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Zurich NA Data Engineer II in Schaumburg, Illinois

Data Engineer II


Zurich North America is currently looking for a Data Engineer Role to join our Data & Analytics Engineering team, ideally based out of our North American Headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois but we are open to filling this role virtually. Zurich’s Data & Analytics Engineering Team is responsible for the building cloud native analytics ecosystem at scale, and machine learning operations.


  • Use cloud design principles to develop real-time, near-real time, and batch data pipelines for enterprise data and analytics platforms.

  • Provides integration support for cloud data platforms, and AI toolsets.

  • Demonstrated experience of turning business use cases and requirements into technical solutions

  • Ability to produce technical documentation, architecture diagrams.

  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery.

  • Work with stakeholders including the Product, Data and Design teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data needs

  • Experience with Azure Data Lake store, Blob Storage, VMs, Data Factory, SQL Data Warehouse, Azure Databricks, etc

  • Build large-scale batch and real-time data pipelines with data processing frameworks in Azure cloud platform.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Mathematics/Statistics and 6 or more years of experience in the Data Engineering area OR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Data Engineering area OR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree in Computer Science or Mathematics/Statistics and 6 or more years of experience in the Data Engineering area AND

  • 5 or more of experience in Enterprise Data Engineering

  • Experience in scripting languages

  • Experience with data transformation and aggregation tools

  • Experience in data analysis, data profiling

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using Cloud platforms/technologies (Azure ADF, Databricks, ADLS, PowerShell, cloud native databases)

  • Experience in scripting languages including Python, R, Java, Scala

  • Experience Big Data tools including with Hive, Spark SQL, Databricks, Delta Lake

  • Experience with ETL technologies; strong SQL and stored procedure skills

  • Experience with Dev/Ops,Power Apps

  • Insurance Industry Experience (nice to have)

  • Good understanding of Azure Databricks platform and ability to build data analytics solutions to support the required performance & scale.

  • Good understanding and experience working on Deltalake using Unity Catalog in Azure Databricks

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

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Location(s): AM - Schaumburg

Remote Working: Hybrid

Schedule: Full Time

Employment Sponsorship Offered: Yes

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