Geographic Information Systems Engineer
Geographic Information Systems – Nutrien Ag Solutions (Champaign, IL/US)At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day. Nutrien Ag Solutions is the retail division of Nutrien™, the largest crop inputs company in the world. As part of our collective mission of Feeding the Future, Nutrien Ag Solutions provides full-acre solutions through our trusted crop consultants at more than 2,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Australia. For more than 150 years, we have been helping growers achieve the highest yields with a wide selection of products, including our proprietary brands: Loveland Products, Inc.; Proven®Seed and Dyna-Gro®Seed; as well as financial, custom application and precision ag services.We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion. Working at Nutrien Ag Solutions will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career. SummaryNutrien Ag Solutions Champaign Campus is seeking an experienced software engineer for Geographic Information System development to build worldclass software and tools formed around the convergence of agricultural science with computer science. You will confront broadranging intellectual challenges while working with a multidisciplinary team of highly skilled professionals in a fastpaced environment. Expand your abilities and push your limits as you make intuitive highlevel decisions and implement highquality solutions for the most advanced agricultural predictive analytics system on the planet. About Nutrien Ag Solutions Champaign Campus Nutrien Ag Solutions Champaign Campus is an agricultural analytics business on the leading edge of dynamic soil modeling, crop growth modeling, and weather prediction technology working with the Nutrien Digital group. We are growers, agronomists, scientists, and developers who build worldclass software in the heart of the heartland. We’re headquartered in Champaign, Illinois, where it’s only a few steps from the farm gate to our office doors. What you will do: Work effectively in a crossfunctional team to develop highquality custom GIS solutionsUnderstand product requirements and develop GIS applications to meet business needsTransfer prototype tools into production software with attention to system integration and functional soundnessDevelop application test scenarios to ensure data integrity, functional requirements, and stabilityApprove final product before deployment and manage the release processSuccessfully communicate implementation decisions, trade offs, and testing results to the development team and product ownersDocument application codebase, implementation details, and revisionsMaintain and support applications according to changing system environments as well as changing business requirementsAnalyze customer issues, develop problem reports, and provide recommendationsWhat you will bring: Bachelor of Science degree in Geographic Information Systems, geography, information management, computer science, or a related field, with at least 3 years GIS experience, or equivalent combination of education, certification and work experience.Experience as a software engineer implementing, testing, deploying, and maintaining software written in PythonExperience with geographic databases and performing geoprocessing tasks in PythonExperience developing custom GIS maps, tools, and using spatial modeling and analysis in support of research and operationsExcellent knowledge of geospatial technologies including remote sensing and mapping toolsUnderstanding of software and application design and architectureUnderstanding of software quality assurance principlesUnderstanding of object oriented programmingA technical mindset with great attention to detailHigh quality organizational and leadership skillsOutstanding communication and presentation abilitiesPreferred QualificationsExperience with software deployment including source control, testing, and continuous integration toolsExperience with MapReduce and other Big Data programming modelsExperience with cloud computing solutions, specifically Amazon Web Services Are you a good match? Apply today!Nutrien Ag Solutions is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristicsThis job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check, and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.To stay connected to us and for the latest job postings and news, follow us on: LinkedIn, Facebook and TwitterApply for this job.