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."

- Ben B., Product 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

Position Description

  • Primary responsibility is to own the day to day management of our AWS infrastructure and services
  • Assist the Cloud Architect in the effort to build and integrate new CI/CD, big data, and security technologies into our process and solution architecture by contributing to new technology research, proof of concepts, and eventual take over to integrate into production
  • Participate at the most senior level in the production support and maintenance of development, deployment, and security technologies including Kubernetes, Jenkins, GitHub Enterprise, Kerberos, Terraform, Vault etc.
  • Partner with Data Operations team to support the data pipeline and platform. This includes infrastructure ownership and assist in support of underlying systems including Hive, Hue, JupyterHub/EMR Notebooks, SQL servers, Airflow, Apache Kafka/MSK, s3 volume management, and Tableau
  • Participate in the design and testing of disaster recovery processes in accordance with business continuity strategies.
  • Configure and utilize monitoring systems, in particular Datadog and Cloud Watch
  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to system configuration, processes, and data flows
  • Be a technical resource to more junior team members, with a future path to a Technical Lead
  • Ensure the security, confidentiality, availability, and integrity of client information for yourself and team within a HITRUST compliant environment
    • Duties related to information security will be segregated across team members to ensure cross checking / monitoring / work overlap and work coverage
    • Examples of security related tasks are secrets management, patching, HITRUST reviews and remediation
    • Role requires a high level of system access – confidentiality and security

Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or similar curriculum
  • S in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of DevOps or software development experience in a professional environment
  • Experience working within a primarily AWS environment required, certification preferred
  • Kubernetes configuration and administration experience required
  • Infrastructure automation tooling experience, preferably Terraform
  • Jenkins or equivalent CI/CD tooling configuration and administration experience preferred
  • Experience administering distributed big data tools, i.e. Hive, Hue, Apache Spark, Airflow, JupyterHub/EMR Notebooks
  • Familiarity with Microsoft SQL Server or other relational database software
  • Intermediate to advanced experience programming in Python
  • Proficient in shell scripting, plus know when to stop scripting and start developing
  • Experience in a mixed Microsoft and Linux environment

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)
  • Strong Communication Skills – Ability to clearly and concisely communicate information and ideas orally and in writing
  • Quality Assurance – Ability to perform systematic self-review to ensure work product is accurate and satisfies its intended purpose

ATTRIBUTES

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

You are passionate about products, usability, and innovation. You are comfortable with vision level conversations and execution level strategies. You are excited about discussing and debating new product innovations and leading the way in healthcare data analytics. You know your way around healthcare analytics and risk adjustment models. You are eager to partner with Design, Engineering, and Analytics to create high quality and powerful data products for our customers.

Responsibilities

Your job as a Senior Product Manager is to work with the Director of Product to craft and hone high level strategies into executable ideas – adding new features, building out MVPs, and pulling inspiration and ideas from our very capable team of product managers, data analysts, and UX.  You will be tasked with working closely with the product managers and their crossfunctional swimlane teams to follow best product practices, help with workplans and roll out strategies, and communicate closely with internal customers. You will need to be capable of moving with deftness between very high level strategy and very specific implementation details, using your existing knowledge of our payer customer’s workflows and needs.  On a day-to-day basis you might expect to do the following:

  • Work with the Director of Product on roadmap definition and product vision
  • Collaborate with product team members on defining features and assisting with documentation
  • Mentor and provide advice and guidance to other product team members
  • Work with engineering, UX, and data team members to craft meaningful solutions for our customer’s problems
  • Work with internal customers on new feature requests, prioritization, product launches, and training
  • Advocate for your teams and negotiate with various stakeholders on product development initiatives
  • Build and nurture relationships across the company in pursuit of building the best healthcare data products on the market

Requirements

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years working in technology in a product capacity
  • Familiarity and experience working in the healthcare industry, specifically payers
  • Experience and understanding of risk adjustment
  • People management experience
  • Experience working on data science products
  • Experience working on cross functional software development teams
  • Proficient in Jira, Confluence, and Figma

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Advanced degree, MBA or Masters
  • Technical knowledge of database and table structures
  • SQL knowledge
  • Python experience a plus
  • Experience with Jupyter Notebooks a plus

Attributes

  • Team player who promotes and supports cross-functional collaboration
  • Genuine interest in and commitment to healthcare
  • Comfortable in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Enthusiasm to continue learning, challenge and enhance existing strategic solutions

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design and build publication-ready data visualizations using diverse sets of structured and unstructured data
  • Build interactive dashboards and reports that provide insights that can be easily interpreted and applied by business leaders to help improve client performance
  • Reasons independently to synthesize raw data into digestible and actionable information
  • Identifies opportunities for continuous improvement for delivery solutions
  • Collaborates with product management, client advisory, data science and operations on product visualizations, enhancements and debugging dashboards
  • Contributes to requirements gathering and recommendations that align with best practices and future state design

Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • BS or BA degree in business, economics, finance, accounting, marketing analytics, MIS, computer science, engineering, healthcare field with proven experience exhibiting data and analytical proficiency
  • 5 to 7 years of data visualization experience using Tableau, Qlik, Power BI or Looker
  • 5 to 7 years of experience with analytics, database, or business intelligence in the healthcare field
  • 5 to 7 years of Strong SQL querying experience both creating and updating and stored procedures
  • At least 1 year of experience with requirements gathering & prototyping/mock-ups/storyboards
  • An understanding of UI/UX design concepts
  • Experience with Python (i.e. Jupyter)
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Healthcare Payer and/or Provider experience with claims, clinical and or quality data

Preferred Qualifications

  • Exposure to statistical software such as SAS or R
  • Strong analytical aptitude and an understanding of statistical methods
  • Desire to improve and expand analytical and data visualization skills with new technology
  • Experience with GitHub

We are seeking a highly skilled SQL Developer with strong background and passion for T-SQL, Database Design and Data Modeling to engineer the backbone of several analytical tools and products. This is a hands-on technical role with extensive focus on coding, designing, testing, improving and implementing and less focus on managerial or administrative tasks. This is an engineering-focused role as opposed to an analytics role but knowledge and understanding of analytics is beneficial. The role involves working with other Software and Data Engineers to develop and review SQL code and Database Designs, make recommendations, tune and apply best practices.

The Ideal candidate is a person that really enjoys working with SQL and SQL Server and has deep experience with both. This person’s time would be a good split between head down writing new code and tuning updating existing logic, researching and implementing new features in SQL Server and other DB technologies, and discussing projects with Data Scientists and other engineers to deploy the right database structure and ETL processes.

Requirements

Requirements

  • Extensive knowledge of Relational Database Concepts, database design, normalization and query optimization.
  • Strong ability to design, develop and interpret logical and physical data models
  • 5 to 7 years of programming experience designing, developing and supporting database applications, with emphasis on SQL and database design.
  • Highly comfortable in developing optimized, well-structured, moderate to complex SQL in large database/data warehouse environments, with extensive use of table joins, aggregate functions, analytic/OLAP and built-in functions and SQL programming constructs and techniques
  • Ability to explain concepts and share knowledge with team more junior team members.
  • Moderate analytic skills with the ability to analyze and trace data through complex statistical analysis.
  • Intermediate Knowledge of Healthcare domain, especially payer side business functions with regarding Medical/Pharmacy Claims and Membership data.
  • Experience with Business Intelligence and Data Visualization tools such as Cognos, Tableau etc.

Position Description

  • Assist internal users with laptop hardware/software issues
  • Troubleshoot systems availability, follow and provide feedback on Standard Operating Procedures ( SOP ) documentation, and escalate to Tier 2 and Tier 3 teams if required
  • Monitor the transfer and availability of client data within our network
  • Ensure the security, confidentiality, availability, and integrity of client information
    • Duties related to information security will be segregated across team members to ensure cross checking / monitoring / work overlap and work coverage when team members and functions are not available (i.e., time off)
    • Examples of security related tasks are granting access to systems to new hires, changing levels of access for employees whose role changes, or whose assignments change, etc.
    • Role requires a high level of system access – confidentiality and security are extremely important with the amount of responsibility granted
  • Monitor applicable technological changes for their effect on system security to ensure organizational adaptation and compliance
  • Work with the Infrastructure team to complete internal project work

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in an area with information technology emphasis (typically computer science, computer information systems, etc.); related work experience can be substituted for educational requirement.
  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience to include experience with IT ticketing systems, end-user interaction, and IT project assistance work.

Requirements

Preferred Skills

  • Microsoft Active Directory (user and group management)
  • Windows 10 deployment and maintenance
  • Basic Windows and Linux Server Administration
  • Jira ticketing system
  • Basic cloud (AWS preferred) understanding
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server or other RDBMS
  • Microsoft Office Suite Administration
  • Office 365 Administration
  • Previous experience working directly with internal users

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)
  • Strong Communication Skills – Ability to clearly and concisely communicate information and ideas orally and in writing
  • Quality Assurance – Ability to perform systematic self-review to ensure work product is accurate and satisfies its intended purpose

ATTRIBUTES

  • Team player who is comfortable working with internal users
  • Genuine interest in and information technologies and network security
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable in an entrepreneurial environment where you are able to pro-actively assist with Operational support issues
  • Enthusiasm to continue learning, challenge and enhance existing strategic solutions is required

Responsibilities

  • Design, build, and maintain processes and components of a streaming data/ETL pipeline to support real-time analytics (from requirements to data transformation, data modeling, metric definition, reporting, etc.)
  • Ensure the security, confidentiality, and integrity of client information for yourself and team
  • Develop code using Big Data Technologies such as Hadoop and Storm/Spark to write MapReduce and In-memory applications using Java, SQL, Pig, Hive, Impala, etc.
  • Collaborate with data scientists & solution developer to design and develop processes to further the company’s common data platform initiatives.
  • Develop compelling PoC’s for data solutions using emerging technologies for real-time and big data ingestion and processing.
  • Help define standards and best practices for enterprise usage.

Requirements

Job Requirement

  • 1 to 3 years of applicable experience in Data Analytic, Data Science, Data Engineering, or Software Engineering
  • Strong programming experience with Python, Scala or Java is required.
  • Experience with emerging big data processing technologies (Spark, Storm, Kafka, Flume, Pig, Hive, Sqoop, Hadoop/MapReduce, etc) is preferred
  • Strong experience in Linux shell scripting
  • Professional Services Consulting experience preferred, Payor experience a big plus
  • Awareness of business issues as they impact overall project plans
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – Ability to clearly and concisely communicate information and ideas orally and in writing
  • Eagerness to mentor/train other developers
  • 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
  • Quality Assurance – Ability to perform systematic self-review to ensure work product is accurate and satisfies its intended purpose
  • BA or BS is strongly preferred
  • Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering or other analytical disciplines is preferable

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 10%.

Pareto Intelligence is seeking a Software Engineer Lead for its Chicago, IL location.

Job Duties

  • Lead the design and development of solutions in the areas of software design, implementation, deployment support, and unit testing
  • Ensure the security, confidentiality, availability, and integrity of client information
  • Monitor applicable technological changes for their effect on system security to ensure organizational adaptation and compliance
  • Adhere to procedures to provide alternate personnel for key system security functions in case of absence or departure.

Requirements

Job Requirements:

Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS or IT- related field and 5 years of progressively responsible, post bachelor’s related experience.  Required experience must include 5 years of experience in the following areas:

  • Architecture and software design, including strong design patterns knowledge;
  • Project management;
  • End to end software development;
  • Agile methodologies and processes; and
  • C# .Net programming.

Required experience must also include 3 years of experience in Scala programming.

How to Apply:

Submit your resume with “Software Engineer Lead” in the subject line to careers@paretointel.com.

Responsibilities

  • Lead a growing front-end engineering team by providing mentorship and guidance via code reviews, design reviews, best practices, and technical vision.
  • Be a technical expert in front-end software design, capable of solving the most complex technical and design issues.
  • Work closely with platform architects, back-end engineering team, product management team, design team, and UI/UX experts to ensure optimal front-end system designs and implementations.
  • Be a top-notch coder on the team, capable of deep diving into implementation details.
  • Be an advocate for Agile/DevOps software development and cross-functional teamwork.
  • Bridge the gap between high-level architecture developed by platform architects and details designs created by UI/UX experts.
  • Lead the design and development of solutions in the areas of front-end software design, implementation, deployment support, and unit testing.

Requirements

Desired Skills and Experience

  • BS/MS Computer Science or equivalent, with strong background in front-end development and design
  • 5+ years of strong front-end software engineering experience, playing a critical role in the development of high-quality systems
  • Expertise with React & AngularJS
  • Deep knowledge of Redux, GraphQL, RxJS, and Node.js
  • Expertise in architecture and software design, particularly strong design pattern knowledge
  • Firm understanding of software development principles, capabilities and limitations of platforms, including first-time user experience, connectivity issues, and perceived performance
  • Project management experience
  • Passion for learning & researching new technologies

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 less than 30% of the time.

Responsibilities

Compliance Associate responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Assist with the development and delivery of security, confidentiality, and compliance training for newly hired employees
  • Coordination of key company-wide compliance tasks including:
    • Access reviews
    • Conflict of interest reviews
    • Data retention and destruction
  • Help with the coordination of third-party assessments, including HITRUST and penetration testing
  • Monitor the status of regulatory required controls to ensure completion within required timeframes
  • Assist members of the Compliance and IT Infrastructure teams with the assessment, design, and implementation, and monitoring of regulatory-required security controls
  • Assistance with client security questionnaires – Working alongside supervisor to complete client requests re: security and compliance controls.  Describing our security environment to ensure that our environment meets our clients’ control requirements

Requirements

Qualifications

  • 1-2 years of compliance, internal audit, or IT security experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, IT System Management, or a related field
  • CPA or CISA certification preferred, not required
  • Experience working in the platform/information as a service industry, healthcare or consulting industry experience a plus
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills
  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders and balance priorities appropriately
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Product, Development, and Advisory teams to lead efforts toward automation and scalability.
  • Identify tasks that can be automated, clearly document how, and work with leads on prioritization.
  • Identify and solve problems by reviewing related information, evaluating options, and implementing solutions.
  • Create current-state and ideal-state workflow diagrams and process maps.
  • Work closely with client-facing teams to ensure timely implementation of solutions.
  • Analyze data feeds received from clients and perform basic testing and data validation to confirm requirements have been met.
  • Maintain and ensure monthly databases are delivered on-time to our customers.
  • Responsible for the scalable comprehension, ingestion, and deployment of client data.
  • Use your knowledge of SQL to perform data analysis based on business requirements and data profiling reports.
  • Clearly document that any gaps found during QA are documented and addressed.
  • Serve as a technical resource in resolving client issues related to database or other data issues.
  • Track towards project milestones and communicate progress to leadership, cross-functional team members, and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure the security, confidentiality, and integrity of client information for yourself and your team.
  • Granted elevated privileges to help maintain the information of the security of the organization.
  • Responsible for provisioning approved client access to the Pareto web application.

Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Data Analytics, Information Systems, or other related degrees.
  • 1-3 years of relevant QA/Testing or Technical Process Improvement/Optimization experience, ideally in a product or software company.
  • Demonstrate an analytical mindset with great attention to detail.
  • Experience using SQL.
  • Experience working with large datasets.
  • Positive, flexible and self-motivated attitude, along with the ability to work as a collaborative team player.
  • Ability to set priorities and work on multiple tasks simultaneously

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of existing Pareto solutions, their business applications, and how to critically assess quality and efficiency.
  • Knowledge of relational database concepts.

Successful candidate must be willing and able to travel, when necessary. Estimated travel is approximately 10%.

Responsibilities

  • 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%.

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

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.

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