Precision Agriculture Innovation Manager

| 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/

As the ­­­­­­­­­­­­­Precision Ag Innovation Manager, you will play an instrumental role in positioning the Precision Agronomy team to deliver more valuable data outputs. As you develop a deep understanding of users’ data needs, we will look to you to recommend a strategy to create new valuable insights, visuals, reports, etc. for growers from our data. This is a new function within the Precision Ag team, ultimately positioning our team to push the boundaries of industry discussions around precision equipment and ways to leverage precision data to provide meaningful value to growers. 


Responsibilities:

  • Meet and form relationships with all teams that interact directly with growers
  • Meet directly with growers to understand what data outputs would be valuable
  • Develop and prioritize list of options for different types of output that the Precision Agronomy team could generate
  • Ideate and pilot a new output (in partnership with other internal teams); iterate on output based on collected feedback
  • Establish process for driving innovative Precision Ag outputs from concept to completion
  • Work cross-functionally to drive recommendations for Indigo Research Partners to test

Competencies:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Creative; enjoys thinking outside the box and proposing new solutions
  • Excellent multi-tasker; thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly focused on gathering insights and understanding the user
  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Passion for generating insights and new ideas from granular, disparate datasets
  • Works well across teams; able to champion ideas cross-functionally
  • Strong SQL skills required (or alternative, such as Looker, Tableau, etc.)
  • Understanding of database architecture strongly preferred
  • Python / R skills a plus
  • GIS skills preferred

Qualifications:

  • 5-8+ years experience
  • Proven success generating valuable insights/outputs from large, scattered datasets
  • Experience creating and driving an output growth strategy/process
  • Experience in agriculture preferred but not required
  • Prior management experience preferred


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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.

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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

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