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Date posted:  Nov 18, 2021

Berlin, BE, DE

Job Function:  Information Technology
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  8718

Senior Software Engineer (f/m/d) - Digital Production

About the Digital Production unit


We are now elevating our focus on digital solutions to help us achieve this ambition. To lead this effort, we are ramping up our global Digital Production team. We believe our operational data in combination with digital technologies can help us to significantly improve the design and performance of our production facilities. ​ 


We are currently developing a digital platform that will ensure uniform data access to all our production facilities. On top of the digital platform we are also developing scalable, solid and user-friendly digital products that will help our employees at the sites, or in global functions, improve the efficiency and safety of our processes and operations. Our unit is responsible end-to-end for the impact of the digital products, which means that we establish the vision, develop, and deploy the products at the production sites. 

A bit about the role:

We are looking for Senior Software Engineers who get excited about building high-quality, scalable and reliable systems and applications for industrial IoT. You are expected to design and build solutions that will power and scale our cloud-based platform.


You will be a valuable member in a cross-functional, autonomous team to build, experiment, iterate and deliver on new objectives. Above all, your work will impact how we feed the world and protect the planet. Apply now to join us.

What you will be doing:


  • Design, develop and deploy applications with strong focus on availability, scalability and robustness.
  • Leverage DevOps practices and principles to help scale developer’s productivity, and continuously contribute to improve our engineering standards.
  • Together with your team, take operational responsibility for the components owned by the team.
  • Take ownership of the quality of own deliverables as well as the team´s.
  • Coach and provide feedback on the work of junior software engineers.
  • Share knowledge and collaborate with some of Yara´s best software engineers.

What you will bring:


Rock star? No thanks. Friendly and thoughtful? Let´s talk.

  • You have higher education with minimum a bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering or similar.
  • You have 5+ years of engineering experience in architecture and design distributed systems – preferably with cloud services.
  • You have solid experience within at least one programming language Java, JavaScript/TypeScript technologies, coding, testing, debugging and automation techniques.
  • Experience in Node.js, React, AWS is an advantage.
  • You are eager to learn, a conscientious worker, and a thoughtful, kind, supportive person that enjoys sharing your knowledge with your colleagues.
  • You value team success over personal success.

Why us?


  • Be a key member of a fully cross-functional team. You and your team define your own objectives, which align with your mission and the business strategy, shape your own roadmap and work to deliver value each and every step along the way 

  • Be a key contributor to sustainable global change, reducing carbon emissions while financially supporting growers and enabling the global transformation of farming and its impact on the environment. 

  • You would be working with a globally dispersed and diverse team.  We adopt a virtual-first approach, where we encourage face-to-face collaboration but are focused on recruiting the best talent. 

  • Support for personal development with internal knowledge sharing – Any specific training available

Additional information:


Please note: This recruitment process will be managed by Korn Ferry, and by submitting your application you acknowledge and confirm that your application details can be shared with them. Korn Ferry will manage your data according to their privacy policy (https://www.kornferry.com/privacy) and Data Processing Agreement entered into with Yara. 


As a global organization we actively strive to reflect the diversity in society. We therefore encourage qualified applicants from all backgrounds 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.  

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