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Boston |

Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, conserve resources for future generations, and grow healthy food for all. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, barley, corn, soybeans, and rice. The company, founded by Flagship Pioneering, is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil.  www.indigoag.com

The role of Data Pipeline Director will enable the Data Pipeline team to succeed by formalizing the data pipeline architecture and taking ownership of the backlog, while ensuring alignment with the needs of various stakeholders. This position will support the team’s continued success by creating and enacting growth plans, with particular attention to hiring and budget.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Form an in-depth understanding of, formalize, and present the current data pipeline architecture and third-party integrations
  • Take full ownership of data team’s backlog and meet with all key backlog stakeholders
  • Become the go-to liaison for communication and alignment between product management, data science, and development
  • Develop growth plans and identify opportunities for direct reports
  • Align team processes around sprints
  • Facilitate contractor onboarding and ensure their delivery on IP
  • Understand and embody Indigo’s mission & core values

Competencies

  • Excellent communication and people management skills
  • Able to support alignment across stakeholders with varying needs
  • Proven budget management skills
  • Strong understanding of the complexities of normalizing disparate data sets

Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience managing teams
    • Experience motivating teams against backlog
    • Experience developing career paths for and mentoring direct reports
    • Proven track record of hiring to plan, with an appreciation for the importance of the hiring process
  • Hands-on coding experience within the past year
  • Experience managing agile development processes
  • Experience working in an AWS environment
  • Familiarity with workflow systems
  • Experience with customer data security PCI/PII management and/or best practices
  • Previous experience as a product owner/story writer
Boston |

 

Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, conserve resources for future generations, and grow healthy food for all. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, barley, corn, soybeans, and rice. The company, founded by Flagship Pioneering, is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil.  www.indigoag.com

The Information Security Engineer will be responsible for designing, implementing, and enforcing security controls, safeguards, policies, and procedures to insure the protection of Indigo’s computers, mobile devices, networks and data against threats, such as security breaches, computer viruses and attacks by cyber-criminals. The Information Security Engineer will be also be responsible for managing performing event analysis and responding to security incidents. 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Defines and documents security policies, protocols and procedures 
  • Identifies, implements, and manages security controls 
  • Investigates security incidents and mitigates identified risk(s) 
  • Reviews and manages security audit logs for all Cloud and on premise systems 
  • Analyzes security of Indigo’s information systems and propose improvements where applicable
  • Provides technical expertise to help develop education programs focused on user awareness and security compliance   
  • Ensures the security of: 

                  - Computer equipment (servers, desktops, laptops, mobile devices, BYOD) 

                  - Software systems (custom, & Saas) 

                  - Information data (Cloud and On Premise) 

  • Acts as liaison to external security firm(s) performing audits and reviews   
  • Displays information security subject matter expertise; assists application development and system/network engineering teams to configure and deploy systems and applications in a secure manner  
  • Actively reviews logs and taking appropriate actions to maintain our security posture 
  • Manages firewalls and other security devices 
  • Implements new technologies as required to support the ever-changing security landscape 

Attributes and Competencies:  

  • Working knowledge of Amazon Web Services, Office 365 & GSuite 
  • Strong understanding of security controls as they relate to both cloud and networking technologies 
  • Investigation/analytical skills with security issues and vulnerabilities 
  • Able to interpret technology and tools to create a secure information systems infrastructure 
  • Ability to translate and communicate complex technical issues into common language 
  • Collaborative, strong people skills 
  • Strong relationship management with vendors and department heads 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Excellent customer service mindset 
  • Ability to interact with technical staff across multiple systems and disciplines; high degree of self-sufficiency, ownership, and pride in deliverables 

Experience: 

  • 5+ years in an information security role 
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or equivalent work experience 
  • Experience managing security in Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions (Amazon Web Services and Azure - Microsoft Cloud) 
  • Experience managing security in Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions (Office 365, GSuite, Atlassian and  Salesforce) 
  • Experience implementing and managing security controls for on premise solutions (Wireless Access Points, Switches, and Firewalls) 
  • Experience implementing and managing MDM (Mobile Device Mgmt.) solutions 
  • Extensive experience implementing and maintaining vulnerability management tools (CASB, SIEM) 
  • Experience implementing and maintaining log management solutions 
  • Familiarity with Sonicwall firewall technology 
  • In-depth knowledge of the design and implementation of IDS/IPS solutions, VPNs, SSL, Endpoint Security solutions, and web filtering 
  • Experience documenting technology standards and operational procedures 
  • Experience with incident response strategies and forensics 
  • Experience with Linux operating systems 
  • Familiarity with risk assessment and knowledge of IT risk management concepts 
  • Familiarity with the NIST 800-53 standard 
  • Scripting or programming experience 
  • Certifications (one or more):

                  - Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge 

                  - Certified Information Systems Professional, CISSP 

                  - Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) 

                  - CompTIA Security+ Certification 

Boston |

Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, conserve resources for future generations, and grow healthy food for all. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, barley, corn, soybeans, and rice. The company, founded by Flagship Pioneering, is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil.  www.indigoag.com

The role of the CRM Salesforce Manager is to partner with Indigo’s business units & group functions to define, analyze, build & deliver value-added CRM solutions. The CRM Salesforce Manager will be responsible for configuring & managing Salesforce.com (SFDC) / CRM related enhancements, and improving the overall end user experience. This “hands-on” role will lead cross-functional teams to ensure that the company’s tactical and strategic CRM objectives are met.

 

Responsibilities:

  • System configuration / development of customized solutions to meet business needs.
  • Management of ongoing CRM support requests & administrative needs of end users, including the oversight of managed service model & offshore resources.
  • Acting as a trusted advisor for Commercial Sales & Marketing teams, while partnering with various departmental functions to configure & deliver CRM solutions.
  • Collaborate with internal software & technology teams to support data / API integrations.
  • Continual improvement of systems & processes, including delivery of training / support content.

 

Competencies

  • Strong customer-focused mindset.
  • Ability to understand business needs, translate them to technical requirements and deliver value-added solutions.
  • Ability to bring structure and organization to loosely defined requirements & processes.
  • High level of focus on tasks, while effectively managing different / competing priorities.
  • Self-motivated, solution-oriented thinker with excellent communication & listening skills.
  • Highly flexible team player who does what’s needed to get the job done.
  • High-energy, results oriented performer who thrives in fast-paced, interrupt driven environments.
  • Strong analytical abilities. Able to present creative solutions in an organized manner.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. SFDC Certification preferred (Admin, App Builder, Developer, etc).
  • Willing to travel up to 50%.
  • Expert with implementing, customizing and maintaining CRM solutions. Minimum 5+ years of hands-on Salesforce.com (SFDC) administrative / configuration / implementation experience.
  • Strong architectural mind-set with advanced understanding of relational data & overall capabilities of the Force.com platform.
  • Extensive experience with automating complex business processes using declarative SFDC features such as Process Builder, workflows, approval processes & validation rules.
  • Experience with global SFDC rollouts, with a preference for rolling out the SFDC Lightning Experience to end users. Skilled with creation of lightning components & solutions.
  • Expert with configuring / customizing standard SFDC objects such as Leads, Accounts, Opportunities, Reports & Dashboards, with proven hands on experience building custom objects & solutions. Knowledge of / experience with Visualforce / Apex development preferred.
  • Proficient in security and sharing rules at object, field, and record level for different users at different levels of organizations.
  • Expert in bulk data migration from Excel & Legacy Systems to SFDC using Apex Data Loader, Demand Tools, and Import Wizard.
  • Experience managing CRM support models & oversight of offshore / external 3rd party resources. Preference for having managed a developer team during a major project lasting at least 1 year.
  • Administrative experience with HubSpot CRM and integration w/SFDC.
  • Experience customizing / supporting Apttus Contract Management (CLM), including Docusign.
  • Experience with integrating / interfacing different technologies with SFDC. Experience with Oracle / SFDC integration is a plus.
  • Experience working in fast paced, dynamic environment managing systems & solutions for a global end user base
Boston |

Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, conserve resources for future generations, and grow healthy food for all. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, barley, corn, soybeans, and rice. The company, founded by Flagship Pioneering, is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil. www.indigoag.com

 

Outcomes:

  • Lead requirements gathering for Indigo optimization solutions 
  • Develop and implement complex mathematical and statistical models that relate logistics and marketplace activities to financial results 
  • Understand all of the parameters involved in the optimization for Indigo's logistics and marketplace project
  • Be able to identify the scope and complexity of the project (linear / non-linear) as well as the solvers necessary for implementing the v2.0 optimization problem and identify data required to facilitate solving logistics and marketplace problem space
  • Build v2.0 prototype for delivery optimization of all crops
  • Bring data science up to speed with additional applications of optimization solutions and work together with data science to expand operations research into other potential avenues of interest
  • Serve as company’s foremost expert on logistics optimization 

 

Competencies:

  • Strong skills in two of: R, Python, C++, Java
  • Fluent with the leading MIP/LP Solvers (CPLEX, Gurobi, XPRESS, AMPL) in the industry as well as out of the box/ self-coded solutions
  • Able to translate a business problem into the appropriate mathematical program
  • Strong communication skills with ability to work with a variety of stakeholders
  • Able to work independently and drive to a solutions with minimal direction
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and challenging company goals
  • Able to work in an extremely fast-paced environment with changing priorities
  • Able to prioritize delivering business value relative and able to discuss trade-offs between time to implement and quality of the solution
  • Able to think at scale (solving these problems over a larger domain space versus a narrow implementation)
  • Able to focus on results and not the process to get there … willing to “throw something away” if needed
  • Able to partner closely with software development to turn data science products into best-in-class end-user applications
  • Able to set time expectations for work and communicate the scope of the project clearly to stakeholders (data science, engineering + executive management)
  • Able to lucidly break down optimization ideas for a non-expert audience.
  • Able to translate work in research and optimization to provide innovative approaches to analyze/interpret and take action on observational as well as trial field data

 

Qualifications:

  • Academic background in applied mathematics, operations research, machine learning, computer science or related field, advanced degree preferred
  • 5-10 years of simulation and/or optimization experience, including implementation beyond prototypes
  • Requisite coding skills for linear and non-linear optimization
  • Experience in Linear Programming, Mixed Integer Programming, Nonlinear Optimization, Combinatorial Optimization
  • Experience working with NP-hard problems and supporting heuristics/algorithms

 

Boston |

Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, grow healthy food for all, and conserve resources for future generations. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, rice, corn, and soybeans. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with commercial and customer service based in Memphis, TN. www.indigoag.com

The Senior Software Engineer, JavaScript UIs will build modular, customer-delightful mobile and web applications that are easy-to-use and fully tested and monitored. This person will deliver features while building a component library to maximize code reusability.  They will also be architecting the test infrastructure to ensure that things are smooth sailing in production.  They will also be a critical member of a highly efficient and cohesive engineering team that is focused on the customer’s needs and requirements.

 

Outcomes:

  • Design the initial testing infrastructure that the team will use to add tests with all new features. This involves choosing the test framework and developing a process that all team members will follow.
  • Implement user interfaces that are highly intuitive, reliable and meet the needs of our customers
  • Design and build a component library that will be the basis of all of Indigo’s user interfaces – both web and mobile
  • All mobile and web applications are fully tested, crash-proof and easily monitored with strong report-ability back to Indigo

 

Competencies:

  • Obsessed with delivering air tight, bug-free software
  • Maniacally focused on the end-user and customer and their user experience needs
  • Passion for developing customer-delightful and easy-to-use user interfaces, working directly with and demonstrating a deep understanding of the end-user / customer
  • Passion for software development and modern software development practices, including lean and agile
  • Egoless and works and interacts well with software engineering, product management, business development and customers
  • Passion for Indigo mission and values
  • Able to get out in the field and excited to do so
  • Great listener and communicator, written and oral
  • Technically knowledgeable and not afraid to technically challenge other engineers
  • Ability and passion to quickly learn new technologies and industries, staying up-to-date with the latest technology and best practices
  • Results oriented, demonstrating a passion to release software, while not compromising on quality

 

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of web programming using Javascript (TypeScript is a plus)
  • 2+ years of building scalable web or hybrid mobile applications using a modern web framework such as React or Angular 2+ (React preferred but not required)
  • Intimate knowledge of front-end testing methodologies – unit testing, browser automation (snapshot testing and more advanced techiniques a huge plus)
  • Knowledge of designing and integrating with REST or GraphQL APIs
  • Experience building tooling in Node.js
  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge of the differences between web and mobile application development and the tradeoffs of each
  • Experience setting up monitoring solutions to track users and catch issues in Production
  • Actively practicing lean / agile software methodologies or similar
  • Experience working cross-functionally with Software Product Management, Architecture, User Experience and users to realize application development vision 

 

Boston |

Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, conserve resources for future generations, and grow healthy food for all. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, barley, corn, soybeans, and rice. The company, founded by Flagship Pioneering, is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil. www.indigoag.com

The Senior Software Engineer, APIs will engineer interfaces for Indigo’s customer-facing applications and backend data solutions that supports large scale data transport.  This person is responsible for maximizing code reusability while also considering API design, deployment considerations, and the testability of the APIs.  This person will also be a critical member of a highly efficient and cohesive engineering team that is focused on the customer’s needs and requirements. 

 

Outcomes: 

  • Design APIs that software developers love to use
  • Leverage and promote API design patterns
  • Team has bonded and highly efficient with respect to this person
  • Design and document APIs leveraging a standard API documentation framework (e.g. Apiary, Swagger), within 45 days 
  • Collaborate with architects to identify and gain sign-off for API deployment
  • Maintain backlog for API needs across a broad set of end users  ensuring user stories and prioritization are transparent 
  • Implement deployment process for isolatable API(s) within 90 days 
  • Ensure that all APIs are fully tested in an automated framework, including functional and performance tests

 

Competencies: 

  • Maniacally focused on the customer (Application Developer, Data Engineer) and their API needs 
  • Passion for developing easy-to-use and customer-delightful APIs, working directly with and demonstrating a deep understanding of the end-user / customer 
  • Passion for software development and modern software development practices, including lean and agile 
  • Deep commitment to quality, reliability, scalability and maintainability 
  • Egoless and works and interacts well with software engineering, product management, customers and non-technical users 
  • Passion for Indigo mission and values 
  • Able to get out in the field and excited to do so 
  • Great listener and communicator, written and oral 
  • Technically knowledgeable and not afraid to technically challenge engineers 
  • Ability and passion to quickly learn new technologies and industries, staying up-to-date with technology and best practice trends 
  • Results oriented, demonstrating a passion to release software, while not compromising on quality and being sensitive to the specific needs for the customer and the application’s usability 

 

Qualifications: 

  • Deep understanding of API design, including versioning, isolation and micro-services 
  • Experience developing RESTful APIs 
  • Experience designing and documenting internal and external (commercial) APIs leveraging an API documentation framework (e.g. Apiary, Swagger) 
  • Working knowledge of various implementation stacks and tradeoffs (e.g. node, java, python) 
  • Working knowledge and experience with Amazon API gateway or other API host service 
  • Experience with Amazon services 
  • Experience working cross-functionally with Software Product Management, Architecture, User Experience and end users to realize application development vision 
  • Actively practicing lean / agile software methodologies or similar 
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics or equivalent required 
  • 4+ years of experience building internal and / or external APIs required
Boston |

Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, grow healthy food for all, and conserve resources for future generations. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, rice, corn, and soybeans. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with commercial and customer service based in Memphis, TN. www.indigoag.com

The User Experience Designer is a highly-motivated and self-directed person who is passionate about creating compelling products to meet the needs of the customer. The ideal candidate can balance high-level customer-centric objectives with detailed and carefully considered designs.  He/she can work seamlessly with engineers, product managers and customers to create intuitive, and workable designs.  Candidate must be comfortable working in a cross-functional, lean environment that emphasizes collaboration and respect.

 

Outcomes:

  • Ensure internal and external customers love Indigo applications
  • Distinguish Indigo as a uniquely great agriculture software provider, where products are so good that Indigo is known as a first-class software organization
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, customers, engineers to create customer-delightful mobile and web applications and user experiences
  • Deliver design executions that align with CSS, HTML, front end architecture and required user experience artifacts
  • Create easy-to-use and intuitive applications, streamlining end user effectiveness by reducing the time it takes for a user to complete a task
  • Ensure that all Indigo products have a consistent look-and-feel, allowing for reusability
  • Maintain the component design libraries, style guide and enforce best UX practices
  • Lead user interviews for concept testing and usability feedback

Competencies:

  • Maniacally focused on the end-user and customer and their user experience needs
  • Ability to visualize complex data into dashboards that allow for fast and clear business decision making
  • Passion for developing customer-delightful and easy-to-use user interfaces, demonstrating a deep understanding of the end-user
  • Passion for software development and modern software development practices, including lean and agile
  • Egoless and works and interacts well with software engineering, product management, business development and customers
  • Passion for Indigo mission and values
  • Able to get out in the field and excited to do so
  • Understands user interface best practices
  • Understands trade-offs between devices, including screen size
  • Great listener and communicator, written and oral
  • Technically knowledgeable and not afraid to technically challenge engineers
  • Ability and passion to quickly learn new technologies and industries, staying up-to-date with technology and best practice trends

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience building customer-delightful user experiences
  • Direct and demonstrable experience building mobile and web applications and reporting user experiences, for internal and external customers
  • Experience with data visualization and designing metrics dashboards 

 

Boston |

Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, conserve resources for future generations, and grow healthy food for all. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, barley, corn, soybeans, and rice. The company, founded by Flagship Pioneering, is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil.  www.indigoag.com

The Senior Software Engineer, Data Science Platform will engineer interfaces for Indigo’s data science applications and backend data solutions that support large scale predictive modeling.  This person is responsible for maximizing code reusability while also considering API design, model deployment considerations, and the testability of the APIs.  This person will also be a critical member of a highly efficient and cohesive engineering team that is focused on the customer’s needs and requirements.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement ML train/test/validate/deploy infrastructure
  • Design APIs that software developers love to use
  • Collaborate with architects to identify and gain sign-off for API deployment
  • Partner w/ UI & API team to ensure seamless integration of DSE deliverables into SW platform
  • Maintain backlog for API needs across a broad set of end users ensuring user stories and prioritization are transparent
  • Implement microservices architecture in AWS
  • Ensure that all APIs are fully tested in an automated framework, including functional and performance tests

 

Competencies:

  • Eager/open to learning core data science/machine learning/operations research concepts
  • Passion for developing easy-to-use and customer-delightful APIs, working directly with and demonstrating a deep understanding of the end-user / customer
  • Passion for software development and modern software development practices, including lean and agile
  • Deep commitment to quality, reliability, scalability and maintainability
  • Egoless and works and interacts well with software engineering, product management, data scientists and non-technical users
  • Passion for Indigo mission and values
  • Great listener and communicator, written and oral
  • Technically knowledgeable and not afraid to technically challenge engineers
  • Ability and passion to quickly learn new technologies and industries, staying up-to-date with technology and best practice trends
  • Results oriented, demonstrating a passion to release software, while not compromising on quality and being sensitive to the specific needs for the customer and the application’s usability
  • Experience implementing complex algorithms at scale

 

Qualifications:

  • Deep understanding of API design, including versioning, isolation and micro-services
  • Experience implementing and productionizing machine learning and operations research models
  • Experience developing RESTful API;. GraphQL ideal
  • Experience designing and documenting internal and external (commercial) APIs leveraging an API documentation framework (e.g. Apiary, Swagger)
  • Working knowledge of various implementation stacks and tradeoffs (e.g. java, python)
  • Experience with Amazon services
  • Actively practicing lean / agile software methodologies or similar
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics or equivalent required
  • 4+ years of experience building internal and / or external APIs required
Boston |

Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, conserve resources for future generations, and grow healthy food for all. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, barley, corn, soybeans, and rice. The company, founded by Flagship Pioneering, is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil. www.indigoag.com

The Senior Software Engineer, Data & Analytics is a self-directed person passionate about database design performance at scale.  This person can identify and working with data across a variety of formats and making the data available to an equally varied set of customers, from data scientists to web-based applications through APIs.  They fundamentally understand big data ingestion techniques and the engineering necessary to push those frameworks to do more.  This person is comfortable working with, deploying, and managing big data solutions using cloud based technologies.

 

Outcomes:

  • Collaborate with Data Management to provide tools and processes to validate and repair data
  • Delights users, across the organization by ensuring access to data that is necessary for those users to make informed decisions
  • Identify critical gaps and builds ETL processes
  • Domain expert in stored data and use cases
  • Implement / Design IoT Schema and Data Ingestion (w/ tests)
  • Finalize v1.x design and implementation for all R&D data

 

Competencies:

  • Understands implications of making various design decisions across a large dataset
  • Understands sparse data sets, storage mechanics, and the data needs for analytical applications
  • Understands trade-offs between multiple data formats (flat files, parquet, orc, etc.)
  • Understands data lifecycles (e.g. archiving, access, and cost of data management) and can manage / communicate these concern to the Architects and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work closely with the Data Science Group to understand their needs, enabling them to more effectively do their job by working with them to be able to access the data they require
  • Understands the need to pay significant attention to detail in software data management (e.g. data growth and monitoring, query performance awareness, data use cases) to be able to provide insight into problems before they are realized
  • Strong sense of quality and attention to detail
  • Willing to interface with many areas of organization to ensure our data is meaningful

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience designing schemas (DDL)
  • Experience architecting database topologies across a wide array of formats
  • Comfortable working with complex schemas and managing views into data
  • Knowledge of why/when to use no-sql, columnar, data sharding solutions
  • Experience with RDBMS (e.g. Postgres, MySQL, Oracle)
  • Working knowledge of at least one NoSQL database
  • Knowledgeable of in-memory database solutions
  • Experience in Restful API design
  • Experience in Java / Python programming languages
  • Experience writing high-performance data queries and associated database designs
  • Experience with data quality and ability to test that processes are correct
  • Experience w/ benchmarking and performance tuning data solutions
  • Knowledge of AWS data solutions (Spark / EMR / RedShift / Aurora / Athena)
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • 7+ years of experience

 

 

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