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Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Information Technology
Job Type:  Intern
Job Requisition ID:  4204

Intern, Computational Scientist

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

There are more than 500 million smallholder farms globally. 2.5 billion people depend on Smallholder Communities for their food and livelihoods. Smallholder regions are characterized by low living standards, high rates of illiteracy and low agricultural productivity. Yara's mission is "Responsibly Feed the World and Protect the Planet". Key to achieving this is enabling thriving Smallholder Communities. At Yara, the Smallholders Digital Team is part of the Crop and Digital Solutions Unit. 

About Crop and Digital 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. 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.

  • Provide solutions to complex problems that require in-depth analysis of multiple factors and the creative use of established methods.

  • Provide computational support for modeling and simulation of advanced agricultural and environmental systems

  • Study, develop and manage the data resources of the analytics and insights side of the smallholder solution

  • Research new ways to interpret and utilize the data we hold

  • Work cross-functionally with different parts of the development center to support the data needs of different teams

  • Create a range of applications, including scientific, graphical user interface, database, and visualization

  • Develop, test and implement various scripts, algorithms and code when necessary

  • Document development efforts in repositories, user manuals, and presentations

  • Working knowledge of C/C++, Python, Matlab, Fortran, and Linux.

  • At least one computational science project completed from start to finish (personal or professional).

  • Experience with source code version control tools such as git, Jenkins.

  • Experience with numerical methods such as linear algebra methods, the finite element method, the boundary integral method, etc.

  • Experience with parallel programming techniques for supercomputers such as MPI and OpenMP parallelization.

  • Experience in computational environmental and/or atmospheric data modelling.

  • Knowledge of statistical packages like R Studio, SPSS, Python etc.

  • Experience with software code development on Linux or Unix-based platforms.

  • Proficient verbal and written communication and social skills necessary to work effectively in a large technical team environment.

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) 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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