London - United Kingdom Data Engineer (Pricing & Underwriting)


Descripción del puesto

Is it a thrilling opportunity in a dynamic environment which is constantly evolving what you are currently looking for?

Are you curious to see how a company that operates in the Insurance sector provides a great experience at a great price to its customers using cutting-edge technologies to create and sell its products? Then, we are happy to inform you that you have just got a ticket to the fast lane!

IT technology lies at the very core of everything we do and our Engineering and Product departments are composed of passionate and innovative people who never stop learning and developing their skills employing the latest stacks and methodologies.

At Prima, you could take on a whole new challenge. As part of our global community, you’d be in the driving seat of your career; learning and growing with a top-tier team around you. Prima is a place where no matter who you are or what your role is — your voice is valued. 

Back in 2015, we embarked on a mission: to provide great value car insurance that is designed for everyone. And we’ve come a long way, we’ve created a culture where we can fuel each other’s success. But we need your expertise, as we steer things in a new and exciting direction. 

You’re probably thinking… ‘That sounds pretty good’. We agree. 

As well as great colleagues and engaging projects, there are loads of ways we can help you do the best work of your life. We’ve shaped our offering to place a focus on wellbeing, autonomy and development. We see benefits as the fuel that will empower you to succeed, if you decide to embark on this journey with us. 

🤸🏽‍♂️ Working in a way that works for you We believe in work-life balance and flexibility. Whether you like working from the office, home or a mixture of both. We’ll help you find a balance that works best for you. We even have a policy that means you can work from any location for 30 days a year. We trust you to steer us forward. 

🏁 The freedom to explore the possibilities We may move fast at Prima, but we move together. We’re invested in your growth; so we’ll give you access to a teaching and learning marketplace. And you’ll have regular sessions with your manager to establish a personal growth plan. 

🌈 Our winning formula: happy and high-performing From private medical insurance to discounted gym memberships and wellbeing initiatives: we’re here to support you. We know how important your health and well-being is, so we’ll go the extra mile to help you when we can.

You’ll be joining our pricing and underwriting domain to bridge the gap between machine learning/data science and engineering. With a focus on data challenges, you’ll be joining forces with data scientists and machine learning engineers to craft technical solutions tailored to real-world business opportunities, drive transformative solutions, and play a pivotal role in shaping the future with us.

You will have the opportunity to work in areas like Data Architecture, Feature Engineering, Optimisation and Data Governance applying your Data Engineering industry expertise and proficiencies to tailor them to Prima's specific scenarios and innovating when faced with gaps in existing knowledge.

As a Data Engineer, you will be in charge of:
  • Shaping the architecture of data products designed for data analytics and data science specifically focusing on use cases like forecasting, feature engineering, customer behaviour, and integration of new data sources.
  • Leading the way in data transformation by setting up best practices in areas like Data modelling, performance optimisation, Data Governance etc, ensuring that the data used within Prima is consistent, available and reliable.
  • Build reusable technology that enables teams to ingest, store, transform, and serve their own data products.
  • Engaging with data scientists and machine learning engineers to explore the product landscape and refine data requirements for enhanced data infrastructure.
  • Embrace continuous learning and experimentation to stay updated on emerging technologies, from testing open source tools to engaging in community-building activities like Meetups. Your passion for staying at the forefront of the field will drive your journey.
  • Requirements:
  • Expert in batch, distributed data processing and near real-time streaming data pipelines with technologies like Kafka, Flink, Spark etc. Experience in Databricks is a plus.
  • Experience in Data Lake / Big Data Analytics platform implementation with cloud based solution; AWS preferred.
  • Proficient in Python programming and software engineering best practices.
  • Expertise with RDBMS, Data Warehousing, Data Modelling with relational SQL (Redshift, PostgreSQL) and NoSQL databases.
  • Proficiency in DevOps, CI/CD pipeline management, and expertise in infrastructure as Code (IaC) deployment industry-best practices.

  • Nice to have:
  • Hands-on experience in Data Quality and Data Governance techniques.
  • Knowledge on MLOps and Feature engineering.
  • Exposure to common data analysis and ML technologies such as on scikit-learn, pandas, NumPy, XGBoost, LightGBM.
  • Exposure to tools like Apache Oozie, Apache Airflow.

  • Prima is a community made up of talented and ambitious individuals. We offer equal employment of any kind based on race, colour, gender, religion, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, genetic information, pregnancy or other protected personal characteristics, as defined by national laws.

    If it sounds like we’d be a good fit for each other, join us in the fast lane!



    Posibilidad 100% remoto
    London -United Kingdom
    Función del puesto
    permanent employment