Monsanto Data Engineer in ST. LOUIS, Missouri

Looking for a break from the routine and a new level of challenges? Monsanto collects terabytes of data across all aspects of its operations, from genome sequencing and crop field trials to manufacturing and supply chain, and everything in between. There is an enormous potential here to do something that has never been done before. We are looking for great people to help transform these complex scientific datasets into innovative software solutions that are deployed across the pipeline, accelerating the pace and quality of all crop system development decisions.

If you this goal resonates with you, come help us unlock digital yield to ensure a stable food supply for generations to come as a Data Engineer .

Monsanto’s mission is centered on developing agricultural solutions for a sustainable future that will include a global population projected to eclipse 9.6 billion by 2050. We approach agriculture holistically, looking across a broad range of solutions from using biotechnology and plant breeding to produce the best possible seeds, to advanced predictive and prescriptive analytics designed to select the best possible crop system for every acre.

What you will do:

  • Be a critical member of a full-stack data engineering team focused on creating distributed analysis capabilities around our enterprise datasets

  • Think through complex problems and work to solve them by applying cutting edge data engineering practices

  • Collaborate closely with your engineering team colleagues and with data scientists across multiple research teams

  • Take pride in software craftsmanship, diving deep into code and constantly innovating

  • Think through complex problems and work to solve them by applying cutting edge data engineering practices

  • Collaborate closely with your engineering team colleagues and with data scientists across multiple research teams

  • Take pride in software craftsmanship, diving deep into code and constantly innovating

Why you should join us:

  • You will work with other talented engineers solving a wide range of complex and unique challenges that have real world impact

  • We value the exploration of all relevant technology stacks to find the best fit for each dataset

  • We prioritize and pursue opportunities to present our work at relevant technical conferences

  • Our environment values your talent over a role or title. Strength of ideas trumps position on an org chart.

If you share our values, you should have:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems

  • Experience participating in the build and support of APIs using resource based design principles

  • Minimum of 3 years of fluency in a JVM language such as Java or Scala, or demonstrated mastery of another language

  • A level of comfort with SOLID software design principles and proven experience building non-trivial software systems

  • Demonstrated experience with data architecture and modeling, including designing both logical and physical models for datasets

  • Proficiency in working with relational databases such as Postgres, MySQL, Oracle, etc.

  • Proven experience modeling large datasets in distributed databases such as Apache Cassandra

  • Knowledge of at least one NoSQL database such as Neo4j, CouchDB, etc.

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with Platform-as-a-Service software such as Cloud Foundry or Kubernetes

  • Demonstrated experience building cloud native applications in a public cloud such as AWS, Google Cloud or Azure

  • Experience contributing to open source projects

  • Experience with stream processing, e.g. Kafka, Spark Streaming, Akka, Flink, etc.

  • Knowledge of data science practices, to better steer our efforts to support them through the infrastructure we create

We encourage you to share with us any and all public contributions you have made in the form of conference presentations, community forums (e.g. Stack Overflow, GitHub, etc.), or open source projects and code samples.

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Organization: GLB IT P&E Information Assets & Data51183661_

Title: Data Engineer

Location: North America-USA-Missouri-St. Louis

Requisition ID: 01PUH

Job: Information Technology

Schedule: Full-time

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