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Technology Partnerships Co-op

| Greater Boston Area

 Technology Partnerships 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 Technology Partnerships Co-op will support key initiatives across the company relating to Indigo's pipeline development and assisting future product launches. They will support the group with leading, synthesizing and explaining key analyses related to business-critical opportunities. They will work cross-functionally internally and with third party partners and consultants. It is highly encouraged to apply if you have a strong desire to sustainably improve agriculture and global food systems, regardless of academic background.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design, deliver, and maintain analyses to support business critical decisions:
    • Develop a deep understanding of the functionality of the different departments of the company and where process improvements can be made
    • Work collegially with cross-functional team to get guidance on assumptions and outcomes
    • Ability to visually organize project findings and present to a small group of people
    • Model the different opportunities that potential partners could provide and determine which fit the goals and needs of the current organization
    • Manage inventory management requests and conduct regular company and university landscaping research
    • Fulfill ad-hoc requests of team, with leadership approval
  • Develop leads and maintain opportunities to supplement and support Indigo’s product pipeline:
    • Find and vet leads to add to the licensing pipeline by understanding product needs
    • Conduct outreach to potential collaborators to confirm if they are a fit with the Indigos goals (Candidates should be comfortable with email and cold calling, as this is a key part of this role)
    • Support efforts to find and access the best technologies in the industry, which compliment technologies being internally developed by Indigo
    • Communicate ideas to multiple groups within the organization and gather feedback
  • Support Indigo's International Development:
    • Develop critical understanding of the opportunity and market barriers that exist in international geographies
    • Support efforts related to evaluating partners and potential economics and deal structures
    • Align future product launches with opportunities that exist within R&D's product pipeline
    • Ability to work with people of different backgrounds with confidence and cross-cultural competence
  • 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

  • Strong interest in agriculture industry and belief in Indigo's mission
  • Strong analytical capabilities and the ability to take the initiative
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Alignment with Indigo's mission and core values
  • Interest or experience in agriculture, food, biology, or biotechnology a plus
  • Previous Salesforce or CRM experience a plus
  • Previous work experience is highly recommended
  • Multiple language proficiency encouraged


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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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