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Data Engineer II/Analytics Lead

Company: Travelers
Location: Madison
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Who Are We?Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. Thats the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.Job CategoryTechnologyCompensation OverviewThe annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.Salary Range$113,900.00 - $188,000.00Target Openings1What Is the Opportunity?Works in a matrixed environment leveraging advanced technology and analytics skills to data analysis practices that benefit business initiatives. This is anAdvanced Analytics Technology Support role which includes: (i) Model implementation coding projects (ii) emerging technology evaluations (iii) communicating complex Data Science technology solutions with internal customers.What Will You Do?

  • Serves as Subject Matter Expert with knowledge of supported platforms and tools (Python, R, H2O, KNIME, and SAS analytic technologies).
  • Meets with analytics community leads and users to understand needs and works with platform support leads to address approach and technologies to meet those requirements.
  • Leads conversations with the Data Science community and completes work deliverables independently.
  • Works closely with analytics engineering staff to ensure technical infrastructure is configured to meet customer expectations.
  • Supports new technology proofs of concept evaluations through to production implementation hand-off to analytics engineering staff.
  • Assists in the support of the Advanced Analytics Community of Practice and Technical Centers of Excellence.
  • Assists in the migration of platforms and support to the Cloud.
  • Data Acquisition, Prep and Exploration: Works with complex (type, quality, volume) and unfamiliar data. Connects to value for business. Able to link to systems.
  • Responsibilities include complex analysis, assessment, and design at an expert level.
  • Leads investigation and resolution efforts for high impact defects and problems.
  • Ensures work complies with Travelers standards, processes, and protocols. Identifies gaps, escalating issue to manager.
  • Develops and applies complex data derivations, business transformation rules, and data requirements.
  • Leads small portfolio of projects or one large project (multiple workstreams), working across departments and business areas.
  • Collaborates with project team and other key stakeholders to identify, estimate, and prioritize project and/or enhancement activities.
  • Creates complex (technology and features) data visualizations techniques to help support data exploration.
  • Liaise with Information Technology to architect and develop strategic analytics solutions including logic, rules, tables, as well as business requirements, governance, and specifications.
  • Utilizes business knowledge to explain technical activities in business terms.
  • Acts as resource for lower level employees working with less complex tools and data.
  • Builds and maintains relationships across the enterprise.
  • Analytic Data Discovery: Operationalizes and automates complex (more systems, data sets and streams, size of data sets more substantial) products into business.
  • Optimizes and improves complex modeling tools and data products.
  • Designs and leads integration of analytic data products and products, including pilots and proof of concept.
  • Applies knowledge of current industry trends and techniques to formulate solutions within the context of assigned projects and/or enhancements.
  • Analytic Support:Ensures business and data users are properly trained on data products/analytic environment. Identifies training opportunities.
  • Ensures customer satisfaction through professional communication, follow-up, and responsiveness to issues.
  • Consultation:Participate as data expert for projects with impact to business and enterprise performance.
  • Builds, maintains, and utilizes partnerships across the enterprise.
  • Develops data strategies within the context of business need. Integrates work efforts within respective business portfolios.What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?
    • Bachelors Degree in STEM related field or equivalent
    • Eight years of related experience
    • Highly proficient use of tools, techniques, and manipulation including Cloud platforms, programming languages, and a full understanding of modern software engineering practices.
    • The ability to deliver work at a steady, predictable pace to achieve commitments, deliver complete solutions but release them in small batches, and identify and negotiate important tradeoffs.
    • Demonstrated track record of domain expertise including understanding technical concepts necessary and industry trends, and possess in-depth knowledge of immediate systems worked on and some knowledge of adjacent systems.
    • Strong problem solver who ensures systems are built with longevity and creates innovate ways to resolve issues.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work collaborate well with team members and business partners.
    • Ability to lead team members and help create a safe environment for others to learn and grow as engineers. and a proven track record of self-motivation in identifying opportunities and tracking team efforts.What is a Must Have?
      • Bachelors degree or equivalent training with data tools, techniques, and manipulation.
      • Four years of data engineering or equivalent experience.What Is in It for You?
        • Health Insurance: Employees and their eligible family members including spouses, domestic partners, and children are eligible for coverage from the first day of employment.
        • Retirement: Travelers matches your 401(k) contributions dollar-for-dollar up to your first 5% of eligible pay, subject to an annual maximum. If you have student loan debt, you can enroll in the Paying it Forward Savings Program. When you make a payment toward your student loan, Travelers will make an annual contribution into your 401(k) account. You are also eligible for a Pension Plan that is 100% funded by Travelers.
        • Paid Time Off: Start your career at Travelers with a minimum of 20 days Paid Time Off annually, plus nine paid company Holidays.
        • Wellness Program: The Travelers wellness program is comprised of tools and resources that empower you to achieve your wellness goals. In addition, our Life Balance program provides access to professional counseling services, life coaching and other resources to support your daily life needs. Through Life Balance, youre eligible for five free counseling sessions with a licensed therapist.
        • Volunteer Encouragement: We have a deep commitment to the communities we serve and encourage our employees to get involved. Travelers has a Matching Gift and Volunteer Rewards program that enables you to give back to the charity of your choice.Employment PracticesTravelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences.If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email (4-ESU@travelers.com) so we may assist you.Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.To learn more about our comprehensive benefit programs please visit http://careers.travelers.com/life-at-travelers/benefits/ .

Keywords: Travelers, Madison , Data Engineer II/Analytics Lead, Engineering , Madison, Wisconsin

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