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Closing Date

2022-09-27 23:00:00


Marketing Analytics - Senior Data Engineer (hybrid or remote)

  • About Us


    The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.


    You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.


    Allstate operate a very flexible hybrid working policy that will allow you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager with a blend of remote and office working for NI based employees as well as condensed working patterns (4 day week/9 day fortnight). Employees based in GB will be employed on a permanent remote working contract.


    Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance. 






    Belfast/ Derry-Londonderry/ Strabane/ Remote, GB



    Your role in the team



    Within the Allstate Marketing Dept., the Strategy, Analytics and Growth Engineering (SAGE) area provides fact-based analytics, research and insights to drive and influence decision-making that supports growth platforms for marketing, customer experience and new products and services.  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 create action from analytic insights.  Our mission is to 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, and inquisitive group of analytic professionals that are developing marketing analytic solutions for our interconnected world.



    We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer to work in the SAGE Data Engineering Team.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the design of data infrastructure projects & proof of concept business solutions for users in analytics and Data Science. This person works directly with business users, data scientists, and analytic engineers on needs and tactical solutions. This role will execute new ETL work tracks for Data Science and analytics from inception and prototyping to fully developed solutions and transition to Allstate technology.



    For this role, you should know how to analyze system requirements and implement migration methods for existing data. Hands-on experience with Domino, Python, SQL, Oracle and Scality/Hadoop technologies is also required.






    Responsibilities include (but are not limited to)



    • Work closely with Data Science and business teams to take loosely defined Data Science and data engineering needs, break down the business problems into solvable components, and brings solutions from ideation to working pilots/deliverables.
    • As a team expert, provide direction to peers and AOR partners, on technical solutions.  Understand the changing analytic needs of users and Data Scientists and assists in the development of goals, and tracks of work to meet those needs.
    • Partner on new ideas and initiatives, and execute rapid development of new data and analytic work tracks
    • Support/develop the data infrastructure required to support needs of predictive modeling and analytics. Support the environment; implement monitoring, quality and validation processes to ensure data accuracy.
    • Development of data assets, information platforms or data spaces designed for exploring and understanding the data.
    • Execute data exploration, data engineering, testing and implementation.
    • Mentor other team members in a business technical environment and creates/promotes an environment that supports innovation and process improvement.
    • Auditing existing data repositories and developing recommendations for improved efficiency to maximise data usability.
    • Contribute to the development and maintenance of data strategy and policies for SAGE.
    • Research and learn new technologies and provide recommendations for adoption of the most appropriate solutions for SAGE. 
    • Maintaining collaboration with other areas of Allstate to ensure SAGE aligns with best practice.




    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


    • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK'
    • 4+ years Oracle/SQL Experience
    • 2+ years Hadoop/Scality Experience (Python/PySpark/Spark etc.)
    • 3-5 years of related ETL experience or equivalent skills & ability
    • Technology fluency with data infrastructure/applications (Scality, Domino, Oracle, Spark, SQL, Python, Unix Scripting)
    • Ability to communicate complex concepts and designed solutions.



    We also have some desirable criteria



    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a field such as Computer Science, Data Architecture, Engineering, Physics or similar subject, or equivalent experience.
    • Expertise in UNIX/Linux
    • Ability to learn new technologies and help integrate them successfully into the work flow
    • Ability to deal with an array of data sources, all in different forms and willingness to use an array of tools or methods to create a solution


    What we offer


    As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 & 2022 winners, we offer a generous benefits package that includes flexible annual leave entitlement, dental and healthcare insurance, an attractive pension package and discounts on gym memberships, public transport and parking.


    Allstate invests heavily in your development, as an employee you will have access to multiple world-class learning platforms and courses from our award-winning in-house Learning & Development team.


    We pride ourselves in providing clear career paths and opportunities for internal mobility allowing you to further develop within the organisation.


    We encourage a better work life balance and you’ll have the opportunity to apply for various flexible working arrangements.



    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.



    The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 28th September 2022

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