Data Analytics Engineer - Northern Ireland

Date Opened: Jan 25, 2019

Location: Belfast/Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Company: Allstate Insurance Company


Belfast or Londonderry / Derry


Job Description

Founded by The Allstate Corporation in 2016, Arity is a data and analytics company focused on improving transportation. We collect and analyze enormous amounts of data, using predictive analytics to build solutions with a single goal in mind: to make transportation smarter, safer and more useful for everyone.

At the heart of that mission are the people that work here—the dreamers, doers and difference-makers that call this place home. As part of that team, your work will showcase both your intelligence and your creativity as you tackle real problems and put your talents towards transforming transportation.

That’s because at Arity, we believe work and life shouldn’t be at odds with one another. After all, we know that your unique qualities give you a unique perspective. We don’t just want you to see yourself here. We want you to be yourself here.


Data Science and Analytics

At Arity, our Data Science and Analytics team is at the core of helping us transform mobility. They not only know how to analyze and find meaning within the data, but are passionate about how it affects the end-users of our products. They work with a treasure trove of massive data sets every day—after all, Arity is constantly collecting and deciphering billions of miles of driving data. And as our data continues to grow by the second, our Data Science and Analytics teammates grow right alongside it. We give them the opportunity to model and visualize that data to create innovative products, working side-by-side with our diverse product teams. The insights uncovered by the Data Science and Analytics team help catalyze groundbreaking solutions for our customers and are a driving force in making transportation smarter, safer, and more useful for everyone. Personally, we think that’s pretty game-changing stuff.



Responsibilities include (but aren't limited to):

  • Develop and deliver data sources and infrastructure to support the needs of predictive modeling and analytics as part of a cross-functional team
  • Connect raw data to business meaning and understand data generation and flows in the context of business impact. Communicate anomalies and work towards resolution
  • Execute rapid development of new data and analytic work tracks with fast iteration over quick sprints
  • Oversee the development of new concepts and proof of concept designs of moderate complexity
  • Ensure prototypes meet the organization standards to allow transfer to production, if applicable
  • Solve problems with a multidisciplinary approach, combining technical expertise with business knowledge





Essential Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Data Architecture, or equivalent experience or skills
  • Strong development knowledge and experience in key languages and environments such as Python, Scala, and SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Advanced data sourcing and content management skills
  • Experience in time and task management
  • Comfortable working in a paired development environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good written and verbal communication skills including the ability to collaborate across teams
  • Experience mentoring junior team members
  • Must be an EU citizen or possess a current UK Tier 1 Visa or Tier 2 visa and eligible to take up full time, permanent employment


Travel requirements:

Flexibility as required to meet business needs. As team establishes, potential for travel to downtown Chicago (Arity’s location in the Merchandise Mart) for 2 to 3 instances of up to 2 weeks.


On-call Requirements:

Flexibility as required to meet business needs


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Closing Date:  Friday 22nd February 2019


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.


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