At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
As a Sr. Data Engineer within Core Data & Analytics, you will apply engineering standard methodologies in order to analyze, design, develop, deploy and support software solutions! There are a multitude of projects the team works on including supporting a Unified Data Platform for Northwestern Mutual. We are searching for a motivated individual who can help maintain as well as complete new features.
The Sr. Data Engineer will develop software using continuous deployment and integration practices while participating in an Agile implementation and maintenance of source control and release procedures.
Our team is highly collaborative, so this resource will participate in code reviews and feedback to the team.
Contributing to a collaborative work environment in which all team members are respected regardless of their individual differences and are motivated to improve both their individual and team contribution are keys to this role!
Members are also expected to identify data quality issues and their root causes along with proposing fixes and design data audits.
Bachelor's Degree & 4-5 years of professional experience.
At least 4 years of professional software engineering, debugging, analysis, and software documentation experience.
Code Knowledge: Python, JVM (Java, Scala),Apache Spark, SQL.
Experience with Agile methodologies/DevOps environment.
Basic understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices.
Understanding of Data Quality and Data Concepts.
Basic understanding of Data Integration Patterns and Tooling including ELT/ETL, EII, Replication, Event Streaming, and Virtualization to support batch and real-time data needs.
Has or develops understanding of 4-6 subject areas/domains of data.
Proficient craftsperson on Software and Quality Standards.
Sophisticated programming skills.
Ability to explain technical solutions to technical teams.
Self-motivated and able to work with minimal direction.
Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving skills.
Agile Methodologies - Intermediate
Application Platforms - Intermediate
Data Auditing - Intermediate
Data Integrity - Intermediate
Data Privacy - Intermediate
Data Quality - Basic
Data Solutions - Basic
DevOps - Intermediate
Domain Expertise - Intermediate
Engineering Practices - Intermediate
Information Modeling - Basic
Integration Patterns - Basic
Programming Languages - Intermediate
Root Cause Analysis - Intermediate
Software Debugging - Intermediate
Software Documentation - Intermediate
Software Engineering - Intermediate
Critical Thinking - Intermediate
Technical Communication - Intermediate
Written Communication - Advanced
This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.
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We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Flexible work schedules
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