Senior Data Engineer

Location: United States Posted Date: August 9, 2019
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Employer Job Id: GLO00091 Careermine Job Id: 1794989
What is this position about:


RMG (Risk Management Group) plays a critical role in enabling Cargill's trading and risk management capability, strengthening our risk culture, and leading the following:

  • Preserve value through pre-emptive identification of risk and by bringing a holistic perspective of market risk to improve risk estimation
  • Evolve Cargill's risk-reward mind-set and enhance earnings through unique and timely risk insights
  • Partner with the businesses and functions and deliver best-in-class risk expertise
  • Provide meaningful portfolio visibility to support an integrated operating approach
  • Attract and develop top talent for Cargill


RMG is an integrated organisation made up of three teams: Enterprise Risk, Market Risk CoE and Credit Risk COE.

The Senior Data Engineer will lead the data, analytics, digitalization and technology product portfolio for RMG. This position will use their analytical, programming and technical capabilities to deliver mature data products and collaborate with RMG subject matter experts and Global IT to build technology to support this. Emerging data and technology trends are an important aspect of this role through experiments using pilots and prototypes followed by wider deployment where successful. This position is a key partner to enable the RMG teams extract meaningful insights from data to better enable our Business Group and Functional partners to make risk decisions.

The focus of this role is on both tactical and strategic solutions required for the RMG strategy. A key component of this position is the end to end data management, business intelligence processes and reporting capabilities surrounding the technology as well as the integration and alignment of RMG's technology solutions with internal Cargill Corporate and Enterprise technology and processes. .

This position requires creative curiosity coupled with a team approach to achieve ways of translating high-technology ideas into new ways to impact the bottom line. In addition, the partnership between this position and the risk teams will be critical for successful technology implementation. Key to the success of this position will be a courageous and innovative approach to problem solving, deep engineering curiosity, comfort with ambiguity and imperfect data, and excellent communication skills. Individuals who possess a self-motivated working style with attention to detail will thrive in this environment and culture.

Practical business knowledge in the areas of market risk management and/or derivatives are strongly preferred but are not a minimum requirement.