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Date posted:  Apr 19, 2021
Location: 

Bengaluru, KA, IN

Job Function:  Other
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  7006

Senior Data Engineer, ITC

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

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.

Responsibilities

  • Act as a single point of contact for all data and information architecture
  • Hands on in terms of data pipelining, data engineering and database design
  • Enable downstream functionalities such as data analytics and business intelligence
  • Organize and manage data of different types and variety of sources
  • Build and engage a team of data engineers in building a knowledge base for agronomy and agriculture content
  • Create, manage and support DIKW (Data, Information, Knowledge, Wisdom) asset portfolios related to digital farming and agronomy
  • Support digital products in terms of data architecture design and required integrations
  • Manage information flow and data-product interfaces to achieve efficient two way information exchange
  • Design and maintain a single source of truth in terms of all data stored

Profile

  • At least 8 years experience in data architecture and data management role
  • At least 2 prior experience in building a conversational (chatbot) application
  • Excellent knowledge in database systems and data warehousing concepts
  • Excellent knowledge in scalable application architecture
  • Experience in knowledge graph and ontologies is a plus
  • Able to code in Python and Javascript. Knowledge of statistical packages like R Studio, SPSS, etc.
  • Strong personal/professional interest in the LSM segments (developing countries, low-income markets, etc) and agriculture in general.
  • Comfortable working with our tools: AWS, GitLab, Jenkins, Jira, Docker
  • Aligned with our principles: agile, customer-centric, lean, service-oriented architecture, self-organization, transparency.

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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