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EHR Extraction Engineer

What you will be doing:

As an EHR Extraction Engineer at Lumere, you will lead our efforts to collect healthcare data from our constituent healthcare systems. You will develop and execute a plan to standardize and automate extraction processes from EHR systems in support of our software solutions.

The ideal candidate is an experienced IT professional who has worked closely with (or within) health system IT departments and is familiar with the unique challenges associated with data extraction from HIPAA covered entities. In this position, you would collaborate with our development and product management teams to standardize the data we need and then work with health system personnel to set up and automate extractions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop standardized data specifications and extraction definitions and procedures
  • Work onsite with customers to write queries and troubleshoot data extractions
  • Prioritize implementation schedule and tasks and communicate progress to internal stakeholders
  • Work with ETL engineers to automate data intake
  • Serve as subject-matter-expert on hospital EHR systems


  • 5+ years experience in healthcare IT within a hospital or service provider that works with hospital data systems
  • Extensive knowledge of one or more of the following EHR systems (Epic, Cerner)
  • BS/BA degree in healthcare informatics, information systems, computer science, or a related information technology degree preferred
  • Familiarity with existing healthcare databases, data sources and industry standard measures and code sets (e.g. ICD9, CPT/HCPCS, DRG, NDC)
  • An IT generalist skill set with extensive ETL experience (especially SQL, SFTP/FTPS, task automation with scripting languages such as Python, Bash, Perl, Powershell, etc.)
  • Strong leadership instincts
  • A heavy preference for personal autonomy and initiative; a self-driven learner
  • A demonstrated track record of accomplishing goals, meeting deadlines, and holding yourself and others to a high standard
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with a proven ability to present solutions with both technical and non-technical arguments
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