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Berlin, BE, DE

Job Function:  Information Technology
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  3999

Senior Software Engineer (f/m/d)

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

For over a century, Yara has worked to feed the world and protect the planet, and our mission is to do so in a responsible and sustainable way. Yara provides crop nutrition products, solutions and knowledge to 20 million farmers across 160 countries and has helped to reduce NOx emissions by 1.4 million tons in 2016. That’s equivalent to all of the NOx emissions produced in France or Germany. With this level of reach, you’ll be able to make a real and tangible impact with your work.

A newly established global unit called Digital Farming has been created within Yara to use digital solutions to help us achieve this goal. We are building solution for farmers, constructing hardware and sensors, crunching satellite data, applying artificial intelligence, and turning research results into solutions. Our team is made of designers, software engineers, hardware developers, data scientist, solution managers and product owners. The success of Digital Farming and its solution is a key priority within Yara, and we plan to significantly grow our global business presence in this field.


You can/will

  • Work on the forefront of building digital products for agriculture
  • 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
  • Build scalable microservices running on a public cloud provider
  • Help, support and collaborate with other engineers in the team and other solutions
  • Work with Agronomists to improve our algorithms and services

You have


  • 5+ years of relevant experience in software engineering area.
  • Extensive experience with Java and Spring framework ecosystem, particularly with microservices running on a public cloud provider
  • Experience with SQL-DB (e.g. PostgreSQL), and optionally NoSql Databases (e.g. Cassandra)
  • Experience with AWS or any other public cloud providers, Docker and/or Kubernetes
  • Extensive practical knowledge of unit and integration tests
  • 3 years or more experience with modern, large scale software projects: source code control with Git, APIs, cloud platforms, test driven development, continuous integration, documentation
  • Experience working in a cross functional team
  • Full English proficiency (written and spoken)
You are


  • Collaborative and thrive on self-improvement
  • Values and results driven
  • Open to constructive feedback, both giving and receiving, in a clear and respectful manner
  • Ready to make an impact, take ownership and you execute with conviction.
  • Proactive and constructive even if things get ambiguous
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
  • A very competitive remuneration and an unlimited work contract
  • A flexible yet stable environment in the newly founded digital unit of a global company
  • Flexible working hours, working from home/remote option + 30 days of vacation!
  • Support for personal development, trainings, conferences and continuous learning
  • Commitment to using new approaches, technologies and frameworks
  • To choose your own preferred hardware (CYOD)
Contact details

Orsolya Imre

HR Business Partner

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) as one of our top 7 strategic actions and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks. 

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