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Data Engineer – Remote, 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.

The Data Engineer is a key role within the Brand and Activation Insights and Analytics Team. The Data Engineer will be providing scalable data pipelines and automation to a wide range of projects and will work closely with Data Scientists, BI Specialists, and other teams within Marketing. This role is currently designed to grow into a Data Scientist position and in addition to standard Data Engineering responsibilities will support Data Scientists in ad-hoc analysis and more complex data science projects when needed. This role is perfect for someone with excellent technical skills, but is looking to grow their knowledge in modern statistical practices needed to become a Data Scientist.

The Data Engineer has several primary responsibilities including collecting, combining, and analyzing data to develop scalable production level pipelines to address the needs of the business. This role will report to a Senior Data Scientist within the Insights and Analytics team.

What you will do:

  • Integrate data sources, systems, and reports (e.g., pricing, CRM, sales data)
  • Improve data availability by acting as a liaison between Marketing, IT, and digital teams
  • Manage junior team members for project capacity, quality and methodology
  • Create production grade pipelines with longevity in mind
  • Analyze data through programming languages (SQL, Python) and support the development of reporting systems (e.g., Power BI) that will provide insights into real-time commercial performance and production
  • Collaborate with business and internal stakeholders to translate complex systems into technical requirements and validation criteria into user-friendly resources for the sales and marketing teams
  • Provide insight to data architecture needs and stop-gap support to enable meaningful work
  • Manage business processes with the field sales team to share insights and provide reports
  • Work with data scientists and support in ad-hoc work where applicable

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in a computer science focused discipline; experience may be considered in lieu of education.
  • 3+ years of related experience required, preferably in data engineering and preparation, including experience with very large datasets (requiring big-data techniques), and sparse or poor-quality datasets
    • 3+ years of experience with Python or similar language with object-oriented development experience
    • 3+ years with relational databases/warehouses (BigQuery, Snowflake, etc.)
    • 1+ years of experience with document databases (DynamoDB, Mongo, etc.)
  • Experience using cloud-based platforms (GCP, AWS, Azure) preferred. Base knowledge required
  • Interest in marketing, data science, and modern statistics preferred
  • Experience with Databricks, Spark, CircleCi, and/or Kedro a plus
  • Agriculture industry experience a plus

Compensation & Benefits:


Salary Range: $88,000-$107,000. This range is estimated for the Data Engineer position in Loveland, Colorado.


We provide an attractive benefits package that includes comprehensive medical, dental, vision coverage, and life insurance and well as disability coverage for positions working more than 30 hours per week. In addition, we have a retirement program that encourages our employees to save for the longer term, with generous matching employer contributions. Our benefit package also demonstrates our culture of care with paid vacation, sick days and holidays as well as paid personal and maternity/parental leaves and an Employee and Family Assistance Program. Details of the benefits package will be shared in the application process.


In addition to base pay, this role is also eligible to participate in our annual incentive plan, consistent with the terms of our plan, which provide discretionary award opportunities reflecting components such as performance of the company and the employee. Details will be discussed through the application process.


This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position. The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons. Nutrien also makes internal equity a consideration in all pay decisions.


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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