Data Engineer

National Interstate   •  

Cincinnati, OH

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


Less than 5 years

Posted 190 days ago

This job is no longer available.


Be Here. Be Great.  Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group, a member of American Financial Group, is a Fortune 500 company consistently recognized as a top place to work.  We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.

Great American's Predictive Analytics division is looking for a Data Engineer to join their growing and dynamic team.


  • Work with project team and business stakeholders to determine data requirements for analysis
  • Acquire and manipulate internal and external data to create clean reproducible data sets to facilitate predictive modeling
  • Build comprehensive data sets from various source systems including Hadoop, Oracle warehouses/marts, SQL Server, API’s, XLS, etc.
  • Work with Information Technology to develop production solutions to bring predictive analytics to the enterprise
  • Research and evaluate new methods and tools to improve data gathering processes
  • Design and implement database structures for modeling solutions
  • Complete descriptive analyses on various data sets
  • Research business unit queries regarding model outputs; this includes score shifts, missing items, reason messages, etc.


  • Superior organizational leadership skills.
  • Integrates multiple concepts across job functions with a goal of overall benefit to the organization.
  • Ability to communicate, develop and leverage strategic business relationships across the organization and externally.
  • Requires advanced technical and business knowledge.
  • Self-motivated team player who excels in a collaborative environment.
  • Contributes beyond job role and responsibilities.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.


  • Strong SQL and database knowledge (Oracle preferred)
  • Understanding of ETL techniques and processes
  • Strong Excel knowledge/experience including Macros and VB development
  • SOAP and REST web service experience testing and development


  • Previous experience in the P&C insurance industry
  • Report development/design experience (Tableau / Cognos preferred)
  • Strong Software Engineering practices developing enterprise applications – Java, Spring, XML, JDBC/JPA/Hibernate
  • Familiar with approximate string matching techniques (fuzzy matching)
  • Hadoop Development– interfacing with data stored in Hadoop environment (Familiar with technologies including: Hive, Pig, Spark, HDFS, Sqoop, Flume, HAWQ, Zeppelin)
  • Experience with Informatica Data Quality Suite & Infomatica Data Integration Suite (PowerCenter)
  • Experience in Linux
  • Experience with R/R-Studio
  • Text Mining experience utilizing Python or R a plus


Bachelor’s degree or higher in Information Technology, Informatics, Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent experience

Experience: 0-6 years of relevant experience.

Job ID 23373