Farmers Edge
  • 09-Oct-2018 to 12-Nov-2018 (CST)
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Salaried

Farmers Edge is a global leader in decision agriculture servicing over 22 million paid product acres worldwide with precision digital solutions. Integrating field-centric data, easy-to-use software, state-of-the-art processing technology, predictive modelling, and advanced agronomic analytics, Farmers Edge provides growers with scalable solutions to produce more with less. Using innovative digital agronomic tools, Farmers Edge solutions focus on the sustainable production of high-yielding, high-quality crops and are designed to optimize inputs, minimize environmental impact, and protect economic viability of the farm. From seed selection to yield data analytics, Farmers Edge transforms big data into timely and accurate insights to support informed decision making.


Senior Software Developer (Web Services)


Location: Austin, TX (or remote locations)

Reporting to the Web Services Development Manager, the Webservices Developer will join a team responsible for developing and maintaining several backend software systems and services. This team strives to create scalable, and optimized solutions to provide our users with secure and efficient access to our mountains of data.


What you'll be doing:

  • Developing software that powers FarmCommand
  • Enhancing performance of existing web services
  • Refining data models and developing new web services
  • Performing code reviews
  • Participating in daily planning activities such as Scrum meetings
  • Working individually and cooperatively with a team
  • Documenting internal and external source code
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Other duties as assigned

What you need to succeed:

  • Fluency in Python / Django Development
  • Education in Computer Science with a focus on programming (Diploma, Degree, or Graduate studies)
  • 5+ years of related development experience
  • Revision control software (e.g. Git)
  • Gitflow / Agile / Scrum / SDLC methodologies

 What would be great:

  • Experience using Elasticsearch, PostGIS, Redis, Azure, and Nifi
  • A proven track record of jumping into a large code base
  • A curious mind and strong troubleshooting skills
  • Healthy pride of ownership in your work
  • A personal definition of "Done" that includes words like production and users

 What you'll get:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Enterprise level experience with complex systems and technically challenging work
  • Competitive compensation package along with a great benefits package
  • Employer matched retirement plan.

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