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Data Manager

500 Rutherford Ave, Suite 201
Boston, MA 02129

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, Indigos 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 So Paulo, Brazil.

The Data Management team is looking to welcome additional Data Managers to effectively enable support for R&D, Farm, and Marketplace requirements. In this position, you will leverage your experience in handling, integrating, and visualizing complex data sets, directly impacting the datas availability to the rest of the company. This collaborative position works closely with both Data Management and Data Sciences and will help to plan and strategize long-term development.


  • Meet with all Data Management and Data Sciences team members to understand ongoing projects
  • Lead various data management projects
  • Work with Data Sciences team to understand inputs required for a machine learning project
  • Integrate with Data Sciences team to integrate the application of QC and analysis protocols
  • Contribute to evaluation of data management and visualization technologies/tools used within Indigo
  • Contribute to long term Data Management strategy development


  • Able to translate complex research processes into well-scoped data sets
  • Able to translate abstract reporting requests into engaging data visualizations
  • Superior communication skills; able to keep cross functional projects in line
  • Able to prioritize conflicting demands
  • Interacts well with engineering and product management
  • Able to work well in high stress environments and frequent context switching
  • Passion for concise and thorough documentation
  • Passion for data and technology
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and challenging company goals
  • Able to work independently and drive to solutions with minimal direction
  • Able to think big picture about data management and the linking of many different teams data


  • 5+ years data management, data operations or analytics experience
  • Broad industry experience preferred (data science, tech, life sciences, etc.)
  • Experience working cross-functionally
  • Experience working with agile software development teams
  • Experience in Python, R, SQL, excel
  • Experience in visualization frameworks (Spotfire, Tableau, Google Studio)
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, quickly pivoting environment
Category: Data Science / Machine Learning

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