Lead Data Engineer - GenAI (Hybrid or Remote)

S&P Global
Nashville, Tennessee
Jun 12, 2024
Jun 26, 2024
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
About the Role:
Grade Level (for internal use):
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The Team:
The S&P Global Advanced Analytics & Automation: Data Engineering team combines automation, machine learning, and data engineering to improve the delivery of Ratings data & content to our analysts and customers. The team sits within the organizations Ratings Technology and works in close partnership with all teams throughout the organization.

Responsibilities and Impact:
You will be a key member of the S&P Global Ratings Data Engineering team, playing a key role in developing solutions for the company. You will collaborate closely within Advanced Analytics & Automation to bring current high-profile initiatives to production; including but not limited to: Generative AI, Auto Document Tagging, Unstructured Data Extraction, ML/LLM Driven Extraction. You will work with technology, business, and operations teams in this role, driving and executing on automation improvement opportunities to expand our capabilities around making our data value chain processes more efficient.

You will be a part of key transformation projects aiming to streamline and design automation utilizing Python and key technologies to enhance our data processes. In doing so, you will build relationships across the division to generate and unlock new and existing data for content delivery through technological advancements using intelligent automation, data science, and coding design principles.
  • Execute and serve as lead and/or SME on cross-organizational and cross-divisional projects automating our data value chain processes through automation utilizing Python and/or a key technology
  • Design solutions and develop automation capabilities, such as sourcing, collection, ingestion, extraction, transformation, translation, linking, chunking, feature engineering, and tagging utilizing modern and best in class techniques
  • Mentor team members on coding best practices
  • Serve as a source of knowledge for the Data Engineering team for process improvement, automation and new technologies available to enable best-in-class timeliness and data coverage
  • Develop skills for 'listening to learn' with the express goal of understanding processes and associated problems which enable efficient automated solutions
  • Be a strong partner with all the teams and stakeholders your projects and work involve
  • Monitor market trends in the data science/automation space identifying and onboarding new technologies and solutions to address business needs
  • Demonstrate innovation, customer focus, and experimentation mindsets
Compensation/Benefits Information: (This section is only applicable to US candidates)

S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $90,000 to $200,000. Final base salary for this role will be based on the individual's geographic location, as well as experience level, skill set, training, licenses and certifications.

In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan.

This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, please click here .

What We're Looking For:

Basic Required Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Strong experience: Python
  • Knowledge in at least four of: GitHub, DataBricks, FastAPI, Algorithms/Algorithm design, NLP, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Docker, Linux, Process Engineering, HuggingFace, Kubernetes, AzureDevOps
  • Strong solution design. Able to receive a problem statement, assess and analyze for scope, and create a robust application
  • Proven track record as a high-performing practitioner and strong executor, particularly in content-related domain
  • Strong communication skills. This includes translating technical details into concepts for non-technical audiences
  • Strong problem-solving skills. Able to quickly identify and understand issues and drive towards effective resolution
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required; advanced degree preferred
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong domain knowledge & content expertise within Credit Rating Agencies is a significant plus
  • Ability to quickly build credibility and relationships across multiple global teams
  • Ability to work effectively within and across teams, foster collaboration
  • Aptitude to communicate and deliver on projects, strong prioritization, and organization skills
  • Experience as part of a team that leverages Scaled Agile Framework, SAFe, 6.0, certification is a plus
  • Strong familiarity with latest technologies to accelerate data operations
Right to Work Requirements:
This role is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States or Canada.

Return to Work:
Have you taken time out for caring responsibilities and are now looking to return to work? As part of our Return to Work initiative, Restart, we are encouraging enthusiastic and talented returners to apply, and will actively support your return to the workplace.

About S&P Global Ratings
At S&P Global Ratings, our analyst-driven credit ratings, research, and sustainable finance opinions provide critical insights that are essential to translating complexity into clarity so market participants can uncover opportunities and make decisions with conviction. By bringing transparency to the market through high-quality independent opinions on creditworthiness, we enable growth across a wide variety of organizations, including businesses, governments, and institutions.
S&P Global Ratings is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). S&P Global is the world's foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity and automotive markets. With every one of our offerings, we help many of the world's leading organizations navigate the economic landscape so they can plan for tomorrow, today.

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What's In It For You?

Our Purpose:
Progress is not a self-starter. It requires a catalyst to be set in motion. Information, imagination, people, technology-the right combination can unlock possibility and change the world.

Our world is in transition and getting more complex by the day. We push past expected observations and seek out new levels of understanding so that we can help companies, governments and individuals make an impact on tomorrow. At S&P Global we transform data into Essential Intelligence , pinpointing risks and opening possibilities. We Accelerate Progress.

Our People:
We're more than 35,000 strong worldwide-so we're able to understand nuances while having a broad perspective. Our team is driven by curiosity and a shared belief that Essential Intelligence can help build a more prosperous future for us all.

From finding new ways to measure sustainability to analyzing energy transition across the supply chain to building workflow solutions that make it easy to tap into insight and apply it. We are changing the way people see things and empowering them to make an impact on the world we live in. We're committed to a more equitable future and to helping our customers find new, sustainable ways of doing business. We're constantly seeking new solutions that have progress in mind. Join us and help create the critical insights that truly make a difference.

Our Values:

Integrity, Discovery, Partnership

At S&P Global, we focus on Powering Global Markets. Throughout our history, the world's leading organizations have relied on us for the Essential Intelligence they need to make confident decisions about the road ahead. We start with a foundation of integrity in all we do, bring a spirit of discovery to our work, and collaborate in close partnership with each other and our customers to achieve shared goals.

We take care of you, so you can take care of business. We care about our people. That's why we provide everything you-and your career-need to thrive at S&P Global.

Our benefits include:
  • Health & Wellness: Health care coverage designed for the mind and body.
  • Flexible Downtime: Generous time off helps keep you energized for your time on.
  • Continuous Learning: Access a wealth of resources to grow your career and learn valuable new skills.
  • Invest in Your Future: Secure your financial future through competitive pay, retirement planning, a continuing education program with a company-matched student loan contribution, and financial wellness programs.
  • Family Friendly Perks: It's not just about you. S&P Global has perks for your partners and little ones, too, with some best-in class benefits for families.
  • Beyond the Basics: From retail discounts to referral incentive awards-small perks can make a big difference.
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at S&P Global:
At S&P Global, we believe diversity fuels creative insights, equity unlocks opportunity, and inclusion drives growth and innovation - Powering Global Markets. Our commitment centers on our global workforce, ensuring that our people are empowered to bring their whole selves to work. It doesn't stop there, we strive to better reflect and serve the communities in which we live and work . click apply for full job details