• Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Salary: Up to $120 per hour
  • Technology: SQL Server Jobs
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 28th Aug, 2020
  • Reference: 3296594

Solutions Architect-Data-- Remote-- $120/hr

The Company

You will work within the international IT team for a global re-insurer. The company works to assume risks from other insurers and works with them to develop innovative products.

The Role

You will work remotely as a Solutions Architect with a rate of $120/hour and with a focus on data analytics in a contract position. You will work to provide recommendations and solutions that support the data analytics goals of the company by working in a team of business colleagues to identify, document and translate data analytics requirements into solutions.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing services that enable business colleagues to achieve their business goals

  • Utilizing a combination of practical data analysis experience and deep knowledge of the tools, technologies, platforms, patterns

  • Supporting data analytics to design and effectively communicate systems solutions

  • Leading and participating in the implementation of data analytics solutions

  • Contributing a solid understanding of the organization's data analytic needs to key Enterprise Architecture activities such as future state definition, roadmap planning, capability mapping, etc.

To be a good fit for this role you should have the following experience:

  • Minimum 5 years recent work experience architecting and implementing data analytics systems solutions using current programming languages, software packages and computing paradigms

  • Recent work experience should include cloud-based solutions design and implementation

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering or similar from an accredited college or university

  • Proficient user skills (level C2)of Eng­lish

  • High proficiency with the R programming language, RStudio development environment and related packages

  • Data Transformation experience transforming / wrangling data using sql, data.table or pipeline based data transformation platforms

  • Solid understanding of ETL / ELT concepts

  • Experience in statistical modelling, machine learning, predictive analytics or data mining practice / techniques, like GLM / Regression, Random Forest, Boosting, Trees, text mining, social network analysis, etc.

  • Data Visualization/ BI experience with data visualization software such as Tableau, PowerBI, Qlik, Excel, etc.

  • Experience with Agile and DevOps processes and the use of current software tools to implement them

  • Strong analytical and quantitative problem-solving ability

  • Excellent documentation skills - ability to clearly document user stories, data flow requirements and desired analytic output using text, diagrams, proof of concept models, pseudocode, etc.

  • Additional programming language / software development experience (Python, c++, java, etc.)

  • Experience with Spark computing and the databricks platform

  • Data Lake / Data Catalog experience

  • Data Science / Data Analysis Certification

  • Experience building / publishing interactive analytic content (shiny apps, etc.)

  • Experience with Data Governance concepts and supporting tools

  • Cloud Solutions Architect Certification (Azure, AWS)

  • Experience with unstructured data / NoSQL databases

  • Understanding of life insurance / reinsurance actuarial modelling concepts, processes and associated data

If interested in this position please submit your resume to k.parille@nigelfrank.com or call me at (704) 247- 5570.

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