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Date posted:  May 17, 2022

Bengaluru, KA, IN

Job Function:  Other
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  6770

Principal Software Developer

About the Unit

About the Team

There are more than 500 million smallholder farms globally. 2.5 billion people depend on Smallholder Communities for their food and livelihoods. Smallholder regions are characterized by low living standards, high rates of illiteracy and low agricultural productivity. Yara's mission is "Responsibly Feed the World and Protect the Planet". Key to achieving this is enabling thriving Smallholder Communities. At Yara, the Smallholders Digital Team is part of the Crop and Digital Solutions Unit. 

About Crop and Digital 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. Yara Farming Solutions, will lead the transformation towards more sustainable and efficient food production, by innovating our offerings and the way we work. Crop and Digital Solutions is responsible developing and scaling new “on-farm” digital and integrated tools and solutions for an efficient and transparent food system.



  • 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 working with JavaScript tech stack (Nodejs, ReactJs, ReactNative) building mobile (Android & iOS) and web applications is a must. Agile Software Development experience with Jira, Confluence, Scrum Methodology. At least 3 years experience leading teams in the capacity of a hands-on technical lead, principal developer or a solution architect handling full responsibilities of design, development, delivery and maintenance.
  • 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 database design 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…).
  • Strong technical mentorship skills and experience in leading a team of developers and QA in building and shipping mobile applications and backend services. Experience working with remote teams and vendor teams in streamlining deliverables.


Principal Software Developer

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