Lead Data Catalog Software Developer

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 Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Company Information
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.

Job Summary
The Enterprise Business Intelligence & Analytics (EBIA) organization is a team of highly motivated and skilled professionals who are leading Travelers' analytics journey and driving business value that creates a sustainable competitive advantage for our company.

The Lead Software Developer will be responsible for guiding the full lifecycle of a Data Catalog solutions/products, including requirements analysis, platform selection, technical architecture design, application design and development, testing and deployment in on-premises or public Cloud Infrastructures.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Deep knowledge of data governance, metadata management, and data privacy compliance principles.
  • Knowledge of data governance and data management concepts, approaches, tools in the successful implementation of data strategy
  • Leveraging expertise to implement and configure Data Catalog tools (e.g. Alation, Collibra & Informatica Axon)
  • Strong data management skills
  • Provide advisory and thought leadership on the implementation of Data Catalog solution with Alation leveraging On-Premise and Cloud based platforms for the enterprise
  • Designing end to end workflows, Metrics Key KPI's and dashboards in Data Catalog Tools
  • Identifying and partnering with Infrastructure teams and AD teams to implement automation opportunities to drive down toil and reduce technical debt
  • Function as a subject matter expert (SME) for data management best practices, including data definitions and taxonomies, metadata management of critical data assets, business data flows, technical data lineage, sensitive data discovery, and data privacy compliance
  • Design Data Catalog tools as a data governance platform to comply with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act) regulations

Minimum Qualifications
A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or its equivalent in work experience, and five years of programming/development experience. 1 year of experience as a technical lead required.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
  • 9 years of programming/development experience preferred.
  • 2 years of experience as a technical lead preferred.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
  • Experience in Data Governance of wide variety of data types (structured, semi-structured and unstructured data) and wide variety of data sources (HDFS, S3, Kafka, Cassandra, Hive, HBase, Elasticsearch)
  • 2-4 years of sound experience with data management tools such as Alation , Collibra, Informatica AXON & Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog,
  • 5+ years' experience with Architecting, designing and Developing ETL and Data solutions
  • Experience with high-scale or distributed RDBMS (Teradata, Netezza, Greenplum, Aster Data, DB2, Oracle)
  • Experience with data visualization tools and reporting software (e.g. Qlik, Microstrategy, Cognos, Power BI etc.)
  • Agile project management experience, including use of agile project management tools (i.e. JIRA, Git, etc.)
  • Experience with planning and executing multi-year road-maps with the ability to solve complex business problems and present recommendations to senior management effectively
  • Expertise in working in partnership with colleagues throughout the firm, and in leading collaborative teams to achieve common goals: ability to build relationships across business groups and technology organizations
  • Must have excellent written, presentation, interpersonal, relationship and negotiating skills
  • Advanced IT process improvement, and problem-solving skills
  • Comfortable presenting to senior management

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.