Engineering Manager, User

Yara International (Berlin BE, Deutschland) Vor 3 Tagen veröffentlicht

About the Unit

As part of the global transformation of food production towards more transparency and sustainability, Yara has set carbon optimization and climate action as key strategic priorities. Optimizing how cropland is managed will make a substantial contribution to lowering global agricultural greenhouse gas emissions. From carbon sequestration to avoidance or reduction in farm-level emissions, Yara is launching a new business venture centered around decarbonization of the food chain.

The launch of Yara’s Agoro Carbon Alliance will address agriculture’s global greenhouse gas emissions and will turn the carbon capturing potential at farm level into a sustainable growth business while providing a new income stream to farmers worldwide. Our passion lies in developing a global carbon alliance built around a portfolio of carbon smart farming practices that help farmers reduce their environmental footprint. As one of the early movers in this market, we are using our knowledge on carbon practices, our global presence, our digital and data capabilities, and our strong relationships with the food value chain to pioneer an industry-shaping business.

About the Role

As Engineering Manager for our User-facing Platform Team, you will be leading a team of engineers to build capabilities that enable farmers and their advisers to accurately calculate farm and field CO2 emissions.  Our goal is to centralise data from multiple complex data sources and display it in a very easy-to-use tool. As this is a completely new initiative in Yara you’ll start with a blank slate; there is no legacy code. Therefore, it’s critical for us to find the right person to create the best possible setup for our ambitious goal of helping growers and the environment.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with product managers, designers and engineers to align on requirements and to find creative solutions to hard challenges
  • Hire, support, invest in and develop a great team of talented and motivated of engineers to develop the user facing platform
  • Drive architectural discussions and communicate upcoming decisions with your team
  • Assess & improve the productivity of individual team members and set clear expectations via practices such as 1:1s, goal setting, and continuous feedback
  • Participate in the full life cycle of a product, from early-stage rapid prototyping through to full release and continuous improvement after the initial launch
  • Create a high performing and positive work environment based on transparency, accountability, and trust
  • Interface, align and collaborate with other engineering teams in Yara

Profile

  • Several years of experience in leading agile teams and managing workloads for team members
  • You know how to manage stakeholders and their expectations
  • Strong experience in defining software architecture from scratch
  • Strong experience in building Web Products with JavaScript (Frontend and Backend. Especially   via ReactJS and NodeJS)
  • You are experienced in the AWS Ecosystem and know how to set up scalable systems from   scratch
  • You know how to deal with web-app challenges like localisation, A/B testing, behavioral   analytics etc
  • Strong analytical, technical, and trouble-shooting skills.
  • Hands-on mentality
  • You are comfortable translating sometimes ambiguous business problems into plans that our engineers can act on and feel passionate about
  • You care about facilitating learning and growth on the team - you put our engineers first
  • Prior AgTech experience is a nice-to-have

Additional Information

As a global organization we actively strive to reflect the diversity in society. We therefore encourage qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to creating a work environment that fits gender equality.

Please note:  This recruitment process will be managed by Korn Ferry, and by submitting your application you acknowledge and confirm that your application-details can be shared with them. Korn Ferry will manage your data according to GDPR regulations and in line with the frame agreement in place with Yara.


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