DuPont Data Warehouse Engineer in Johnston, Iowa

Data Warehouse Engineer (Job Number: 197015W-07)


Corteva Agriscience (Agriculture Division of Dow DuPont) is the world leader in the plant biotechnology industry including the discovery, development and delivery of elite crop genetics and crop protection solutions.

Our Data Science & Informatics (DSI) department in R&D is looking for creative individuals with critical thinking skills to develop robust and innovative solutions to complex problems. We solve research problems using custom software development, data science, high performance computing, laboratory automation, electro-mechanical engineering, and computational biology.

We are seeking a proven Data Warehouse Engineer to unleash the value of data in ways that create value for our Research partners within the Data Science & Informatics group. We are looking for creative individuals who possess the knowledge to understand complex data and relationships and the ability to work with large data sets and Big Data to build efficient data integration solutions in building and supporting our Data Warehouse platform for reporting & analytics.

If you have demonstrated the ability to implement solutions, adjusting to constraints while mitigating risks; if you balance great technical depth with strong interpersonal skills and emphasize communication in your day to day work; if you are interested in applying your skills in a challenging, dynamic, agriculture focused research environment - we’d love to talk to you.

We offer an inspiring, dynamic work environment with amazing colleagues and countless opportunities to apply your talents and skills in new and innovative ways. At Corteva we recognize that there is life outside of work and support you in establishing a healthy work-life balance.


The successful candidate will help integrate data from a variety of data sources into Corteva’s Research Data Warehouse to support reporting and analytical applications. The candidate will work with the R&D partners within Data Science & Informatics group in Designing and Developing ETL/ELT processes as well as proper representations of the integrated data and delivery methods for downstream applications.

  • Be a trusted team member and collaborator in theData Science & Informatics team

  • Design, develop, own and evolve the data anddata integration processes that power our data warehouse platform.

  • Design, Develop and implement on-premise & cloudDW infrastructure.

  • Develop and maintain complex Data Ingestion andTransformations for data originating from multiple data sources.

  • Contribute to architecture of data integrationsolutions

  • Collaborate with teams across DSI to share andacquire development ideas and knowledge.

  • Create efficient SQL queries & ETL Mappingsusing Informatica & Python/SQL to analyze data from external applicationsand the data warehouse.

  • Evaluate and recommend products that enhance ourcloud BI / DW solution.

  • Analyze and resolve user issues reported to theSupport Desk.


Education &Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field and 5+ years of experience developing data warehouse solutions required; or equivalent levels of relevant education and experience.

The ideal candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills and have the demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a multifunctional team.


This position requires proven experience in data warehousing practices and concepts as well as proven experience in dimensional and relational database modeling.

Highly desirable experience includes the following:

  • 2 years of AWS S3, EMR, EC2, Python andLambda experience is preferred.

  • Strong working knowledge of NearRealtime Data Warehousing principles and implementations.

  • Working knowledge of key RDBMSdatabases like Oracle, Teradata, and other Cloud DW.

  • Strong practical experience with SQLand Database principles.

  • Experience in working with ETL toolsand technologies like Informatica and others.

  • Experience with the Linux operatingsystem is very beneficial.

  • Create Technical Designs and MappingSpecifications.

  • Hands-on experience in Query Optimizationand Performance improvement practices.

  • Experience in Relational andDimensional Data Modeling.

  • Experience with Agile developmentmethodologies.

  • Experience in Data VirtualizationPlatform using tools like Denodo and others is preferred.

  • Communicate well in both oral andwritten form.

We are excited to announce that Corteva Agriscience™ is the name of the new Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™. We are bringing together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and DowAgroSciences to create a market-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seed technologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across the global agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system.

At Corteva Agriscience™, we seek to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate the agricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progress for generations to come.

Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Johnston

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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