Madison, Wisconsin

At American Family Insurance, we believe people are an organization's most valuable asset, and their ideas and experiences matter. From our CEO to our agency force, we're committed to growing a diverse and inclusive culture that empowers innovation that will inspire, protect, and restore our customers' dreams in ways never imagined.

American Family Insurance is driven by our customers and employees. That's why we provide more than just a job - we provide opportunity. Whether you're already part of our team in search of a new challenge or new to our company and ready for what's next, you're in the right place. Every dream is a journey that starts with a single step. Start your journey right here. Join our team. Bring your dreams.

Job ID:
R23290 Solution Engineer-2 (Remote) (Open)

Compensation may vary based on the job level and your geographic work location.

Compensation Minimum:$88,400

Compensation Maximum:$141,600


Job Family Summary Develops, analyzes and models operational, economic, management, accounting and other organizational data to quantify the competitive performance of business segments, evaluate potential operational changes, and design new approaches and methodologies. Analyzes organizational data to recommend solutions to new and complex problems, develops innovative strategies, quantifies the competitive performance of the organization's operations and/or markets; models and evaluates the potential impact of changes. Applies and integrates statistical, mathematical, predictive modeling and business analysis skills to manage and manipulate complex high-volume data from a variety of sources Job Summary The DSE Solutions Engineer is a self-starter who works on back-end systems using technologies such as Java, Python, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Containers (Docker). Candidates are passionate about developing in a fast-paced, small, agile environment. Engineers work to build out CI pipelines, application features, and work closely with Data Scientists to bring to models into production. The ideal candidate is an innovative problem solver with demonstrable success using a variety of open-source technologies.
Job Description:

Level Summary
  • Requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise in own job discipline or field
  • Leads others to solve complex problems
  • Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations
  • May lead functional teams or projects

Primary Accountabilities
  • Design and develop web-services and applications using Java, Python, and frameworks like Spring Boot
  • Develop using a test-driven Continuous Integration (CI) approach
  • Work closely with data scientists to bring models into production environment.
  • Familiarity with the AWS and the capabilities of the platform.
  • Participates in code reviews and peer review work
  • Teams operate under the model you build it, you deploy it, you own it
  • Execute problem solving capabilities with a demonstrable ability to adapt to change


Specialized Knowledge & Skills Requirements
  • Demonstrated experience providing customer-driven solutions, support or service.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field of Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3+ years of software development experience
  • Demonstrated Big Data experience including experience with Python, Elastic Map Reduce (EMR) and Athena
  • Demonstrated experience with Jupyter notebooks in prototyping or collaboration with Data Scientists
  • Demonstrated experience integrating data science models and transitioning into production
  • Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following: Java, Linux, Postgres, Web Services
  • Demonstrated experience containerizing applications with Docker
  • Demonstrated experience with REST based web-services frameworks such as Spring Boot, Jersey, Flask, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience unit testing, integration testing and continuous integration (Jenkins)
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
Travel Requirements
  • This position requires travel up to 10% of the time.
Preferred Knowledge & Skills
  • Familiarity with Terraform or cloud formation for automating provisioning of deployment of cloud infrastructure
  • Experience with Git, Maven, Kubernetes

Additional Job Information:

When you work at American Family you can expect benefits that support your physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing. You will have access to comprehensive medical, dental, vision and wellbeing benefits that enable you to take care of your health. We also offer a competitive 401(k) contribution, a pension plan, an annual incentive, and a paid-time off program. In addition, our student loan repayment program and paid-family leave are available to support our employees and their families. Interns and contingent workers are not eligible for American Family Enterprise benefits.

We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

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Madison, Wisconsin

For more than 85 years, American Family Insurance has built its reputation on sound principles. We strive to provide you industry-leading service, exceptional claims experience and products that build long-term relationships. This is accomplished by treating policyholders fairly in a helpful and caring way and making it easy and convenient to work with us. We know our customers like family.  American Family Insurance thrives by conducting its business in accordance with the highest ethical standards and the law at all times. Integrity is part of our culture and always has been. The reputation we enjoy and trust-based relationships we have built with our customers are determined by the example set by management and the character and good judgment exercised at all levels of our organization. It’s a way of doing business that our customers have come to expect from us and a standard that we continue to live up to.  1-800MYAMFAM (1-800-692-6326)

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