Staff Data Engineer - Raven Applied Technology

COMPANY:  Raven Industries

Scottsdale, AZ, US, 85257

STATUS:  Exempt
REQ ID:  33683


At Raven, we aspire to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges. This purpose drives the work and passion of our team members, and it unites our businesses. For over 65 years, we’ve collaborated together, learned together, grown together, and served together. Discover a career with Raven and help us solve the world’s next great challenge.


In Raven Applied Technology, our team members help farmers grow more food and operate sustainably. From field computers, sprayer controls, and software services, to fully autonomous driverless ag technology, we develop solutions that solve challenges for ag professionals around the globe. Join our team to work on disruptive, life-changing, and autonomous technologies that are shaping the future of agriculture. 


As a Staff Data Engineer, you'll have the opportunity to design, develop, and evaluate infrastructure, data processors, and persistence from concept through production stage, and make modifications as needed.


  • Work with teams generating and consuming data to understand the purpose, application, valid states, and interoperability of data needs.
  • Identify needs and develop infrastructure to satisfy the data pipeline for consuming data that retains target uptime.
  • Develop data processors to validate data entering the pipeline before it’s consumed by end users.
  • May maintain and extend Data Governance and Data catalogs as appropriate.
  • Isolate unhealthy data to retain data catalog health.
  • Develop and extend tools to aid in the discovery and reporting of data for system and end user insight.
  • May generate transformed data exports to support other teams.
  • Aid in tracking data utilization to shape enhancements to the Data Catalog.
  • Keep abreast of new developments in the domains of cloud computing and data science.


  • Advanced engineer with 8+ years of career experience, with Bachelor's degree. 6+ years with Master's degree. 3+ years with PHD. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Furthers knowledge of profession through continued education and/or seeking or providing mentorship.
  • May contribute to profession through writing white papers.
  • Experience with Cloud Computing (Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure).
  • Proficiency in Automation, Provisioning, and Orchestration tools (Gitlab Pipelines, Terraform, Ansible, etc.)
  • Understanding of ETL pipelines, streaming services, and storage/access patterns.
  • Understanding the development, persistence, and application of Machine Learning datasets is beneficial.
  • Experience writing software to develop efficient pipeline processors; ideally in Node.js or Python.
  • Big Data specialty certifications are beneficial.
  • Specific skills, proficiencies, and knowledge in field related to position, as identified by department leadership.
  • Ability to apply design theory and methodology.
  • Well-developed problem analysis and problem-solving techniques.
  • Proficiency with a computer, including use of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Team player who is self-motivated and has ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and leadership staff across a wide variety of specialties.



Not all benefits are created equal, but we’ve got you covered. Raven not only offers a wide range of benefits that encourage wellness and preventative care, but we also provide the right tools and programs to help you achieve it.  Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, company-paid life and disability insurance and 401k.  We offer workplace flexibility policies to promote work/life balance in addition to paid time off (PTO) benefit.  Team Members can also take advantage of additional benefit programs such as education assistance, our onsite fitness center or fitness center reimbursement, employee assistance program (EAP) and much more.


Raven is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.




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