NJ Employer Data Engineer in Jersey City, New Jersey

Company Job ID-20171024-10245-CKTeam Profile The Technology team at Maplecroft is responsible for designing, developing, and running the infrastructure and products that drive the company. Maplecroft is a data-driven company, and the Technology team sits at the heart of what we do. We're a small but capable team that values independent thought, critical thinking, and pragmatism. Role Purpose This will be the first hire in a new Data Science team reporting into the CTO. We need someone to work with people (and data sources) across the business to consolidate, aggregate, and make sense of various types of data, ranging from website analytics to structured API feeds from vendors to web crawls. A few example projects that the successful candidate would work on are: 1. Customer engagement reports & dashboards to support the Sales & Marketing team, pulling data from Google Analytics and our CMS & entitlement databases to show who is (or isnt!) accessing what content 2. Usage metrics for the Research teams to better understand how customers are consuming their content (using similar data to 1.) 3. Using web scraping tools to assist Research analysts with their work by aggregating and annotating a variety of news sources 4. Working with Data Scientists in our Analytics team to help them gather and process structured and unstructured data sets in support of their work 5. Working with the Software Engineering and Infrastructure teams to turn pilot projects from around the business into production applications Knowledge & Experience Key skills are Python programming and a working knowledge of range of databases. We arent looking for a web developer, though someone with that background would be well suited to the role. Specific technologies you will be expected to work with include: Python MySQL PostgreSQL ElasticSearch Apache Airflow Various HTTP APIs Key CompetenciesIssue identification, problem solving & analysisCommunicationPlanning, implementation and controlBuilding and maintaining relationshipsCollaborationContinuous improvement Maplecroft Core Values Maplecroft is a place where we are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive. We value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment which encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging. Maplecroft values the contributions of each individual and helps them reach their full potential while sustaining an organisational culture of health and wellbeing. Our core values are: Respect for the Individual Integrity Passion Persistence Confidence with humility Excellence Teamwork We understand the importance of achieving balance between work, family and other life commitments. We are open to considering flexible working arrangements to enable the greatest spectrum of talent to contribute to our success. 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.See URL for more information and EOE statement.