Job Detail

Organization: Indigo Agriculture
Title: Data Scientist, GeoAnalytics
Location: Boston, MA, USA

Posted: 2021-07-06
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

As a Data Scientist on our GeoAnalytics team you will leverage your knowledge of advanced geospatial analytics, cartography, and geographic information systems to develop insights and create compelling visualizations and solutions for the agriculture industry. Collaborating closely with other Data Scientists and Engineers, you will work to create impactful and novel geospatial datasets that contribute to a living map of the world’s agricultural systems and processes in support of Indigo Marketplace, Carbon, and Transport software products. Using knowledge of spatial analysis techniques you will leverage data to solve business problems and support a wide variety of stakeholders within the organization and create high-quality deliverables.

-- Conduct geospatial analysis to discover trends and insights in agricultural datasets
-- Collaborate with key stakeholders to define analytic problems and implement creative, custom solutions
-- Create maps, dashboards, and other visualizations to help inform decisions for business units across the organization
-- Identify and create new, novel spatial datasets from government, commercial, and internal sources and integrate the data into a unified data platform
-- Take ownership of discrete analyses, delivering on challenging deadlines
-- Independently plan and execute modifications and improvements to existing geo analytics models, leading to measurable improvements in results
-- Collaborate with Engineering on scaling your work

-- Insatiable hunger to learn
-- Comfortable working with messy datasets and building creative solutions
-- Strong communication skills; able to translate results of complex analyses into interpretable results, both visually and verbally
-- Enjoys collaborating with others
-- Proactive and self-directed
-- Strong coding skills, able to inherit and improve an existing codebase; writes well-documented, clean, maintainable code in a collaborative environment
-- Thrives in a fast-paced, growth environment

-- 2+ years of industry experience focused on geospatial analysis or related work
-- Relevant degree in Geography, Urban Planning, Earth/Environmental Science, Remote Sensing, Applied Mathematics, or Computer Science, or other discipline that utilizes spatial analysis in decision making
-- Deep expertise in Geographic Information System (GIS) software such as QGIS, ArcGIS, Carto, etc.
-- Experience creating analytic dashboards in software such as Tableau, Looker, Google Data Studio
-- Attention to detail in data management (data modeling, data integrity QA/QC)
-- Works well as a team member in a collaborative environment.
-- Strong written and visual communication skills through cartography and visualizations
-- Excellent attention to detail
-- Proven ability to communicate and collaborate with multiple levels of an organization
-- Experience with process automation in Python, R, or other programming language
-- Experience using PostgreSQL
-- Experience working in either AWS or Google Cloud environment

Who We Are:
We’re an international agtech startup pioneering an ambitious mission in a budding industry where agriculture meets technology. Through the use of data-driven insights, natural microbiology, and innovative digital technologies, Indigo is partnering across the supply chain, ultimately cultivating a scalable climate solution and enhanced ecosystem that beneficially serves farmers, consumers, and the planet alike.

Our mission is unique, and therefore our teams are too: from multigenerational farming gurus who understand the land as though it were an extension of themselves, to cutting-edge techies on the frontier of innovation, our teams are a reflection of the range of the stakeholders we serve: the Earth, the Farmer, and the Consumer. Indigo is extraordinary, and we owe that to the individuals who make up our community and enable success through diversity of thought, experience, background, perspective, race, sexuality, gender, age, and everything else that makes a person uniquely themselves. Connected by a common vision and empowered by diversity, we aren’t ordinary, and neither are you. Embrace your extraordinary and join Indigo in cultivating a healthier planet fueled by unique game changers.

Our technology allows…

Game changers don't fit in a box. The requirements listed below are examples of what we think enables success in this role, but we recognize the impossibility of fully capturing a singularly perfect description, and we believe in the power of diversified and creative displays of skills and qualifications. We embrace unconventional. We embrace creativity. We embrace a challenge to the status quo. If the specifications in the list below aren’t an exact match… great! Apply, be you, and be proud that you aren’t ordinary (we certainly aren’t!).

Indigo is committed to living our values, specifically “creating a work environment where everyone feels respected, connected, and has opportunities to learn and grow.” As part of living our values, we strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone feels they can be themselves and has an equal opportunity of succeeding.

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