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Data Visualization Co-op

| Greater Boston Area

Data Visualization Co-op

Please Submit applications by 6am on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019.

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 Data Visualization Co-op will be part of the Data Innovation team, and will be motivated by the following questions: How can we harness JavaScript, HTML and CSS to build interactive visualizations that inform business decisions and drive impact? What problems across the business can we solve by building rapid prototype applications? How can we unlock the potential of data at Indigo by presenting it in novel ways?

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting with implementation of interactive dashboards using web based tools
  • Own the build out of new functionality in a modular way for data driven front-end applications (JavaScript, ReactJS, D3.js, MapBox)
  • Design UX/UI wireframes which will guide prototype development
  • Prepare spatial (and non-spatial) data sets for viewing / consuming in web-based applications (JSON, GeoJSON, TopoJSON)
  • Connect front end code to RESTful API endpoints built by Indigo engineering teams
  • Use HTML / CSS skills to build websites aligned with Indigo brand assets
  • Use Git and GitHub for version control and take part in the code review process
  • Deploy development and production applications on Indigo’s AWS infrastructure
  • Utilize Docker to containerize applications for easy deployment anywhere
  • Understand and embody our purpose & core values
    • Excited by Indigo’s mission; believes that Indigo can fundamentally change the agriculture industry; can clearly articulate passion for our mission and values
    • Optimistic and innovative; solution-oriented; shows no signs of cynicism
    • Will be widely viewed as someone who personifies our core values, is committed to them, and leans on them when making decisions. Specifically:
      • Demonstrates a track record of high integrity - doing the right thing, owning mistakes, conducting oneself honestly
      • Values, communicates and interacts with others with high levels of transparency and respect
    • Collaborates well across functions; creates an inspiring and collegial work environment

COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to effectively visualize data in a clear and compelling manner
  • Self-directed, able to build and drive their own agenda for dashboard/visualization construction
  • Works well both as a team member and independently
  • Can communicate well and gather requirements from a diverse set of teams
  • Can translate UI wireframes into a functional prototype
  • JavaScript skills (ReactJS helpful), and an interest in improving an existing codebase Ability to ingest prepared data from API endpoints into front end environments
  • Writes well-documented, clean, maintainable code in a collaborative environment (Git)

Indigo is committed to living our values, specifically “creating a work environment where everyone feels respected, connected, and has opportunities to learn and grow.” As part of living our values, we strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone feels they can be themselves and has an equal opportunity of succeeding.


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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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