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Data Engineer Senior at USAA

Data Engineer Senior

USAA Southlake, TX Full-Time

Purpose of Job

We are seeking a talented Data Engineer – Senior Level for our Plano, San Antonio or Phoenix facility.

USAA values a culture that is highly collaborative, and we have found that a hybrid work type helps employees gain the best of both worlds – collaborating in-person in the office and working from home when needed to achieve focused results. The actual days' onsite are resolved between each employee and the employee’s manager.

The candidate selected for this position is going to work with the P&C D&A Data Foundation Team. They will work with data engineering technologies and assist with getting USAA’s P&C data into the cloud and within snowflake. The resource should be highly experienced in building data pipelines and understanding the difference between ETL and ELT strategies and implementations. SQL skills are a must and knowledge of DBT and other cloud-based data movement tools would be highly beneficial.

Data Engineers (DEs) are engaged in all phases of the data management lifecycle. This includes gathering and analyzing requirements, collecting, processing, storing, securing, and archiving data. Develop and maintain technical systems for data reporting and technical solutions utilizing emerging technologies. Partner with the business to ensure data management solutions aligned to business objectives.

Job Requirements

About USAA

USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.


Our most meaningful qualification isn't technical, it's human. Here, we don't just sit in front of a screen. We stand behind our 13 million members who rely on us every day.

We're proud of USAA's strong history -- and we're even more passionate about our future. That's why we have a team of supportive and collaborative hardworking technology professionals focused on doing more for our members. And why we're continuing to add innovative problem solvers to our team. With us, you'll find exciting challenges that inspire you to continue learning and growing.


  • Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role.
  • Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.
  • Follows written risk and compliance policies, standards, and procedures for business activities.
  • Leads and/or engineers the full cycle of data solutions from analysis, solution design, data pipeline engineering, testing, deployment, scheduling, and production support.
  • Designs and implements highly-complex technical solutions for data engineering and analytic systems using new methodologies and emerging technologies.
  • Designs, builds, manages and optimizes data pipelines for data structures encompassing data transformation, data models, schemas, metadata, data quality, and workload management.
  • Leads design reviews for the team and provides recommendations using innovative architectural concepts and principals.
  • Breakdowns business features into technical stories and approaches.  Presents to leadership and influences on technical solutions.
  • Creates proof of concepts and prototypes on highly complex solutions and presents to leadership to deliver on vision for solution. 
  • Collaborates with cross-functional partners and stakeholders to lead technical solutions. 
  • Implements efficient defect management, root cause analysis, and resolution processes.
  • Helps develop, maintain, and enforce the company’s data development tools and standards. Conduct code reviews on a regular basis to improve quality and ensure compliance
  • Creates the development of data pipelines, extracting data from our various applications (internal & external sources) into the Data Platform.
  • Assists in setting technical direction for the team and serves a mentor to team members.

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree; OR 4 years of related experience (in addition to the minimum years of experience required) may be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • 6 years of data engineering, data analysis or software development experience implementing data solutions with at least 2 years of data engineering or data management experience.
  • Proven experience with end to end delivering of data solutions that includes building, managing, and optimizing data pipelines across cloud environments; curating and modeling the data for various types of consumers/products and their pattern of usage to include data marts, data lake, and operational analytic applications.
  • Experience completing multiple projects leveraging the agile methodology in delivering data.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in SQL and Relational Databases.

Preferred experience:

  • 2+ years experience with Snowflake
  • 1+ year experience with DBT
  • 2+ years experience with Python
  • In depth understanding of ELT
  • Experience with GIT

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.


USAA has an effective method for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this skill is: $106,800 - $192,300*

Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.

Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.

Shift premium: will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.


At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.

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Relocation assistance is Not Available for this position

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