Data Engineer I / II (AWS) - Remote or Omaha, NE

Mutual of Omaha

Data Engineers will deliver business value by designing, building, and optimizing enterprise data pipeline systems for analytic/operational use.  This data preparation work varies in complexity and speed based on numerous factors and stages with the data lifecycle, but the primary tasks handled by data engineers will include data integration, consolidation, cleansing, analysis, and process optimization for purpose.  This activity will require strong technical skills within specific data and engineering domains and will be guided by industry standards such as SWEBOK, DMBOK and/or following industry best practices.

Involved in strategic and tactical engineering and architectural activities of a team or car on an Agile Release Train (ART), with primary involvement and focus on engineering.  Develops knowledge of multiple technologies and emerging technologies to support strategic initiatives. 


  • Use models as a starting point for designing and developing technologies that enable new or enhance existing business capabilities
  • Evaluate options; performs tradeoff and cost benefit analyses
  • Emphasize the use of a disciplined process when creating and implementing designs and operates effectively as part of a team in doing so
  • Create and reuse designs and design artifacts
  • Use patterns and frameworks to develop, support and solve problems for enterprise level applications supported by a team
  • Experiment at a team level with emerging technologies to understand how they will impact what comes next
  • Translate business/user requirements into technical requirements, and applies creative problem solving that bring these requirements to fruition for a team
  • Prioritize the use of frameworks and patterns to produce efficient code

This posting reflects the Data Engineer I essential functions, qualifications, and physical requirements. The Data Engineer II has variable essential functions and qualifications. Competency and skill set will determine level of placement within the posted job family.


  • Experienced with production data pipeline development, automation, and implementation over the last three or more years with:
    • AWS Tech Stack - S3, Lake Formation, Glue, Athena
      • IAM, Cloud Development Kit (CDK), SQS & SNS would be a plus
    • Snowflake preferred, Redshift second and a familiarity with common analytic data warehousing patterns
    • Production implemented data engineering experience
    • DevOps, CI/CD experience
    • Programming Languages commonly used in data engineering such as
      • Python
      • TypeScript
      • SQL
  • Has experience collaborating with numerous enterprise partners aligned to data science, architecture, governance, infrastructure, and security to apply standards and optimize production environments and practices
  • Collaborates with business owners to optimize data collection, storage and usage to maximize the value of information within supported systems
  • Implements data pipelines, data sourcing, cleansing, augmentation and quality control processes within supported data systems
  • You:
    • Help promote a culture of diversity and inclusion within the department and the larger organization
    • Value different ideas and opinions
    • Listen courageously and remain curious in all that you do
  • You are able to work remotely and have access to high-speed internet


  • AWS Data Lake, AWS streaming data and Data Vault architectural experience is a plus
  • Strong experience in traditional data technologies/methodologies (RDBMS, SQL, ETL/ELT, traditional data architectures) and/or emerging data science technologies/methodologies (data science, programming languages, distributed systems, machine learning, cloud platform technology)
  • Strong experience in analyzing data systems for grain, relationship, context, and impact to connected systems, to develop optimal pipelines that meet functional business requirements.
  • Strong experience developing and documenting technology recommendations, vendor assessments, and designing complex data system interdependencies
  • Able to maintain data quality through systematic approaches and methodologies (e.g. MDM) within supported data systems


  • Diverse workplace where associates feel a sense of belonging
  • An organization that feels like a small, close-knit community and has the strength of a Fortune 500 company
  • Tuition reimbursement, training and career development
  • Comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and childcare needs
  • 401(k) plan with a 2% company contribution and 6% company match
  • Competitive pay with an opportunity for incentives for all associates
  • Flexible work schedules with a healthy amount of paid time off
  • For more information regarding benefits information, please visit our Careers Site
  • Estimated Salary: $85,000 - $115,000
  • Pay is commensurate with experience


Mutual of Omaha serves more than 4.8 million individual product customers and 39,000 employer groups. Our legacy of stability creates an environment where every associate is encouraged to experiment, innovate and grow in their own unique career path.

From day one, you’ll have the tools to be your best self at work. Here you’ll do meaningful work and your talents will have a positive impact on peoples’ lives as we help our customers protect what they care about and achieve their financial goals.

Each associate is a unique contributor to creating a diverse, dynamic, thriving and inclusive workplace. We want you to become engaged … feel a sense of belonging … and contribute to the company’s exceptional future.


For inquiries about the position or application process, contact our HR Helpline at 1-800-365-1405.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-800-780-0304. We are available Monday through Friday 7 am to 4:30 pm CST we will reply within 24 hours.

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

To All Recruitment Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.



Job ID: 7478

Posted 21 days ago

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