Data Platform Administrator at C.H. Robinson in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted in Other 3 days ago.

Job Description:

As a Data Platform Administrator on the Distributed Data Services team at C.H. Robinson, you will leverage your experience and passion for technology to oversee the daily execution of processes, operations, and support activities within the wide realm of distributed data services, NOSQL technologies, data science tooling, and data streaming platforms. The distributed data services practice is transforming the way data is delivered and stored within C.H. Robinson. We are looking for a creative individual that is passionate about automation, data, and infrastructure. As a team, we strive to automate, innovate, optimize, and to deliver a great platform experience on every front.

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.


  • Facilitate the continuous re-engineering of fluid data platforms and pipelines

  • Support end-to-end data science lifecycle ecosystem (tools, applications, deployments)

  • Participate in global on-call rotation to ensure 24x7 availability of distributed data platforms

  • Custom development and automation around the provisioning and operations of platforms

  • Promote proper and efficient use of platforms

  • Partner with software engineering, data science, and infrastructure teams on evaluation and feasibility assessment of new platforms and technologies

  • Oversee and ensure production readiness of new technologies/platforms

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience building and maintaining highly available production systems

  • Experience working with one of the following systems: Bash, Python, Powershell, Ansible, Golang, SQL

  • Experience with at least one of the following technologies Kafka, ElasticSearch, MongoDB, Redis, InfluxDB, Hadoop/Spark, Hive

  • 2+ years of experience with Linux

  • Experience managing containers in Kubernetes

  • Familiarity with microservice architecture and Restful API's

  • Experience with CI/CD (continuous integration/continuous deployment) practices

  • Experience working in an Agile environment

  • Bachelor's degree or a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience and a high school diploma/GED

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to collaborate with a global team of peers and stakeholders

  • Ability to take on multiple priorities, manage time effectively, and deliver on commitments

  • 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.

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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.