Zurich NA Python Software Engineer in Schaumburg, Illinois
Python Software Engineer
Zurich North America is looking for a Python Software Engineer based in our North American headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois. This role resides on the Analytics Architecture Team within the Predictive Analytics Center of Excellence.
The key accountabilities of the Python Software Engineer include:
Architect, design and build analytics-focused full-stack solutions
Advocating and enforcing adoption of architecture standards, reusable code examples, and physical design best practices
Assisting with the transfer of knowledge of python development skills in the enterprise
Supporting a service oriented data architecture as required.
Designing solutions that fit within the enterprise's larger data integration strategy or initiative
Providing coaching and mentoring to junior members of the team
Exercising strong communication, collaboration, and ownership of code and projects
- Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or Mathematics/Statistics and 6 or more years of experience in the Data Engineering area
- High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Data Engineering area
5 or more of experience in Enterprise Data Engineering using Hadoop technologies
Experience in scripting language Shell, Perl, Python, Java
Experience with Storn, Hive, Spark, Map Reduce, Kafka, Flume, Tex, Pig, Oozi
Experience with a SQL Developer
Experience in data interrogation and data profiling.
Extensive experience turning development code into production code that is deployed to end users
Ability to transform scientific code in R or Python into production quality code
Experience with traditional and non-traditional database technology like SQL, Spark, and NOSQL
Prior work experience partnering with quantitative researchers and Data Scientists
Ability to work with limited direction and with a sense of urgency
Results-oriented and highly motivated
Experience working in the Insurance or Finance industry
Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve. Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world. Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.
Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg
Relocation Available Yes
Job Posting 02/06/19
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 18000AF6
It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.