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Full Stack Engineer

$80k – $120k • 0.25% – 0.75%
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Amber Agriculture is an early-stage startup on the frontline of internet of things technology development in agriculture. Leveraging the latest in analytics and automation-- Amber’s new, industry-first wireless sensors power practical decision-making tools for farmers. The team’s flagship offering aims to help farmers manage and protect grain assets. Amber’s IoT enables them to deliver the highest quality grain at peak moments so they can capture high market prices.

Amber was launched at the University of Illinois, accelerated @ Hax (China) + Alchemist (Silicon Valley), and is now headquartered and building in Chicago. The company’s co-founders have a farm + fitbit background, and were named Best Startup at the world’s largest tech show, CES in Las Vegas in 2017.

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We are looking for a Full Stack Software Engineer to join our growing team. You will be joining the core development team at an early-stage startup and will have a huge impact on the success of Amber Agriculture. If you are interested in connecting thousands of real-time data points, machine learning, and enterprise software platforms- this position is for you.

The Role
- Build rock-solid, testable, and scalable back-ends
- Create internal tools for continuous integration and operations support
- Create beautiful front-end applications that our customers use, depend on, and love
- Create new products and features for monitoring and managing the post-harvest grain supply-chain
- Support and validate design decisions with tracking and analytics

Requirements:
- No farm background or previous agriculture knowledge required
- Strong communication skills
- Experience writing testable software
- Experience building microservice ecosystems
- Fluent in SQL, JavaScript, HTML, CSS
- Experience with PostgreSQL, NodeJS, AWS
- Proven ability to quickly learn and adapt to new frameworks and technologies
- Proficient with Git, Linux, Agile Development

Preferred:
- Experience with GraphQL APIs
- TypeScript/Flow
- Experience with Python + Scipy Stack

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We like to say we are a startup with significance, but don’t just take our word for it:

NAMED BEST STARTUP AT WORLD’S LARGEST TECH SHOW CES IN LAS VEGAS- Engadget

“Plenty of startups promise solutions to problems that are either overblown or don't really exist, but we can't say the same about Amber Agriculture. With Amber's array of sensors, farmers can more easily check the quality of their stored grain and get their wares to the companies that make our food at the right time. Beyond ensuring these farmers get the biggest return on their crop yields, the ability to monitor for the conditions that lead to spoilage could eventually help whole countries deal with food supply issues. Long story short: Amber's is a savvy approach to a pressing problem most people don't even know about-”


TESTIMONY TO THE UNITED STATES SENATE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE- Ken Dallmier, President of Clarkson Grain

“A working system is being commercialized by Amber Agriculture whereby a transmitting puck about the size of a key-fob is inserted into grain at the field which is readable throughout the supply chain to the end-user”


AMBER AGRICULTURE: TOP 100 STARTUP POWERING THE FUTURE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE- CB Insights

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