It all started during Flatiron’s last Hackathon, in July 2019. Our regular sprint work was paused, and we had three days to work on any project that we thought could be interesting. My team and I wanted to work together this time, and the day before the hackathon, we had a meeting to decide what our project would be.

With a confident tone, our tech lead, Rohit Kapur, said, “I want to improve Blocks [our internal ETL tool] to make the slowest pipeline [which takes over ten hours on average] finish in fewer than ten minutes.” …

Jorge Irazabal

Jorge is a software engineer at Flatiron Health, where he implements tools that make research data easy to access, use and manage. In his spare time, he enjoys

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