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Data Architect

Company: ISO
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description

ISO, a Verisk business, has been a leading source of information about property/casualty insurance risk since 1971. For a broad spectrum of commercial and personal lines of insurance, ISO provides statistical, actuarial, underwriting, and claims information and analytics; compliance and fraud identification tools; policy language; information about specific locations; and technical services. ISO serves insurers, reinsurers, agents and brokers, insurance regulators, risk managers, and other participants in the property/casualty insurance marketplace. To learn more about ISO please visit us at: ---www.verisk.com/iso. We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies!

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 looking for a Data Architect to design, optimize and maintain common conceptual and logical database models for insurance content production and content management systems. You will work with solutions architects and application teams to deliver flexible and extensible data systems across the insurance and rating content workflow from data ingest to insurance analytics and modeling to product generation and distribution. This will require analysis of system requirements, data migration and on experience with SQL and NoSQL.

Responsibilities
Maintain the data architecture roadmap, aligning data with the target technical landscape.
Documenting enterprise data architectures and environments in order to maintain a current and accurate view of global data landscape.
Collaborate with technology team members, address data related problems in reference to systems integration and compatibility
Establish processes for governing the identification, collection, and use of corporate metadata as well as creating methods for tracking such data for quality, completeness, redundancy, and improvement.
Design and develop solution and information architectures for projects. This may include the production or review and approval of logical and physical data models.
Identifying and developing opportunities for data reuse, migration, or retirement.
Develop database solutions to store and retrieve insurance content information
Analyze structural requirements for existing and new software and applications
Work with the application development teams to create conceptual data models and data flows
Develop best practices for data coding to ensure consistency within the system
Update and optimize local and metadata models
Migrate data from legacy systems to new solutions
Design conceptual and logical data models and flowcharts
Improve system performance by conducting tests, troubleshooting and integrating new elements
Optimize new and current database systems

Qualifications
Proven work experience as a Data Architect, Data Scientist, Data Analyst or similar role
Experience working with Public Cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, GCP). AWS experience preferred.
Understanding of XSD and JSON schema and the use and definition of data services using these.
Experience with NoSQL database (Hive, HBase, ElasticSearch etc preferred).
Proven experience in building self-service data platforms for BI and Data Visualization and some proficiency awareness with BI & Analytical tools (Tableau, Qlik, Power BI)
Experience in defining and delivering large-scale, multi-year data transformation roadmaps in a highly matrixed structure.
5+ years of hands-on experience with physical and relational data modeling
In-depth understanding of database structure principles
Experience gathering and analyzing system requirements
Design and implement data modeling solutions using relational, dimensional, and NoSQL databases
Expert knowledge of metadata management and related tools
Knowledge of data mining and segmentation techniques
Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
BSc in Computer Science, Data Science or relevant field

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.

http://www.verisk.com/careers.html

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: ISO, Jersey City , Data Architect, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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