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Farm Data Analytics Platform

Backend Software Engineer

$100k – $150k • 1.0% – 2.0%
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About the company:

FarmTrace is a farm data analytics platform that helps large food companies analyze their supply chains all the way back to the farm. Stakeholders throughout the supply chain can analyze and improve logistics and help minimize antibiotic usage, carbon footprint, food waste and more. Our team is backed and supported by experienced technology and ag-tech entrepreneurs, investors, and advisors, who have been pioneers in building new technology and solutions in the space.

About the role:

We are looking for a Senior Backend Developer, who will be responsible for building and scaling our internal API and database, and helping manage our integrations with external data sources. You will be working directly with the CTO to develop our server side architecture for our private API and RESTful application that manages and organizes large amounts of farm data from many different sources. This role may expand into a VP of Engineering role if deemed fit. This is an equity and salary position.


- Build and document our Private API that will connect and analyze data for our web app dashboard
- Devops
- Very high levels of data security
- Ensure system and API integrations reliability
- System architecture
- External API integrations

Skills and requirements:

- Previous experience building and scaling a RESTful application
- NodeJS
- PostgreSQL
- Data Science
- Devops experience with AWS
- Must have lots of experience integrating with other APIs and data sources
- Experience with agile development methodologies
- Management experience as we are looking to scale out the team fast
- Ideally you are fairly language agnostic or work well with other languages as it may be required to write code for and integrate other systems that connect with ours
- Not required, but experience with statistical analysis and/or React is a big plus

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Alex Sismanis

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Co-founder/CTO @FarmTrace, Former Co-founder @Ben (YC W18) • Worked at @Nokia, @Nvidia