Rio Tinto

Graduate - Data Engineer

Rio Tinto
Boron, CA, US
Sep 16, 2020
Oct 16, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
GraduateData Engineer
  • Join one of the largest mining and metal companies in the world, focused on safety and inclusion
  • Work with the newest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change
  • Start your career and be part of our prestigious Graduate Development Program

Our Graduate Program is a two-year learning journey designed to set you up for a successful and long career with Rio Tinto. The program offers comprehensive training, exposure to innovative projects and technology, a wide selection of digital learning materials with world-class leadership content, as well as industry-leading professionals who'll nurture your talent and help fast track your career. Not to mention you'll be part of a highly diverse and inclusive team culture that encourages collaboration across geographies, commodities, fields and markets.

About the role

As a Graduate Data Engineer, your role will be to harness the power of data to help identify more efficient and sustainable processes. This is a multi-functional role which will provide critical support for stakeholders in multiple departments, including technical services, operations, maintenance, and business functions. The role will entail:
  • Discovery of new data sources and conducting exploratory analysis based on prioritized business objectives
  • MS SQL DDL, ETL Development, and Data Warehousing
  • Report and dashboard development using Power BI and other applicable platforms
  • Support and development of existing operational data systems, relevant documentation management, and data stewardship
  • Recommending methods and performing various analyses of data, such as descriptive, predictive, or machine learning as appropriate for specific projects
  • Manual file data collection and workflow automation for users
  • End-user training, engagement, and culture transformation support
  • Participation in Rio Tinto Borates big data and digital transformation initiatives, and joining special projects teams

What you'll bring
  • A pioneering spirit and alignment to our values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect, Integrity and Excellence
  • Curious mind, a willingness to learn, and make an impact, and challenge the status quo
  • Bachelor or master's degree in Data Science, Data Analytics, Business Intelligence, Computer Science, Software Engineering or any related field

What's on offer

Our global Graduate Development Program is designed to prepare the leaders of the future through a series of engaging, progressive and future skills activities. These include: individual coaching and mentoring sessions, online learning experiences with your peers from around the world, and opportunities to build networks with graduate peers, business leaders and technical experts across our value chain.

Here is just a glimpse of our industry leading rewards package:
  • A safety-focused and inclusive working environment
  • A competitive salary package with annual cash incentive awards (STIP) for eligible employees
  • Career development & education assistance to further your ambitions
  • Access to top tier"¯family-friendly health and medical programs
  • Excellent retirement plan including 6% defined company contribution
  • Generous 401k matching program
  • A comprehensive leave policy that covers all moments that matter in life (vacation/annual, paid parental leave, short term sick leave, paid holidays)
  • Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matter
  • Generous Rio Tinto employee share program

If you have completed your studies within the last two years (2019, 2020) or if you are working towards graduation in Spring 2021, we encourage you to apply.

Where you will be working

Rio Tinto Borates is a global leader in industrial mineral supply and science. We provide 30 per cent of the world's supply of refined borates, remarkable minerals that are essential to life and to modern living. We seek to create mutual value by managing our own business risks and interest alongside those of our investment partners and host communities. Our 20 Mule Team Borax brand pays tribute to our first borates mining operation in Death Valley in 1872.

Every Voice Matters

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

Applications for our 2021 Graduate Program close October 4, 2020.

Please note, in order to be considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions

*Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove job postings prior to the stated closing date, therefore, if you are interested in applying for this vacancy please submit your application as soon as possible

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