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Date posted:  Jan 12, 2023

Bengaluru, KA, IN

Job Function:  Other
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  12286

Senior Data Steward

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. 


  • Be a data-oriented steward who would actively engage in designing conceptual/logical/physical data models for Yara’s Farm & Field Data Products & APIs

  • Define and implement policies and procedures for the day-to-day operational and administrative management of meta-data and actual data in Yara’s Farm & Field Data Products

  • Work closely with product and data owners to build Data Catalog and establish controls

  • Work with product owners, data architect, data engineers, data scientists, API developers and product developers to ensure data best practices are designed and implemented proactively.

  • Compile requirements for data retention, archival, and disposal and ensure compliance with institutional policy and regulations

  • Ability to perform data classification. E.g., personal and sensitive data categories (GDPR) • Work with Yara’s Data Security, Privacy, Governance officers to ensure that new defined policies meet the company’s global policies and directives

  • Responsible for establishing data-quality metrics and requirements

  • Evaluate any suspected or actual breaches or vulnerabilities in confidentiality, integrity, or availability and report them to management and information security personnel


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field

  • You have 6+ years of prior experience in the role of data steward and meta-data management
    across a variety of large data systems, including data discovery, data lineage etc.

  • You have deep understanding of conceptual/logical/physical data models

  • You have ability to design Entity Relationship models

  • Experience with data management and governance tools such as Collibra, AWS Glue, Apache
    Atlas, Amundsen

  • You have strong SQL experience 

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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