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Valmont Industries, Inc. Data Engineer in Valley, Nebraska

28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

Why Valmont

Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

A Brief Summary of This Position:

The Data Engineer’s role is to expand and optimize our data, data architecture, data flow and collection of data for cross functional teams. As a member of our Data and Analytics team, the Data Engineer will support our BI Analysts, Data Analysts, Data Scientists, and other members of IT to ensure the data architecture is consistent for all ongoing projects. The candidate is expected to be an experienced data wrangler and pipeline builder who enjoys optimizing data systems and building them up from scratch. The ideal candidate will be excited about helping us redesign and build up our data architecture to support Valmont’s move to becoming a Data Driven organization and to utilize advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence.

Essential Functions:

  • This position reports to the Manager Enterprise Data Warehouse and has no direct or indirect reports

  • No travel requirements

  • Flexible schedule however must be able to work in the office one day per week

  • Work with cross departmental teams to define metrics, guidelines, and strategies for effective use of data and information

  • Plan with team, document and enforce data architecture standards

  • Work closely with Data Analytics and business teams to identify, design, and build appropriate data and analytical tools

  • Assist in the development of data management policies and procedures

  • Develop best practices for data lifecycle management

  • Conduct research and make recommendations on big data infrastructure, database technologies, analytics tools, services, protocols, and standards

  • Drive the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources

  • Develop tools and libraries that will help Data Analytics team members more efficiently interface with large amounts of data

  • Develop, implement, and maintain change control and testing processes for modifications to data analytics

  • Collaborate with database and disaster recovery administrators to ensure effective protection and integrity of data assets

  • Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the Data Analytics team

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • Preferred Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years of relevant experience or Associate’s degree with 5+ years of relevant experience or 7+ years of relevant experience

  • Strong working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases

  • Strong analytic skills related to working with structured and unstructured datasets

  • Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency, and workload management

  • Ability to manipulate, process, and extract value from large, disconnected datasets

  • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable ‘big data’ data stores

  • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment

  • Strong project management experience

  • Ability to learn and understand organization’s goals and objectives

  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Graduate degree in the field of computer science, informatics, or another quantitative field and/or 5 years equivalent work experience

  • Experience with big data, data pipeline, stream processing and workflow management tools

  • Experience with Microsoft Azure Cloud and the associated tools

  • Experience with Data Vault Methodology and WhereScape RED and 3D


Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Well-being benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met.

Benefits include*:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability

  • Retirement plans

  • Dependent care

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, mortgage services, home & auto insurance, health coaching and more.

Due to the nature of Valmont’s Global Business and Union contracts, not all benefits are the same.

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is typically performed in an office setting. The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings. Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time. No travel requirements for this position. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer. The employee is occasionally required to move about the office. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Valmont Industries, Inc. is a leading producer and distributor of products and services for the infrastructure and agricultural markets.

Valmont began in 1946 when founder, Robert B. Daugherty, combined his $5,000 savings with a wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. From those modest beginnings, the company grew into a global leader of engineered products and services for infrastructure, and water-conserving irrigation equipment and solutions for agriculture.

From lighting and traffic structures to guide the way, to communication towers that keep people connected, to utility structures that power homes and businesses, to irrigation equipment and technology that helps grow the world’s food, we are committed to Conserving Resources. Improving Life ® .

Four primary business segments comprise Valmont: Engineered Support Structures; Coatings; Irrigation and Utility Support Structures. We manufacture products in over 80 different facilities spread across 6 continents and do business in over 22 different countries. Valmont is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol (VMI).

We are passionate about our products. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking products and processes to new markets, developing new products for existing markets, and continually improving across the company to ensure that Valmont solutions are always the global industry leader.