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Date posted:  May 26, 2023

Bengaluru, KA, IN Varna, BG

Job Function:  Engineering
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  15344

Software Architect, YaraAgtech

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 Yara Agtech

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 Yara Agtech – 4 years ago to explore how technology could be used to impact farmer livelihoods and productivity. Today, Yara Agtech 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. 


  • As part of the Architecture Governance team must design the overall structure of the software system, including relationship between different components and how they will interact with each other
  • Design scalable and maintainable systems which are easily to modify and update over time, based on the changing business needs
  • Perform architecture audits of various software systems on regular cadence. Maintain an architecture audit checklist, based on the best practices followed across various software systems, and the evolving industry standards
  • Provide guidance to developers on technical issues, helping them to understand overall design of the system and how to implement complex features. May also review code and provide feedback to ensure it is of high quality and consistent with the overall design of the system
  • Select appropriate tools and technologies considering various factors such as performance, scalability, maintainability, and cost for internal solutions
  • Work closely with our Product teams to unlock and develop new opportunities by developing a deep understanding on business goals and industry trends
  • Independently break down complex software projects into coding tasks and partner with scrum teams to meet pre-established goals
  • Create technical content like documentations and boilerplates that is easily adopted and reusable by others


  • Minimum 4+ of combined experience as lead engineer, solutions architect, or technical consultant
  • 3+ years of experience working with software systems involving microservices, service-oriented architecture, event-driven architecture, SDK design, cloud services, and API development
  • Hands-on experience in implementing engineering best practices like TDD, BDD, domain driven design, clean architecture, and 12 factor app
  • Hands-on experience in some of these technologies and programming languages is good to have; javascript, typescript, react, react-native, android, iOS, and node js
  • Experience communicating across technical and non-technical audiences, including executive-level stack-holders
  • Experience with web, mobile, and enterprise technology stack
  • Experience in technical design documentation, UML & system design diagrams, and API documenting
  • Experience in designing continuous integration and continuous delivery pipelines, along with design and provisioning of cloud technologies
  • Understand and can articulate common architectural patterns and design principles
  • Bachelor degree in Computer science. Knowledge of Agriculture or Food Industry would be a plus.

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, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassadors networks. 

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