Data Engineer - Customer, Digital & Operations

Location: Saint Paul, MN 55101

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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

The Customer, Digital & Operations Team in Enterprise Data & Analytics is looking for an experienced Data Engineer to design and build enterprise data solutions to drive Customer and Operational insights. As a Data Engineer on our team, you will be responsible for building real-time and batch data systems in support of key data & analytic initiatives within the Customer, Digital and/or Operations spaces. This position will work with data across many Travelers' systems to create strategic data solutions in public cloud as well as on-premise environments. Successful candidates should be passionate about working with data and should have previous Data Engineering experience.

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

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reviews unfamiliar data sources. Connects to value for business. Able to link to systems.

  • Develops process to acquire and integrate data.

  • Independently reviews, prepares, designs and integrates complex (type, quality, volume) data correcting problems and recommends data cleansing/quality solutions to major issues.

  • Works within Travelers standards, processes, and protocols.

  • Develops moderate and applies complex data derivations, business transformation rules, and data requirements.

  • Leads medium scale projects and coordinates aspects of larger projects with limited supervision.

  • Performs analysis of complex (type, quality, volume) sources to determine value and use. Determines and recommends data to include in analytical projects.

  • Creates moderate (technology and features) data visualization techniques to help support data exploration.

  • Utilizes business knowledge to explain technical activities in business terms.

  • Actively seeks opportunities to expand technical knowledge and capabilities.

  • Develops and maintains relationships across the enterprise.

  • Operationalizes and automates more complex (more systems, data sets and streams, size of data sets more substantial) products into business.

  • Proactively looks to improve and optimize data products.

  • Builds, tests, and implements complex analytic business 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.

  • Independently train business users on data products/analytic environment.

  • Ensures customer satisfaction through professional communication, follow-up, and responsiveness to issues.

  • Shares knowledge with users on data or analytic products.

  • Builds effective relationships with stakeholders.

  • Provides guidance and mentorship to lower level technical employees.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 4 years of relevant experience with data tools, techniques, and manipulation required.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • College Degree in STEM related field

  • Advanced knowledge of data tools, techniques, and manipulation

  • Programming languages - Python, Hive, AWS

  • Visualization platforms: QlikView, Tableau, MicroStrategy and Qlik Sense

  • 5 years of relevant experience with data tools, techniques, and manipulation preferred.

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Python programming skills (or another programming language)

  • Experience building data products

  • Experience building data pipelines

  • Strong SQL skills

  • Experience in code repository tool GitHub

  • Experience with AWS

  • Experience putting applications in Production at Travelers, preferred.

  • Must demonstrate a proactive nature with willingness to contribute, collaborate and work in an Lean-Agile team environment.

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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