Indigo Ag is a mission-driven company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. We innovate across a breadth of technology and science disciplines to help enhance agriculture’s long-term sustainability and profitability and mitigate the climate crisis. We seek to positively impact the world through the digital and biological solutions we bring to the market, creating a more resilient earth, healthier economies, and thriving communities. Our people build partnerships, explore the science, and engineer the technology to help grow the future of sustainable agriculture. The only way to achieve it is through a unique combination of expertise – from Fortune 500 to academia, soil science and agriculture, to tech start-ups.
As a Principal Software Engineer on the Integrations Platform team, you will create sophisticated systems and infrastructure for the automated orchestration for our marketplaces. The platform coordinates moving truckloads of crops from seller to buyer and payments from buyer to seller. Your expertise in software development will help us create a world-class customer experience for our customers.
Indigo helps farmers make farming more sustainable to combat climate change and protect the environment. Our grain, carbon and transportation marketplaces enable farmers to profit from those sustainable choices.
As a Principal Software Engineer at Indigo you’ll
Collaborate with product managers, backend engineers, and data science engineers to spec, build, test and deploy code
Brainstorm features with product managers and domain experts based on your knowledge of the codebase
Be responsible for developing new areas of the product, with an eye towards long-term sustainability.
You’ll expertly review code, have your code reviewed, and mentor other engineers
You have demonstrated experience building applications and/or backend systems professionally.
You possess strong computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms, programming languages, distributed systems, and data management.
You have deep experience in one or more imperative programming languages. We work with Python and Java but alternate experience is acceptable.
You are a strong communicator. You can lead technical architecture discussions and help drive technical decisions within your team.
You’re comfortable collaborating across teams to discuss technical and usability trade-offs.
You strive to create fast, reliable, testable and documented code that others can understand.
You bring a positive attitude, a sense of humor, and self awareness.
About the team
Here are the core team values that we live by and have created specifically for our team:
Serving the Business
Primary goal of our work is to serve the business and you hold this in mind each day at work.
You as an individual and we as a team hold our commitments very high and strive hard to keep them.
No matter what your title is, you are willing to and able to learn from the most junior to the most senior member of the team.
You know it is completely OK to reach out for help and sometimes the most basic questions help all of us learn the most.
Bettering your team is a joint responsibility and you willingly share it.
You understand that timely and thoughtful feedback drives continuous improvement.
You understand that responsibility is something that is taken and not assigned.
Your words and actions are always meant to encourage others.
You are more interested in being curious and in a state of high learning rather than being right, or trying to prove you are right.
You understand that it is important to connect more deeply with your team members outside of day-to-day and look for / create opportunities to do that on a regular basis.
Are you looking for a challenge and to make a difference?
At Indigo, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), national, social or ethnic origin, age, physical, mental or sensory disability, marital status, family or parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, family medical history or genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Indigo believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion among our team members are critical to our success. We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
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