Data Software Engineer

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. Eden Prairie, MN
The Data Engineer role works on the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) team to onboard and integrate data to solve complex business problems. The EDW team provides analytical experiences through secure, consistent and trusted data that empowers our users to make impactful decisions. That information is consumed by teams at all levels of the organization and also by CHR customers. This team creates ongoing value for the business through iterative development and delivery.

The Data Engineer role is focused on developing data solutions for the business that answer critical strategic questions and enhance our reporting platforms. Successful Data Engineers are adaptable, innovative, and empathetic as well as goal and business oriented.


* Contributes to the definition of the software development process as well as the definition of best practices.

* Designs technology solutions for complex scenarios that may influence architectural implementations of technology and business process, taking in to account performance and availability.

* Translates/Converts the business high-level requirements into detailed designs, partnering with Business Analysts, business stakeholders, and architects.

* Estimates for application development effort including identifying dependent teams and developing code to satisfy complex requirements.

* Participates in the development of enterprise tools to be used by multiple teams/applications.

* Creates KPIs that will drive business decisions and actions.

* Designs de-normalized database schemas to provide meaningful business context.

* Participates in code development that defines the business logic for large scale solutions.

* Utilizes advanced source control features and provides input on strategy for the team.

* Uses automation to build extensive end-to-end system tests and creates reusable test scripts for regression testing.

* Tunes performance and resolves availability issues of application and its dependencies. Debugs multiple applications including service boundaries and dependent processes.


* 2 years of experience leveraging ETL tools to load a data warehouse or create a data store.

* 2 years of experience with Microsoft SSIS, SQL Server, and Analysis Services.

* Experience in Dimensional, Entity-Relationship, Tabular models and OLAP data modeling.

* Proven track record in delivering in an agile environment.

* Self-motivated, able to work with minimal supervision.

* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

* Skilled with Git and GitHub or comparable distributed version control system.

* Practical Experience with test driven development (TDD) and Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD).

* Passion for using technology and data to solve business problems.


* Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent work experience.


We offer a competitive compensation package and excellent benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, prescription drug coverage, paid holidays and vacation, disability insurance, life insurance, 401K with company match, profit sharing, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and the opportunity to prosper in a Fortune 500 company.

About C.H. Robinson

Become a part of our team of over 500 talented IT Professionals. Work in collaborative, Agile development environment. Find continuing challenges and work with committed leaders. Stay with us – we're large enough to build global solutions, but small enough to make real impacts as individuals.

C.H. Robinson—accelerating careers with immense opportunities and professional growth within the global supply chain industry. Start here. Accelerate here.

Every individual working at C.H. Robinson is integral to the success of our customers and our company. C.H. Robinson is a Fortune 500, global company that values teamwork, initiative, accountability, and integrity from its employees. We work globally and innovate daily to enhance and execute supply chains that move goods around the world. The fast pace of the logistics industry translates into a high-energy and collaborative workplace environment. We are empowered to make decisions, help our customers grow, and accelerate our careers.

No matter the product being shipped or from which corner of the globe, C.H. Robinson can help make it happen—quickly, securely, and reliably. Through personal connections and solid relationships, our employees use their in-depth knowledge, robust tools, and global network to help customers reach their goals quickly. Whether shipping by plane, rail, ship, or truck, C.H. Robinson has the knowledge, flexibility, and dedication to deliver the goods that make our world go 'round.

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