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Date posted:  Jan 25, 2023

Varna, BG

Job Function:  Strategy & Business Development
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  13137

Senior 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

About Digital Ag 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.
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.


  • Work within an international product team with a product manager, designers, and other developers to create solutions and apps focused on our customers’ needs.
  • Participate in the full life cycle of a product, from early stage rapid prototyping through to full market release and continuous improvement after initial launch.
  • Mentor junior & mid-level software engineers
  • Work effectively & collaboratively with engineers in other disciplines
  • Break up larger problems into solvable tasks
  • Work efficiently through tasks assigned to you
  • Actively provide feedback to your team and accept constructive feedback when given.
  • Contribute to team process and is engaged in team meetings.


  • 4+ years experience building backend services using modern technologies such as Node.js and/or other JavaScript technologies
  • 2+ years experience with GraphQL, Typescript and other modern tools
  • Understanding and previous experience of relational databases
  • Experience with cloud technologies such as AWS & Kubernetes
  • Understanding of continuous integration and automation of deployments
  • Practical knowledge of unit and integration tests
  • Understanding of microservice architectures and how they differ from a typical monolithic system
  • Practical experience using Git or other version control tools, documentation of code, test driven development
  • Working with agile development methodologies such as Scrum or Kbanan
  • Collaborative and thrive on self-improvement and self-learning
  • Open to constructive feedback, both giving and receiving, according to Yara’s values
  • Ready to make an impact, be a key player in the team, take ownership and you execute with conviction.
  • Proactive and constructive even if things get ambiguous, uncertain and willing to ask for clarification

Additional Information

  • To directly impact on 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

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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