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Zurich NA Python Software Engineer in Schaumburg, Illinois

Python Software Engineer


Zurich North America is looking for a Python Software Engineer based in our North American headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois.

This role resides on the Analytics Architecture Team within the Predictive Analytics Center of Excellence.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Architect, design and build analytics-focused full-stack solutions

  • Advocating and enforcing adoption of architecture standards, reusable code examples, and physical design best practices

  • Assisting with the transfer of knowledge of python development skills in the enterprise

  • Supporting a service oriented data architecture as required.

  • Designing solutions that fit within the enterprise's larger data integration strategy or initiative

  • Providing coaching and mentoring to junior members of the team

  • Exercising strong communication, collaboration, and ownership of code and projects

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or Mathematics/Statistics and 6 or more years of experience in the Data Engineering areaOR

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

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

  • Experience in scripting language Shell, Perl, Python, Java

  • Experience with Storn, Hive, Spark, Map Reduce, Kafka, Flume, Tex, Pig, Oozi

  • Experience with a SQL Developer

  • Experience in data interrogation and data profiling

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in Python and JavaScript developing single page applications

  • Extensive experience turning development code into production code that is deployed to end users

  • Ability to transform scientific code in R or Python into production quality code

  • Experience with traditional and non-traditional database technology like SQL, Spark, and NOSQL

  • Prior work experience partnering with quantitative researchers and Data Scientists

  • Ability to work with limited direction and with a sense of urgency

  • Results-oriented and highly motivated

  • Experience working in the Insurance or Finance industry

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE disability/vets

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.

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Schedule Full-time

Travel No

Relocation Available Yes

Job Posting 02/06/19

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 18000AF6

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.