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Chicago, IL US
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Experienced Professional
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Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

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 Role


In this role the Metadata Manager will be empowered to build out our Metadata strategy as a key pillar within our Data Quality program, ensuring that we are treating data as a valuable asset upon which our data science models and service offerings rely.    



About You

You love a challenge and you are willing to fail fast and iterate to success.

You're ready to judge your success by the success of your team and the happiness of customers.

You play well with others and have well developed communication skills. You will need to work with teams across the enterprise to integrate data best practices and metadata capture into the fabric of our agile methodologies.

You are excited to brainstorm uncommon solutions to common data management roadblocks, and willing to push the envelope on the possibilities for automation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Own and implement the development and/or selection of metadata tools and dashboards.
  • Establish sourcing and access patterns for enterprise reference data.
  • Partner with Engineers and Data Stewards to establish data principles and technical data standards.
  • Lead technical conversations with domain architects, engineering teams, application developers, data-scientists on solutions and issues specific to data / information architecture, especially around metadata and data quality objectives.
  • Create and execute the mapping and documentation of data sources and data movement.
  • Provide support on use of common enterprise information models and promote their use and enhancement by new products.
  • Participate in solutions for integrating metadata and data quality processes into agile methodologies.
  • Create and socialize a common Business Vocabulary / Taxonomy for the business; drive the design of non-invasive data governance processes to manage our Critical Data Elements.
  • Support the identification, stewardship and governance of data and information across the enterprise.


Job Qualifications


Required qualifications:

  • Proven experience with taxonomy / ontology design.
  • Experience with implementation of data governance frameworks.
  • Demonstrated pattern of leadership.
  • Skilled with data integration patterns.
  • Proven experience with metadata management tools and processes; experience with metadata management .
  • Demonstrated experience in data management; Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) preferred.


Nice to have:

  • Demonstrated experience with Avro / JSON / XML schema design Working knowledge of API Management is preferred, leveraging Apigee is a plus..
  • Experience with Hortonworks DataFlow (NifI, Kafka, Storm, Atlas) and Hortonworks DataPlatform (Yarn HDFS) is preferred.
  • Familiarity with the data science lifecycle and tooling (R, python, etc) is preferred.


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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