximizing productivity, so we offer flexible work hours and an open PTO policy.

Community Days

We host one enterprise-wide philanthropy day out of the office during business hours per year, as well as monthly volunteer opportunities.

Social Events

We have several social events throughout the year, including renting a Cubs rooftop, monthly themed happy hours, project team celebrations, and more!

Fitness Subsidy

Our employees receive a monthly reimbursement for gym memberships.

Tuition Reimbursement

If employees choose to pursue post-grad education, we have tuition reimbursement programs to help cover part of the cost.

Stocked Kitchen

The popular Café Pareto is always fully stocked with snacks, cereal, coffee, tea, and more.

Our Open Positions

You lead by example. You embrace your role as a servant leader and take pride in developing cohesive teams of selfless people. You hold yourself and everyone around you to a high standard and have the patience to guide people to reach their full potential. You love to lead people, but also enjoy getting in the weeds with your team to solve problems.

Responsibilities:
In this role, you will be a leader of both people and technology. Here is what you can expect to be doing on a daily basis:

  • Constantly seek to increase Pareto’s competitive edge by applying world-class technology to solve thorny data and analytics problems in healthcare
  • Manage the vision, architecture and roadmap for operationalizing Pareto’s software/data engineering initiatives
  • Apply a keen product sense to building Pareto’s suite of products and tools
  • Proactively provide transparency about security, system availability and data integrity to all levels in the organization
  • Champion technical excellence within the engineering team and demonstrate what top-notch engineering execution and discipline looks like
  • Develop and mentor a motivated and high performing team of talented engineers
  • Develop strong processes to ensure consistent on-time delivery of quality software

Requirements

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in engineering project and process management in an agile environment
  • Experience leading engineering teams with a track record of increased quality and productivity
  • Experience working with product teams to gather requirements, prioritize tasks, and improve team velocity
  • Proven ability to develop and deliver distributed and reactive applications.
  • Experience identifying and closing security gaps in software systems
  • Hands on experience architecting and building large scale data processing infrastructure
  • Knowledge with micro-services running on cloud infrastructure
  • Familiarity with NoSQL storage databases such Cassandra and MongoDB
  • Proficiency with large scale data warehouses such Amazon Redshift, Google BigQuery and Snowflake
  • Experience with orchestration and deployment frameworks for micro-services such as Kubernetes and Terraform
  • Expertise in at least one systems language (Java, C++ or Go)

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, systems analysis or a related field of study, or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years progressively responsible experience in information technology
  • 5 to 8 years of experience in at least two IT disciplines (such as enterprise architecture, application architecture, application development, middleware, information analysis or operations) in a multitier environment
  • Knowledge of batch and streaming data pipeline technologies like Apache Beam and Apache Spark
  • Familiarity with middleware technology and languages (Rails, NodeJS)
  • Experience with web client frameworks (e.g. React).
  • History of working with data science and machine learning teams

Proficiency in Scala or SMACK/SKACK stack

The Technology Operation Manager will help manage a team of Infrastructure/Security, DevOps, DataOps, and Desktop Support group. As a member of the Advance Technology Group (ATG) team, the Technology Operations Manager will be responsible for the daily operations and management of the enterprise infrastructure and technical operations. This position will participate in informing the vision for technology infrastructure across the enterprise, providing leadership, planning and management for its development, acquisition, implementation and support. This position will partner with management and key stakeholders to align the organization’s information technology operations with strategic direction and build the technology processes and procedures to support business needs.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage IT operational tasks such as resource allocation, personnel management, technical guidance and mentorship, conflict resolution, and communication
  • Monitors and measures the performance and results of IT operations/resources and provides direct and timely performance feedback
  • Develops, coaches and motivates staff to improve performance and develop new skills
  • Manages relationships with other IT and business stakeholders
  • Ensures adherence to company and compliance and regulatory standards, goals, processes and policies as they relate to IT operations and infrastructure;
  • Provides regulatory and compliance advice to business and control units on an ongoing basis.
  • Responsible for documenting and executing business continuity and disaster recovery plans.
  • Supports and encourages others to support the goals of the enterprise as well as those of enterprise partner organizations. 
  • Oversees the development and implementation of operational system(s), including defining the network architecture, assessing and mitigating security risks, and developing security and contingency plans, to ensure a 99.9% or greater system uptime. 
  • Manages the deployment and configuration of systems utilizing strict change management processes and procedures. 
  • Creates and maintains an attitude of continuous improvement in the IT department. Seeks innovative ways to apply technology to the organization’s core activities and supporting management processes to improve productivity and quality while reducing cost. 
  • In conjunction with the CTO, develops an annual IT budget. Reviews all areas of expenditure for opportunities to reduce expenditures while maintaining required service levels. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Requirements

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Information Technology discipline or related field of study (e.g., Computer Science, MIS)
  • Minimum 6 years’ relevant work experience with at least four years’ experience leading or managing technical resources and/or an IT service desk in a mid to large sized organization.
  • Familiarity with key IT / IS regulations, such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, as well as governance and compliance frameworks (e.g. NIST, COBIT, ITIL, HITRUST).
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with others, including various levels of management.
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to execute short-range plans
  • Ability to react quickly to issues and develop both short/long-term solutions.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask, prioritize, and pay close attention to details.
  • Strong analytical skills as well as strong communication skills.
  • Detail oriented, organized, and able to juggle multiple tasks/projects with a minimum of supervision.
  • Solid understanding of IT Service Management principles with a strong preference for experience in ITIL based organizations.
  • Solid understanding of IT supported technologies, and a broad knowledge of IT Technology and infrastructure.
  • Commitment to ensuring the security, confidentiality, availability, and integrity of client information

Desired:

  • Automation experience with CloudFormation, Resource Manager, Puppet, Chef, Ansible
  • Container experience with Docker, Vagrant, Kubernetes
  • 3+ years previous consulting experience, especially a Big 4 consulting firms or specialty cloud consulting firms

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead data engineering team by providing mentoring and guidance through code reviews, design reviews, best practices, and technical vision. Lead by example.
  • Act as the technical lead to a cross-functional, full stack agile development team.
  • Jump in and solve the most complex technical problems and design issues. Initiate and lead refactoring effort.
  • Be a top-notch coder on the team, capable of deep diving into implementation details of components and features across the technology stacks.
  • Stay on top and drive adoption of advanced cloud-based features and capabilities where it makes sense.
  • Champion, nurture and guard Agile/DevOPS software development mindset within the team and supporting functions.
  • Work closely with Platform/Enterprise Architects to develop optimal software/system architecture
  • Bridge the gap between high-level architecture developed by Enterprise/Platform Architects and the detailed solutions design input needed by the delivery teams.
  • Work closely with data operations to develop the most optimal system architecture/deployment design for content core platforms 

Requirements

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • B.S. / M.S. Computer Science or equivalent, with strong fundamentals and problem-solving skills (such as data structures, computational algorithms, and operating systems).
  • 5 years of software engineering experience, a track record of building highly scalable, high-quality systems in a direct-to-consumer business. Should had played a critical role in the development of such systems.
  • Expertise with Java 8 or higher and JVM, knowledge of Scala- SMACK stack, Reactive Streams is highly desirable.
  • Expertise in relational database design, practical experience of developing systems with NoSQL/MongoDB/Couchbase.
  • Experience in scaling out applications and maximizing throughput through load balancing, database sharding, distributed cache systems, route optimization is highly desirable. 
  • Experience in developing messaging and event-based systems (Kafka is a plus).
  • Experience in developing or working with machine learning pipelines (TensorFlow is a plus)
  • Experience with AWS or other public cloud provider, containerized deployments, Kubernetes, and working in DevOPS environment.
  • Hands-on experience as a full stack developer, at all tiers from the front-end UI to the backend data store

Attributes:

  • Team player who is comfortable working with clients and project teams
  • Genuine interest in and commitment to healthcare
  • Comfortable in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Enthusiasm to continue learning, challenge and enhance existing strategic solutions is required

Successful candidate must be willing and able to travel, when necessary. Estimated travel is approximately 30%.

Position Description

  • Develop interactive data visualizations, reports and dashboards in Tableau, including design, data set-up, and execution that answer client questions and support the development of Pareto’s software solutions (in collaboration with product managers, business analysts, data scientists, and consultants)
  • Support Pareto’s consulting and advisory engagements through data visualization design and execution
  • Collaborate with various business and technical teams, including consultants, product management, and technical developers
  • Continually develop and further Pareto’s analytical, quantitative and visualization skills, capabilities and offerings
  • Support the identification, research and development processes required to obtain, analyze and incorporate new data assets, tools, and visualizations into Pareto’s capabilities

Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Ensure the security, confidentiality, availability, and integrity of client information
  • Combine business and technical concepts and skills in a role that is 75% technical and 25% business project or client project-specific
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field
  • Interest in developing data and analytical proficiency
  • Interest in designing data visualizations that effectively answer targeted questions
  • Experience working with Tableau or other relevant business intelligence tool
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities
  • Ability to communicate effectively with business and technical team-members 

Preferred Skills

  • 1-4 years of experience working in a BI/Analytics environment
  • Experience with SQL
  • Exposure to SAS, R, and/or Python
  • Tableau Desktop Certification(s)
  • Experience working with Tableau API’s
  • Experience working with large data-sets

Position Description

  • Provide data analysis and model development support for the development of Pareto’s software solutions (in collaboration with product managers, business analysts, data scientists and consultants)
  • Support Pareto’s consulting and advisory engagements through ad-hoc data analysis supports, including defining data needs, ensuring data quality, developing analytical frameworks and execution
  • Collaborate with various business and technical teams, including consultants, product management, and technical developers
  • Continually develop and further Pareto’s analytical, quantitative and modeling skills, capabilities and offerings
  • Support the identification, research and development processes required to obtain, analyze and incorporate new data assets and tools into Pareto’s capabilities

Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a quantitative field of study (e.g. Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Finance, Computer Science)
  • Interest in developing data and analytical proficiency
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities
  • Ability to communicate effectively with business and technical team-members

Preferred Skills

  • 1-2 years of experience working in a quantitative capacity
  • Experience with SQL and Tableau
  • Experience with SAS, R, and/or Python
  • Experience working with large data-sets
  • Health care industry experience preferred but not required
  • Practical ability to visualize data and communicate analysis findings 

Position Description

  • Identify, document, and analyze business and user requirements and processes
  • Create workflow diagrams and process maps
  • Write basic test cases and define acceptance criteria
  • Perform basic testing and data validation to confirm requirements have been met
  • Communicate and translate between technical and non-technical audiences
  • Track towards project milestones and communicate progress to leadership, cross-functional team members and other stakeholders 

Requirements

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience as a business analyst, product manager, or data analyst in a product/technology environment
  • At least 2 years of experience in the healthcare field and detailed knowledge of key clinical data standards: CCD, ADT, ORU and other HL7 CDA formats, FHIR, etc.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to problem-solve
  • Strong organization and time management skills; ability to manage multiple priorities while still executing towards deadlines in a cross-functional environment
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with QA and/or data validation
  • Entrepreneurial attitude, willingness to take ownership, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to drive detail-oriented processes and documentation efforts to elicit and capture business and technical requirements from subject matter experts and technical leads
  • Demonstrable passion, curiosity, flexibility and positive attitude 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Support client relationships and maximize the adoption and value generated for Pareto’s Clients from our solutions
  • Be a business expert in the areas for which Pareto provides solutions to health plans and providers
  • Strategically identify ways to further support our Clients and bring them more value
  • Proactively listen to Clients, their feedback and gather market intelligence to drive solution enhancements and new solution ideas
  • Collaborate on a daily basis with other team members to solve complex problems for our Clients
  • Maintain industry exposure through industry group meetings and other forums.
  • Ensure the security, confidentiality, and integrity of client information for yourself and the team you supervise.

Requirements

  • Successful Professionals will have the following qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Economics, Analytics or related field.  An advanced degree in business, IT or healthcare is preferred.
    • 0 to 2 years of healthcare/analytics experience.
    • Experience interacting and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
    • Enthusiasm to continue learning, challenging, and enhancing existing strategic solutions is required.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Logical and structured thinker.
    • Sound understanding of business fundamentals.
    • Comfortable adapting in an entrepreneurial environment.

    Successful candidate must be willing and able to travel, when necessary.  Estimated travel is less than 20% of the time.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Manage Client relationships and maximize the adoption and value generated for Pareto’s Clients from our solutions
  • Be a business expert in the areas for which Pareto provides solutions to health plans and providers
  • Strategically identify ways to further support our Clients and bring them more value
  • Proactively listen to Clients, their feedback and gather market intelligence to drive solution enhancements and new solution ideas
  • Collaborate on a daily basis with other team members to solve complex problems for our Clients
  • Maintain industry exposure through industry group meetings and other forums.
  • Ensure the security, confidentiality, and integrity of client information for yourself and the team you supervise.

Requirements

Successful Professionals will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Economics, Analytics or related field.  An advanced degree in business, IT or healthcare is preferred.
  • 3 to 5 plus years of healthcare/analytics experience.
  • Experience interacting and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Enthusiasm to continue learning, challenging, and enhancing existing strategic solutions is required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Logical and structured thinker.
  • Sound understanding of business fundamentals.
  • Comfortable adapting in an entrepreneurial environment.

Successful candidate must be willing and able to travel, when necessary.  Estimated travel is less than 20% of the time.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide data analysis and model development support for the development of Pareto’s software solutions (in collaboration with product managers, business analysts, data scientists and consultants)
  • Support Pareto’s consulting and advisory engagements through ad-hoc data analysis supports, including defining data needs, ensuring data quality, developing analytical frameworks and execution
  • Collaborate with various business and technical teams, including consultants, product management, and technical developers
  • Continually develop and further Pareto’s analytical, quantitative and modeling skills, capabilities and offerings
  • Support the identification, research and development processes required to obtain, analyze and incorporate new data assets and tools into Pareto’s capabilities
  • Ensure the security, confidentiality, availability, and integrity of client information
  • Combine business and technical concepts and skills in a role that is 75% technical and 25% business project or client project-specific

Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a quantitative field of study (e.g. Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Finance, Computer Science)
  • Experience in Python
  • 4+ years of experience working in a quantitative capacity
  • Proven experience exhibiting data and analytical proficiency
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities
  • Ability to communicate effectively with business and technical team-members
  • Extensive experience with SQL

Preferred Skills

  • Strong preference for experience in big data technologies such as PySpark, Presto, Hadoop, Kafka, etc.
  • Exposure to additional statistical software such as SAS and R
  • Practical ability to visualize data and communicate analysis findings with Tableau or Power BI visualization software experience
  • Experience working with large datasets
  • Health care industry experience preferred but not required

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Complex Problem Solving – Ability to identify and solve problems by reviewing related information, evaluating options, and implementing solutions
  • Critical Thinking – Ability to use logic and reason to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems
  • Deductive Reasoning – Ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense
  • Inductive Reasoning – Ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated information or events)
  • Quantitative and Analytical Skills – Ability to apply quantitative and statistical analysis techniques to unstructured problems
  • Effective Communication Skills – Ability to clearly and concisely communicate information and ideas orally and in writing

ATTRIBUTES

  • Positive, flexible and self-motivated attitude, along with the ability to work as a collaborative team player
  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy and follow up
  • Ability to set priorities and work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Successful candidate must be willing and able to travel, when necessary.  Estimated travel is less than 5% of the time.

Position Description:

  • Create and refine real-time analytic models used to understand conversations and behaviors in order to target users with optimal messaging across different platforms and devices
  • Participate in all project phases from concept, requirements, development, test and production support
  • Explore new technologies that enable faster system construction
  • Ensure the security, confidentiality, and integrity of client information for yourself and team

Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Statistics or relevant field of study required

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with Python or SAS and similar tools
  • 1-3 years of experience working in a data analytics capacity
  • Well versed in the application of analytic techniques and predictive modeling
  • Practical ability to visualize data, communicate about the data, and utilize it effectively
  • Innovative instincts and an entrepreneurial spirit

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Complex Problem Solving – Ability to identify and solve problems by reviewing related information, evaluating options and implementing solutions
  • Critical Thinking – Ability to use logic and reason to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems
  • Deductive Reasoning – Ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense
  • Inductive Reasoning – Ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated information or events)
  • Quantitative and Analytical Skills – Ability to apply quantitative and statistical analysis techniques to unstructured problems
  • Strong Communication Skills – Ability to clearly and concisely communicate information and ideas orally and in writing

ATTRIBUTES

  • Positive, flexible and self-motivated attitude, along with the ability to work as a collaborative team player
  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy and follow up
  • Ability to set priorities and work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Successful candidate must be willing and able to travel, when necessary.  Estimated travel is approximately less than 20% of the time.

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