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Date posted:  Jun 11, 2021

Berlin, BE, DE

Job Function:  Engineering
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  6421

Senior Manager, Software Engineering

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

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. Yara Farming Solutions, will lead the transformation towards more sustainable and efficient food production, by innovating our offerings and the way we work. Crop and Digital Solutions is responsible developing and scaling new “on-farm” digital and integrated tools and solutions for an efficient and transparent food system.



  • Lead multiple teams of developers, quality and solution architects across different technologies.
  • Set the department's engineering culture, measure its efficacy, and lead by example.
  • Oversee the individual development needs of each person and ensure they are challenged and given scope to leverage and grow their strengths.
  • Provide high level leadership and technical direction to the tech teams. Support complex technical problem solving as needed.
  • Coordinate with other functional leads within the group to ensure that developers are working on the right projects.
  • Strong bias for action; ability to juggle multiple priorities and build a sense of urgency in a dynamic environment.
  • Find, screen and develop new people as needed to support the needs of the digital team.



  • A degree in computer science, software engineering, information technology or have a similar experience.
  • 5+ years of software development management experience, preferably in delivering B2B and/or B2C products/services/content
  • Multi-team management (2+ development teams) experience across end-to-end development of mobile and web apps (Android, iOS).
  • Solid understanding of agile digital principles and development team strategies
  • Able to work hands-on development together with the team.
  • Significant experience as a successful software development leader in large scale, highly available Internet and mobile applications. Experience working for a start-up or scale-up is preferred.
  • Comfortable working with our languages and frameworks: Typescript, Node.js, Python, Postgres, GraphQL, ReactJS, ReactNative
  • Comfortable working with our tools: AWS, Github, Kubernetes, Jira, Docker
  • Aligned with our principles: agile, customer-centric, lean, service-oriented architecture, self-organization, transparency.
  • Strong communication skills and can act as an advisor, coach, mentor, and partner all at the same time.

Additional Information

You get:

  • To directly impact on products that provide real value to farmers and industries based on an honest business model
  • To work on sustainable solutions that benefit humankind and the environment
  • Competitive remuneration 
  • Visa and relocation support for a smooth transition to work and live in Berlin
  • A flexible yet stable environment in the newly founded digital unit of a global company
  • Support for personal development, trainings, conferences, and continuous learning
  • Commitment to using new approaches, technologies, and frameworks
  • To participate in in-house hackathons, meetups, and knowledge sharing
  • To choose your own preferred hardware (CYOD)

Contact details

Orsolya Imre


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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