Lead Data Analytic Engineer

Posted on Jan 14 91 views Chicago, IL

The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. As a leader in a corporation with 83,000 employees and agency force members, you’ll have a hand in transforming not only Allstate but a dynamic industry. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.

Job Summary

This role is responsible for the design of complex & advanced data infrastructure projects & proof of concept business solutions for users in analytics and Data Science. This person works directly with business users, data scientists, and analytic engineers on needs and tactical solutions. This role will shepherd new ETL work tracks for Data Science and analytics from inception and prototyping to fully developed solutions and transition to Allstate technology. This role actively leads other team members on project-based work and serves as a department subject matter expert on research solutions to support corporate goals.

Job Description

The role sits in Charlotte, Seattle, Chicago or Redwood City, CA

⦁ As department expert, establish department plans based on strategy and provide direction to leadership or AOR partners on technical solutions. Understand the changing analytic needs of users and Data Scientists and assist in the development of strategy, objectives, goals, and tracks of work to meet those needs.
⦁ Work closely with Data Science and business to take loosely defined Data Science and data engineering needs, break down the business problems into solvable components, and brings solutions them from ideation to working pilots/deliverables.
⦁ Develops new ideas and initiatives and oversees/executes the development of new concepts, proof of concept designs and technical business solutions. Serves as a central point for communication and coordination.
⦁ Leverage “agile” data analysis with technology fluency in parallel processing/programming, software/programming languages and technologies (i.e. Oracle, MongoDB, SQL, Python, Spark, Kafka, Scala and Hadoop) paired with a high degree of analytic agility to meet fluid and dynamic business needs in this space
⦁ Develop the data infrastructure required to support needs of predictive modeling and analytics. Optimize the environment.
⦁ Development of enterprise data assets, information platforms or data spaces designed for exploring and understanding the data. Implement monitoring, quality and validation processes to ensure data accuracy and integrity.
⦁ Execute and design data collection, data exploration, data engineering, testing, implementation, analytics delivery, and data quality.
⦁ Lead and execute the development of prototypes for business or research solutions and ensures prototypes meet the organization standards, so that business users may visually understand and explore a new feature or functionality, before implementation, to expose design assumptions and drive ideation.
⦁ Lead, develop and mentor technical teams in a business environment and participates in HR processes (i.e. performance management, interviewing new team members) as appropriate. Promotes an environment that supports innovation and process improvement.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
This job may have supervisory responsibilities.

Job Qualifications

Education and Experience
⦁ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
⦁ 5 or more years of related experience
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
⦁ None
Functional Skills
⦁ Solid coaching and listening skills
⦁ Solid thought leadership skills
⦁ Advanced written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively collaborate with multi-disciplinary groups, and all organizational levels
⦁ Strong presentation skills
⦁ Technology fluency with databases and key analytic applications (i.e. SQL, Oracle, DB2, Hadoop) and ability to learn new technologies and help integrate them successfully into the work flow
⦁ Ability to deal with an array of data sources, all in different forms and willingness to use an array of tools or methods to create a solution
⦁ Advanced programming agility (i.e. Python, R, Java) with ability to learn new technologies
⦁ Advanced analytic data sourcing and data management skills
⦁ Computer proficiency in Oracle, UNIX / Linux
⦁ Ability to learn and teach new technologies

Compensation Data

Minimum base salary $117K. Target bonus eligible. Offer will be commensurate with experience and could be meaningfully higher than the minimum.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.


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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.


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