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Date posted:  May 13, 2022

York, ENG, GB

Job Function:  Information Technology
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  10833

Software Engineer

About the Unit

Yara delivers solutions for sustainable agriculture and the environment. Our fertilizers and crop nutrition programs help produce the food required for the growing world population. Our industrial products and solutions reduce emissions, improve air quality and support safe and efficient operations. Founded in Norway in 1905, Yara has a worldwide presence with sales to 150 countries. Safety is always our top priority.  

Yara Analytical Services analyses soil, tissue and water samples from all over the world. With nearly 50 years' experience in research and commercial analytical services.  Acquiring and utilizing accurate information in the form of analytical data is fundamental to many decisions made in the agricultural, horticultural, environmental and amenity sectors. Soil and leaf testing provides the critical information required to ensure all crop nutrition decisions are accurate, efficient, cost-effective and responsible.  


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 as a Software Engineer to help build new digital products and services to create value for stakeholders across the agricultural ecosystem.


The main objective of this role are to manage and develop the Analytical Services bespoke LIMS system and ensure any new instrumentation is compatible.


The role will liaise closely with the Yara Farm and Field Connectivity team, to ensure developments are aligned with Yara’s global digital tools and services as well as to ensure that engineering efforts are working on the right initiatives. Responsibilities also include: 


  • Increasing performance and productivity of the project by raising ideas on how to improve internal processes and collaboration.
  • Be the technical go-to person in your project for technical and non-technical topics and stakeholders and ensure any new instrumentation is compatible with the LIMS.
  • Drive an engineering culture of quality, good development principles, and innovation.
  • Develop back-end and front-end components for web applications.
  • Be accountable for driving changes and improvements on the applications.
  • Maintain the laboratory website.



  • Experience working with Legacy projects.
  • Experience built backend and frontend applications using .Net, TypeScript, and Angular.
  • Strong experience on databases such as SQLServer, and Postgres.
  • Strong experience on Windows forms.

Additional Information

Yara offer a competitive salary and benefits package including pension (10% employer contributions), private healthcare, annual Bonus, 25 days holiday (plus ability to buy 5 more).

Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse, equitable 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) as one of our top 7 strategic actions and has an employees worldwide involved in DE&I ambassador networks. 

Contact details

01759302545  /

Jon Telfer (Business Manager - Yara Analytical Services) 

Paul McCartan (Senior HR Advisor)

Apply no later than

Midnight on the Monday after the Jubilee weekend - 6th June 2022


- Please note that we may interview suitable candidates before the closing date if it suits their commitments however an appointment will be made after the closing date, to ensure all candidates have had an opportunity.

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