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Sr. Data Engineer - Advanced Analytics CoP/CoE Lead

Company: The Travelers Companies, Inc.
Location: Hartford
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Who Are We?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.Compensation OverviewThe annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.Salary Range$126,100.00 - $208,000.00Target Openings1What Is the Opportunity?The Advanced Analytics Center of Excellence (CoE) / Community of Practice (CoP) Lead will manage the various community interest groups across the Advanced Analytics community. This position is key in ensuring that the respective community activities are in alignment with the Enterprise Data & Analytics (ED&A) strategy and objectives to advance our competitive advantage in Advanced Analytics.This role includes taking ownership in coordinating and monitoring technical evaluation activities (Proof of Concept - PoCs); ensuring that they map to the technology roadmap and deliver key the requisite capabilities and associated business benefits.As a member of the Enterprise Data and Analytics organization, this Senior Data Engineering role will assist the Data Engineering AVP in managing the supported Data Science, Data Engineering, AI/ML, and Actuarial platforms using Agile methodology.What Will You Do?Primary Duties:Center of Excellence/Community of Practice Support:Actively develop and manage the various Advance Analytics communities (e.g. Python, R, SAS, Machine Learning, and Cognitive Computing)Support and Manage the various Teams/Sharepoint and Wikis supporting the Advanced Analytics communities.Lead the activities to keep the community actively engaged and aware of current and future activities in support of the ED&A Vision.Assist in the development and support of training activities for the Advanced Analytic community.Support of the Advanced Analytics Innovation Lab:Assist in the development and tracking of POC requirements and activities.Develop, coordinate, and maintain repositories required to maintain the environments.Maintain knowledgebase(s), reference applications, samples, best practices regression test, and artifacts for successful use and reusability of domain specific use and test cases.Change Agent:Lead and support change in a matrix organization that is traditionally resistant to change.Drive support and adoption of the overall strategy and specific capabilities across the Advanced Analytics community through comprehensive communication.Lead efforts in migration to Cloud and strategic technologies.Other Duties:Build and operationalize complex data solutions, correct problems, apply transformations, and recommending data cleansing/quality solutions.Design complex data solutions, including incorporating new data sources and ensuring designs are consistent across projects and aligned to data strategies.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.Act as a data and technology subject matter expert within lines of business to support delivery and educate end users on data products/analytic environment.Perform data and system analysis, assessment and resolution for defects and incidents of high complexity and correct as appropriate.Collaborate across team to support delivery and educate end users on complex data products/analytic environment.Perform other duties as assigned.What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?Bachelor s Degree in STEM related field or equivalentTen years of related experienceAdvanced knowledge of tools, techniques, and manipulation including cloud platforms, programming languages, and modern software engineering practices.Strong delivery skills including the ability to determine the software design strategy and methodology to be used for efforts, use automated tests, analysis, and informed feedback loops to ensure the quality and production readiness of work before release, monitor the health of work efforts and that of adjacent systems.Demonstrated track record of domain expertise including the ability to develop business partnerships and influence priorities by identifying solutions that are aligned with current business objective and closely follow industry trends relevant to domain, understanding how to apply them, and sharing knowledge with coworkers.Strong problem solver who utilizes data and proofs of concepts to find creative solutions to difficult problems involving a significant number of factors with broad implications, reflects on solutions, measures impact, and uses that information to ideate and optimize.Excellent communication skills with the ability to develop business partnerships, describe technology concepts in ways the business can understand, document initiatives in a concise and clear manner, and empathetically and attentively listen to others thoughts and ideas.Ability to lead and take action even when there is no clear owner, inspire and motivate others, and be effective at influencing team members.What is a Must Have?Bachelor s degree or equivalent training with data tools, techniques, and manipulation.Five years of data engineering or equivalent experience.What Is in It for You?Health Insurance: Employees and their eligible family members - including spouses, domestic partners, and children - are eligible for coverage from the first day of employment.Retirement: Travelers matches your 401(k) contributions dollar-for-dollar up to your first 5% of eligible pay, subject to an annual maximum. If you have student loan debt, you can enroll in the Paying it Forward Savings Program. When you make a payment toward your student loan, Travelers will make an annual contribution into your 401(k) account. You are also eligible for a Pension Plan that is 100% funded by Travelers.Paid Time Off: Start your career at Travelers with a minimum of 20 days Paid Time Off annually, plus nine paid company Holidays.Wellness Program: The Travelers wellness program is comprised of tools and resources that empower you to achieve your wellness goals. In addition, our Life Balance program provides access to professional counseling services, life coaching and other resources to support your daily life needs. Through Life Balance, you re eligible for five free counseling sessions with a licensed therapist.Volunteer Encouragement: We have a deep commitment to the communities we serve and encourage our employees to get involved. Travelers has a Matching Gift and Volunteer Rewards program that enables you to give back to the charity of your choice.Employment PracticesTravelers 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.To learn more about our comprehensive benefit programs please visit 0

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