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JDTIC-PT Student Data Analytics - Champaign, IL

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: Champaign, IL, US, 61820

Company: John Deere

There are 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before in our 175-year history. Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois (US-IL) - Champaign 
Function: Product Engineering
Title: JDTIC-PT Student Data Analytics - Champaign, IL - 49479

Your Responsibilities

  • As a John Deere Part Time Student – Data Analyst you will primarily focus on interpreting data, cleaning and organizing data, and analyzing results using various statistical and visualization techniques.  You will also acquire data from primary and secondary data sources to develop and implement data analyses, data collection, and other strategies that optimize statistical and data efficiency of a desired project. 
  • You will work in a fun, friendly, and fast-paced team environment consisting of various Data Analysts to see into the data and analyze it to find conclusions.  Projects are operated in the Agile Scrum environment and one will need to be able to handle multiple projects at any given time.   You will also be required to present your findings in onsite or offsite meetings and translate your findings/data into understandable reports.

What Skills You Need

  • Proven working experience as a data analyst, or equivalent school experience analyzing qualitative and/or quantitative data.
  • Technical ability to interpret data, and analyze results using statistical techniques and develop reports.
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets.
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using data analysis/visualization tools and languages (Python, R, MySQL, Excel, Tableau, etc.)
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Work with management to prioritize business and information needs.
  • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities.
  • Adept at report writing and presenting findings using Word and PowerPoint.

What Makes You Stand Out

Other areas of experience or interest that will help us place you on the right team include:

  • Strong statistical experience
  • Geospatial understanding and/or GIS skills
  • Agricultural knowledge or familiarity
  • Familiarity with cloud-based data storage services
  • Experience with machine learning algorithms and/or NLP
  • Agile and/or Scrum project experience
  • Experience turning data into business decisions

Education (or equivalent work experience)

Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent work experience in the following:

  • Degree in Agriculture, Engineering, Sciences, Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Data Science or Analytics discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Must be registered as a full-time student at University of Illinois - Champaign
  • Must be able to commute to the work location on a daily basis
  • Required minimum GPA 2.8 on a 4.0 scale

Hours, Location, & Information

John Deere Technology Innovation Center (JDTIC) is located at Research Park on the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus.  This is a Part-Time Student position that is 10-20 hrs/week during the school semester and 30-40 hrs/week for the summer.  All work will be performed at JDTIC in Research Park.

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

 


Nearest Major Market: Champaign
Nearest Secondary Market: Urbana

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