Data Engineering Manager-Marketing
Columbus, OH 
Posted 24 days ago
Job Description


This position is located in St Louis, MO or residence based in Illinois, Minnesota, or Ohio.

In this position, youwill be a core team member of Bayer Crop Science's newly established Digital Hub-an integrated Digital Media and Analytics team. You should be a seasoned professional with proven technical expertise in Data Architecture & Data Engineering, specifically in the area of Digital Analytics and Optimization, with a desire to shape the future of the Digital Hub. You will lead aligning and integrating Crop Sciences' customer datasets and integrating digital media data. Youwill focus on aligning key second and third-party data to enhance audience targeting. Anideal candidate can demonstrate a great capacity to take initiatives, an ability to consistently deliver above expectation, balance the introduction of new technologies and modern approaches with traditional ones, and a passion for quality and continuous improvement.

The primary responsibilities of this role, Marketing Data Architecture Sr. Manager-Crop Science Commercial Operations, are to:

  • Serve as the primary Subject Matter Expert (SME) on the interconnectivity of the organization's various marketing datasets;
  • Design and implement architecture for consolidated marketing datasets while accounting for data needs from all internal stakeholders, including the media team and content team;
  • Be focused during the first 100-days on conducting a comprehensive audit of Bayer Crop's marketing data ecosystem and delivering a roadmap for implementing a best-in-class data architecture, including guiding the addition of the right technologies that supports our marketing business objectives including personalization, implementing advanced Marketing;
  • Participate in automation journeys and advanced digital media execution and optimization;
  • Inform and represent that marketing POV regarding what data assets and capabilities we should build and what software platforms/app stacks are needed including highlighting benefits, risks, and tradeoffs;
  • Collaborate with IT/Technology and Global Digital Center of Excellence (CoE) on tools, platforms, data architecture to support marketing objectives;
  • Own data governance and operations for all internal datasets and ensure proper access and permission are granted for both internal and external users;
  • Support the growth and execution of first party data strategy end-to-end such as data collection, monitoring, harmonizing, modeling, activation, and measurement;
  • Facilitate execution of Bayer Crop Science (BCS) overall data strategy involving both first and third party data in order to enhance audience targeting across digital media channels;
  • Collaborate with other analytics functions across the organization (market research, product supply, business intelligence) to understand all available data, new data and how it can be used for marketing;
  • Manage communication and expectation with internal stakeholders at varying level of the organization as it relates to data accessibility and utilization.


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • At least six to eight years of data solutions experience at a publisher, agency, trading desk, technology company or end-advertiser;
  • Expertise in AWS and Google Cloud Platform with proficiency in efficient;
  • Data Storage, Data Transformation, and delivery to end users based on business need;
  • Ability to query large databases (SQL) is highly valued, along with another statistical languages such as Python and R. Ability to read/write basic HTML/HTML5 /CSS/JavaScript, is also a plus;
  • Proficient in computer applications used to manipulate large datasets to analyze, test, validate and report public web usage data;
  • Experience reading API documentation and understanding the technical requirements for implementation with other platforms is a plus;
  • Excellent technical communication skills for relaying requirements to engineers for execution of custom code;
  • Ability to explain architecture proposals to non-technical audiences and communicate business value of suggested ideas and plans;
  • Ability and desire to scale knowledge and learning to junior (and at times senior) team members;
  • Strong collaboration ethic including professional manner of giving and receiving feedback, partnering with other teams to strive for overall cross-company success;
  • Proven record of successful performance in ambiguous situations and defining concrete action items with limited guidance is a must;
  • Excellent organization, project and time management skills with ability to thrive in a fast changing environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in B2B industries, agriculture or commodities sector;
  • Experience in digital media campaign management;
  • Experience with Adobe Analytics and AEM stack, Marketo, Google Analytics 360.

Domestic relocation may be offered for this role.


Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
6 to 8 years
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