• Senior Big Data Engineer

    Job Locations US-IL-Champaign
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/22/2019 6:23 PM)
    System ID
    2019-8956
    Job Category
    Digital
    Business Unit
    Retail - Nutrien Ag Solutions
    Number of Positions (Vacancies)
    1
  • Job Description

    Senior Big Data Engineer– Nutrien Ag Solutions (Champaign, IL / US)

    At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

    Nutrien Ag Solutions is the retail division of Nutrien™, the largest crop inputs company in the world. As part of our collective mission of Feeding the Future, Nutrien Ag Solutions provides full-acre solutions through our trusted crop consultants at more than 2,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Australia. For more than 150 years, we have been helping growers achieve the highest yields with a wide selection of products, including our proprietary brands: Loveland Products, Inc.; Proven®Seed and Dyna-Gro®Seed; as well as financial, custom application and precision ag services.

    We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.

    Working at Nutrien Ag Solutions will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.

    Who is Nutrien Digital?  

    Nutrien is an international company leading the agricultural industry with Digital Teams with main offices in Loveland, CO and Champaign, IL. We’ve undertaken a massive digital transformation that will revolutionize the future of agriculture. Our mission is to create the best in class digital tools that enable growers to better manage their commercial and agronomic farm operations while providing a unique integrated year-round digital experience.  

     

    The Digital Team was planted January 2018 and produced a beta launch of our Customer Experience product in July 2018. We’re now expanding our team to deliver an e-commerce platform that includes an online experience capable of producing useful analytics that generates insights through science backed agronomy. This empowers growers by improving efficiency and successful outcomes that supply food to the world. 

     

    Why Nutrien Digital? 

    Are you interested in developing cutting-edge technology that will help the agriculture community produce the highest quality crops while being outstanding stewards of the Earth? The Digital Team is embarking on world changing technologies that will shape the future of farming. We work in concert with industry partners with a common goal of making farm management easier and showing how improving agronomic practices can increase crop yields and be more sustainable at the same time. 

     

    Being part of a customer obsessed company and working as part of this team, you’ll be responsible for the design, development, test, and deployment of a range of products that make it possible to deliver important real time field level information to our customers all over the world. You will have an opportunity to conceptualize, design, build, test and own software systems. You will influence the technical direction of the team, work with many different technologies. If you are a Senior Mobile Developer with a creative flair, problem-solving skills, exposure to various mobile development technologies, and have the desire to help drive Nutrien’s mobile platform. We want to talk with you. 

     

    About the position 

    Nutrien is looking for a Senior Big Data Engineer to build and maintain an infrastructure for delivering customer insights from structured and unstructured data sources. The Senior Data Engineer will implement analytical solutions with a focus on collecting, managing, modeling, analyzing, and visualizing data. Develop real-time processes to move data between various components of a complex system.  Work in an Agile Scrum driven environment delivering innovative products for analytics driven customers. Keep up-to-date with relevant technologies in order to maintain and enhance platform functionalities. Must be able to work across multiple teams to ensure project objectives. 

     

    What you will do:

    • Work with IT and Business leaders to provide technical guidance related to data architecture, data models, and metadata management  
    • Participate in daily scrums to provide support and prepare for system upgrades 
    • Play a leadership role in a network of data professionals 
    • Serve as an ambassador for data standards, data access and integration within the company 
    • Interacting with Business divisions to understand all data requirements and produce business insights with the goal of translating them into data structures and data model requirements for IT 
    • Working closely with database teams to generate data requirements, cleanliness, and accuracy 
    • Coding, testing, and documenting data systems to create robust and scalable applications for data analytics  
    • Generating standards and processes for project integrations and initiatives  
    • Collecting, parsing, analyzing, and visualizing large data sets using multiple platforms  
    • Ensuring data pipelines are scalable, repeatable, secure, and can serve multiple users within the company 

    What you will bring:

    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related technical field; Master’s Degree preferred  
    • 4+ years professional experience in Big Data Engineering or comparable position 
    • Experience with Big Data Systems such as Hadoop, Spark, Hive, etc. 
    • Experience with AWS solutions such as EMR, S3, Glue, and Redshift 
    • Experience developing applications in high volume data staging / ETL environments 
    • Experience managing and prioritizing workload and roadmaps
    • Experience scaling systems to handle production analytical workflows
    • Strong SQL Skills 
    • Solid written and verbal communication skills 
    • Programming/scripting experience with languages such as Python 
    • Travel 5%

    Are you a good match? Apply today!

    Nutrien Ag Solutions is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics

    This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check, and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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