Data Processing Specialist

Published date Posted on Indeed on Nov 23, 2022 (6 d ago)

About FAIR Health

FAIR Health, Inc., a national, independent nonprofit organization, was established in October 2009 with the mission to help assure fairness and transparency in health insurance information. FAIR Health has created a database of over 38 billion de-identified private healthcare claim records—the largest in the country—which receives claims monthly and which serves as the foundation for a variety of data products, custom analytics and consumer tools. FAIR Health has also been certified by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services as a “Qualified Entity” and thus holds the entire collection of Medicare Parts A, B and D claims from 2013 to the present, which get routinely refreshed.

Our standard data modules, custom analytics and technological tools serve all participants in the healthcare sector nationwide; they are licensed to payors, third-party administrators, bill review companies, self-insured employers, government agencies, academic researchers and consultants. Our medical and dental data are used to inform statutes and regulations, healthcare cost indices, fee schedules, benefit and provider network design, practice/facility expansion, health systems research and dispute resolution, among other uses. We also offer a suite of consumer-oriented tools and resources available on our consumer website (, as well as a mobile application, which can be licensed by other organizations.

Summary of Position

The Data Processing Specialist will work on multiple aspects of the data processing workflows used to create FAIR Health data products and will have responsibilities throughout the development life cycle of application changes related to those processes. This person will have a strong analytic background and the ability to gather requirements, translate business needs into technical requirements, and create and execute test plans.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Configure and execute data processing workflows and batch jobs
  • Debug and find root causes of errors that occur in batch jobs
  • Identify areas for further automation and work with development teams to implement process improvements
  • Translate business needs into development requirements and data-driven deliverables
  • Design and execute test plans of functional and nonfunctional test cases that verify requirements and validate functionality
  • Define and execute regression testing of application changes
  • Maintain documentation of workflows and other data processes

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • RequiredExperience working as a data processing analyst, process improvement engineer, data solutions engineer, application support analyst or related role

Proficient in SQL, PL/SQL or equivalent database query language
Experience working with large databases
Strong analytical skills
Functional knowledge of workflow engines and batch jobs
Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work in a highly cross-functional, multilocation organization
Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Expert ability with Excel
  • BS in Computer Science or related degree
  • 3-5 years’ professional work experience
  • PreferredExperience with SAS, R or related statistical software

Experience with Python
Experience working in the healthcare industry
Understanding of healthcare data and analyses, including but not limited to medical claims data
Working knowledge of healthcare coding (CPT®, HCPCS, ICD, revenue codes, DRG)

  • Familiarity with healthcare fee schedules, including but not limited to Medicare, workers’ compensation and Medicaid

Location: Remote or a possibility to work from our New York City office

Salary is commensurate to experience at a range of $72k - $85k.

FAIR Health, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer and is an E-Verify participant.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

FAIR Health offers a competitive compensation package and includes the following benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, 401(k) and Discretionary Bonus.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $72,000.00 - $85,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • What is your desired salary?
  • How much notice (if any) will you need to provide to your current employer?

Work Location: Remote

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