Senior Data Engineer - ETL

Tokio Marine HCC – Houston, TX

Tokio Marine HCC is a leading specialty insurance group with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom and Continental Europe, transacting business in approximately 180 countries and underwriting more than 100 classes of specialty insurance. Tokio Marine HCC products and capabilities set the standard for the industry, and many of the Companys almost 3,000 employees are industry-leading experts.

Are you looking to work in an environment which has a top-down focus on technology and innovation? Then we have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Data Engineer - ETL in our corporate office in Houston, TX. This role will design and develop state-of-the-art data pipes to move and integrate into traditional and contemporary cloud-based next generation data warehouses to support operational and analytical requirements. The role while building and maintaining our current data warehouse, will be focused on data engineering related longer-term strategic vision of the organization to build out NextGen data infrastructure to enable self-service reporting, advanced visualizations, analytics enablement and management information, to enable and empower end user analytics to our competitive advantage.

Performance Objectives:

  • Takes personal responsibility and ownership of assigned data engineering tasks to build out our NextGen Data Assets.
  • Provide Technical Leadership setting the long-term direction, market scans, roadmaps and standards for functional, process, and/or technical solutions, ensuring they align to the overall enterprise architecture.
  • Influence Best practices in a de-centralized organization in data ingestion frameworks and integration with IT technical teams for consistency and efficiency and drive adoption of common technologies and standards.
  • Collaborate across various IT teams, business intelligence, business users to enable data and analytics focused on promoting self-service and analytics enablement.
  • Communicates Effectively. Actively seeks out and communicates with key stakeholders in all situations.
  • Expectations:

    50% - Data Engineering Design, development, optimization, and support

  • Develop data flow diagrams, data models, technical design specifications from high-level business requirements to implement robust data collection and processing pipelines.
  • Design, develop and improve complex data pipelines to process and ingest disparate data sources to provision data for various operational and analytical needs.
  • Work collaboratively with Enterprise Architect, BI Team, Business Analysts and other technical teams to develop high-performing data engineering jobs.
  • Test, debug, and document ETL processes, SQL queries, and stored procedures.
  • Curate data for consumption by various BI reporting and analysis tools for self-service and analytics enablement.
  • 20% - Architecture Design

  • Develop state-of-the-art data movement and data engineering designs, data ingestion frameworks, repeatable processes, and implement processes in to support of the existing and target state architectures.
  • Migrate traditional data warehouse to a contemporary cloud-architecture.
  • Familiarity with data architecture principles/approaches, data environment infrastructure considerations, and data modeling principles/approaches.
  • Participate in buy or build recommendations for data solutions.
  • 15% - Business Partnership

  • Drive technical requirements with business and IT stakeholders for implementations of data solutions.
  • Work with businesses to establish clear connections between business goals and strategies and the process data, and technology investments required to achieve them.
  • Regularly interface with end users, analysts, data scientists, developers, and enterprise subject matter experts to understand and evaluate data integration and architecture needs.
  • 15% - IT Innovation

  • Maintain knowledge of industry trends and utilize this knowledge to educate both IT and the business on opportunities to build better target architectures that support and drive business decisions.
  • This role is also responsible for staying current with emerging business and technology trends, promoting the art of the possible, and driving innovation investments in a collaborative, federated environment.
  • Demonstrate deep knowledge of a wide variety of technology disciplines.
  • Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors degree Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or Business Administration; OR equivalent work experience.
  • A successful candidate ideally will have a minimum of five years of relevant and progressive professional Data Engineering experience.
  • Must have significant hands-on experience with advanced SQL, data profiling, and data discovery and tuning for performance.
  • Strong experience in dimensional modeling for optimal ease of use and query performance.
  • Experience in developing integrated solutions involving process, data, and technology.
  • Experience in designing and developing ETL data pipelines leveraging traditional ETL tools such as SQL Server SSIS, DataStage, Informatica, Talend, Glue.
  • Experience in working with Business Intelligence and Visualization Tools such as MicroStrategy, Power BI, Tableau or Qlik is a plus.
  • Experience in Insurance Industry data models Accord or IIW is preferred.
  • Experience in sourcing and processing data from PeopleSoft Financials is preferred.
  • Experience with DevOps a plus.
  • Strong understanding of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and or Snowflake.
  • Experience developing Big Data/Hadoop applications using Java, Spark, Hive, Oozie, Kafka and NiFi is a huge plus.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, with technical and non-technical multi-functional teams.
  • Ability to manage vendor resources onsite and offshore.
  • Self-driven, highly motivated and ability to learn quick.
  • Ability to work in small teams, influence peers and leadership stakeholders in a matrixed environment and also coach and mentor junior resources
  • Demonstrated experience in working on development processes and agile methodologies.
  • Ability to travel, including internationally, up to 15%.
  • The Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies offers a competitive salary and employee benefit package. We are a successful, dynamic organization experiencing rapid growth and are seeking energetic and confident individuals to join our team of professionals. The Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies is an equal-opportunity employer. Please visit for more information about our companies. #CB

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