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Data Engineer - II (AWS)

Hartford, Connecticut

Company Summary

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That's 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.

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Job Description Summary

Travelers Data Engineering team constructs pipelines that contextualize and provide easy access to data by the entire enterprise. As a Data Engineer, you will play a key role in growing and transforming our analytics landscape. In addition to your strong analytical mind, you will bring your inquisitive attitude and ability to translate stories found in data by leveraging a variety of data programming techniques. You will leverage your ability to design, build and deploy data solutions that capture, explore, transform, and utilize data to support Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and business intelligence/insights.

This position may be based 100% remotely or in one of our offices.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

Build and operationalize complex data solutions, correct problems, apply transformations, and recommending data cleansing/quality solutions.

Design complex data solutions

Perform analysis of complex sources to determine value and use and recommend data to include in analytical processes.

Incorporate core data management competencies including data governance, data security and data quality.

Collaborate within and across teams to support delivery and educate end users on complex data products/analytic environment.

Perform data and system analysis, assessment and resolution for complex defects and incidents and correct as appropriate.

Test data movement, transformation code, and data components.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent training with data tools, techniques, and manipulation.
  • Four years of data engineering or equivalent experience.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM related field or equivalent
  • Eight years of related experience within Data and Analytics (AWS)
  • Highly proficient use of tools, techniques, and manipulation including Cloud platforms, programming languages, and a full understanding of modern software engineering practices.
  • Strong understanding across Cloud and infrastructure components (server, storage, network, data, and applications) to deliver end to end Cloud Infrastructure architectures and designs. 
  • Experience with Cloud native application development, deployment, and Cloud application refactoring
  • Understanding of Cloud Computing Technologies and related emerging technology (e.g. Amazon Web Services, EC2, Lambda, Glue, Athena, Snowflake)
  • Experience as a technical lead preferred.

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code using either Terraform or AWS CloudFormation is a plus
  • Experience with one or more Data platforms (e.g.: Teradata, SQL Server, MongoDB, Snowflake)
  • Experience with one or more ETL / Data Integration tools (e.g.: Talend, Ab Initio, Informatica) is a plus
  • Must demonstrate a proactive nature with willingness to contribute, collaborate and work in an agile team environment
  • Proficiency in understanding Relational and Dimensional data models
  • Possesses a passion for data and analytics
  • Enjoy learning new technologies
  • Exposure with DevOps pipeline and implementation 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.

Employment Practices

Travelers 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 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.

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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.