Hadoop Data Engineer

Irving, Texas
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Sep 28, 2016
Nov 27, 2016
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Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field can't be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You'll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers' lives. We'll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you'll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you'll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

Job Description

The Opportunity

Encompass is a growing, $1B+ business that is part of the Allstate Corporation. Encompass sells and services personal insurance products exclusively through independent agencies. It has never been more exciting at Encompass than it is today. With Encompass' growth and exciting opportunities, the Encompass Technology Organization is also growing.

The Encompass Technology Organization celebrates strategic thinking and leadership, creative problems solving, full engagement, and working together to serve our agents and policyholders, particular in their times of greatest need. Our fast-paced environment embraces innovative thinking, continuous learning, and collaboration. We are a high-performance organization that believes in celebrating our employees' efforts with a pay-for-performance approach, a competitive compensation package as well as opportunities for personal and professional growth. At Encompass, we understand that when our employees are at their best, so are we. That's why we offer a variety of development and well-being programs to encourage and empower our employees. We are committed to helping each employee work and live to his or her full potential.

As part of the growth of the Encompass Technology Organization and to maintain our place at the forefront of the technological landscape, Encompass needs to hire the best and the brightest talent – is that you?

Job Description

The Role / Job Family Summary

Encompass Analytics is responsible for aligning with and contributing to Encompass Data Hub and Analytics business objectives by identifying and developing growth and profitability opportunities that will enable Encompass Insurance to generate profitable market share growth. The Information Analyst / Hadoop Data Engineer provides enterprise and project-level information analysis support that produces consistent, accurate, and complete information requirements that enhances the analytic and reporting lifecycle throughout the enterprise. In support of the analytic and reporting lifecycle, this position will create data definitions that follow established standards and guidelines, develop and manage the logical and physical views of data that are consistent with the business objectives, and provide consulting on new developments within the business intelligence space.

Job Summary

The Hadoop Data Engieer provides a high level of expertise in a focused area of the business. The Hadoop Data Engineer works independently on projects of all degrees of complexity, supporting multiple business units across a business AoR to advance their use of data and analytics. Through independent analysis and guided design, Hadoop Data Engineer defines, develops and implements data and business intelligence solutions for their assigned business AoR.

Key Responsibilities
Creates / comprehends intermediate-to complex logical (conceptual, relational, subject-level and dimensional) data models and other metadata deliverables at varying levels of detail and functionality across multiple business areas of responsibility.
Performs / comprehend Analysis and volumetric parameters that dictate data profiling activity preferred.
Maintains understanding of software industry, particularly with respect to data warehousing and analytics.

Job Qualifications


• Education: College degree or equivalent experience; Post secondary degree in management / technology or related field or a combination of related experience and education a plus; 3-5 years working in insurance and/or technology preferred
• Prior experience in database modeling classes, MIS or EIS, system support, analytics, statistics
• Data warehousing, Business Intelligence knowledge a must; data analytics a plus
o Hands-on SQL and DB querying exposure preferred
o Data Profiling a plus
o Exposure to Hadoop Eco System a big plus
• Experience working with project team following a software development lifecycle a must; Exposure to Agile a plus.
• Proven ability to be flexible and work hard, both independently and in a team environment with changing priorities
• Willingness to work outside of normal business hours
• Excellent English oral / written communication skills

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that's just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you'll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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