Data Platforms Lead – #01QZH
At Monsanto, we???re focused on finding innovative solutions for the issues we face in agriculture. In our Global Plant Breeding ??? Automation & Pipeline Connection Team, we leverage cutting edge automation, data, analytics and software to reimagine plant breeding with solutions that accelerate the development and delivery of agricultural products that improve lives through better harvests. Here you???ll find a team-focused environment that thrives on innovation and encourages you to do extraordinary things. We are seeking a Data Platforms Lead to set the strategy and drive the development of platforms that house critical information about our global plant breeding pipeline and provide the foundation for teams of data scientists to create novel insights through advanced analytics and machine learning.Elements of these data platforms include data engineering and governance solutions that drive breeding operations and enable phase advancements on the next generation of amazing agricultural products. Responsibilities include:Develop the data strategy and drive the development of platforms that underlie critical applications and make data available for our data science teams.Direct programs that ensure data quality through data that is accurate, consistent and timely.Develop and direct mechanisms to make pipeline data available to enable our most critical breeding pipeline decisions.Engage and partner with Enterprise IT data teams to influence and contribute to company-wide data strategy and information assets.Engage and partner with a network of data managers throughout Global Plant Breeding to ensure coverage of breeding pipelines and develop key metrics.Engage and partner with our Analytics & Pipeline Design team to develop solutions that accelerate and enable our analytics and machine learning portfolio. Qualifications:Required Education and Skills/Experience:Minimum of a Bachelor???s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Agriculture, or related fieldPrevious experience in a people leadership roleStrong communication, collaboration and mentoring skillsEntrepreneurial drive and demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in an innovative and fast-paced environmentExcellent problem-solving, organizational and analytical skills, with the ability to evolve solution strategy based on research, data and industry trendsAbility to measure and effectively communicate the business value of proposals and deliverablesAbility to think strategically about technology and execute as necessary Desired Education and Skills/Experience:Previous experience with the delivery of data engineering, business intelligence and/or data quality solutionsExperience with plant breeding or quantitative genetics is a plusKnowledgeable and experienced with large-scale software architecture and cloud-based infrastructural solutionsWho is Monsanto? Monsanto is an agriculture company with more than 20,000 employees focused on making a balanced meal accessible to everyone. We work to help farmers produce food in a more sustainable way. We think about how our food is grown so farmers have the tools they need to have better harvests. We believe that bringing diverse perspectives together is the most effective way to develop creative solutions to some of the world???s biggest challenges. Career opportunities at Monsanto range from farming, plant breeding, chemistry and engineering to marketing, environmental science, IT and many other areas. We???re always looking for exceptional professionals interested in developing a strong career while collaborating to develop solutions for sustainable agriculture. Sound like a job for you? Why work with us?Life at Monsanto means collaborating with dedicated professionals in a stimulating environmentOur people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationshipsYou will work with market leading brand products in a global organizationWe provide competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and some of the best career development opportunities in the industryMonsanto is named Great Place to Work in many countries around the world Join our global team where your contribution will make a real difference! #LI-POSTApply for this job.