Software Development Specialist – Data Warehouse Engineer
Pioneer - Johnston, IA

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DuPont Pioneer, a leader in plant biotechnology delivering advanced plant genetics to farmers is seeking a software developer to support data reporting needs within Trait Informatics. We are developing cutting-edge data management systems to support the characterization and development of commercial traits for various crops in all Pioneer markets. We are looking for creative individuals with critical thinking and problem solving and database skills to develop data reporting solutions by integrating data from a variety of database systems. Duties/Responsibilities The successful candidate will work as part of a multifunctional, geographically distributed team of researchers, software developers, analysts and computational biologists to meet researcher needs in the data reporting domain. They will participate in developing standards for data modeling, design, integration and toolsets. Work towards the design of the flow of data across TCS and define integrative views of the data for analytical purposes. Translate business rules and data processing activities into requirements and models suitable for system design and development. Identify opportunities for sharing and re-use of information across TCS regardless of original source of data. Participate in data migration efforts from legacy to new systems. Design and implement stored procedures and/or data services around data sets as interfaces to promote interoperability between applications. Develop data migration processes using a combination of commercial data integration tools and data transfer services. Evaluate state of the art data warehousing and business intelligence technologies and implements best of the breed for in house use. Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field and a minimum of 7-10 years of database development experience required. Equivalent levels of relevant education and experience will also be considered. Competencies The successful candidate must have experience developing large scale database applications and data warehousing using Oracle. Must have strong database design skills and experience with complex relational databases and expert knowledge of SQL. Some experience with using SQLServer and Sybase is also required. Experience with developing applications with C# .Net and/or Java is a plus. Experience with working with Unix/Linux systems, PERL, Python and shell scripting a plus. Experience with business intelligence tools such as QlikView, Spotfire or Business Objects is a plus. Experience with using ETL tools such as Informatica is also desired. Good communication skills are required.

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