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USAA: Data Engineer – Senior Level


This is a Contract position in Macdona, TX posted October 29, 2020.

Purpose of JobData Engineer Senior Level We are currently seeking a talented Data Engineer Senior Level for our San Antonio, TX facility or 100% remote work environment.

Data Engineers deliver quality reporting and data intelligence solutions to the organization and assist client teams with drawing insights to make informed, data driven decisions.

Data Engineers (DEs) are engaged in all phases of the data management lifecycle; gather and analyze requirements, collect, process, store and secure, use, share and communicate, archive, reuse and repurpose data.

Identify and manage existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and ensure these risks are effectively identified and escalated to be measured, monitored and controlled.Job RequirementsABOUT USAAUSAA knows what it means to serve.

We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S.

military members and their families.

This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.In each of the past five years, we’ve been a top-40 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, and we’ve ranked among Victory Media’s Top 10 Military Friendly® Employers 13 years straight.

We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage veterans and veteran spousesto apply.ABOUT USAA ITOur most important qualification isn’t technical, it’s human.

Here, we don’t just sit in front of a screen.

We stand behind our 12 million members who rely on us every day.We are over 4,000 employeesstrong, a passionately supportive and collaborative team built on Agile principles.

We’ve been in Computerworlds 100 Best Places to Work in IT and named a Top 50 Employer for Minority Engineers & IT by Workforce Diversity Magazine.See what it’s like to work for a company where your passion meets our purpose:USAA Information Technology: A Realistic PreviewUSAA Data Engineer Spotlight video: https://youtu.Be/kVCnnaJUH_cPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESIdentifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role.Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures for business activities.Design and implement complex technical solutions.Design, build, manage and optimize data pipelines for data structures encompassing data transformation, data models, schemas, metadata, data quality, and workload management.Participate in daily standups and lead design reviews.Breakdown business features into technical stories and approaches.Analyze data and enable machine learning.Create proof of concepts and prototypes.Implement efficient defect management, root cause analysis, and resolution processes.Assist in setting technical direction for the team.Mentor and coach junior engineers.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSBachelor’s degree in related field of study, OR 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required6 years of data management experience implementing data solutions demonstrating depth of technical understanding within a specific discipline(s)/technology(s)Deep knowledge of a technology or product line.Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job levelWhen you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions.

This will take approximately 5 minutes.

Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS3 or more years of Python development and shell scripting experience (Linux)2 or more years of experience in big data, streaming, API and programming skills such as Python and/or Java, APIs, CI/CS pipelines and gitProficient knowledge in industry machine learning libraries such as sci-kit learn, pandas, numPy, etcProficiency in data movement including Airflow and KafkaKnowledge of machine learning development platforms such as Domino, Jupyter Notebooks, RStudio and SPSSProficiency with ML services on one or more cloud platforms like AWS, GCP or Azure.1 or more years of experience working with Agile Development MethodologiesDESIRED CHARACTERISTICSUSAA Data Engineers create innovative solutions that impact our members.

Collectively, we are:Curious and excited by new ideasEnergized by a fast-paced environmentAble to understand and translate business needs into leading-edge technologyComfortable working as part of a connected team, but self-motivatedCommunity-focused, dependable and committedExceptionally detail-orientedThe above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs.

Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers.Relocation assistance is not available for this position.For Internal Candidates:Must complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire or date of placement) or must have managers approval prior to posting.Last day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is 10/29/20 by 11:59 pm CST time.