At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.
At Northwestern Mutual, our vision is to deliver financial security to help our clients live their best lives by choice. A key pillar of our vision and success is our strong, vibrant sales force. The Career Distribution (CD) function is at the forefront of working across the home office and sales force as one team to achieve the sales and growth objectives the company expects, while delivering the experience our distribution needs and deserves.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Acquire, analyze, combine, synthesize, and structure data with clear definitions and sources for analytical consumption
Consult with data consumers to identify meaningful datasets for analytical consumption.
Develop data products using continuous deployment and integration practices
Apply engineering best practices in order to analyze, design, develop, deploy and support data analytics products.
Participate in agile story authoring, sizing, and demo sessions for product features
Participate in code reviews and provide feedback to the team
5-10 years of professional experience
At least 5 years of professional experience in data acquisition, cleansing, feature engineering, debugging and software documentation, using languages such as SQL, Scala, Python
At least 5 years experience with specific technical requirements/platforms will vary (i.e. AWS data science and analytics cloud technologies such as S3, EMR, Spark, PySpark, RDS, JupyterLab, Sagemaker, etc., data warehouses such as Redshift or Snowflake; and digital analytics tools such as Adobe Analytics and Heap)
Experience using continuous integration and deployment concepts
Experience navigating various types of database models and DBMS's to create data sets for analytics and model training and development.
Experience with Testing or data accuracy/quality designs
Proficient programming skills
Strong Python and cloud compute skills
Strong SQL skills and background in ETL
Familiar with distributed data systems and applications.
Familiar with data lake design and implementation considerations such as columnar storage formats (Parquet) and partitioning
Understanding of analytics and data science applications
Understanding of requirement driven data models such dimensional and relational.
Understanding of the business domain and the meaning of the data in it to accurately identify key and associated data which can be extracted, transformed and loaded for effective consumption downstream.
Understands data flow so that data can be shared across the company with one source of truth being the goal.
Build data validation to insure integrity for user consumption
Familiar and aware of regulations around the use of PII data.
Familiarity with data lake environments
Ability to explain their technical solutions to technical teams and non-technical teams
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving skills.
Self-motivated and seeking to learn
Experience with Agile methodologies and DevOps environment
Experience with user adhoc tools; power bi, business objects, Tableau
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We are an equal opportunity/affirmativeaction employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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We're excited about the potential people bring to Northwestern Mutual. You can grow your career here while enjoying first-class perks, benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for nearly 160 years through a distinctive planning approach that integrates risk management with wealth accumulation, preservation and distribution. With more than $217 billion in assets, $26 billion in revenues and more than $1.5 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force. Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.2 million clients. People are the power behind Northwestern Mutual, and diversity makes us better. We are committed to reflecting and serving the marketplace. We do so by attracting and enhancing the engagement of those who bring their unique perspectives, ideas, and beliefs. At Northwestern Mutual, people matter. And you’ll be working for a company that’s consistently voted among the “most admired” in the nation.