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 Senior Data Engineer on the Data Infrastructure team, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with many teams across the organization to define a best-in-class data and technology offerings. A deep understanding of customer problems, a sound technical acumen, and an understanding how to drive technology excellence throughout the organization. In this role, you will collaborate closely with multiple technology teams to design and architect our data offerings.
How do we work?
We are not perfect. In fact, we are learning through trial and error every day. We try new things, take risks, make educated guesses, and move quickly. We are an agile shop, and believe that the trifecta of product management, software development and user experience design is the key to building the best software solutions. A growth mindset, excellent communication and collaboration skills are a must.
Work closely with technology leadership on organizational data architecture
Drive technical excellence cross teams
Collaborate with architects on standardizing data flows
Build standards for how to move data at scale
Be a leader in the data and technology organization
Expertly review code, have your code reviewed, and mentor other engineers
Have a multiplier effect on the projects you are working on
Be an advocate for data and data engineering
Design, test, and operate distributed data platforms
Top notch technologist with an eye towards data systems.
Excellent communicator, both written and verbal. Drive excellence throughout the organization.
Understand the company vision and execute in data and technology – see the big picture and understand tradeoffs that need to be made.
Able to balance your time between scaling the team and jumping to code – know how to optimize your time
Thrive in a fast paced, agile, modern technology organization
Data is our lifeblood – you will be a key member in scaling our data
Effectively work remotely and onsite
Passion for software development and modern software development practices, including lean and agile
Perpetual learner and passionate about technology and data
Positive attitude, a sense of humor, and self-awareness.
A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
5+ years of experience in software or data engineering
Experience managing multiple teams, or experience setting technical direction in a large to mid-sized organization
Deep experience in Python, Java, Scala, or other object-oriented programming languages.
Deep experience in one or more public cloud offerings (AWS, Azure, GCP)
Deep experience in Data Warehousing and/or Big Data Technologies
Worked with distributed systems and teams
Working knowledge of containerization or other scale out methodologies
Experience with DBT and Airflow a plus
Implemented or work with “data contracts” a plus
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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