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Date posted:  Jun 23, 2022
Location: 

Bengaluru, KA, IN

Job Function:  Other
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  12287

Senior Data Engineer

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. 

Responsibilities

  • You shall be part of a growing team of Data Engineers, Data Scientists, Data Architect and Data Steward within Farm & Field Data Products (FFDP - Data specialization for Farm & Field initiatives within Digital Ag Solutions)

  • Your core deliverables will be to build and maintain Data Lake, Data Warehouse, Data Catalog, Data & Analytics APIs, experimentation workbench for Data Science, Geospatial Analysis and Business Intelligence

  • You shall work closely with different Product and Engineering teams within DAS to build data flows, pipelines with traceable linkage and lineage

  • You shall study the input data source to develop ETL specifications for data integration development and implementation

  • Input Data Source could be Kafka Events, streaming data from IoT Sensors, Weather APIs, CSV Files, Image Files, Bulk Data Stores, Batch-loading

  • Proficient in data transformations on source data, perform joins and aggregations, build Data Warehouse, feature engineering for Machine Learning and Business Intelligence

  • Participate in Data Profiling, Data Cleaning and Quality Management to support Data Stewards and Data Scientists in the team

  • You would help run proof-of-concepts to evaluate new tools/software to recommend as potential features to Yara Farm and Field Data Products

Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or a field related to computer science

  • 6+ years' experience working as a data engineer with hands on experience in data engineering projects such as writing SQL queries, data pipelining, API provisioning, database optimisation / maintenance etc.

  • Knowledge of data architecture concepts such as database systems, schemas, schema registry, data warehousing etc.

  • Worked with scalable architectures (micro-services, event-driven, data-mesh, kubernetes etc.) • Able to code in Python, our preferred tech stack

  • Experience with Kafka, Kafka Connect, KSQL is preferred

  • Comfortable working with our tools: AWS, Github, Helmcharts, Jira

  • Aligned with our principles: agile, customer-centric, lean, service-oriented architecture, selforganization, transparency

  • Hands on experience in metadata management, data modelling, data analysis, data integration tools

  • Preferable experience in Agriculture Technology domain

  • Good communication and presentation skills

  • Experience in Agile (Scrum) way of working

  • Experience of working with cross-geography teams

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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