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Data Engineer Sales and Marketing Data Specialist


Last Updated: 3/02/21

Job Description


The candidate will play a critical role in the development of a an advanced-analytics enabled enhancement of Zoetis’ go-to-market sales strategy. The candidate will be responsible for shaping the core data capabilities that drive critical use cases within the organization, such as revenue generation tactics and strategies to detect and prevent potential customer defection. This candidate will also support data quality and governance initiatives such as master data management, and assist the data engineering team in applying advanced analytics to both internal and external data sources to solve complex business problems . The role will provide the candidate with an exceptionally broad view of every aspect of Zoetis’ business, while serving as critical support for the US Petcare division.

To be successful, the ideal candidate will demonstrate an advanced technical expertise, along with a thirst for knowledge and natural curiosity to enable rapid learning of the Zoetis business model and data infrastructure at a scale to support a growing $2b region. The position involves working with structured and unstructured real-world data, requiring a candidate who is comfortable thinking independently about solving business problems. Candidates must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, have the ability to work with limited supervision, and must be comfortable in an environment of changing priorities. Candidates should have a strong business acumen, with evidence of delivered business value, preferably in a commercial setting


  • Design, develop, test and implement database solutions related to optimal data pipeline architecture and infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL Server, Oracle, Sales Force and Big Data technologies.
    • Develop, construct, test and maintain NGSE commercial and customer data layers to enable modeling
    • Collaborate with and enable data scientists on the team to rapidly iterate on model building and deployment
    • Assists in data quality, integrity, and documentation efforts in support of data governance initiatives
    • Automate processes that increase productivity for the NGSE team
    • Develop and implement controls to ensure data integrity and regulatory compliance (SOX).
    • Package and support deployment of releases of new code within our Azure environment.
    • Drive innovation within the group in areas including development efficiencies within Databricks, and leading-edge industry concepts and developments.
    • Mentor and guide other team members on data engineering skillsets
    • Monitor the production schedule and provide support to remediate job failures.
    • Provide support to team members when they need a solution to a complex issue.
    • Provide production support to business users.
    • Administer the Tableau environments.


•Masters from an accredited college/university in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, or related field

•Minimum of Five years of professional experience working as a Data Engineer

•Deep experience building deployed data pipelines / ETL

•Expertise in designing, building and maintaining large-scale databases

•Deep acuity in leveraging the latest in big data and cloud infrastructure methodologies

•Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new concepts and technologies

•Experience working directly with data scientists to build and deploy predictive and optimization models, including assisting in feature engineering

•Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills; demonstrated ability to effectively communicate complex ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences

•Fluency in English required

•Expertise in database design, creation, and maintenance


Indicate the technical skills required and/or preferred, as applicable.

•Knowledge of latest data infrastructure technologies, including cloud-based (e.g. Amazon S3, Redshift, Azure Storage) and distributed file systems (HDFS)

•Deep knowledge of SQL; experience with SQL Server a plus

•Experience in large-scale/distributed computing and analytics (Hadoop, Spark)

•Familiarity with predictive model building in Python (Pandas/PySpark) / R

•Experience with source control and collaboration tools (e.g. Git)

•Software development / engineering experience a plus

•Experience in scaled model testing, integration, and deployment (DevOps) a plus

•Experience working in Microsoft tech stack preferred

Position is based in Parsippany, NJ

Full time



Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at [Register to View] to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of [Register to View] In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

Company Details


Parsippany, New Jersey, United States

Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.