Associate Software Engineer (Data)

Date: Jun 10, 2019

Location: Erie, PA, US, 16530

Job requisition: 12849
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Division or Field Office:

Commercial Lines Products Division

Department of Position: Commercial Products Data Dept 

Work from:

Corporate Office, Erie, PA


At Erie Insurance, you’re not just part of a Fortune 500 company; you’re also a valued member of a diverse and inclusive team that includes more than 5,000 employees and over 2,200 independent agencies.  Our Employees work in the Home Office complex located in Erie, PA, and in our Field Offices that span 12 states and the District of Columbia.  To attract and retain the best talent, we reward our team members with competitive salaries and a very generous benefits package.


Position Summary

Implements basic code and configuration changes under direction and in a low risk environment. May perform duties in one or more of the following disciplines: Open Systems Mainframe Application Configuration

  • This position will work in the Commercial Products Data Department.
  • Prior knowledge in C++, SAS, R or other related languages, preferred.
  • Candidates with above minimum qualifications may be considered for a Software Engineer role or a Senior Software Engineer role. Number of years and scope of experience will determine level.  


Data Engineer

Job Overview

We are looking for a Data Engineer to join our growing team of data and analytics experts. The hire will be responsible for expanding data accessibility across the organization, as well as optimizing data flow and collection for cross functional teams. The ideal candidate is an experienced data pipeline builder and data wrangler. The Data Engineer will support our software developers, database architects, data analysts, and data scientists on data initiatives and will ensure optimal data delivery is consistent throughout ongoing projects. They must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the data needs of multiple teams, systems and products. The right candidate will be excited by the prospect of optimizing data delivery to support our next generation of products and services.


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Incorporates development standards into outcomes and implements basic code and configuration changes under direction.
  • Develops program logic for new, basic applications or analyzes and modifies logic in existing applications.
  • Presents unit tests to an engineer or project leader.
  • Performs supplementary work that contributes to the end product submitted by more experienced developers. Codes, tests, debugs, documents, implements and maintains software applications. Analyzes requirements, and maintains, tests and integrates application components.
  • Maintains stability of platforms, applications, services and systems.
  • Effectively communicates with customers, teammates or other stakeholders to determine hardware, software or system functional specifications.
  • Assists other developers on workable solutions and programming.
  • Duties and Responsibilities (cont'd if applicable)
    Ability To Learn And Follow Procedures
    Ability to Manage Complexity
    Coding And Converting
    Decision Making
    Developing And Maintaining Relationships
    Influencing Skills
    Information Management Skills
    Interpersonal Communication
    Job-Specific Knowledge
    Planning And Organizing
    Presentation Skills
    Problem Analysis
    Proofing Text And Numbers
    Service Orientation
    Time Management
    Using Tables And Graphs

    Minimum Educational Requirements and Experience Equivalencies: • Bachelor's degree it IT, MIS, Business or related field; or • Associate's degree in technical field, plus two years' related experience; or • High school diploma plus four years' related experience.

    Physical Requirements
    Lifting 0-20 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
    Lifting 20-50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
    Lifting Over 50 lbs; Rarely
    Driving; Occasional (<20%)
    Pushing/Pulling; Rarely
    Manual Keying/Data Entry; Frequent (50-80%)
    Climbing; Rarely

    Nearest Major Market: Erie

    Job Segment: Database, Developer, Mainframe, Technology