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Sr Analytics Engineer

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

  • Consult with data consumers to identify meaningful datasets for analytical consumption

  • Lead day-to-day development of data products using continuous 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

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 4-5 years of professional experience.

  • 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.

  • Strong SQL skills and background in ETL.

  • Strong Python and cloud compute skills.

  • Proficiency navigating various types of database models and DBMS’s to create data sets for analytics and model training and development.

  • Experience with Testing or data accuracy/quality designs.

  • Experience working in data lake environments.

  • Experience developing solutions using agile methods.

  • Experience guiding the work of junior developers.

  • Basic understanding of analytics and data science applications

  • Basic understanding of machine learning systems

  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal direction

Nice to Haves:

  • 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. 

  • Experience in DevOps environment, Experience with user adhoc tools: power bi, business objects, Tableau; Consulting experience

  • Ability to provide thought leadership throughout the local scrum team 

  • See the big picture and able to incorporate business understanding into design and approach to achieve current value and prepare for future benefit.

  • Some experience with AWS data science and analytics cloud technologies such as S3, EMR, Spark, PySpark, RDS, JupyterLab, etc.,  and digital analytics tools such as Adobe Analytics and Heap.

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This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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