Data Analytics Engineer - Entry Level - (Irving, TX)

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Job Description

The Role

If you are looking for a career that offers you the opportunity to lead others, build teams, solve problems, negotiate, influence, drive results and work on new and exciting technology projects, take a look at Allstate.

As a Data Analytics Engineer, you will be responsible for the use and development of data infrastructure projects & proof of concept business solutions for users in analytics and Data Science. This person partners with others on work with data scientists and analytic engineers on tactical solutions. This role will participate on new ETL work tracks for Data Science and analytics from inception and prototyping to fully developed solutions. This is a highly dynamic position that requires a greater degree of flexibility, analytic agility, and the ability to rapidly adapt to changing business requirements/needs, new technologies, and data sources. This role requires close integration and partnership with the business/Data Science team and requires business acumen in order to output the best technical solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Utilize a multidisciplinary approach to Data Analytic problems combining technical expertise with analytics and business knowledge
  • Work with Data Scientists and business partners on embedded cross functional teams; developing subject matter expertise in the business as well as advanced analytics.
  • Execute on requirements to develop analytic data sources for use by data scientists, research, and business users
  • Execute rapid development of new data work tracks with fast iteration over quick sprints
  • Leverage and enhance the data infrastructure required to support needs of data science and analytics.
  • Builds test scripts, executes testing, works with data scientists and business to ensure end user acceptance
  • Leverage "agile" data analysis with technology fluency in parallel processing/programming, software/programming languages and OLAP technologies (Ab Initio, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services, SQL, PL/SQL, MySQL, and Hadoop-JAVA MapReduce).
  • Contribute to an environment that supports innovation and process improvement.
  • Contribute to the development of corporate research data files, information platforms or data spaces designed for exploring and understanding the data.
  • Demonstrate analytic agility to meeting fluid and dynamic business needs in this space
  • Mentor other team members in a business technical environment.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or Masters degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related technical degree.
  • Solid interest in Math and Data Science
  • Experience with R, SAS preferred. Knowledge of MatLab is not required but helpful in this position
  • Target Start Date: May/June 2018

Careers @Allstate

We are insurance. We are financial services. We are also so much more. We are lawyers, writers, web developers, accountants, building engineers, application developers, project managers and human resource specialists. We are creative, driven, passionate, fearless and curious. Our unique culture of inclusion helps us maximize innovation and creativity. We believe that welcoming differing ideas, cultures and backgrounds gives us a competitive advantage in a diverse, global marketplace. At Allstate, it's our differences that drive our success — as individuals and as a company. We celebrate creative problem-solving as we work together to make a difference in our communities. We believe in providing the very best tools and resources available to help keep our customers — and our employees — in Good Hands®.

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Benefits and Perks

  • Pension plan plus 401K
  • Career path/succession planning
  • Mentoring programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Generous paid time off (with option to purchase additional days)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Health and wellness benefits, including: nutrition/weight management, smoking cessation program, stress management, lifestyle coaching, financial resources, healthy choice/subsidized meals at corporate cafeterias, on-site fitness center / doctor / pharmacy / massages
  • Corporate discount programs (insurance, automotive, childcare, mobile phone plans, fitness centers, retail)
  • On-site services: convenience store, doctor, pharmacy
  • Employee Resource Groups including Allstate Women's Information Network (AWIN), Professional Latino Allstate Network (PLAN), Allstate Asian American Network (3AN), Allstate Network of Gay and Lesbian Employees and Supporters (ANGLES), African American Working Network (AAWN), Young Professional Organization (YPO), Parents Working Together (PWT), Allstate Adoption Network (AAN) and Allstate Veterans Engagement Team and Supporters (AVETS)

Join our award-winning team!

Diversity, balance, innovation and providing an environment where employees can thrive. These are all core values at Allstate, and we have the awards to prove it:

  • #8 on InformationWeek 250 Most Innovative Users of Business Technology 2015 – Information Week
  • Best Places to Work for Recent Grads 2013 – ConnectEDU
  • Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT 2012– Computerworld magazine
  • 50 Happiest Companies in America 2013 - CareerBliss

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that's just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you'll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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