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Data Engineer I

Company: USAA
Location: Denton
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of JobWe are seeking a talented Data Engineer I for our Plano, TX facility.

USAA values a culture that is highly collaborative, and we have found that a hybrid work type helps employees gain the best of both worlds - collaborating in-person in the office and working from home when needed to achieve focused deliverables. The actual days onsite are determined between each employee and the employee 's manager.

As a Data Engineer I the candidate will be part of the Agency team and they will participate in USAA 's data modernization journey. The team is currently working on migrating from legacy data platforms to Snowflake and cloud-based tools. This journey will enable our team to start utilizing advanced capabilities in the cloud for advanced analytics & reporting. Our current data platforms provide limited analytical capabilities, and the candidate will be able to join the team that 's redefining the way USAA utilizes data for reporting, ML & AI.

Data Engineers (DEs) are engaged in all phases of the data management lifecycle. This includes gathering and analyzing requirements, collecting, processing, storing, securing, and archiving data. Develop and maintain technical systems for data reporting and technical solutions utilizing emerging technologies. Partner with the business to ensure data management solutions aligned to business objectives.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.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 5,000 employees strong, -a passionately supportive and collaborative team built on agile principles. We've been a top-two Computerworld 100 Best Places to Work in IT five years in a row and were recently named a Top 50 Employer for Minority Engineers & IT by Workforce Diversity Magazine.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identifies 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.
  • Independently conducts work on the full life cycle of data engineering to include analysis, solution design, data pipeline engineering, testing, deployment, scheduling, and production support.
  • Design and implement complex technical solutions for data engineering and analytic systems.
  • Identify and solve significant technical problems and architecture deficiencies to include design, security, and performance.
  • Collaborate on design reviews by providing feedback on trends and make recommendations for solutions.
  • Breakdown business features and into technical stories and approaches. - Influences stakeholders in technical adoption for best solutions.
  • Analyze data, identify trends, and makes innovative recommendations that enable machine learning.
  • Create proof of concepts and prototypes that drive the vision and the outcome for complex initiatives to be delivered.
  • Collaborate with the team and other engineers on new technologies and alternatives to plan and execute complex assignments and tasks.
  • Help on-board entry level engineers. - May begin mentoring junior engineers.
  • Acquire data from multiple data sources and maintain resulting databases, data warehouses, and/or data lakes.
  • Assists to develop, maintain, and enforce the company 's data development tools and standards. Conduct code reviews on a regular basis to improve quality and ensure compliance.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: - -
    • Bachelor 's Degree or 4 additional years of experience beyond the minimum requirement can be used in lieu of a degree.
    • -Or
    • Approved certification from an approved academy in one of the following fields: Web Development, Data Science, Cyber Cloud, Systems Engineering or Software Engineering.
    • 4 years of data engineering, data analysis or software development experience implementing data solutions with at least 1 year of data engineering or data management experience.
    • Extensive knowledge and working experience in SQL and Relational Databases.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.When 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 EXPERIENCE:
      • Expertise in Informatica, DataStage or other ELT tools
      • Snowflake experience
      • DBT hands-on experience or the willingness to learn DBT on the job
      • Physical modeling experienceThe 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.Compensation:USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $88,200- -$158,900* (this does not include geographic differential it may be applied based on your work location)Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors. *Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average. - Shift premium: will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours. - -Benefits: -At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. - These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. - Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals. Please click on the link below for more details.Relocation assistance is Not Available for this position.

Keywords: USAA, Denton , Data Engineer I, Engineering , Denton, Texas

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