At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Lead day-to-day work to acquire, analyze, combine, synthesize, and structure data with clear definitions and sources for analytical consumption
Collaborate with data consumers to identify significant datasets
Lead development of data products using deployment and integration practices
Apply engineering best practices in order to analyze, design, develop, deploy and support data analytics products
Participate in agile story authoring, sizing, and demo sessions for product features
Lead code reviews and provide feedback to the team
Mentor junior engineers
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
At least 4 years of professional experience in data acquisition, cleansing, feature engineering, debugging and software documentation, using modern languages and practices.
Experience using continuous integration and deployment concepts
At least 3+ year experience with technical requirements/platforms will vary (i.e. AWS data science and analytics cloud technologies such as S3, Spark, PySpark, RDS, JupyterLab, Sagemaker, etc.)
Proficiency navigating various types of database models and DBMS's to build data sets for analytics and model training and development.
Experience developing solutions using agile methods
Experience working in data lake environments
Experience guiding the work of junior developers
Experience with Testing or data accuracy/quality designs
Strong Python and cloud compute skills - including Infrastructure as Code (IoC) tools like Terraform, Ansible, and Packer
Strong SQL skills and background in ETL
Strong understanding of distributed data systems and applications.
Proficiency with data lake design and implementation considerations such as columnar storage formats (Parquet) and partitioning
Deep understanding of analytics and data science applications
Experience with machine learning systems
Development of requirement driven data models such as dimensional and relational.
Understanding of the business domain and the meaning of the data in it to accurately identify key and associated data which can be extracted, transformed and loaded for effective consumption downstream.
Develop the data flow so that data can be shared across the company with one source of truth being the goal.
Understanding and awareness of regulations around the use of PII data.
Ability to see the big picture and incorporate business understanding into design and approach to achieve current value and prepare for future benefit.
Ability to provide thought leadership throughout the local scrum team
Ability to explain technical solutions to technical teams and non-technical teams
Outstanding analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Self-motivated and able to work with minimal direction
Above all - curiosity to know more!
This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.
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About Northwestern Mutual
Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for nearly 160 years through a distinctive planning approach that integrates risk management with wealth accumulation, preservation and distribution. With more than $217 billion in assets, $26 billion in revenues and more than $1.5 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force. Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.2 million clients. People are the power behind Northwestern Mutual, and diversity makes us better. We are committed to reflecting and serving the marketplace. We do so by attracting and enhancing the engagement of those who bring their unique perspectives, ideas, and beliefs. At Northwestern Mutual, people matter. And you’ll be working for a company that’s consistently voted among the “most admired” in the nation.