Precision Ag Analyst

| Greater Boston Area

Indigo improves grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health through the use of natural microbiology and digital technologies. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes and agronomic insights, Indigo works with growers to sustainably produce high quality harvests. The company then connects growers and buyers directly to bring these harvests to market. Working across the supply chain, Indigo is forwarding its mission of harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil. http://www.indigoag.com/

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


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • RLanguages
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Location

On the edge of Charlestown, we are within walking distance to restaurants and bars. The Sullivan Square T and bus stop is also right next door!

An Insider's view of Indigo

What projects are you most excited about?

Our mission is to provide agronomists with unbiased real-time data we are collecting across thousands of acres at the ground level and from space. It's such a thrill to be working on the data and analysis perspective of this massively cross-disciplinary team that helps agronomists initiate data-powered conversations to provide substantial results.

Jyoti

Principal Data Scientist

What makes someone successful on your team?

A successful Indigo team member is someone willing to continuously learn and improve, regardless of experience or role. Whether you’re an Engineer, Account Manager, Business Analyst, or Scientist, successful team members keep the bigger picture in mind and bridge disciplines to solve problems facing the incredibly complex system that is agriculture

Hilary

Software Product Manager

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Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
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