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Zurich NA RCIS - Data Engineer in Anoka, Minnesota

RCIS - Data Engineer


RCIS provides insurance and superior services through leading agents to protect America’s farmers and ranchers. It has been an innovator in crop insurance since the crop insurance business was privatized by the federal government in 1980. Today, it is one of the nation’s largest crop insurance providers, offering risk management protection in all 50 states through a national network of about 4,000 professionally trained and licensed agents.

RCIS (Rural Community Insurance Services), a division of Zurich North America, is currently hiring a Data Engineer that will work out of our Anoka, MN office.

The Data Engineer will be part of an Enterprise Data Initiative Team that will be responsible for leveraging the value of the data assets throughout the organization.

The team will facilitate the development/implementation of the desired end-state data environment with the leveraging of emerging tools and technologies, while evolving and refining standards and methodologies.

The Engineer will create, modify, and support dual-platform databases. Responsibilities will include working with development application teams to determine requirements, provide working estimates, creation, modification, and testing of database objects, problem solving, script testing, debugging, writing, tuning SQL, analyzing/tuning application database objects, producing documentation, and knowledge sharing with team members and on-call support.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Mathematics/Statistics and 3 or more years of experience in the areaAND

  • Relevant STEM degree required or equivalent experience

  • 1 or more years of experience in Enterprise Data Engineering using Hadoop technologies

  • Fluency in scripting language (Shell / Perl / Python / Java / etc.) required

  • Experience with Storm, Hive, HBase, Spark, Map Reduce, Kafka, Squoop, Flume, Tez, Pig, Oozie

  • Knowledge of industry standards and trends on Big Data

  • Experience as a SQL Developer

  • Experience in data interrogation and data profiling

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with IBMi and SQL Server environments; good SQL and stored procedure skills with excellent data and requirements analysis

  • Crop insurance knowledge

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and interact effectively as part of a team

  • Crop Insurance preferred

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time ( https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq ).

A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich?

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please clickhere (https://www.zurichna.com/careers) to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet

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Location(s): AM - Anoka

Remote Working: Hybrid

Schedule: Full Time

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