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Date posted:  Jun 30, 2022

Bengaluru, KA, IN

Job Function:  Other
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  11337

Data Architect, Governance

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

About Digital Ag Solutions

Yara aims to be the crop nutrition company for the future and is leading the development of sustainable agriculture and digital tools to contribute to solving global agricultural challenges. We have a worldwide presence with sales teams in ~150 countries and around 17,000 employees. 

Drawing on over a century of crop nutrition experience, Yara established the Digital Farming unit – now Digital Ag Solutions (DAS) – 4 years ago to explore how technology could be used to impact farmer livelihoods and productivity. Today, DAS has built products for smallholder and professional farmers, retailers and other farming ecosystem stakeholders across Asia, Africa, the Americas and Europe. 

We are an international team of engineers, scientists, researchers, designers and agronomists working together to achieve Yara’s goal to responsibly feed this world and protect the planet. Join us in building new digital products and services to create value for stakeholders across the agricultural ecosystem. 


  • Establish the best data architecture practices in products and other BUs
  • Review and assess the data, application and platform architectures across the Digital Ag organization
  • Develop guidelines and frameworks for the data storage, security and compliance aspects towards developing and efficient and secure digital organization
  • Proactively work with the BUs to understand and incorporate governance from the foundational stages of process/technology development
  • Proactively work with the business streams to optimize the architectures and infra from the inception up to delivery of the technology/process
  • Regularly engage with other disciplines such as data privacy and legal teams to sync-up on compliance matters
  • Engage the Audit teams, prioritize and implement important findings


  • At least  8 years of experience in Data/application Architecture, backend engineering and governance
  • Experience in cloud architecture, preferably AWS
  • Well versed with the concepts of data privacy and compliance, data/application security and data management
  • Hands on experience in working with PII data, Cloud/SaaS platforms, Data migration / Quality / ETL  tools and BI
  • Excellent stakeholder communications and expectation management skills
  • Proactive and self motivated in order to drive the implementation of best governance practices across the Digital Ag organisation

Additional Information

We strive to reflect the diversity in society and encourage all qualified applicants from all background to apply. We are committed to creating a work environment that fits gender equality and allows combining career progress with the needs of a family or other personal circumstances

Why us?

  • Evolving tech development division of an established agricultural products and services company.
  • Explore and develop digital, software, hardware products, which provide value to farmers, smallholder communities and the value chain.
  • Be part of our mission to build sustainable solutions that benefit humanity and the environment.
  • Full-time, permanent and freelance contract options available with competitive remuneration + benefits.
  • Support for personal development, training and continuous learning.
  • Commitment to using new technologies and frameworks, meetups, and knowledge sharing.

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Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks. 

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