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Finance & Operations Analytics Data Engineering Technical Lead

Company: The Travelers Indemnity Company
Location: Hartford
Posted on: May 23, 2023

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$113,900.00 - $188,000.00Target Openings1What Is the Opportunity?Travelers is looking for new talent to join and lead our Data Engineering team. Your objective is to help capitalize on our deep portfolio of data to help drive business insights and operations, guiding both growth and transformation of our analytics landscape. This highly collaborative team is responsible for exploring and implementing solutions and pipelines that visualize, contextualize, and publicize data for easy access by the entire enterprise. The core objective of the role will capitalize on your proven experience with AWS cloud migration to support the organization's cloud strategy. Daily activities include designing, building and deploying data solutions to capture, explore, transform, and utilize data, by leveraging Qlik, AWS, Python, SQL, and other analytics tools. Focus will be placed on user experience, automation, sustainability, reliability, and agility.Work arrangement is based on location.What Will You Do?

  • Provide technical leadership to a scrum team of a Data Engineers that support multiple business units
  • Help define and maintain the architectural runway for the team and circle/train based on technology needs of both the team and broader strategic efforts
  • Encourage and empower team innovation to identify and apply new and different solutions to the team's portfolio of assets, utilizing a test & learn mindset throughout
  • Provide solution engineering for new business capabilities, designing for sustainability, reliability, and agility; apply core data management competencies including data governance, data security, and data quality
  • Perform data and system analysis, assessment & resolution for defects & incidents of high complexity; drive root cause resolution as appropriate
  • Deliver quality through deliberate focus on testability and test automationWhat Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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
      • Critical Softskills:
      • Coaching & mentoring (as peer or leader)
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills
      • Ability to effectively summarize detailed technical concepts to support broader, strategic planning with various levels of leadership
      • Building & maintaining relationships with a virtual workforce
      • Task definition and delegatiion
      • Demonstrated experience with :
        • AWS Platform Experience (e.g. IAM, Account Management, BC/DR planning, Secrets Management)
        • Cloud Data Engineering Technologies (e.g. Glue, Snowflake, Talend, Python)
        • Source Code Management tools and best practices (e.g. Git, Git Actions, branch management)
        • Data Analytics Platforms (specifically Qlik)
        • Development & maintenance of best practices, operational workflows, and other team references
        • Lean / Agile methodologies
        • Demonstrated experience with:
          • CI/CD Pipelines (e.g. Jenkins, ArgoCD, UCD, Liquibase)
          • Process automation (e.g. AutoSys, Airflow, EventBridge, Lambda, SNS/SQS)
          • Infrastructure as Code (e.g. Terraform, CloudFormation, horizontal scaling)
          • Data governance, data security, and data quality
          • Familiarity with:
            • Batch vs. Realtime data processing solutions
            • DevSecOpsWhat is a Must Have?
              • Bachelor's degree or equivalent training with data tools, techniques, and manipulation.
              • Four 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 believe that we can deliver the very best products and services when our workforce reflects the diverse customers and communities we serve. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing the diverse talent of all of our employees and fostering an inclusive workplace, where we celebrate differences, promote belonging, and work together to deliver extraordinary results.If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an 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 .

Keywords: The Travelers Indemnity Company, Hartford , Finance & Operations Analytics Data Engineering Technical Lead, IT / Software / Systems , Hartford, Connecticut

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