Yara is looking for a Principal Software Developer in Europe for a critical project.
*Background: We have a POC mobile app developed by another vendor and handed over back in 12.2021. The idea here is to continue the development of that mobile app by engaging with another vendor which fit the new Yara policy
*Time zone requirements: Could be located in any European Timezone country
*Language requirements – English
*Will there be a processing of EU/EEA personal data? Yes, and for that reason the contractors should be located in the EU or UK.
*Timeline/ duration – until 16.12.2022 ( Potentially being re-engaged from 09.01.2023 in a 3 months engagement contract)
*Start date – ASAP
*Design emergent architecture in collaboration with the team and other stakeholders such as DevOps, Enterprise/Domain Architecture, and Cyber Security.
*Lead the team by providing sound technical support and advise. Able to address team concerns directly or via collaboration with other technical leads in Yara.
*Play a fundamental role in keeping the flow, removing noise and understanding the priorities of the team.
Guardian of overarching architecture.
*While the team focuses on development, the technical lead must be able to know and understand the overallarchitecture and the high level view of the different components.
*Translate technical realities into business terms. When facing conversations with customers, business owners or other stakeholders, the leader is able to translate different technical concepts, topics, issues or options into business terms; adapts the level of detail and tone depending on the audience.
*Sometimes can be used as bridge by some of the developers when they are focused on technical duties.
*Knowing the team, the leader knows the strengths and weaknesses of each team member, giving guidance to pull work and organizing it while not imposing.
*The leader also proposes different career development activities to strengthen technical capabilities.
*Overall servant leader.
*Agile Software Development experience with Jira, Confluence, Scrum Methodology.
*At least 3 years experience leading teams in the capacity of a hands-on technical lead, principal developer or a solution architect handling full responsibilities of design, development, delivery and maintenance.
*Hands-on experience with unit testing, integration testing and end-to-end testing (Jest, Enzyme).
*Experience working with Terraform and AWS infrastructure. Hands-on experience with CI/CD tools like CircleCI, Docker.
*Exposure with RESTful API, Swagger, Postman. Familiar with at least one QA automation tool: Appium, Selenium, BrowserStack
*Hands-on experience with database design with RDBMS like MySQL, Postgres, expertise in one of NoSQL DB like DynamoDB, and ORM: sequelize, objectionJs, knex.
*Experience with Authentication service like Auth0
*Hands-on experience with mobile application development and related frameworks (iOS, Android, Firebase, Appcenter…).
*Strong technical mentorship skills and experience in leading a team of developers and QA in building and shipping mobile applications and backend services.
*Experience working with remote teams and vendor teams in streamlining deliverables.
About Digital Ag Solutions
Yara aims to be the crop nutrition company for the future and is leading the development of sustainable agriculture and digital tools to contribute to solving global agricultural challenges. We have a worldwide presence with sales teams in ~150 countries and around 17,000 employees.