Senior Data Engineer

| Greater Boston Area
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About us:

Agero is powering the next generation of software-enabled driver safety services and technology, pushing the limits of big data to transform the entire driving experience. The majority of leading vehicle manufacturers and insurance providers use Agero’s roadside assistance, accident management, dispatch, consumer affairs and telematics innovations to strengthen their businesses and create stronger, lasting connections with their customers. Together, we’re making driving smarter and safer for everyone.

The Data Science and Analytics group at Agero is a central resource for innovative data products, scientific analysis, and actionable insights. We are a collaborative, consultative team that works cross functionally to:

  • support partners throughout the organization in making informed, data driven decisions,
  • unlock the value within our data to create innovative new product offerings, drive efficiency, and improve customer experience, and
  • provide greater access to information and insights through dashboards, data self-service tools, and training.

We believe that data is a key asset, and thanks to Agero’s scale and history, is a true competitive advantage.
About the Role: 
Agero’s Data Science and Analytics team is developing a modern, cloud-based data platform to support our analytical products and machine learning pipelines. Our team is expanding and we are looking to add an experienced, self-motivated Senior level Data Engineer to help design and build out a curated, “single source of truth” data set that will feed a variety of downstream use cases including APIs, reports, dashboards, self-service tools, and modeling efforts. The platform will provide the Data Science and Analytics team along with the broader organization with a more secure, centralized, and reliable access to the company’s data. At the same time, it will reduce effort required to ingest new sources of data or to build new ETL processes to support new modeling or reporting use cases. 
Additionally, this individual will play a lead role in building out a framework for production machine learning pipelines that allow our data science team to test and deploy new models at scale. This framework will tightly integrate with the data platform described above. As part of this effort, the Senior Data Engineer will be tasked with developing data processing pipelines to support various modeling and forecasting efforts, defining a process for our Data Scientists and Engineers to quickly and reliably deploy new models into production, and designing data models to expose model outputs to a variety of downstream use cases. Both efforts will leverage similar cloud technologies, and the data platform will be the “source” and “sink” of data to and from the ML pipeline(s).
Key Outcomes:

  1. Define requirements and play lead role in architecting of a modern, cloud-based data platform
  2. Build out and implement a platform for production machine learning pipelines
  3. Design data models and data management strategies to support various analytical and modeling applications
  4. Develop robust and flexible ETL and data processing pipelines to support a variety of use cases
  5. Design and deploy self-service tools, dashboards, and APIs leveraging the “single source of truth” data


ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Develop infrastructure to deploy models at scale
  • Play a lead role in the migration of existing applications to the newly developed platform
  • Help maintain existing data sources, add new data sources
  • Develop new curated data sets to support new analytical efforts.
  • Leveraging ML metrics, forecast series of key metrics at a regular cadence with long time horizons.
  • Develop APIs that expose data to other internal applications
  • Create dashboards and visualizations

Skills, Experiences and Education:

  • 6-8 years of Coding experience leveraging Python and SQL
  • Advanced degree (MS or PH.D) in a technical field strongly preferred
  • Cloud computing (Ideally AWS tech including S3, Redshift, Lambda, Glue, DynamoDB)
  • Data management and processing, including experience with Relational and Non-relational data stores (NoSQL, S3, Hadoop, etc.)
  • Good communication skills both in written (technical documents, Python notebooks) and spoken (meetings, presentations) forms.
  • Willing and able to learn and meet business needs.
  • Independent, self-organizing, and able to prioritize multiple complex assignments
  • Experience using Git and working on shared code repositories

Bonus Experience:

  • Backend web (API) development
  • Apache Airflow
  • Snowflake
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • Tableau/Looker


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We're located in thriving Medford, MA, a short distance from the MBTA with close access to I-93, restaurants, bars, shops and downtown Boston.

An Insider's view of Agero

What projects are you most excited about?

“We're passionate about making the roads safer with our Driver360 mobile platform. We’ve developed crash detection technology that helps people when they're most in need, and we're using billions of miles of driving data to study crash risk factors and find ways to help people avoid crashing in the first place.”

Michael

Sr Data Scientist, Business Intelligence

How does the company support your career growth?

Agero has provided me the opportunity to work on a number of different strategic, cross-functional projects.

Ashley

Manager, HR Initiatives

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Our Engineering/IT teams are moving to the Amazon AWS cloud, which involves a lift/shift for some applications as well as rewriting other applications to be more micro service orientated. This effort is a huge transformation which includes new roles, training and re-thinking how IT operates as a cloud service organization.

Karen

Director, DevOps

What are Agero Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Whether it's personal development or for general education about our business, Learn at lunch is a big part of who we are!

Additional Perks + Benefits

We’ve got the benefits you’re used to and some you aren’t – including flexible health and dental care from your choice of doctors. We take care of the time off and allow you to make decisions about how much you want to carry over from year to year so you can recharge your batteries and achieve harmony both inside and outside of the workplace. How many places set you up with laptops and two monitors as standard fare? We’ve got more discounts and perks than you can count on 2 hands – and they are meaningful! Plus we offer a free subscription to the CC Motor Club.

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