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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2020-04-13 23:00:00


Data Engineer

  • Title: Data Engineer

    Ref: 7/04/DED

    Think Technology- Think Allstate

    We build solutions that touch 16 million customers on a daily basis.

    You will work alongside people as passionate as you, focused on delivering the best possible user experiences.

    You will work in a highly collaborative environment primed to adapt to an ever-changing landscape and which places technology solutions at its core.

    You will thrive, you will think differently, you will challenge convention and have the freedom to act with integrity, intention and speed; you will be at the forefront of developing capabilities in support of Allstate’s global business model; you will deliver results and you will leave things better than you found them.


    Belfast / Derry – L’Derry

    Job Description

    We are pleased to announce new openings in the Marketing Analytics Data Engineering team, this is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative and growing data centric team within the Marketing Analytics group.

    The Marketing Analytics group is responsible for using data to make decisions, which includes the development of frameworks and models that are leveraged to optimize marketing programs, drive efficiency and generate action from analytic insights. 

    We use data and analytics to decode how Allstate brand, audience development, message, content, and execution vehicles are all working together to engage prospect and current customers.  We are a results-driven, passionate group of analytic professionals that are developing marketing analytic solutions for our interconnected world.

    This role is suited to ambitious individuals with the drive and determination to make a difference.  Attitude is more important than current skillset. We are looking for competent coders who are fast learners and are able to pick up new skills and technologies quickly.

    Using a variety of technologies (including Hadoop, Cloud (AWS), Unix/Linux, Oracle and Tableau) the role will involve supporting the Allstate Marketing Dept. by providing data and analysis to direct and measure the performance of Marketing and Advertising campaigns.

    Responsibilities include (but aren't limited to):

    • Apply analytical techniques to draw added value from new and existing datasets.
    • Develop ETL programs to automatically build consolidated datasets from disparate data sources.
    • Assist in design and building automated processes to monitor and control ETL and analytical procedures.
    • Perform ad-hoc data integration and analysis to provide input for business problem solutions.
    • Help promote a commitment to continuous improvement and innovation within the team and to its data platform.
    • Produce visualizations to validate and explain analysis.
    • Working with other team members

    Essential Criteria

    • Must be an EU citizen or possess a current UK Tier 1 Visa or Tier 2 visa and eligible to take up full time, permanent employment. EU candidates must also demonstrate they are eligible to take up UK employment post-Brexit.
    • Good with people – contributes to a culture of cohesiveness, support, growth and camaraderie.
    • Degree in Computer Science or in a scientific or engineering discipline, as well as having some practical experience of working in a Data Engineering-related role.
    • 1 Years Recentexperience using scripting languages e.g. Python, Scala, JavaScript, Unix Shell (ksh, csh, bash, etc.);
    • Recentexperience of using one or more of the following technologies, Oracle, SQL Server, Hadoop/Big Data, Unix / Linux, Tableau.

    Desirable Criteria

    • Familiar with Cloud technologies (e.g. AWS)
    • Familiar with Agile methodologies & Devops approach to maintaining data pipelines and databases.
    • Understands how to use a metadata-driven approach to develop ETL Frameworks / pipelines.
    • Understanding of Marketing/Advertising.
    • Insurance knowledge.

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    Closing Date:  Tuesday 14th April 2020

    Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities:

    Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.

    We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women. All appointments will be made on merit.

    Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.

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