Software Engineer, Front End

| 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 Engineer, Front End will build modular web applications that are easy to use and fully tested and monitored. This person will deliver features and will contribute to a component library to maximize code reusability. They will also be a critical member of a highly efficient and cohesive engineering team that is focused on the customer's needs and requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement user interfaces that are highly intuitive, reliable, and meet the needs of our customers
  • Contribute to component library that will be the basis of all of Indigo’s user interfaces
  • All web applications are fully tested, resilient and easily monitored

Competencies:

  • Extremely focused on the end-user, developing a deep understanding of the user and their needs
  • Passion for software development and modern software development practices
  • Works and interacts well with software engineering, product management, business development, and customers
  • Passion for Indigo’s mission and values
  • Strong communication skills
  • Not afraid to ask questions; able to quickly learn new technologies and stay up-to-date with best practices
  • Results-oriented, demonstrating an ability to meet deadlines

Qualifications:

  • 1-3+ years professional front end experience required
    • Strong JavaScript experience, including concepts like asynchronous programming, types, and ES6
    • Strong HTML/CSS experience, including concepts like layout, specificity, cross browser compatibility, and accessibility
  • Knowledge of REST or GraphQL APIs preferred
  • Experience setting up monitoring solutions like Sentry preferred
  • Prior experience working in a fast-paced, agile environment required
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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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