Senior Data Engineer

Advertised Category: 
BI & Analytics
Category Description: 
Information Technology\Big Data & Statistics & Data Science & Data Analysis
Starting from 3500EUR/gross and a yearly bonus

About the Client

Our client is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 53,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 210 countries and territories. Its customers include individuals, small businesses, and mid-sized and large companies, as well as multinational corporations.

About the Role

Are you a motivated, hands-on, and innovative person, interested in working for one of the largest global insurers? Are you interested in solving complex business challenges? Then this job is definitely something for you.


As a Senior Data Engineer, your main responsibilities will involve: 
-Working on high impact projects with end-to-end responsibility for their success
-Experimenting with the right cloud-based technology to solve specific business problems
-Generating insights from internal and external data sources, using a wide range of tools and methodologies, e.g., from building complex big data pipelines in Spark and Scala to applying Semantics and/or Machine Learning and extending our front-end applications
-Building applications loved by internal and external users: from implementing proof of concepts to full-scale solutions; from portfolio management applications used by senior executives to Applications Programming Interfaces embedded into the core Underwriting processes
-Making sure our platform expands and runs reliably in Production: build or help build AI models, add new and further optimize existing data pipelines, expand our automation architecture (e.g., web scrapers, automated user alerts)
-Coordinating directly with product managers and application users globally (with particular focus on adoption)
-Mentoring and developing more junior team members on all matters above 


As a Senior Data Engineer, your skills and experience will ideally include:  
Technically strong: 
- Has professional experience with data engineering 
- Any Dataframe API (like Spark or Pandas) and SQL
- Query optimizations (RDBMS or Spark) and indexing
- Knows Java and/or Scala well, functional programming experience is a plus
- Knowledge of scripting languages, such as Python, R, bash
- Experience working on all stages of the software development lifecycle
Can-do attitude, with a clear focus on the end-product and user experience and the specific business use case
Passion to tackle real business problems and persistence to follow through with your recommendations
Good team player and communicator
Excellent written and spoken English, other European languages are a plus 
Preferred skills/experience:
- Experience with cloud-based technology and solution design: e.g., experience with Microsoft Azure Products, Databricks, Kubernetes, Docker
- Front-end development experience is a strong plus
- Experience in geospatial data modelling and data manipulation at large scale
- Good working knowledge of Redis, Elastic suite product, and NoSQL
- Experience in designing, running, and expanding AI models (in particular, text classification, entity extraction, clustering & topic modeling) in production; with a main focus on Natural Language processing
- Experience with web scraping, e.g., Selenium
- Prior work experience in (re)-insurance 

Nice to Have Skills


How to apply
In case of your interest to apply for this position, please, send us your curriculum vitae in English language on .
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