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Senior Data Engineer


Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Requisition ID: 96892 
Sponsorship Available: Yes 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 

Goodyear. More Driven.




Senior Data Engineer:

Are you interested in an exciting opportunity to work with large, complex data streams to drive better process performance across a global company? The Data Science & Analytics group at the Goodyear Innovation Center in Akron, Ohio is looking for a dynamic individual with data engineering and systems experience to partner with data scientists as well as our global technology, quality and innovation teams to derive valuable insights from our expansive data sources and help develop data-driven solutions for important business applications across the company.


The growing Data Science project portfolio includes areas of tire technology, operations, business and tire manufacturing.  Our associates come from a broad range of backgrounds: Mathematics; Statistics; Cognitive Linguistics; Astrophysics; Biology; Computer Science; Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, and Industrial Engineering; and of course - Data Science.  This diverse group works together to develop innovative tools and methods for simulating, modeling and analyzing complex processes throughout our company. If you like deriving insights from data to help drive improved product & process performance, then you will enjoy the challenge of working in this team.

We think you’ll be excited about having opportunities to: 
•    Serve as an established specialist in data engineering with a deep knowledge and mastery of the field to support large scale Data Science initiatives  
•    Lead the effort to create and maintain data pipelines across tire technology, innovation and manufacturing processes
•    Work with our innovation partners and plants to help integrate new data streams and enable better data traceability throughout a multi-stage manufacturing process
•    Support the enterprise deployment of new technologies including cloud platform technologies within the organization
•    Work closely with our data scientists to develop digital solutions and industrialize diverse data science products 
•    Help set-up and manage the administration of key data science technology systems
•    Share and present your ideas and successes with IT professionals and business stakeholders throughout the company
•    Help us drive “best data practices” within the global organization


What We Expect:
•    Ph.D. in Computer Science or similar technical field and 3+ years of experience working with data or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or similar technical field and 7+ years of experience working with data

•    Experience working with at least one subject in each of the following technology groups: 
•    Application programming for data extraction (e.g. GOlang, Python, SQL, Java, C/C++)
•    Database design (e.g. SQL/NoSQL, knowledge of database normalization)
•    Cloud platform technology (e.g. AWS, Jenkins, Lambda, Cloud Formation, Kubernetes)
•    System administration and network security (e.g. firewall, proxy, key management, IAM, certificate management)
Social and Communication
•    Good teamwork skills: ability to network across a global organization; ability to convince and lead; active listening skills; ability to prioritize and follow through; ability to communicate with stakeholders and establish shared expectations; ability to work in a team environment and deliver results on time.  We also value a good sense of humor.
•    Strong communication skills: capable of conveying information concisely to diverse audiences; experience with communicating dynamics of complex systems in a concise and clear manner.  Knowledge of foreign languages would be a plus.




Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.


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Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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