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C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.

Big Data Architect

C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Eden Prairie, MN

CH Robinson is one of the worlds top third-party freight-moving companies, working with nearly every Fortune 500 company in America and most of Minnesotas best-known brands

Based in Eden Prairie, MN we match manufacturers, retailers, grocers and a host of other companies with cargo carriers to find the best way to move freight and manage supply chains whether by land, air or sea. We are focusing heavily on innovation to modernize our technology and meet the growing needs of our business. We consider direct consumer feedback as vital to best build the tools that empower our business. We have a strong IT team reaching over 600 employees that support all products and services.

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Senior Data Architect in our Big Data and data science teams. We have a well-established Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence practice. We are growing in the big data, machine learning, predictive analytics and cognitive computing areas. This role will focus on Big Data while providing support to our Data Warehouse practice and work in partnership with our Business Intelligence architect. As a part of the team, you will be responsible for architecting, designing, and implementing new capabilities across multiple projects with various IT teams in our organization. We are looking for a candidate who seeks big challenges as part of a strong agile team, who has great collaboration skills, and who has an ability to deliver well thought out technology solutions to tough business problems.


Work with enterprise architects, product architects, product owners, data scientists and engineers to bring big data and data science R & D projects into Production.

Work with the data science delivery lead, product owners and business stakeholders to create the teams backlog

Create a product architecture roadmap that maintains the integrity of our big data practice and satisfies the business need to fast value delivery

Engage with all teams in a collaborative environment

Architect, design, deliver, test, and troubleshoot complex data implementations

Work with solution architects to improve data strategy, quality and governance

Guide, mentor and influence architectural direction and principles adoption

Work closely with both business and external users to quickly deliver high-quality applications

Work collaboratively with our business leaders to drive adoption of our solutions


Required Qualifications

2-5 years of experience in Big Data, data science, machine learning

5 years experience in Database Administration, Design and Development

5 years experience in Data warehouse/mart experience

Cloud - private/hybrid/public, Big Data (Spark, Cloudera,Hortonworks) ecosystems

Experience in designing big data lake/warehouse for data integration from enterprise wide applications/systems

Experience with various ingestion patterns for large data sets Experience with Open Source and NoSQL technologies (e.g. MongoDB, Redis) at an Enterprise level

Lambda architecture for ingestion including real-time streaming technologies (Kafka, Storm, Spark Streaming)

Knowledge and understanding of ETL design and data processing mechanisms

Knowledge about data replication, data masking, and performance factors, etc.

Ability to formulate solution to handle a new situation presented related to integrating various disparate systems to Warehouse

Ability to combine strong analytical and technical skills with business skills to engage with a wide range of stakeholders

Experience in Agile/Scrum Methodologies

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

Database specific qualifications or certifications

Experience with: C#.NET, Elastic, Angular JS, Node.JS, HTML5, CSS, RESTful Services, Hadoop, Spark, Python, Linux, Hive, Kafka, Redis


Undergraduate degree in computer science/software engineering and/or equivalent work experience


We offer a competitive compensation package and excellent benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, prescription drug coverage, paid holidays and vacation, disability insurance, life insurance, 401K with company match, profit sharing, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and the opportunity to prosper in a growing Fortune 500 company.

About C.H. Robinson

Become a part of our team of over 500 talented IT Professionals. Work in collaborative, Agile development environment. Find continuing challenges and work with committed leaders. Stay with us - were large enough to build global solutions, but small enough to make real impacts as individuals.

C.H. Robinsonaccelerating careers with immense opportunities and professional growth within the global supply chain industry. Start here. Accelerate here.

Every individual working at C.H. Robinson is integral to the success of our customers and our company. C.H. Robinson is a Fortune 500, global company that values teamwork, initiative, accountability, and integrity from its employees. We work globally and innovate daily to enhance and execute supply chains that move goods around the world. The fast pace of the logistics industry translates into a high-energy and collaborative workplace environment. We are empowered to make decisions, help our customers grow, and accelerate our careers.

No matter the product being shipped or from which corner of the globe, C.H. Robinson can help make it happenquickly, securely, and reliably. Through personal connections and solid relationships, our employees use their in-depth knowledge, robust tools, and global network to help customers reach their goals quickly. Whether shipping by plane, rail, ship, or truck, C.H. Robinson has the knowledge, flexibility, and dedication to deliver the goods that make our world go round.

Join the 12,000 employees worldwide who are accelerating their careers at C.H. Robinson.

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C.H. Robinson - Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran


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C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.


Big Data Architect C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Eden Prairie, MN, United States


Location: Eden Prairie, MN

Company Profile:
Founded in 1905, C.H. Robinson is one of the world's largest third party logistics (3PL) providers, with 2012 gross revenues of $11.4 billion. We provide freight transportation and logistics, outsource solutions, produce sourcing, and information services to over 42,000 customers through a network of offices in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. To meet our customers' freight needs, we provide access to over 56,000 transportation providers worldwide, including contract motor carriers, railroads, air freight carriers, and ocean carriers. With the service and dedication of more than 10,500 employees, our performance-driven culture, and our proven track record of success, we've built a strong reputation as an industry leader.