Agronomy Data Ambassador

Indigo Ag

About the organization

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, grow healthy food for all, and conserve resources for future generations. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, rice, corn, and soybeans. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with commercial and customer service based in Memphis, TN. www.indigoag.com

Duties

Responsibilities:

Work at the interface of agronomy data science and engineering to perform data explorations, analysis and platforms for presenting data and analysis to agronomist
Enable the agronomy operations team to rapidly analyze and process data to fit metrics designed by data science to enable reporting on progress and completion by providing real time stats
Attend and become an active stakeholder in the Field Reporting Steering Committee
Extract quantitative insights from our datasets and models that enable deeper understanding and assessment of our agronomic services
Be at the forefront of all conversations with internal and external data stakeholders to ensure the requirements to enable successful execution of commercial processes and buyer specifications from contract development through completion of contract
Represent value of Agronomic data and identity preservation during buyer team business development activities
Support upstream data solutions teams GeoInnovation, Data Labs, Field Data Solutions, and Product by identifying and providing outputs, answer data stakeholder questions, and provide input for marketing and sales collateral
Support downstream data users – Agronomist and Account Managers – with visit preparation, grower advising, and grower retention
Gain mastery and deep functional understanding of all Agronomy data

Qualifications

Competencies:

Independent, creative, operate on the motto that no idea is a-priori good or bad
Believe in objective testing
Embrace building narratives from data and are comfortable with critical decision-making based on data
Effectively connect disparate ideas and divergent angles of Indigo products
Very much hands-on in all aspects of end-to end analysis including data gathering, exploration, data cleaning and processing, analysis, engineering a platform and communication through formal as well as informal presentations

Qualifications:

BA/BS w/emphasis on coursework of a quantitative nature (e.g., Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics) Master’s degree preferred
Solid skill-set analyzing data and communicating recommendations
5 years of programming experience in SQL required
Experienced in developing Python or R based analysis
Substantial familiarity with creating graphical displays of data with code and BI/dashboarding tools
Ability and willingness to learn new programming languages and UI tools for data exploration and visualization and fast prototyping for problem solving
Familiarity with data infrastructure, querying and data mining
1-2 years of experience in industry is required
Comfortable with fast paced and ambiguous work environment
Open to trying new and innovative approaches
Excellent organizational and communication skills
High level of attention to detail

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Cover letter and CV/resume

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