UCV Data Engineer (hybrid)

Date Opened: Jul 24, 2021

Location: Belfast, GB Derry/ Londonderry, GB Strabane, GB

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

 

About Us

 

At Allstate Northern Ireland, we believe it’s more than just a job.  We believe in allowing our people to choose the direction of their careers.  It’s about you, your future and where you want to get to.

 

Opportunity is the hallmark of the Allstate career experience.  We invest heavily in our employees, offering long term career development, personal growth and investment in new technologies.  Every day is different, with new ideas, challenges, and rewards — no matter which team you join.

 

We believe that inclusive diversity is crucial to creating a culture of mutual respect where the strengths and talents of each individual are recognised.  We like to leave things better than we found them and deliver results.  We do all of this while having fun and exploring personal passions.

 

Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance.

 

Allstate operate a very flexible hybrid working model with a blend of remote and office working for NI based employees.  Employees based in GB will be employed on a permanent remote working contract.

 

 

 

Location

 

Belfast/ Derry, Londonderry /Strabane

 

 

 

Your role in the team

 

Allstate’s strategy continues to put a growing focus on data and technology as we continue our digital transformation journey.  This has created numerous opportunities in the technology organization to find work that is meaningful to you as we build innovative products.

 

 

Our Unified Consumer View Technology Solutions (UCV-TS) team is responsible for delivering new functionality to support the Consumer Data platform and providing a 360 view of customer information across all channels. UCV is integral to the Connected Consumer initiative as the enterprise responds to a shift in customer demand from the traditional methods of conducting business and buying products.

 

 

We have a great opportunity for Data Engineers to join a Product team that we are setting up that will be responsible for creating a new product that will integrate internal and external data to provide actionable intelligence on US individuals/households to improve customer experience, enrich analytics and operations, and improved data quality and efficiency.

 

 

  • Enthusiastically develop and test production-ready solutions that both meet the specific and changing requirements of many teams and facilitate deep analytics or ingestion into further data processes.
  • Design and build automated processes that monitor these ETL programs for data quality and governance issues and generate reports thereof.
  • Create documentation and provide suggested improvements according to subject matter expertise of the built solutions.
  • Participate in design reviews, code reviews, and other parts of dynamic Agile development.
  • Analyse data to provide insight and to ensure quality and consistency.
  • Supports Innovation; regularly provides new ideas to help people, process, and technology that interact with analytic ecosystem.

 

 

 

So, what are the essential criteria to apply?

 

  • All candidates must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Data Engineer

 

 

We also have some desirable criteria

 

  • Good communication skills especially on technical topics.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and focused team, preferably within an Agile delivery model.
  • Experience in Python, SQL, R, C++, shell scripting, or other programming languages.
  • Experience working within the Apache Hadoop framework including experience in either Apache Spark or Kafka;
  • Working knowledge of HDFS, Hadoop MapReduce, Parquet, Apache Hive, Apache Sqoop, Cloudera Impala, or similar technologies.
  • Experience in in performing descriptive, prescriptive, or predictive analytics on large scale data.
  • Experience working with deeply nested data structures.
  • Understanding of relational databases and database structures preferably ORACLE/MONGO

 

 

 

What we offer

 

As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 winners, we offer a generous benefits package that includes flexible annual leave entitlement, dental and healthcare insurance, an attractive pension package and discounts on gym memberships, public transport and parking.

 

Allstate invests heavily in your development, as an employee you will have access to multiple world-class learning platforms and courses from our award-winning in-house Learning & Development team.

 

We pride ourselves in providing clear career paths and opportunities for internal mobility allowing you to further develop within the organisation.

 

We encourage a better work life balance and you’ll have the opportunity to apply for various flexible working arrangements.

 

 

 

 

Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities

 

 

Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.

 

We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women. All appointments will be made on merit.

 

Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.

 

 

 

The closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday, 3rd August 2021