Job ID R-411216 Date posted 04/26/2022

Be part of something bigger at BD. Here, you’ll join a driven, agile engineering team working in a startup-like environment that has the backing and resources of a Fortune 500 company. In engineering, you could be involved in everything from operations, production and construction to information technology and maintenance environments, all while analyzing and developing solutions to further our engineering capabilities. You’ll use your talent and track record of solving complex problems to achieve one singular goal: advancing the world of health™. At BD, you can make a true difference of one.

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Be part of something bigger!

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

About the role:

The Becton Dickinson Software Technology Solutions Division (STS) is looking for a hands-on, Sr. Staff Engineer, Data Architecturewith a focus onData Engineering.

This position requires extensive hands-on, data system design and coding experience, developing modern data pipelines (Prefect, Airflow, Luigi, Python, Spark, SQL) and associated code in cloud/on-prem Linux/Windows environments.

This is highly collaborative position that will be partnering and advising multiple teams by providing guidance throughout the creation and consumption of our data pipelines. This role can be REMOTE.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture, design and implement ingress / egress data pipelines for applications, data layers and Data Lake; determine optimal data movement strategies across a hybrid cloud  

  • Design and implement conceptual, logical, and physical data workflows that support business needs

  • Propose architecture that enables integration of disparate enterprise data

  • Lead cross functional design sessions with functional experts to understand and document data requirements and use cases

  • Develop and document the data movement standards, best practices, and evangelize them across department

  • Drive long-term data architecture roadmaps in alignment with corporate strategic objectives

  • Conduct code and design reviews to ensure data related standards and best practices are met

  • Proactively educate others on modern data engineering concepts and design

  • Mentor Junior Members of the team

Ideal Candidate:

  • Candidate MUST have experience in owning large, complex system architecture, and hands on experience designing and implementing data pipelines across largescale systems.

  • Production delivery experience in Cloud based PAAS Big Data related technologies (Snowflake, Synapse, Big Query, Redshift, EMR, Data bricks etc.)

  • Experienced in multiple Cloud PAAS persistence technologies, and in-depth knowledge of cloud based ETL offerings and orchestration technologies (Prefect, Airflow, KubeFlow, etc.)

  • Experienced in stream-based and batch processing utilizing modern technologies 

  • Database design skills including normalization/de-normalization and data warehouse design 

  • Strong analytical / Debugging / Troubleshooting skills

  • Understanding of Distributed File Systems (HDFS, ADLS, S3)

  • Experience transitioning from on-prem big data installations to cloud is a plus

  • Strong Programming Experience - Python / Spark / SQL etc.

  • Experience in the healthcare industry, a plus

  • Collaborative and informative mindset is a must!


  • Spark / Python / SQL

  • Databricks / Snowflake / Synapse / MS SQL Server

  • ETL / Orchestration Tools (DBT etc.)

  • Azure /Cosmos / ADLS Gen 2

  • git

  • Power BI/Tableau

  • ML / Notebooks

  • Hadoop 2.0 / Impala / Hive 

Education and experience required

  • Bachelors or Master’s in Computer science, Information Systems, or an engineering discipline or relevant experience.

  • 10+ years of related experience in developing data solutions and data movement.

This role can be REMOTE



Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

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Employment at BD is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are or will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law. 

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Advancing the world of health™

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health™ by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD helps customers enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health care.

As a new employee what I like most about BD are the many learning and professional developmental opportunities for growth offered. It is good to know that there are so many resources to choose from.

Zakiyyah Walker
Staff Engineer

Since joining BD, I really have liked the people I work with on a daily basis and the collaboration towards common goals.

Michael Carrano
Senior Program Manager

BD is full of passionate, loyal, and driven people that have a common goal of advancing healthcare without sacrificing quality or service.

Justyna Zielinska
Project Manager



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