DevOps Engineer

| Greater Boston Area

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, conserve resources for future generations, and grow healthy food for all. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, barley, corn, soybeans, and rice. The company, founded by Flagship Pioneering, is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil. www.indigoag.com

The DevOps Engineer will build scalable and highly available infrastructure to productionize algorithms developed for Data Sciences. You will also drive analyses to reduce the cost and the engineering effort needed to update existing algorithms or introduce new algorithms.

Responsibilities:

  • Build infrastructure to support data processing and machine learning algorithms run in a cost effective and highly available environment
  • Reduce the time to deployment of new or updated algorithms into production environments
  • Solve infrastructure problems and automate responses for recurring problems
  • Monitor and respond to production incidents during business hours
  • Improve automatic responses to system failures to prevent down time
  • Understand and embody Indigo’s mission & core values
  • Work with the DevOps team to understand current CI/CD platform, tooling, and environments involved in release

Competencies:

  • Proven self-starter
  • Flexible to needs of users with varying degrees of technical ability
  • Build tools that help data scientists release algorithms more quickly and efficiently
  • Able to work with tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Knowledge of best practices in code development and deployment methodologies
  • Ensures consistency across the release process, while also understanding the need for exceptions to the rule (ie. emergency releases)
  • Able to work with engineers to understand non-traditional deployment methodologies (e.g. native mobile applications)
  • An advocate for everything automated, hands off deployments, and repeatable and reliable solutions.
  • Very strong interest in knowing and using new technologies (should be fun!)

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in high-level scripting languages such as python, JS, bash, etc
  • Familiarity with best-in-class build and release tools
  • Understands standard build automation solutions used today
  • Experience with continuous integration, testing, and deployment
  • Experience implementing advanced monitoring for platforms and applications
  • Experience with infrastructure as code (serverless, terraform)
  • Experience building and deploying Docker containers preferred
  • AWS experience preferable, including:
    • Lambda
    • RDS
    • IAM
    • ECS
    • ELB
    • Cloudformation
  • Clear, effective communicator; capable of understanding user requirements and delivering solutions for those requirements
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • GraphQLLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

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

What are Indigo Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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