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Travelers Nationwide Remote- Manager, Data Analytics - Data Engineer in Pierre, South Dakota

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.

Job Category

Analytics & Research, Bus Intelligence & Management Information

Target Openings


Job Description Summary

BI Analytics & Research Data Engineering team is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Data Engineer to provide the design, development, and delivery of data and analytical solutions in support of a large data scientist team.

This role will partner with our data scientists on research projects in performing data acquisition, exploration, building pipelines and solutions for statistical models, machine learning, and artificial intelligence from development, through implementation and monitoring. Multiple technologies are used, with new approaches emerging quickly in this fast moving and exciting role.

For this role, the candidate should have proficiency with SQL, skilled with Python and cloud experience. Experience with AWS cloud platform is a plus. They should be able to work with different data environments (Snowflake, Teradata, Hive, etc.) and collaborate with multiple teams. The candidate will have a passion for working with data and problem solving.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

You will:

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

  • Design moderate complex data solutions and lead medium scale projects.

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

  • Lead small to medium scale data projects and mentors junior team members

  • Provide design and develops data pipelines in python, spark by performing moderate to complex data transformations and derivations

  • Leverage standard data integration patterns, data feature engineering to build data pipelines for both on premise and cloud.

  • Implement Orchestration, Automation tasks and data movement for on premise and AWS cloud applications

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

  • Perform data and system analysis, assessment and resolution for defects and incidents of moderate complexity and correct as appropriate.

  • Perform testing (functional and non-functional) on data movement and transformation code and data components.

  • Ensure work complies with Travelers standards, processes, and protocols.

  • Create 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.

  • Applies knowledge of current industry trends and techniques to formulate solutions within the context of assigned projects and/or enhancements.

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

  • 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, Technical Skills & Experience

  • College Degree in STEM field

  • Advanced knowledge of data tools, data processing patterns, pipelines and techniques

  • Programming Languages: Python, Spark, SQL, Hive, SAS

  • Cloud: AWS (Preferred), Azure, GCP

  • Orchestration & Automation : Jenkins Pipelines, Lambda, Step functions, AutoSys

  • Database: Teradata, Oracle, SQL Server

  • Preferred Skills: DataBricks, Snowflake

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

  • Experience:

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

Other 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.

  • Business Knowledge & Partnership:

  • Able to clearly and concisely communicate with the business. Demonstrates willingness, cooperation, and concern for business issues. Able to understand assigned business unit and business priorities.

  • Able to coordinate with other technical areas to achieve project/department or division goals.

  • Problem Solving & Decision Making

  • Able to recognize, analyze, and diagnose business and data issues of advanced complexity.

  • Able to creatively evaluate alternative solutions.

  • Able to reuse previously completed processes.

  • Demonstrates the ability to make routine decisions independently and escalates when necessary.

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 have 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.