American Family Insurance - Corporate Data Solution Engineer in Afghanistan

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Quick Stats:

Job ID:

R9767 Data Solution Engineer (Open)

Summary:

Works independently and collaborate with cross-functional business and IT stakeholders to provide and maintain data, reporting and analytical solutions for large scope and high impact critical projects. Provides flexibility to specialize in one area and/or play multiple roles across business data analysis, design, development, and support functions. Will develop broader and deeper functional and technical skills in data and analytics as well as develop expertise in business data domain systems. Designs large sub-components of a project.

Preferred candidates with cloud architecture and insurance data experience.

Responsibilities:

Specialized Knowledge and Skills Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience providing customer-driven solutions, support or service

And one or more of the following:

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of activities, tasks, tools and techniques for testing applications to ensure adherence to functional and quality requirements

  • Demonstrated experience translating business requirements into design and technical specifications.

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of design patterns, object diagrams, and modeling methodologies (i.e. unified modeling language, UML).

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of integration and migration strategies and technologies

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of modifying and writing application system design and program specifications

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of the systems development life cycle (SDLC)

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of data models and database design and development concepts.

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of application architecture, design alternatives, and development standards.

  • Demonstrated experience communicating technical information.

  • Demonstrated experience writing programs in a specific language for a specific platform

  • Demonstrated experience with testing or quality assurance methodologies, automation, and tools.

Travel Requirements

  • Travel is required up to 10% of the time.

Additional Job Information:

  • Offer to selected candidate will be made contingent on the results of applicable background checks.

  • Offer to selected candidate is contingent on signing a non-disclosure agreement for proprietary information, trade secrets, and inventions.

  • Our policy restricts consideration of applicants needing employment sponsorship (visas) to specialty occupations. Sponsorship will not be considered for this position.

  • Relocation assistance is available.

  • Depending on qualifications, candidates can be considered at all levels.

Job Description:

Primary Accountabilities

  • Partner with business stakeholders to understand their needs, gather and analyze business requirements, perform data analysis, assist in change management, training and testing efforts. Provide proactive solutions to stakeholders.

  • Solicits business, functional, non-functional and technical requirements through interviewing and requirements gathering process. Documents requirements, including business rules, functional and non-functional requirements.

  • Design complex data warehousing, advanced analytics and high impact business intelligence solutions. Design semantic layer, virtualization layer, use of BI client tools, technical components within BI client tool, and performance considerations

  • Establish design standards and best practices to optimize performance and efficiency of the data warehousing environment. Review designs (applies to all design aspects). Leads design review meetings.

  • Develops complex code, scripts, ETL mappings, stored procedures, universes, queries, reports, dashboards, and applications for critical high impact projects.

  • Establish reusable design patters to accelerate development and delivery of data solutions. Identify backlog of technical debt (e.g. rework) and provide solutions.

  • Lead small teams to deliver data solutions.

  • Perform database activities such as setup, configuration, troubleshooting, tuning & optimization, database object creation & modification and metadata management.

  • Perform ETL tool related activities such as repository and folder creation and management, troubleshooting and ETL performance optimization

  • Provide mentoring for new employees.

  • Develops user acceptance testing and quality assurance test scenarios and cases working with business partners to help ensure data delivery meets business requirements. May collaborate with stakeholders to produce and maintain accurate test documentation.

  • Performs second and third level production support activities including production incidence prioritization and resolution, defect and small enhancement implementation.

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