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Lead Software Engineer

Company: Verisk
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

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

We are hiring in US or Canada for this opening.

Verisk Insurance Solutions' Claims analytics group is looking for a full stack engineer to join our team. The team is a dedicated resource for multiple data science teams for deploying and operationalizing machine learning processes. We combine MLFlow's flexibility with lots of in-house engineering on AWS leveraging GraphQL, DynamoDB, and event-driven architecture to automate the handshake between data science and production software.

Join us if you are looking to build software supporting Machine Learning Operations.

About The Day-to-Day Responsibilities Of The Role

  • Develop high-quality full-stack components in a microservices environment
  • Work in an entrepreneurial environment and be a self-starter
  • Organizing and motivating teams while directing multiple projects simultaneously serving multiple stakeholders
  • Provide appropriate API design guidance to make data science inference stateless and ephemeral.
  • Improve and advance DataOps and MLOps infrastructure and operational processes
  • Build custom integrations between cloud-based systems using APIs
  • Assist junior engineers in the development of various APIs and web applications
  • Participate in requirements gathering and grooming sessions
  • Conduct code reviews and define development processes in new and existing projects
    Required Skills

    • 5+ years of minimum, progressive technical experience with proven business impact. A diverse set of technical experiences are a nice-to-have
    • Proficiency in Python
    • Experience with Docker images and containerized operations. (ECS, ECR, EKS)
    • Familiarity with system design and networking concepts in the cloud
    • Building CI-CD pipelines, Github actions etc.
    • Experience working with AWS services - CloudFormation, Container orchestration tools, Lambda
    • Experience working with HTML, CSS and at least one of the modern javascript frameworks (React, Angular, Vue, Svelte)
    • Software development skills in the stacks we use - Backend API Design, serverless technologies
    • Working knowledge of data science and machine learning lifecycles from EDA to evaluation
    • Ability to write production-grade code
    • Strong interest towards learning new technologies
      Good to have
      • Understanding of ML as a service conventions and design principles
      • Experience in any MLOps framework - MLFlow, Kubeflow, Cortex etc.
      • Experience with front end workflow processes and tools (NPM, Webpack, Sass)
      • Understanding data science lifecycle
        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, veterans status, age or disability.

        Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

        Consumer Privacy Notice

        At Verisk, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority. Effective November 15, 2021, and subject to applicable law, all prospective hires for office based roles or roles that support any of our businesses' government contracts will be required to demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, or qualify for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement, as a condition of employment. Hired candidates who do not demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will no longer meet the requirements for employment and their offers of employment will be immediately rescinded, in accordance with applicable law.

Keywords: Verisk, Jersey City , Lead Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Jersey City, New Jersey

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