Senior Cloud Developer (Python, AWS)

Company: Verisk
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 23.APR.2021


Company Description At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our custome...


Company Description

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.

It's the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It's why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It's the aim of our "returnship" program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it's what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers' problems.

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work® Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We've been recognized by Forbes as a World's Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. Verisk's Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.

Job Description

Verisk is seeking software development engineers with extensive AWS experience to join its Data and Analytic Services team supporting the office of Chief Analytics Officer. The ideal candidate will have hands-on full lifecycle software development and deployment experience in multiple languages and spanning database, business and microservices layers, and UI development. The Cloud Developer will be capable of transforming end-user requirements to cloud deployed resources, working in agile team environments.

The successful candidate will have solid experience in cloud computing environments, strong Python experience, hands-on technical skills, passion and appetite to master new technologies, and excellent communication skills.

The Day To Day Responsibilities Of This Role Are

  • Plan and execute multiple software development efforts
  • Develop and maintain the Data ETL pipelines to onboard datasets to Verisk cloud data platform
  • Develop Spark programs to accommodate compute intensive processes in the cloud
  • Develop API driven services in accordance with business requirements
  • Work with internal/external customers to solve new data engineering problems
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest technologies and introduce them as needed
In this role you will experience the following career rewards in a fast-paced environment:
  • Opportunity to work on challenging and quality work that has high impact on business
  • Opportunity to grow as this team is opening new frontiers
  • Getting the chance to work in a great work environment

  • Minimum of 10 years full-time software engineering experience with at least two(2) years in an AWS environment focused on application development; AWS Certification preferred.
  • Python programming required
  • Strong ability to develop ETL processes using Spark (Scala/Java)
  • Strong Unix and shell scripting skills
  • Extensive experience with Distributed ETL pipelines
  • Extensive experience in using AWS IaaS and PaaS services
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in Java/Scala programming
  • Extensive experience with Unix, Docker and container deployment
  • Experience with Azure, K8 and Terraform is preferred
  • Solid experience with CI/CD tools such as Git, JIRA, and Jenkins
  • Analytics mindset with strong communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field
  • Looking for people with integrity, intelligence, strong drive and high energy

Additional Information

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

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