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USAA Data Engineer - Senior Level in Plano, Texas

Purpose of Job

We are seeking a talented Data Engineer – Senior Level for our San Antonio, Plano, Phoenix, Charlotte, Colorado Spring, or Tampa, facility. This person may also work remotely, in a 100% remote work environment.

Data Engineers (DEs) are engaged in all phases of the data management lifecycle. This includes gathering and analyzing requirements, collecting, processing, storing, securing, and archiving data. Develop and maintain technical systems for data reporting and technical solutions utilizing emerging technologies. Partner with the business to ensure data management solutions aligned to business objectives.

Job Requirements

About USAA

USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.

About USAA IT

Our most meaningful qualification isn't technical, it's human. Here, we don't just sit in front of a screen. We stand behind our 13 million members who rely on us every day.

We're proud of USAA's strong history -- and we're even more passionate about our future. That's why we have a team of supportive and collaborative hardworking technology professionals focused on doing more for our members. And why we're continuing to add innovative problem solvers to our team. With us, you'll find exciting challenges that inspire you to continue learning and growing.

Tasks:

  • Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role.

  • Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.

  • Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures for business activities.

  • Lead and/or engineer the full cycle of data solutions from analysis, solution design, data pipeline engineering, testing, deployment, scheduling, and production support.

  • Design and implement highly-complex technical solutions for data engineering and analytic systems using new methodologies and emerging technologies.

  • Design, build, manage and optimize data pipelines for data structures encompassing data transformation, data models, schemas, metadata, data quality, and workload management.

  • Lead design reviews for the team and provide recommendations using innovative architectural concepts and principals.

  • Breakdown business features into technical stories and approaches. Present to leadership and influence on technical solutions.

  • Analyze data, identify, and report trends to management, and make recommendations that enable machine learning.

  • Create proof of concepts and prototypes on highly complex solutions and present to leadership to deliver on vision for solution.

  • Collaborates with cross-functional partners and stakeholders to lead technical solutions.

  • Implement efficient defect management, root cause analysis, and resolution processes.

  • Helps develop, maintain, and enforce the company’s data development tools and standards. Conduct code reviews on a regular basis to improve quality and ensure compliance

  • Creates the development of data pipelines, extracting data from our various applications (internal & external sources) into the Data Platform.

  • Assist in setting technical direction for the team and serves a mentor to team members.

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree OR 4 additional years of experience beyond the minimum requirement can be used in lieu of a degree.

  • 6 years of data engineering, data analysis or software development experience implementing data solutions with at least 2 years of data engineering or data management experience.

  • Proven experience with end to end delivering of data solutions that includes building, managing, and optimizing data pipelines across cloud environments; curating and modeling the data for various types of consumers/products and their pattern of usage to include data marts, data lake, and operational analytic applications.

  • Experience completing multiple projects leveraging the agile methodology in delivering data

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in

  • SQL and Relational Databases.

  • Understanding of Machine Learning Algorithms.

When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.

Preferred experience:

  • In-depth knowledge of Actimize CDD and Actimize SAM module data requirements

  • Experience developing, deploying and supporting high-quality, fault-tolerant data pipelines (leveraging distributed, data movement technologies and approaches, including but not limited to ETL and streaming ingestion and processing)

  • Utilizing Linux scripting (Python, Shell, etc.)

  • Expert in SQL development and/or NoSQL databases

  • Expert in ETL Tools, specifically DataStage

  • Familiarity with Working with Agile Development Methodologies

  • Experience in data analytics including data requirements and analysis

  • Expert knowledge of database structures and management (Oracle, Netezza)

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

Compensation:

USAA has an effective method for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this skill is: $106,800 - $192,300* Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.

Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.

Shift premium: will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.

Benefits:

At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.

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Relocation assistance is Not Available for this position.

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Find your purpose. Join our mission.

USAA is unlike any other financial services organization. The mission of the association is to facilitate the financial security of its members, associates and their families through provision of a full range of highly competitive financial products and services; in so doing, USAA seeks to be the provider of choice for the military community. We do this by upholding the highest standards and ensuring that our corporate business activities and individual employee conduct reflect good judgment and common sense, and are consistent with our core values of service, loyalty, honesty and integrity.

USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource: our 35,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture. When you join us, you'll become part of a thriving community committed to going above for those who have gone beyond: the men and women of the U.S. military, their associates and their families. In order to play a role on our team, you don't have to be connected to the military yourself – you just need to share our passion for serving our more than 13 million members.

USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

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