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Data Engineer II - MLOps

Hartford, Connecticut

Who Are We?

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That's the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

Compensation Overview

The annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.

Salary Range

$113,900.00 - $188,000.00

Target Openings

1

What Is the Opportunity?

Travelers Data Engineering and Data scientists leverage the various compute capabilities in cloud to create transformative predictive models for business. The Data engineer II - MLOPs will support the data engineers and data scientists by creating easy to use pipelines for training and deployment of these models in cloud. The position requires a deep understanding of predictive modeling lifecycle, for both conventional gradient boost type models to deep learning models and a solid understanding of CICD principles. This includes having a good understanding of feature stores, model registries, training and deployment pipelines.
For the person in this role to be successful, they need to have experience in public cloud (preferably AWS, EKS) and modeling platforms (preferably Sagemaker) in cloud.

What Will You Do?

  • Working with data engineers and data scientists, understand the current process and create easy to use pipelines that solve their needs
  • Working as a key member of the MLOPs team, create various components of the overall MLOPs pipeline.
  • Engage with stakeholders for rollout, best practices and training of the various components.
  • Resolve issues raised by users and provide necessary support for training.
  • Stay current with industry trends, making recommendations as needed to help the organization innovate and excel.
  • Managing various environments and enabling new capabilities in accordance with company security guidelines.
  • Work collaboratively with other partner teams at Travelers to learn new solutions and processes and apply them for business solutions.
  • Help with rollout of currency and resiliency solutions.
  • Build rudimentary data solutions, correct problems, apply transformations, and recommend data cleansing/quality solutions in cloud.
  • Interact and collaborate with team and business users to support delivery and educate end users on pipelines/analytic environment.
  • Perform data and systems analysis, assessment and resolution for defects and incidents.

What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?

  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM related field or equivalent
  • Eight years of related experience
  • Highly proficient use of tools, techniques, and manipulation including Cloud platforms, programming languages, and a full understanding of modern software engineering practices.
  • The ability to deliver work at a steady, predictable pace to achieve commitments, deliver complete solutions but release them in small batches, and identify and negotiate important tradeoffs.
  • Demonstrated track record of domain expertise including understanding technical concepts necessary and industry trends, and possess in-depth knowledge of immediate systems worked on and some knowledge of adjacent systems.
  • Strong problem solver who ensures systems are built with longevity and creates innovate ways to resolve issues.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work collaborate well with team members and business partners.
  • Ability to lead team members and help create a safe environment for others to learn and grow as engineers. and a proven track record of self-motivation in identifying opportunities and tracking team efforts.

What is a Must Have?

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent training with data tools, techniques, and manipulation.
  • Four years of data engineering or equivalent experience.

What Is in It for You?

  • Health Insurance: Employees and their eligible family members - including spouses, domestic partners, and children - are eligible for coverage from the first day of employment.
  • Retirement: Travelers matches your 401(k) contributions dollar-for-dollar up to your first 5% of eligible pay, subject to an annual maximum. If you have student loan debt, you can enroll in the Paying it Forward Savings Program. When you make a payment toward your student loan, Travelers will make an annual contribution into your 401(k) account. You are also eligible for a Pension Plan that is 100% funded by Travelers.
  • Paid Time Off: Start your career at Travelers with a minimum of 20 days Paid Time Off annually, plus nine paid company Holidays.
  • Wellness Program: The Travelers wellness program is comprised of tools and resources that empower you to achieve your wellness goals. In addition, our Life Balance program provides access to professional counseling services, life coaching and other resources to support your daily life needs. Through Life Balance, you're eligible for five free counseling sessions with a licensed therapist.
  • Volunteer Encouragement: We have a deep commitment to the communities we serve and encourage our employees to get involved. Travelers has a Matching Gift and Volunteer Rewards program that enables you to give back to the charity of your choice.

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences. 


If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.


Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefit programs please visit http://careers.travelers.com/life-at-travelers/benefits/.


About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.