Travelers Data Engineer (MDM) in Boston, Massachusetts
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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 operational and 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.
Experience with Informatica MDM (IDD, UserExit, Business Entity, Provisioning tool, Publishing).
Experience with configure Match and Merge and refining match rules based on business requirement and data specification.
Experience with Web services and understanding of micro services architecture, experience integrate with MDM real time services with BES or SIF.
Experience with Database - SQL (Oracle/SQL Server/DB2/Teradata) , NoSQL (MongoDB, DynamoDB).
Experience with Match and Merge.
Basic understanding of Agile preferred.
Basic understanding of DevOps preferred.
Delivery - Intermediate delivery skills including the ability to estimate accurate timelines for tasks and deliver work at a steady, predictable pace to achieve commitments, contribute to the software design strategy and methodologies used to best meet the system requirements, consider and build for many different use cases, avoid over engineering, and ensure automation, deliver complete solutions but release them in small batches, and identify important tradeoffs and negotiate them.
Domain Expertise - Demonstrated track record of domain expertise including understanding technical concepts necessary to do the job effectively and aware of industry trends, demonstrate willingness, cooperation, and concern for business issues and priorities, and possess in depth knowledge of immediate systems worked on and some knowledge of adjacent systems.
Problem Solving - Strong problem solver who ensures solutions are built for the long term, is able to resolve new issues, recognizes mistakes using them as learning and teaching opportunities and consistently breaks down large problems into smaller, more manageable ones.
Communication - Strong communicator who possesses the ability to articulate information clearly and concisely with the business, document work in a clear, easy to follow manner, collaborate well with team members as both a mentor and mentee, take in vague requirements and ask the right questions to ensure clarification, offer feedback appropriately and effectively, seek out and receives constructive criticism well, listen when others are speaking and make space for colleagues to share their thoughts.
Leadership - Intermediate leadership skills with the ability to 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.
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
Highly proficient use of tools, techniques, and manipulation including Cloud platforms, programming languages, and a full understanding of modern software engineering practices.
Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies
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.
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 (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/ .
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