Sr. ETL Developer Job at Globe Life Inc., Mckinney, TX

  • Globe Life Inc.
  • Mckinney, TX

Job Description

Sr. ETL Developer

Primary Duties & Responsibilities


Experience what being part of the Globe Life family feels like. Be inspired by your leaders, encouraged, and cheered on by your teammates to excel and be supported in your career while working with us. We offer a competitive salary with a great benefits package, including 401(K) match, medical, dental, and vision health plans, short – term and long-term disability, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and other career development opportunities.

The Sr. ETL Developer is responsible for analysis, design, development, maintenance and support for various data applications. The person in this role must understand business requirements and translate them into detailed technical documents that will serve as the blueprint for ETL Developers and other knowledge workers. The Sr. ETL Developer is likely to be tasked with the creation of key software components and is likely to work directly with various groups within the company to architect and build proof of concept modules that can later be incorporated into solutions or built out as needed to perform various business processes. The Sr. ETL Developer will perform code reviews and provide guidance to team members.


Application Development

• Perform key tasks within the SDLC including gathering requirements, creating technical design documents, developing code, leading code reviews, performing testing and implementation support

• Create and refine technical documents that will guide the developers as they build code

• Design, prototype, develop, and document ETL components

• Perform code reviews, document issues and communicate action items

• Assist with project planning and scheduling

• Work with technical leads, other Sr. ETL Developers, system architects, subject matter experts, product owners, project managers, developers, technical support groups and test teams to deliver value to the business

• Build ETL components that meet the functional requirements of the business, within established budget, while meeting time and quality standards

• Perform unit testing of ETL components and document test results

• Support all testing activities including Development Integration Testing, System Testing, User Acceptance Testing, End-to-End Testing and Performance Testing

• Document processes within operational runbooks

• Participate in code reviews and documentation reviews for ETL components 

• Support and verify code implementations

• Create schema and data modification scripts as required

• Perform troubleshooting support on ETL components

Production Support

• Supports the operations of existing applications

• When on call, provides timely response and resolution of emergency production questions, issues and defects

• Adheres to a production support process

Application Maintenance

• Works on periodic maintenance releases of applications, including enhancements and defects

• Looks for ways to enhance design of application for better maintainability and software reuse

• Looks for ways to incrementally improve the architecture of legacy systems

Business Alignment

• Involves users in the development/maintenance of applications (e.g., requirements, testing) 

• Understands how users use their applications

• Anticipates users’ future needs when architecting solutions

Required Skills


Required Skills

  • Highly organized and able to efficiently coordinate multiple tasks
  • Self-starter and able to deliver on your assignments on-time
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to create detailed technical design specifications that when the software is developed it will meet the business requirements
  • Willingness to guide and mentor others
  • Strong ETL Development experience using ETL tools including Informatica PowerCenter and Informatica IICS
  • Strong Hands on Experience with complex SQL and relational databases like SQL Server, MySQL and Postgres
  • Excellent skills in writing, maintaining, testing and debugging code in T-SQL
  • Hands-on experience including design and implementation across broad range services on Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Experience with migrating RDBMS (SQL Server/Oracle) from On-prem to AWS (Aurora/Redshift).
  • Solid understanding of various Data Management and Data Pipeline tools available in AWS.
  • Working knowledge with primary AWS Services like S3, Lambda, Batch, Glue, Athena, EC2, EBS, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, ECS, ECR, EMR, IAM, SNS
  • Good understanding of implementing data warehouse in Cloud.
  • Able to develop and deliver quality code while meeting deadlines
  • Excellent data analysis abilities
  • Possess great attention to detail while also being flexible to adapt to a dynamic environment and changing priorities


Managing Work

  • Manages workload to deliver quality deliverables that meet requirements and timelines
  • Communicates status of assignments to Manager
  • Notifies Manager of issues that impact productivity or ability to meet expectations
  • Assists Manager in tracking progress, prioritizing work, developing time estimates and work plans and assisting less experienced team members
  • Resolves issues or escalates to Manager, if necessary
  • Checks work in to central repositories


Managing Employees/SME Work

  • Reports to the Application Development Manager and/or Project Manager
  • No direct reports
  • Coaches less experienced teammates
  • Creates documentation to aid in others' learning
  • If applicable, provides project supervision and ensures quality and timeliness of others' deliverables

Applicable to all employees of Globe Life & Accident and its subsidiaries:

  • Reliable and predictable attendance of your assigned shift
  • Ability to work full time and/or part time based on the position specifications.

Required Knowledge & Experience



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Business Administration

Required Competencies and Experience

  • 5+ years of experience with SQL and ETL.
  • Create technical documentation
  • Perform code reviews and provide feedback
  • Motivated, organized self-starter who can meet commitments
  • Ability to mentor others
  • Develop, maintain, and support company’s ETL processes and documentation
  • Demonstrate clear, concise, accurate, and timely communication to management, peers, and customers; in written and oral form
  • Follows established standards regarding coding and naming practice
  • Possess a very good understanding of Life Insurance industry
  • Follow established team, program and product policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated high level of attention to detail, professional attitude and ability to consistently produce a quality product

Hybrid Working Conditions

  • Onsite or Hybrid  (WFH/Remote - Monday and Friday) & (In Office - Tuesday thru Thursday)
  • Must be able to collaborate as required with teammates using tools such as Webex, Zoom and others

Job Tags

Full time, Temporary work, Part time, Work experience placement, Remote job, Flexible hours, Shift work, Monday to Friday,

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