Software Architect

| 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 Software Architect will play a key role in architecting and implementing various functions to solve complex problems, working with other architects and engineers to drive consistency. This person will play a key role in leading stakeholders toward a solution, with significant impact as a hands-on developer.


Responsibilities:

  • Drive architecture and design consistency and technology decisions across frontend and backend infrastructures, aligning investment with customer expectations and technology vision
  • Architect and implement standards and frameworks to ensure consistency in development, testing and deployment infrastructures
  • Define release, testing and test automation best practices, ensuring compliance across teams
  • Perform hands-on coding work within a cloud-native ecosystem of microservices hosted primarily on AWS
  • Collaborate with the architecture team and service teams to drive design consistency and technology decisions across all platform components to harmonize integration, maximize reuse and minimize redundant spending
  • Significantly contribute to patterns and practices in code as a hands-on developer, leading efforts to ensure best practices are in place
  • Define and execute security standards across frontend and backend systems

Competencies:

  • Pays extreme attention to detail
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment; pushes to find and deliver simple solutions to complex problems
  • Able to work across a broad set of technologies within architecture and infrastructure spaces
  • Experience with AWS, microservices, and distributed computing paradigms
  • Experience and/or familiarity with Typescript, Node, and/or Python
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills
  • Able to translate complex research processes into well-scoped data design
  • Self-starter; able to drive to solutions with minimal direction
  • Driven by incremental milestones to work toward an ideal solution
  • Strong passion for collaboration
  • Understands and is excited about Indigo’s mission and core values

Qualifications:

  • 6+ years experience in software development
  • 3+ years experience architecting and implementing solutions
  • Familiarity around Salesforce and Oracle ecosystems
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, quickly pivoting environment


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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
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