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John Deere Analytics Data Engineer III in Johnston, Iowa

There are 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before in our 175-year history. Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa (US-IA) - Johnston

Function: Data Science & Analytics

Title: Analytics Data Engineer III - 63557

Your Responsibilities

As an Analytics Data Engineer at John Deere Financial your role will consist of two primary responsibilities. First, as one of our data experts, you will harmonize financial data from multiple business and enterprise systems into a format suitable for scientists and wranglers to consume. Second, you will enable analytics projects by building out and supporting development and production environments for our reports, applications, models and APIs. In addition, you will;

  • Collaborate with data scientists, data wranglers and data catalysts to design, build and support analytics solutions across the whole lifecycle (research and development, proof-of-concept, pilot, production)

  • Support secure automated movement, transformation and provisioning of financial data from a variety of sources

  • Build and maintain analytics development environments, tools and processes

  • Create technical documentation and diagrams

  • Evaluate and implement enhancements to improve cost, quality, and performance of analytics applications and models

  • Architect and support operational needs of our production applications (monitoring, alerting, automation, deployments, on-call)

  • Drive compliance for financial requirements around data governance and security by partnering with appropriate resources across IT, Security, Governance and Compliance - Manage tactical transitions between source applications and environments (warehouses, marts, lakes) as platforms change over time

  • Mentor junior data engineers on the team

  • Write and support code in a variety of languages, including R, SAS and Python

  • Lead expansion of Analytics Factory components and tools such as, Domino Data Labs, Metric Insights, SAS Viya

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

Proven Technical Skills and Experiences

  • 4 or more years of experience computer programming in data and analytics-oriented languages (e.g. R, Python, SAS)

  • 4 or more years of experience in SQL and advanced knowledge of one or more large scale database systems like Netezza, Redshift, Hive or Spark (Databricks)

  • 3 or more years of experience in infrastructure architecture and support in at least two of the following areas: security, networking, operating systems, databases, software platforms

  • 3 or more years of experience in applying automation techniques for managing data flows and applications

  • 2 or more years of experience in visualization tools or application development

Interpersonal, Leadership and Teaming Competencies

  • Strong knowledge of financial data and related business systems and processes or desire to build such expertise

  • Ability to construct end-to-end IT solutions through programming and software

  • Skilled in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution

  • Proven experience as a work lead providing technical coaching and mentoring to others

  • Proven strong leadership skills and experience, influences effectively, ability to resolve impediments in a timely manner

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.