Arity-Senior Data Engineer - Platform

Date Opened: Feb 26, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

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.
 

The Data Science and Analytics Team

Arity Data Science & Analytics combines technical knowledge in fields such as mathematics, computer programming, and data engineering with business expertise. We’re passionate about learning new disciplines and techniques to deliver top-notch analytics products. Armed with billions of miles of driving data, we constantly challenge ourselves to seek out opportunities for new products and ways to make our existing offerings better. Our purpose is to extract meaning from data to make Arity’s vision of safer, smarter, and more useful transportation a reality.

The Role

This role will be dedicated to Arity's Platform team, focusing on deriving insights from trip data. Data Engineers at Arity work closely with Data Scientists, Engineers, and Product Managers to develop infrastructure for our massive repository of data. As part of a product team, you’ll execute new ETL work tracks from inception to solution, supporting technical expertise with strong business acumen. You’ll also be responsible for data manipulation and interpretation to help bring business solutions to scale. Success in this highly dynamic role depends on your ability to be flexible, curious, and quick to adapt.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Data Architecture, or equivalent experience or skills
  • Experience with big data tools (Spark, Hadoop, etc.)
  • Able to work in ambiguous situations and new areas of research
  • Experience with geospatial data or building mobile apps
  • Willingness and enthusiasm to learn new tools as necessary
  • 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
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to collaborate across teams

 
Preferred:

  • Experience with geospatial processing on mobile apps
  • Experience with tools that can take data science models into production
  • Scala experience
  • Understanding of data science models

 

That’s the day-to-day, now let’s talk about the rest of it. As we mentioned, Arity was founded by The Allstate Corporation. But you’ll be working for—and at—Arity. It’s the best of both worlds. You’ll get access to the full suite of Allstate benefits and work in a fast-paced startup culture. That’s more than just free breakfasts, brain breaks and ping pong. It’s a culture that encourages you to be you.

Sound like a fit? Apply now! We can’t wait to meet you.

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