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Date posted:  Jan 31, 2023
Location: 

Varna, BG

Job Function:  Strategy & Business Development
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  13398

Back-End Engineer

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.

Drawing on over a century of crop nutrition experience, Yara established the Digital Farming unit – now Digital Ag Solutions (DAS) – 4 years ago to explore how technology could be used to impact farmer livelihoods and productivity. Today, DAS has built products for smallholder and professional farmers, retailers and other farming ecosystem stakeholders across Asia, Africa, the Americas and Europe.

We are an international team of engineers, scientists, researchers, designers and agronomists working together to achieve Yara’s goal to responsibly feed this world and protect the planet. Join us in building new digital products and services to create value for stakeholders across the agricultural ecosystem.

Responsibilities

You can/will

  • Collaborating with product management to work towards achieving the company’s and team’s goals.
  • Contribute to technical decisions and strategy to further the long-term product vision.
  • Work on unblocking unique frontend challenges our product teams are facing to improve development speed and the user experience.
  • Create a great developer experience through good tools and practices that empower seamless delivery.
  • Be part of cross-functional teams, working closely with other platform and product teams.
  • Be involved in key product decisions and work closely with the whole team to create intuitive and reliable apps.

Profile

You have

  • Have 2-3 years of experience building scalable backend services
  • Experience with production-grade software design and implementation using Node.js
  • Experience with GraphQL and Typescript
  • Experience with relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL) and optionally NoSQL (e.g. DynamoDB, Redis)
  • Experience with AWS & Kubernetes
  • Extensive practical knowledge of unit and integration tests
  • Experience with microservice architecture
  • Practical experience using Git, designing, implementing, and documenting REST APIs, open API documentation, cloud platforms, test-driven development, continuous integration
  • Are comfortable working with agile development methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban
  • Passionate about writing maintainable and elegant code, ability to spot and remove antipatterns and code smells
  • High levels of customer empathy and eagerness to support other engineers in the adoption of platform solutions
  • Demonstrate curiosity and passion to continue learning

You are

  • Collaborative and thrive on self-improvement
  • Ready to make an impact
  • Open to constructive feedback, both giving and receiving, in a clear and respectful manner
  • Open and comfortable to be working with different agile methodologies, such as Scrum and Kanban

Additional Information

You get

  • To directly impact 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
  • 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
  • Support for personal development, training, conferences, and continuous learning
  • Commitment to using new approaches, technologies, and frameworks
  • To choose your own preferred MacOS hardware

Contact details

Padelis Kollias

Talent Acquisition Manager

padelis.kollias@yara.com

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, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassadors networks. 


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