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Date posted:  Jan 7, 2023
Location: 

Varna, BG

Job Function:  Information Technology
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  13639

Lead Software Engineer (Mobile)

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

  • Lead a team of software engineers across different technologies.
  • Oversee the individual development needs of each engineer and ensure they are challenged and given scope to leverage and grow their strengths.
  • Coordinate with product teams within the group to ensure that engineers are working on the right projects.
  • Increasing performance and productivity of the team by raising ideas on how to improve team internal processes and collaboration
  • Be the technical go-to person in your team for technical and non-technical topics and stakeholders
  • Drive an engineering culture of quality, good development principles, and innovation from inside your team
  • Strategic technical involvement on a team level in the OKR process, hiring strategy, and team setup
  • Find, screen, and develop new people as needed to support the needs of the digital team.
  • Mentoring engineers in your team and fostering the technical growth of your direct reports with/by pair programming, knowledge sharing, and coaching

Profile

  • A degree in computer science, software engineering, information technology or have similar, extensive hands-on experience.
  • Previous proven experience leadership experience.
  • 2+ years of experience building, scaling up, and leading engineering teams.
  • Experience in mentoring team members and providing feedback.
  • Strong experience working with: TypeScript, Node.js, and ReactJS.
  • Proficient experience building scalable, high-availability UI applications.
  • Experience with webpack module federation and micro-frontend architectures.
  • Strong experience working with tools such as AWS, Github, CircleCI, Jira, and Docker.
  • Understanding and use of agile digital principles and development team strategies including challenges and common issues.
  • Aligned with our principles: agile, customer-centric, service-oriented architecture, self-organization, and transparency.

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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