What if nature could be harnessed to help farmers sustainably feed the planet? Since 2014, Indigo has questioned agriculture's full value chain to improve grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health. The company’s scientific discoveries and digital innovations have amplified new value from soil to sale, benefiting more than 10,000 growers to date. Indigo is also the company behind The Terraton Initiative, a global effort to drawdown one trillion tons of atmospheric carbon dioxide by unlocking the potential of agricultural soils. In 2019, Indigo was ranked #1 on CNBC’s Disruptor 50 list. Headquartered in Boston, MA, Indigo has additional offices in Memphis, TN; Research Triangle Park, NC; Sydney, Australia; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Basel, Switzerland; and São Paulo, Brazil. 

The Precision Ag Analyst role requires an aptitude for agronomy, precision ag hardware and software expertise, geospatial software expertise, and people skills. The Precision Ag Analyst will collect, organize, and process on-farm data across all regions. The candidate must be able to effectively communicate and assist all related personnel in accomplishing company goals as it relates to data collection. This includes working with Indigo Ag teams, seed partners, and grower customers.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop knowledge about current customers, geographies, and crops
  • Gain strong familiarity with tools/platform software used for Precision Ag Solutions (PAS) tasks
  • Map out how precision data flows into Indigo’s system
  • Establish ownership of KPIs and operational dashboards
  • Establish ability to edit machine data (with assistance, as needed)
  • Identify ways to automate and upload data to database
  • Create detailed documentation of incoming data; establish process to communicate existing data and storage locations to entire PAS team
  • Develop strong understanding of data entry requirements
  • Gain familiarity with discrepancies in data and ways to independently find solutions
  • Contribute new and innovative outputs for PAS data

Competencies:

  • Ability to use SQL, R, or Python +++
  • Strong ESRI and QQIS skills
  • Multi-tasker, flexible, and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Fast learner
  • Collaborative; good people, communication, and organizational skills, especially because the team exists in multiple different offices
  • Strong computer, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong customer focus and sense of urgency
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Detail-oriented
  • Friendly, receptive to suggestions
  • Embraces learning new software and technology tools
  • Patient with correcting errors in messy data

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience with data-driven operations
  • Experience with precision agriculture strongly preferred
  • 1-2+ years experience working in agriculture industry strongly preferred
  • Proven experience with office tools, with demonstrated ability to upload data to databases and QC and manipulate messy data
  • Proven experience using AgLeader, Trimble, Climate, MyJD experience in GIS programs preferred
  • Proven experience collaborating with personnel in the field  

 

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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