• Data Engineer

    Location US-OH-Cincinnati
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/16/2018 10:41 AM)
    Job ID
    24225
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Technology
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Be Here. Be Great.  Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group, a member of American Financial Group, is a Fortune 500 company consistently recognized as a top place to work.  We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.


    Great American's Predictive Analytics division is looking for a Data Engineer to join their growing and dynamic team.

    Responsibilities

    • Work with project team and business stakeholders to determine data requirements for analysis
    • Acquire and manipulate internal and external data to create clean reproducible data sets to facilitate predictive modeling
    • Build comprehensive data sets from various source systems including Hadoop, Oracle warehouses/marts, SQL Server, API’s, XLS, etc.
    • Work with Information Technology to develop production solutions to bring predictive analytics to the enterprise
    • Research and evaluate new methods and tools to improve data gathering processes
    • Design and implement database structures for modeling solutions
    • Complete descriptive analyses on various data sets
    • Research business unit queries regarding model outputs; this includes score shifts, missing items, reason messages, etc.

    Qualifications

    • Superior organizational leadership skills.
    • Integrates multiple concepts across job functions with a goal of overall benefit to the organization.
    • Ability to communicate, develop and leverage strategic business relationships across the organization and externally.
    • Requires advanced technical and business knowledge.
    • Self-motivated team player who excels in a collaborative environment.
    • Contributes beyond job role and responsibilities.
    • Excellent problem solving skills.

    Required:

    • Strong SQL and database knowledge (Oracle preferred)
    • Understanding of ETL techniques and processes
    • Strong Excel knowledge/experience including Macros and VB development
    • SOAP and REST web service experience testing and development

    Preferred:

    • Previous experience in the P&C insurance industry
    • Report development/design experience (Tableau / Cognos preferred)
    • Strong Software Engineering practices developing enterprise applications – Java, Spring, XML, JDBC/JPA/Hibernate
    • Familiar with approximate string matching techniques (fuzzy matching)
    • Hadoop Development– interfacing with data stored in Hadoop environment (Familiar with technologies including: Hive, Pig, Spark, HDFS, Sqoop, Flume, HAWQ, Zeppelin)
    • Experience with Informatica Data Quality Suite & Infomatica Data Integration Suite (PowerCenter)
    • Experience in Linux
    • Experience with R/R-Studio
    • Text Mining experience utilizing Python or R a plus

    Education: Bachelor’s degree or higher in Information Technology, Informatics, Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent experience

    Experience: 0-6 years of relevant experience

     

     

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