Data Engineer, Automation and Analytics

Job description

What To Expect
The electrical component team in Supply Chain is looking for a highly skilled and motivated Data Engineer to support our Supply Chain Organization. You will plan effective data storage, security, sharing and publishing within the organization, including our Global Supply Managers as well as Design Engineer on a regular basis. You will have the responsibility to maintain large supply chain datasets and formulate applicable data-driven solutions which can effectively utilized by the global supply management team. It is essential that you can think strategically, connecting the dots in the bigger picture, as well as being comfortable in the details of the deliverables. A candidate for this role needs to be a self-motivated for data analytics and process raw, unstructured data using batch and real time processing frameworks.

What You’ll Do
  • Design, code, test, correct and document programs and scripts using agreed standards and tools to achieve a well-engineered result
  • Drive problem solving and continuous improvement initiatives to improve supply chain operations processes
  • Ensure data quality and implement tools and frameworks for automating the identification of data quality issues
  • Collaborate with internal and external data providers on data validation providing feedback and making customized changes to data feeds and data mappings
  • Think strategically and considering Tesla’s global supply chain structure
  • Build and maintain purchasing database on a regular basis
  • Make data and reporting updates as needed to ensure accuracy
  • Develop data-based solutions to complex purchasing challenges and be able to present relevant information in non-specialist forum
  • Identify process gaps and areas for optimization and automation
  • Own system requirements, and participate in the software development process from design to user acceptance testing

What You’ll Bring
  • Master’s degree in science or engineering or equivalent experience or evidence of exceptional ability
  • Strong experience with relational databases like SQL Server, MySQL and Vertica.
  • Proficiency with SQL, a good understanding of database systems, highly skilled in programming (R, Python). Apache Airflow is a plus
  • Structured, data-driven and quantitative problem-solving approach
  • Experience creating dashboards using Tableau (or similar) visualization tools
  • Experience with design, development, and implementation of highly scalable, high-volume source of truth systems for different business areas, developing and maintaining web services in an agile environment
  • Experience creating Full-Stack UI is a plus
  • Work experience in material planning, supply chain, purchasing, or manufacturing is a plus
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously with complex and demanding deadlines
  • Exceptional communications, strategic thinking, and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to set expectations, manage to deadlines and hold individuals and teams accountable to critical milestones
  • Collaborative, flexible, open working style and an ability to establish trust and credibility

Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:
  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
  • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
  • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
  • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
  • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
  • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
  • Tesla Babies program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts and perks program

  • Expected Compensation

    $80,000 - $258,000/annual salary + cash and stock awards + benefits

    Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.


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