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.
The Claim Business Intelligence & Analytics organization has an exciting opportunity for a Data Engineer. This role will be part of our newly-formed Predictive Model Monitoring team and will focus on preparation and automation of data (from many sources) to enable high-quality monitoring of all of our predictive models. This position will support all lines of business and will provide the opportunity to work with many different tools and technologies, as well as deep insight into our portfolio of predictive models and how they are monitored. Successful candidates will be able to perform analyses on and transformations to complex data sources, both internal and external. You should be comfortable working with SQL, as well as a general data science programming language, such as Python. Experience working with a big data platform (i.e. Hadoop) and/or a cloud platform (i.e. AWS) is a plus.
Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Independently perform Data Acquisition, Prep and Exploration: reviews, prepares, basic design, and integrates data. Able to correct minor problems and implements data cleansing/quality solutions. Apply moderate and develops basic data derivations, business transformation rules, and data requirements. Present simple data visualizations to help support data exploration as needed.
Data Solutions & Analytic Implementations: Operationalize and automate well defined simple data products independently. Build, test, and implement simple analytic processes, including pilots and proof of concept. Assist in training business users on data products/analytic environment. Delivers basic training. Apply knowledge of current industry trends and techniques to formulate solutions within the context of assigned projects.
Data Culture: Continue to develop insurance and business intelligence knowledge while learning how work assignments address business issues. Understand Travelers standards, processes, and environmental landscape. Incorporate core data management competencies - data governance, data security, data quality. Share knowledge with peer users on data or analytic products. Perform other duties as assigned.
1 year of relevant experience with data tools, techniques, and manipulation required.
Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
Education: 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 - SAS, SQL, Spark, Python, Hive, AWS Visualization platforms: QlikView, Tableau and Qlik Sense
Experience: 3 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. 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.
Operates standard office equipment - Continuously Sitting (Can stand at will) - Continuously Use of Keyboards, Sporadic 10-Key - Continuously
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.