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Date posted:  Jun 14, 2022
Location: 

Bengaluru, KA, IN

Job Function:  Other
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  11677

Senior Software Developer

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

 

  • Work within a product team with a product manager, designers, and other developers to create engaging, user-centric solutions, applications and/or services that solve the needs of the farming communities around the world (farmers, offtakers, retailers, dealers, markets, and all other stakeholders within a farming community).
  • Participate in the full lifecycle of a product, from early stage inception through to full market release and continuous improvement after initial launch
  • Running stable webservices in all environments (Non Prod and Prod)
  • Maintaining product / solution production infrastructure in AWS ( Kubernetes)
  • Analysis of complex system behaviour, performance and application issues within distributed systems generally, and Kubernetes in particular.
  • Development of monitoring solutions and analysis across multiple data centres
  • Support, guide and educate the development teams on production ready, scalable engineering patterns.

 

Profile

  • Experience in building Backend Services with Nodejs (Express) and strong foundations in REST API development.

  • Preferred experience in developing mobile apps using Javascript tech-stack/frameworks/platforms
  • Knowledge on design and development of performant RDBMS databases
  • Ability to test your code with unit tests
  • Deployment experience in at least two projects with container tech (Docker/Kubernetes/AWS EKS) and CI/CD (CircleCi/Jenkins)
  • Bonus points for familiarity with Swagger, Postman, Terraform, Github, AWS Lambda, Serverless concepts, AWS RDS and AWS DynamoDB
  • First and foremost you are a software engineer, Operations and Infrastructure challenges are solved with software and automation
  • Hands-on experience with Linux/UNIX systems administration and Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience and comfort with working hands-on with a range of scripting, infrastructure, services and tools including:
    • Infrastructure as Code (Terraform)
    • Kubernetes and container orchestration
    • Web servers (Nginx,Apache), Application Servers(Tomcat,Node.js,..), document stores and relational databases (Postgres)
    • Site Reliability Engineering patterns and visibilty/performance/availability monitoring (Instana)
  • Experience with mobile app deployment pipelines and supporting SaaS services (Firebase, MS App Center..)
  • Experience with Agile Methodology & principles for Software Development 
  • Background in and happy to work hands-on with technical troubleshooting and performance tuning.

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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