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Data Engineer

Date: Sep 20, 2022

Location: Erie, PA, US, 16530

Company: Erie Insurance

Division or Field Office:

Controller Division

Department of Position: Cost Analysis & Controls Dept 

Work from:

Erie Corportate Office or Home (within Erie footprint)


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

Designs, constructs, tests, and maintains data management systems of moderate complexity used for reporting, analysis, and research. Supports ERIE’s software developers, database architects, analysts, and data scientists on data initiatives and ensures optimal data delivery consistently throughout ongoing projects. 


The incumbent will support financial accounting and reporting and will ensure financial data is complete, accurate, valid, and timely.


  • Candidates with above minimum qualifications may be considered for Senior Data Engineer. Number of years and scope of experience will determine level.
  • Candidates may be considered for remote work (within Erie footprint)
  • All Employees that work remotely must have access to internet service bandwidth speeds that meet ERIE’s requirement of 50 mbps download and 10 mbps upload.  
  • Current approved states for remote work are: DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, Washington DC, WV and WI

Duties and Responsibilities

Identifies, designs, and implements internal process improvements including automating manual data acquisition and optimizing data delivery.

Integrates new data management technologies into existing data structures.

Develops set processes of moderate complexity to prepare data for analysis, predictive modeling, and research.

Develops moderately complex programs to extract and manipulate analytical and research data.  Includes data from both internal and external sources.

Creates tools for data team members that assist them in research and analysis.

Works with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems.

Collaborates closely with business and IT partners to ensure data management technologies are designed and implemented as intended.

Completes special projects as required.

The first 4 duties listed are the functions identified as essential to the job. Essential functions are those job duties that must be performed in order for the job to be accomplished.

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the incumbent. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other duties as requested by their supervisor, or as become evident. 


Customer Focus
Nimble Learning
Values Diversity
Cultivates Innovation
Decision Quality
Ensures Accountability
Instills Trust
Optimizes Work Processes


Minimum Educational Requirements and Experience Equivalencies:

Master’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field plus one year related experience; or

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field plus two years’ related experience; or

Associate’s degree in technical field, plus four years’ related experience; or

High school diploma plus six years’ related experience, required.

Physical Requirements

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

Nearest Major Market: Erie