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Date posted:  Feb 23, 2021

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Information Technology
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  6100

Senior Quantitative UX Researcher

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.


  • Plan, build and run surveys using our survey platform and support multiple external and internal teams needs for quantitative research
  • Analyze the results of multiple surveys and generate insights and improvement points
  • Align with the qualitative researchers to better understand our users with both quantitative and qualitative research initiatives based on the needs of product teams
  • Work closely with UI and visual designer experts to define wireframes and mock-ups, and with developers to transmit the design recommendations.
  • Deal with team and calendar management and present your UX deliveries to business stakeholders.


  • Proven track record of delivering DataScience products, primarily in Computer Vision and NLP techniques. Knowledge in AgTech, agronomic crop modeling and empirical analysis is highly preferred
  • Strong mathematical skills, statistical modeling and AI/machine learning; MS or PhD in mathematical or relevant field is preferred
  • Good project management skills, managing customer expectations and stakeholder communications. Experience in developing digital products and product lifecycle is desirable
  • Proficient in SQL, Python based scientific and numerical libraries and machine learning techniques
  • Experience in major AWS cloud infrastructure such as S3, Dockers and Lambda for model deployments, PoCs etc. . Knowledge/experience with Github code repository, Circle CI is desirable

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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