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Date posted:  Jul 14, 2022

Bengaluru, KA, IN

Job Function:  Other
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  10572

Lead Software Engineer

About the Unit

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. 




  • Design emergent architecture in collaboration with the team and other stakeholders such as DevOps, Enterprise/Domain Architecture, and Cyber Security.  
  • Lead the team by providing sound technical support and advise. Able to address team concerns directly or via collaboration with other technical leads in Yara. Play a fundamental role in keeping the flow, removing noise and understanding the priorities of the team. 
  • Guardian of overarching architecture. While the team focuses on development, the technical lead must be able to know and understand the overall architecture and the high level view of the different components.  
  • Translate technical realities into business terms. When facing conversations with customers, business owners or other stakeholders, the leader is able to translate different technical concepts, topics, issues or options into business terms; adapts the level of detail and tone  depending on the audience. Sometimes can be used as bridge by some of the developers when they are focused on technical duties. 
  • Knowing the team. the leader knows the strengths and weaknesses of each team member, giving guidance to pull work and organizing it while not imposing. The leader also proposes different career development activities to strengthen technical capabilities. Overall servant leader.  




  • At least 7 years experience in database design and working with JavaScript tech stack: Nodejs/ExpressJS/NestJS, ReactJs, ReactNative is a must. Agile Software Development experience with Jira, Confluence, Scrum Methodology.
  • Hands-on experience with unit testing, integration testing and end-to-end testing (Jest, Enzyme) 
  • Experience working with Terraform and AWS infrastructure. Hands-on experience with CI/CD tools like CircleCI, Docker. Exposure with RESTful API, Swagger, Postman. Familiar with at least one QA automation tool: Appium, Selenium, BrowserStack 
  • Hands-on experience with RDBMS like MySQL, Postgres, expertise in one of NoSQL DB like DynamoDB, and ORM: sequelize, objectionJs, knex. Experience with Authentication service like Auth0 
  • Hands-on experience with mobile application development and related frameworks (iOS, Android, Firebase, Appcenter…). Experience in log analytics, event streaming and consuming using any event streaming platform / framework, product operations management in the area of application performance.
  • Strong technical mentorship skills and experience in leading a team of developers and QA in building and shipping mobile applications and backend services.

Additional Information

We encourage all qualified applicants from all background to apply and 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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