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Backend Developer

Tel Aviv · Full-time

About The Position

Taranis is a leading precision agriculture intelligence platform that uses sophisticated computer vision, data science, and deep learning algorithms to effectively monitor fields. Taranis offers a full-stack solution for high precision aerial surveillance imagery to prevent crop yield loss due to insects, crop disease, weeds, and nutrient deficiencies.

Overseeing millions of acres of farmland in North America, South America, Europe, CIS, and Oceania, Taranis targets high-volume commodity crops which account for 70% of the global crop market and give farmers the tools to address issues in real-time, increasing yields and cutting costs.

Founded in 2015, Taranis raised over $60M from leading VC investors and is being led by a founding team with deep experience in both agriculture and technology.

We are searching for a highly motivated, self-driven, tech-junky backend developer to join our AI team. Work with the most advanced frameworks that exist today, lead ongoing feature development and overall operation of a cloud-based product which eventually helps farmers grow and maximize their business.

Join a creative and exciting team to build cross-organizational solutions and infrastructures to support our fast-growing need for scaled data and AI solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate together with cross-organizational teams to design and build a data-centric environment
  • Develop various data pipelines: collection, fusion, enrichment, and cleansing
  • Be responsible for the deployment, scaling, and performance of the Taranis solution over Google Cloud Platform through its entire lifecycle from development to production
  • Build code infrastructure - libraries, packages, and services for future use
  • Collaborate with Product Managers, R&D, and AI team members to plan, nurture, and implement an efficient development process


Requirements

  • At least 3 years of proven hands-on experience with backend frameworks and cloud data, tools, and environments.
  • Experience working in cloud environment including Kubernetes and Docker
  • Experience with relational databases (Postgres / MySQL or similar), ETL processes, and with no-SQL DBs (MongoDB or similar)
  • Background with building microservices
  • Advanced Python coding skills
  • Experience in DevOps and MLOps - an advantage
  • Experience with data engineering frameworks like Hadoop stack, BigQuery - an advantage
  • Strong ability to partner with cross-functional teams to deliver project goals
  • Ability to design, optimize and refactor the code for improved performance


To maintain and cultivate our unique DNA in Taranis, we look for people who

  • Love what they do and are passionate about making an impact
  • Able to adapt quickly in an intensive, fast-paced environment
  • Own strong attention to details and sense of accountability
  • Quick learners, organized and personally dedicated to accomplishing objectives
  • Master multitasking, Hands-on, own high work ethic, and prioritize workload 
  • Excellent analytical skills combined with impeccable business judgment
  • Have great communication skills


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