Principal Data Engineer (Python)

Hyderabad, India


The leading strategic data analytics and technology partner to the global insurance industry.

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Company Description

We help the world see new possibilities and inspire change for better tomorrows. Our analytic solutions bridge content, data, and analytics to help business, people, and society become stronger, more resilient, and sustainable.

Job Description

We are looking for someone with passion to build products & solutions for the Insurance industry using data, analytics, and GenAI. This person has sharp problem-solving skills, eagerness to learn and excellent collaboration and communication skills.

This person has successfully developed data and analytics solutions and understands best practices in data modeling, data engineering and AI Products. To be successful the candidate needs to thrive in a highly collaborative, cross-functional teams’ environment. This position offers excellent future growth opportunities along either technology or management tracks. If you are an experienced python engineer, who enjoys solving hard problems, is a technologist at heart who loves coding as much as building and leading a high performing team, and you are looking to create a real impact in the US Insurance ecosystem – This is the opportunity for you!

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Build end-to-end data and analytics components and solutions, using python and GenAI. This includes architecting, designing the technical solution and leading the team in the implementation.
  • Collaborate with application teams to integrate the solutions with the products and platforms, ensuring alignment with technology strategy and business outcomes.
  • Architect and design reusable services leveraging and integrating frameworks, ensuring optimal performance and compatibility.
  • Perform hands-on coding while prototyping (POC).
  • Responsibility for the overall quality of a system, implement best practices, perform Code Reviews/Code quality checks to promote maintainable and scalable code.
  • Serve as technology point of contact to business partners and application teams. 
  • Provide mentoring and technical guidance to junior programmers and other software engineers. 
  • Troubleshoot and perform root cause analysis.


  • 7 -12  years of proven experience and proficiency with python.
  • Proficient experience and understanding in the following technologies are a must: Python and associated libraries, RESTful API development, Cloud platforms (AWS), Databases, System design, Building data pipelines, Git, CI/CD, Linux
  • Familiarity or hands-on experience with AI and ML concepts, prompt engineering techniques to optimize GenAI performance, evaluation and selection of appropriate models, frameworks, techniques for GenAI use cases, frameworks such as Lang chain or llama Index is highly desirable.
  • Experienced in design and development of components and systems from ground up using engineering best practices and design patterns.
  • Ability to learn and adapt to continuously changing technology.
  • Excellent understanding of object-oriented design concepts and software development processes and methods.
  • Experienced at leading teams, interacting with business partners or customers and guiding project direction.
  • Superior organization skills, skilled at recognizing priorities and keeping the team focused on the most important features.
  • Leadership and ability to guide technical and design working sessions.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.


Additional Information

For over 50 years, Verisk has been the leading data analytics and technology partner to the global insurance industry by delivering value to our clients through expertise and scale. We empower communities and businesses to make better decisions on risk, faster.

At Verisk, you'll have the chance to use your voice and build a rewarding career that's as unique as you are, with work flexibility and the support, coaching, and training you need to succeed. 

For the eighth consecutive year, Verisk is proudly recognized as a Great Place to Work® for outstanding workplace culture in the US, fourth consecutive year in the UK, Spain, and India, and second consecutive year in Poland.  We value learning, caring and results and make inclusivity and diversity a top priority.  In addition to our Great Place to Work® Certification, we’ve been recognized by The Wall Street Journal as one of the Best-Managed Companies and by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and Best Employer for Women, testaments to the value we place on workplace culture.

We’re 7,000 people strong.  We relentlessly and ethically pursue innovation. And we are looking for people like you to help us translate big data into big ideas. Join us and create an exceptional experience for yourself and a better tomorrow for future generations.

Verisk Businesses

Underwriting Solutions — provides underwriting and rating solutions for auto and property, general liability, and excess and surplus to assess and price risk with speed and precision

Claims Solutions — supports end-to-end claims handling with analytic and automation tools that streamline workflow, improve claims management, and support better customer experiences

Property Estimating Solutions — offers property estimation software and tools for professionals in estimating all phases of building and repair to make day-to-day workflows the most efficient

Extreme Event Solutions — provides risk modeling solutions to help individuals, businesses, and society become more resilient to extreme events.

Specialty Business Solutions — provides an integrated suite of software for full end-to-end management of insurance and reinsurance business, helping companies manage their businesses through efficiency, flexibility, and data governance

Marketing Solutions — delivers data and insights to improve the reach, timing, relevance, and compliance of every consumer engagement

Life Insurance Solutions – offers end-to-end, data insight-driven core capabilities for carriers, distribution, and direct customers across the entire policy lifecycle of life and annuities for both individual and group.

Verisk Maplecroft — provides intelligence on sustainability, resilience, and ESG, helping people, business, and societies become stronger

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability. Verisk’s minimum hiring age is 18 except in countries with a higher age limit subject to applicable law.

Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

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Tags: API Development APIs AWS Big Data CI/CD Data Analytics Data governance Data pipelines Engineering Generative AI Git Linux LLaMA Machine Learning Pipelines Prompt engineering Prototyping Python

Perks/benefits: Career development Insurance Startup environment Team events

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: India

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