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Date posted:  Aug 6, 2022
Location: 

Bengaluru, KA, IN

Job Function:  Other
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  8978

Software Engineer, Backend

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 an international product team with a product manager, designers, and other developers to create solutions and apps focused on our customers’ needs.
  • Participate in the full life cycle of a product, from early stage rapid prototyping through to full market release and continuous improvement after initial launch.
  • Develop back end components of scalable apps and solutions

 

Profile

  • Have 5+ years experience building scalable backend services. Have 2+ years of TypeScript experience, including concepts like type inference, type erasure, generics, namespaces, etc.
  • Have 4+ years experience with building  production grade software design and implementation using Node.js (Express, Koa). Experience with SQL-DB (e.g. PostgreSQL) and optionally NoSQL (e.g. DynamoDB, Redis).
  • Experience with AWS, Docker and/or Kubernetes. Extensive practical knowledge of unit and integration tests. Experience with microservice architecture
  • Practical experience using Git, designing and implementing REST APIs, open API documentation, cloud platforms, test driven development, continuous integration
  • Comfortable working with agile development methodologies such as Kanban and general understanding of concepts such as micro services, message queues, machine learning, and geospatial data

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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