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Athene Python Tech Lead, Enterprise Data Warehouse in West Des Moines, Iowa

We are Athene. At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more.


As a Tech Lead of the Enterprise Data Warehouse at Athene, you will be accountable for designing and leading the development of ETL processes to ingest, stage & transform data to meet business needs. Successful candidates should have a proven track record of delivering high quality data warehousing solutions by leading a team of data analysts and developers.


  • Analyze business requirements and define solutions using data warehouse design best practices.

  • Analyze incidents and problems related to ETL processes and implement solutions.

  • Assist in the development of internal policies and procedures (standards, controls and metrics).

  • Collaborate with Architecture and Technical Services team on solution design and delivery.

  • Define and enforce measures and processes to ensure good development practices.

  • Design, write code and implement highly performant ETL solutions by leading a team of developers and data analysts.

  • Document ETL processes and flows.

  • Proactively communicate ideas, solutions and capabilities over and above the specific task request.

  • Provide technical advice to IT management or project managers, assisting them with high level planning or issue resolution.

  • Provide technical leadership to the entire data platform with a focus on high availability, performance, security, scalability and maintainability.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 6+ years of development experience using Python and relational databases.

  • 6+ years of experience coding SQL with proven experience of optimizing SQL.

  • 4+ years of using DevOps tools like Jenkins.

  • Experience with designing data warehousing solutions.

  • Background in Insurance is preferred.

  • Experience with Agile Scrum development methodologies.

  • Experience with AWS cloud platform is required including use of Boto3 AWS SDK.

  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical field or equivalent professional experience.

NOTE: Successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-employment background check.

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Athene celebrates diversity, is committed to inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

We are driven to do more. More for our customers and the financial professionals who offer our products. If you are driven to do more and love the challenge of pursuing more, Athene is your kind of company. You will find we offer more than the basics to create a diverse, inclusive and dynamic work environment at our various locations.

Based on your location you will experience a unique blend of: • Benefits to meet individual needs including, but not limited to, a 401(k) and/or pension plan with a company match, paid time off, paid holidays, job-related tuition reimbursement, medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. • Career development opportunities including a Leadership Development Program, self-guided trainings and periodic Lunch & Learns. • Amenities that include "dress for your day" work attire, in house coffee bar, on-site café, ergonomic desks, game room area and on-site fitness facility. • Volunteer opportunities to give back to the community, company-sponsored volunteer events throughout the year, individual non-profit volunteer time that can earn grant money, and non-profit matching gift program.

Athene USA is also proud to be recognized for the following: • Best places to Work in Money Management by Pensions & Investments, 2020 • Iowa's Top Workplaces; since 2015 • Bermuda Top Ten Employer; 2019 • United Way of Central Iowa awards

• Advocate & Volunteer; 2016 • S pirit of Central Iowa; 2017, 2019 • Game Changer; 2018 • Impact-Maker; 2018, 2020 • Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Awards • Patriot Award, 2018 • Pro Patria Award, 2019 • Seven Seals Award, 2019 • Military Friendly® Employer; since 2017 • Military Spouse Friendly® Employer; since 2017 • LGBTQ+ Friendly Employer by Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2021 • Excellence in Education LOMA;10 plus years • Structured Retail Products (SRP) • Best Carrier Award; 2017 & 2018 • FIA of the Year; 2019

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