Data Engineer II
C.H Robinson

Job Info

As a Data Engineer on our Contractual team at CH Robinson, you will collaborate with our data science teams in upstream R&D projects, perform functional prototyping and facilitate the transfer of successful prototypes to production. You will apply principles and techniques of computer science and data engineering to build data management frameworks following designated standards and procedures. You will be joining a growing data science team and will have the unique opportunity to help shape the future.

C.H. Robinson recognizes the importance of workplace flexibility. We are committed to providing a remote-friendly work environment, both now and in the future.

Our global technology teams will continue to have the flexibility that enables you to work where you are most effective, whether that be remote or in the office.


  • Collaborate with other data engineers to design data solutions of limited complexity that support business processes requiring little or no architectural changes to technology
  • Collaborate with engineering product manager(s) and peers to satisfy requirements of limited complexity that focus on accurate, available, and accessible data for consumption
  • Enhance existing data pipelines and frameworks that will ingest, transform, and distribute numerous data streams and/or batches
  • Design and execute effective tests to validate unit and functional components
  • Collaborate with software engineers and teams on code reviews, development infrastructure, and process enhancements
  • Estimate time for own application development effort
  • Collaborate with other data engineers to design data solutions of limited complexity that support business processes requiring little or no architectural changes to technology
  • Develop and maintain thorough technical documentation for features
  • Write code using secure programming patterns and by finding, fixing, and enhancing security in existing applications
  • Learn and adopt coding standards and generally accepted best practices
  • Proactively seek mentorship from other engineers and provide feedback and ideas for improving team- oriented behaviors
  • Follow and provide feedback on the engineering lifecycle while abiding by established best practices and collaborating on new topics
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned according to the team and/or country specific requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+years of experience collaborating in a team environment shipping software development and high school diploma/GED
  • Experience writing SQL
  • Experience creating applications and features in an object-oriented environment (C#, .NET, Java, JavaScript, Python)
  • Experience developing containerized data applications
  • Experience working with a team, successfully delivering on a project
  • Experience with database objects in relational databases (ex. Postgresql, MySql)
  • Experience using languages such as pSQL, Python, Scala, Java

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IS, MIS, or other technology degree
  • Proficient at designing complex relational database schemas
  • Understanding of basic source control systems (ex. GitHub)
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with workflow orchestration or DAG tools such as Airflow
  • Experience developing and deploying applications on Kubernetes
  • Experience with cloud technologies (Azure, AWS, GCP)
  • A learning and growth mindset that is open to giving and receiving feedback
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams. We're committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran


We are proud to offer a top-tier benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, prescription drug coverage, paid parental leave, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO), 401K, employee stock purchase plan, as well as a broad range of career development opportunities.

About C.H. Robinson

From the produce you buy, to the water you drink, C.H. Robinson delivers products to people all around the globe. We are one of the world's largest 3rd party logistic providers. Join our diverse team to innovate, solve problems, have fun and thrive.

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