Data Analytics Engineer - Artificial Intelligence

Hartford, Connecticut

Company Information
Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Job Summary
The Enterprise Business Intelligence & Analytics (EBIA) Artificial Intelligence team consists of highly motivated and skilled professionals who are leading Travelers' analytics journey and driving business value that creates a sustainable competitive advantage for our company.

The Sr. Consultant, Data Analytics Engineer performs data acquisition, preparation, and performs analysis leveraging a variety of data programming techniques. Supports the implementation of highly complex project(s) that support the business. Helps establish procedures for attaining specific goals and objectives in a broad area of work. Tasks include the building and support of data pipelines to integrate data of various types and complexity (structured/unstructured, audio, imagery, etc.), cleansing and rational organization of data into data sets to support experimental AI work and model development.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Independently review, prepare, design and integrate moderately complex (type, quality, volume) data, correcting problems and recommend data cleansing/quality solutions to issues.
  • Apply moderate data derivations and assist with complex business transformation rules and data requirements.
  • Assist investigation and resolution efforts for high impact data defects and problems,
  • Perform analysis of moderately complex (type, quality, volume) sources to determine value and use. Recommend data to include in analytical projects.
  • Create simple (technology and features) data visualization techniques to help support data exploration.
  • Operationalize and automate moderately complex (more systems, data sets and streams, size of data sets more substantial) data products independently.
  • Build, test, and implement moderately complex analytic business processes, including pilots and proof of concepts.
  • Apply knowledge of current industry trends and techniques to formulate solutions within the context of assigned projects and/or enhancements.
  • May present complex information to next level of management.
  • Work within Travelers standards, processes, and protocols.
  • Incorporate core data management competencies - data governance, data security, data quality.
  • Share knowledge and Independently train business users on data products/analytic environment when necessary

Minimum Qualifications
3 years of relevant experience with data tools, techniques, and manipulation required.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
  • College Degree in STEM related field
Technical Knowledge:
  • Intermediate knowledge of data tools, techniques, and manipulation preferred. Examples (but not limited to):
  • Big data and Cloud platforms
  • Programming languages - Python, Hive, AWS, Spark, SQL
  • Visualization platforms: QlikView, Tableau, MicroStrategy and Qlik Sense
  • 4 years of relevant experience with data tools, techniques, and manipulation preferred.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
Communication Skills:
  • Ability to communicate thoughts/designs/ideas in an unambiguous manner and adjusts communication based on audience.
  • Exhibits active and effective communication skills with team members - including active listening and effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effectively contributes and communicates with the immediate team.
Problem Solving & Decision Making:
  • Able to recognize and analyze business and data issues of intermediate complexity with minimal supervision.
  • Able to recognize when escalation is necessary.
  • Able to leverage previous experience to consider a variety of alternatives to arrive at a timely, practical, and cost-effective solution to resolve defects or incidents.
Relationship Management:
  • Ability to foster relationships with peers to achieve objectives.
  • Practices objectivity and openness to others' views.
  • Able to recognize and support team priorities.
  • Works with other technical areas to achieve project/department or division goals.
Planning and Project Management:
  • Able to manage time and competing priorities and provide management with accurate and timely status information.
  • Able to accurately evaluate and estimate tasks.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.