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Location :
Chicago, IL US
Level :
Experienced Professional
Job Category :
Information Technology
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Arity is a technology company founded by The Allstate Corporation focused on making transportation safer, smarter and more useful for everyone. We collect and analyze massive amounts of data to help our partners better predict risk and understand how people move. The Arity Platform is built on billions of miles of historical driving data with more than one million active telematics connections and 10+ years of data directly from cars.

Job Description


Arity is a new technology company that uses advanced predictive analytics to help partners evaluate risk and make sense of everyday experiences. Our proprietary algorithms analyze billions of data points, distilling the flood of information into simple, actionable insights. Chief among these is the Arity Driving Score, which models billions of miles of driving and claims data to assess risk, gauging each driver’s likelihood of an event.


Founded by The Allstate Corporation, an organization synonymous with protection and preparation, Arity is born from a long-standing commitment to deep customer understanding and future-focused innovation. Fueled by the curiosity of a startup, our expertise begins with connected car, providing applied insights that meet insurer and transportation/mobility company needs and enhance driver safety, connectivity and value.


Don’t miss this opportunity to join a team where your innovative thinking and technology skills can improve the safety of those on the road and further enhance the car-ownership experience.


The Team

Arity Telematics incorporates techniques across many disciplines – including mathematics/statistics, computer programming, data engineering and ETL, software development, and high performance computing – with traditional business expertise with the goal of extracting meaning from data to optimize future business decisions. Individuals in this field should be fluent in several of these disciplines and sufficiently proficient in others to effectively design, build, and deliver end to end analytics products. Arity Telematics and Analytics is responsible for aligning with and contributing to company-wide objectives by identifying new product opportunities and enhancing current capabilities.


The Role

Arity Telematics Data Engineering Consultants are responsible for working as members of a product team to design proofs of concept and/or research data files using appropriate tools and software. This role will execute new work tracks from inception to prototyping as well as analysis of fully developed solutions. The role is responsible for data manipulation, providing best practices, data interpretation and training on products or research data. This person works directly with data scientists, data engineers, and product managers on needs and tactical solutions. This is a highly dynamic position that requires a high degree of flexibility, intellectual curiosity, and the ability to rapidly adapt to changing business needs, new technologies, and data sources. This role requires business acumen in order to provide the best technical solutions. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide support on requirement development and assist in documenting requirements.
  • Connect raw data to business meaning/use. Develop understanding of data generation and flows in context of business impact.  Communicate data anomalies and support resolution.
  • Work with data and product professionals on cross functional teams, developing subject matter knowledge in analytics and supported products.
  • Support fast-paced ad hoc analyses, modeling file creation, and solution design.
  • Utilize single or multiple data sources to create solutions.
  • Outline structure for data collection to maximize analytic utility; prepare test data, reconcile data sources, and execute functional tests.
  • Develop subject matter knowledge on collection, storage, and usage of data.
  • Document and present analyses and learnings or recommendations to a variety of audiences.
  • Keep abreast of industry and technology developments and support experiments to identify new tools, methods and techniques to meet the needs of the product team.
  • Participate in an environment that supports innovation, collaboration, and process improvement.
  • 20% driving is required for this role
  • Ability and willingness to perform real-world tests (outdoor driving required) for research items such as: test how a mobile application is capturing driving data or when riding the train
  • Attend required behind the wheel training and utilize skills when driving.
  • Abide by all traffic regulations when driving
  • Monitors trends and analyzes data stores to ensure data is of expected quality
  • Designs test protocols and writes automation scripts for applications/devices (Sensors) contributing data.
  • Structures tests to ensure the release of the best possible product
  • Proactively identifies obstacles and recommends solutions affecting deliverables
  • Coordinates with other stakeholders to capture requirements, analyze results, validate results and communicate findings
  • Manages inventory of test sensors (mobile phones, tags, other connected devices) and allocates them to specific experiments

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Masters, majoring in a quantitative field such as Math, Quantitative Science, or Computer Science; or equivalent work experience
  • Must possess active and valid driver’s license
  • Intermediate analytical skills
  • Intermediate experience in Python, SQL, and UNIX
  • Solid experience in time and task management
  • Strong attention to details
  • Intermediate written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively collaborate with multidisciplinary groups
  • Experience creating scripts with Python, familiarity with JSON and XML
  • Ability to independently track and control deliverables without waiting for instructions


Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of the fundamental concepts of mobile application testing and debugging
  • Exposure to automation testing and object-oriented programming
  • Experience with programming languages besides Python such as Java, R, C/C++, or Scala and tools such as Eclipse or Jupyter
  • Familiarity with Apache Spark and/or NoSQL databases (MongoDB, Apache Cassandra, etc.)
  • Experience with Agile methodologies


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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