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Data Engineer II - AI & Machine Learning

Company: Unum
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Unum is a company of people serving people. As one of the world's leading employee benefits providers and a Fortune 500 company, Unum's financial protection benefits help protect more than 36 million working people and their families from the financial impact of illness or injury. Unum's two distinct, but similarly focused US businesses - Unum US and Colonial Life - are each a market leader in making disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental, and vision insurance accessible in the workplace.Headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Unum also has significant US operations in Portland, Maine and Baton Rouge, Louisiana - and over 35 field offices nationwide. Colonial Life is headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina with over 40 field offices nationwide. General Summary:AI is a fundamental, transformational technology like the Internet, personal computers, and electricity. Data is the fuel that will drive AI/ML models to bring transformative value.We are looking for a Data Engineer to join our Advanced Analytics team. This role will be responsible for the creation, understanding, and maintenance of data lakes to be used by data scientists for algorithm development. The Data Engineer works closely with AI product managers, data scientists, and business analysts to understand business processes and determine how to leverage the data creation and storage for AI/ML models.Job Specifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science is preferred, or equivalent relevant business experience
  • 2+ years technical Data Science industry experience
  • 2+ in SQL, Python, or other data engineering-based computer language
  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate tasks to meet multiple deadlines
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, adaptable to a high-change environment, and open to new concepts and processes
  • Familiarity with Python computing stack, AWS, and Snowflake
  • Experience with scripting and data analysis programming languages, such as Python or R
  • Advanced proficiency with SQL and data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Mode, etc.)
  • Strong intellectual curiosity with a healthy dose of skepticism
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal communication skills
  • Basic statistics skills acquired through academic study (i.e., math, computer science, engineering, economics, physics, operations research) or comparable work experience
  • Basic knowledge of computer programming, software engineering, DevOps / MLOps practices
  • Strong Business Acumen with understanding business concepts, practices, and business domain language to engage in problem solving sessions and discuss business issues in stakeholder language
  • Demonstrated commitment to learning through your own initiatives through courses, books, or side projectsPrincipal Duties and Responsibilities
    • Work closely with AI product managers, data scientists, and key business stakeholders to understand the creation, flow, and usage of data.
    • Data engineer will create data dictionaries, document system of records for data, and work closely with data scientists on feature engineering data to be used by advanced machine-learning algorithms.
    • Identify, implement, and improve data models and methodologies that enable a world class data science engine to run.
    • Create and manage data pipelines into a cloud-based data science instance (AWS).
    • Work closely with business to understand context on business process, data creation, and feasibility of AI/ML models/use-cases.
    • Perform gap analysis on existing data. Identify new data sources
    • Develop and manage training, validation, and test data sets
    • Ensure the service or product is adopted, embedded in the workflow (process) and measured for impact#LI-AD1#LI-MULTI#LI-HYBRID-IN1Our company is built on helping individuals and families, and this starts with our employees. We want employees to maintain a positive balance, which is why we provide access to the benefits and resources they need to invest in themselves. From our onsite fitness facilities and generous paid time off to employee professional development programs, we are committed to helping employees live and work their best - both inside and outside the office.Unum is an equal opportunity employer, considering all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement, without regard to a person's race, color, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or protected veteran status.Company:Unum

Keywords: Unum, Chattanooga , Data Engineer II - AI & Machine Learning, Engineering , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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