Front End Software Engineer, Carbon

Indigo - Boston, MA

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

 

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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