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Big Data Engineer

Company: State Farm
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Job Description:

*****Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work authorization (such as an H-1B visa) for this opportunity*********** Requisition ID:

req5841 Job Title:

Big Data Engineer Number of Openings:

1 Job Category:


Employment Type:

Regular Full-Time Shift:

First Weekends:

Periodic Location:

Bloomington, IL

Are you a data hero? Can you create innovative data solutions and meaningful business outcomes in a single bound? Do you want to be a part of an agile product team that creates the next bank data platform from the ground up for a Fortune 50 insurance and financial company? If so, we are looking for experienced big data engineers with rich skills and a relentless focus on business value and customer experience.

We put emphasis on providing business outcomes, not just outputs. We provide data, data processing, and analytic capabilities that support back office operations, regulatory and compliance reporting, operational insights, and downstream advanced analytics. This big data engineer will modernize our mainframe bank data repository into a trusted, consumable, and centralized bank data repository with big data technology.

Core Skills and Experience: Aptitude to learn and apply new skills, technology, and innovative ideas Experience developing in multiple programming languages and technologies Experience with data design, modeling, architecture, and governance Experience with relational, NoSQL, and distributed data platforms Experience with data curation and integration using ETL tools Data pipelines and data processing using distributed processing or parallel computing languages Understanding of data warehousing and business intelligence concepts Ability to connect and communicate business needs to technical solutions and back to business value Exceptional communication and presentation skills (written and verbal) Demonstrated analytical, quantitative, and problem solving skills Must be comfortable being on-call for off-hours support

Icing on the Cake: Previous experience creating data warehouses, data lakes, a business intelligence solutions Hands on design and development, with previous experience creating enterprise grade data solutions in Hadoop, Cloud, or other big data platforms Experience with multi-tenant clusters and workload management Data modeling and design of time sequence, journal, data structures Stream processing, and low latency data pipelines with large scale big data technologies Experience with free form text, search based, applications Experience in public cloud technologies such as AWS, Google Cloud, or Azure (etc.)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Possesses an understanding of how technology solutions meet the business outcomes and offers a range of solutions for business partners; understand business current and aspirational needs
  • Participates in sprint planning; provides work estimates to deliver product stories; owns development stories
  • Develops solutions on variety of platforms according to business requirements
  • Completes required coding to satisfy the defined acceptance criteria and deliver desired outcome
  • Leads solution design, considering risks, mitigations, performance, user experience, and testability
  • Assists in development of automated testing and supporting code as necessary
  • Completes required documentation to communicate information to deployment, maintenance, and business teams
  • Utilizes agile software development practices, data and testing standards, code reviews, source code management, continuous delivery, and software architecture
  • Participates in the full software development cycle including coding, testing, implementation, support and sunset
  • Designs, develops, tests and supports software in support of big data objectives
  • Possesses an understanding of User Experience practices to improve usability and interaction between the customer and product
  • Adopts Service Design, where appropriate, through architecture modularity to enable continuous delivery
  • Considers applying emerging technology solutions to increase efficiency and effectiveness; expectation of continuous innovation
  • Resolves problems that result in a decreased time to market; improves quality, enhances flexibility, and embraces the solution provider mindset
  • Provides input into overall testing plan; contributes to test approach and scenarios for requirements
  • Provides product and/or process expertise necessary to support design, development, testing and execution of solutions
  • Exhibits DevOps mindset where team is accountable for product from inception to sunset Additional Details:

    This position will have an 18-month incumbency period, beginning on the effective date of the position, which must be met before the employee can post for any other lateral State Farm position. Employees may be considered for openings for Technology Engineer positions or promotional opportunities into leadership at any time, and into a promotional position within the same job structure after 6 months from the effective date of the position. In these cases, the remaining incumbency would be waived. The incumbency period does not affect the at-will relationship between State Farm and the employee and does not create an employment contract, nor contractual rights. Job may require travel via commercial transportation and/or driving motor vehicles Job may require irregular work hours and travel outside normal business hours - MON18 SFARM #LI-LF1 - provided by Dice Agile, Architecture, Automated, Business Intelligence, Business Requirements, Data Modeling, Development, Hadoop, Management, Modeling, NoSQL, Programming, Source Code, Testing

    Keywords: State Farm, Bloomington , Big Data Engineer, Engineering , Bloomington, Illinois

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