Indigo helps farmers make farming more sustainable and protect
the environment. The Visible Grain team is a group of data
scientists, designers, and technologists with deep roots in the
commercial org. We are a part of GeoInnovation, the geospatial
data powerhouse of Indigo . We execute on the core Indigo mission
by partnering with large enterprise grain buyers to
provide premiums and best-in-class grain pricing, enabling our
farmers to profit from sustainable growing practices.
As a Lead Web Engineer on The Visible Grain team, you will lead
the development of a web-experience that leverages data from
Indigo's technology ecosystem to bring our enterprise
customers such as Anheuser-Busch unparalleled visibility into
the journey of grain from our trusted farmers. You will be leaning
on your full-stack experience with a development cycle consisting
of around 80% frontend and 20% backend.
As a Lead Web Engineer at Indigo, you’ll:
Independently build, test and deploy a complete front-end and
back-end web application from scratch, based on wireframes designed
by the team.
Present directly to our external customers during the monthly
Expertly review code, have your code reviewed by core
engineering, and mentor other engineers.
Brainstorm features with the team based on your knowledge of the
Work with The Visible Grain and design teams to roll out
design-testing experiments as part of the web-experience,
understand specific strengths of each premium feature and its
differentiating qualities in our ecosystem.
Be responsible for developing new areas of the product, with an
eye towards long-term sustainability.
You’ve been building applications professionally for 4+ years.
You are heavily into frontend development but can tackle backend
concepts, if necessary, or work easily with backend engineers on
other Indigo teams.
You possess strong computer science fundamentals: data
structures, algorithms, programming languages, distributed systems,
and data management.
You have deep experience in the latest web standards, including
HTML5 and CSS3. frontend frameworks such as React, AngularJS,
Polymer, Closure, Backbone etc.
backend frameworks such as Flask, Django, Phoenix, Spring, PLAY,
Express, Pyramid etc.
web protocols and web server optimization techniques.
You have a working knowledge of SQL and can manipulate JSON
You are a strong communicator. You can lead technical
architecture discussions and help drive technical decisions within
You're comfortable collaborating across teams to discuss
technical and usability trade-offs.
You strive to create fast, reliable, testable and documented
code that others can understand.
You bring a positive attitude, a sense of humor, and self
B.S. in Computer Science or relevant engineering fields
Are you looking for a challenge and to make a difference? Get us
your resume today!
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 is headquartered in Memphis, TN, with additional
offices in Boston, MA, Research Triangle Park, NC, Buenos Aires,
Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil.
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