As a Self-Service Analytics (SSA) , you will be working on a small team responsible for full stack administration, operation, support and growth of Cargill’s SSA analytic platforms including Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, and Alteryx.
These systems enable thousands of users around the globe and this role will help ensuring those systems are resilient, performant, and reliable.
Key to the success of this position will be a courageous and innovative approach to problem solving, deep engineering curiosity and excellent communication skills.
Individuals who possess a self-motivated working style with attention to detail will thrive in this environment and culture.
Platform Engineering : 50%
Maintain and contribute to high quality infrastructure as code with zero-touch deployment, self-healing features, elasticity, and highly available architecture
Maintain and contribute to initial configurations for Windows and Linux server deployments
Automate the administration / operations of the infrastructure and applications
Maintain and contribute to monitoring / telemetry, log aggregation, and reporting / dashboarding on infrastructure performance, application performance, and user behaviors
Maintain and contribute to standard authentication and access patterns for integrations within Cargill's broader data / technology ecosystem
Platform Operations : 40%
GUI based application administration of Power BI / Tableau / Alteryx including activities such as user access and content management
Operationally support the infrastructure and applications including break / fix and service requests; 24x7 on-call support when needed;
Tier 2+ community support
Assist in supporting the community in weekly office hours sessions
Relationships / Community : 10%
Partner with the Software Asset Management (SAM) and IT Asset Management (ITAM) teams to maintain and support application licensing and software distribution
Maintain SSA’s collaborative working relationships with the broader IT engineering community including the network, proxy, IHS (infrastructure hosting services), security (TGRC) and cloud teams
Work closely with Cargill’s internal communities to gather feedback and drive reliable platform services and features
Provide key insights about the platforms including performance and adoption to community stakeholders
Required Qualifications :
Bachelor degree or equivalent in experience
2+ years of experience with engineering globally distributed business applications with demonstrated ability to optimize for resiliency and latency
2+ years of experience with infrastructure automation, infrastructure as code, automated application deployment, monitoring / telemetry, logging, reporting / dashboarding
Ability to travel 10%
Experience with deployment and administration of analytics platform components such as Tableau Server; Tableau Mobile; Power BI Cloud Service;
Power BI Premium; Power BI Gateway; Power BI Embedded; Power BI Mobile; Alteryx Server; Alteryx Connect.
Experience working in virtual teams across multiple time zones with multiple cultures
Exposure to continuous integration and deployment technologies such as : Jenkins CI, Drone, Github, and Artifactory
Exposure to cloud-based 'infrastructure as a service platforms' : AWS, Google Compute Engine, Azure, or OpenStack
Exposure to configuration management and automation tools such as : Chef, Puppet, Ansible, and Terraform
Exposure to development using GitHub & VSTS
Exposure to scripting with Bash, Python, and / or PowerShell
Exposure to package management and patching strategy and tooling
Exposure to enterprise networking and routing, including interface config, DNS, proxies, firewalls
Exposure to Windows and Linux systems administration
Exposure to TLS including certificate management and troubleshooting
Exposure to the Agile mindset and DevOps concepts