Farmers Edge
  • 23-Oct-2018 to 30-Nov-2018 (CST)
  • Lethbridge, AB, CAN
  • Term

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.


Software Developer (Web)


Location:  Lethbridge, AB/Winnipeg, MB.  Remote location may be considered. 

Employment: One year term

Reporting to the Software Development Manager, the Web Developer will join a team responsible for developing and maintaining several web-based software systems and services. This team strives to create scalable, and optimized solutions to provide our users with safe and efficient access to our online services.

Duties may include the following:

  • Creating intuitive and visually appealing user interfaces;
  • Gathering information through interviews, focus groups, online research, etc.
  • Participating in daily planning activities such as Scrum meetings;
  • Writing software that consumes data from a RESTful API;
  • Working individually and cooperatively with a team;
  • Documenting internal and external source code;
  • Implementing and/or utilizing testing solutions;
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving;
  • Participating in internal management meetings;
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate would have post-secondary degree in Computer Science and prior experience in Software Development or a related technology field.
  • Previous experience with web focused development considered a strong asset.
  • Experience working with the following technologies:
  • Modern Front End Web development & functional programming paradigms
  • React / Redux / React-router / Redux-sagas / Reselect / Leaflet / React-leaflet
  • ES2015+ (ES6) JavaScript syntax or TypeScript
  • Common tools like webpack, npm
  • Testing frameworks (e.g. Jest)
  • Revision control software (e.g. Git/Github)
  • Agile tools (e.g. Jira)
  • Experience with the following would be desirable, but not required:
    • Modern Front End Mobile development
    • Native Android or iOS development (Swift, Obj-C)
  • Comfortable working in both a cooperative environment and independently on assigned tasks
  • Creative, motivated, resourceful and passionate
  • Strong communication & troubleshooting skills

Training will be provided, but independent learning will also be expected. 



Farmers Edge offers a very competitive compensation package. Salary dependent on

qualifications and skill.

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