About the Unit
For over a century, Yara has worked to feed the world and our mission is to do so in a responsible and sustainable way. A newly established global unit, Digital Farming, has been created to use digital solutions to help achieve this vision, by building digital solutions that enable farmers to make the most profitable and sustainable decision throughout the crop cycle, and by establishing new business models supporting this transform from selling products to selling services.
The success of Digital Farming and its solutions is a key priority in Yara, and we plan to significantly grow our global business presence in this field.
Digital Farming is organized along business lines with high levels of autonomy in the business lines. Global Technology facilitates across business lines and promotes effective co-operation.
Take the chance and build the infrastructure and related services underpinning the worlds leading agriculture platform, work with a truly global team and leverage the newest technology to deliver a stable, secure, global and hyper-scale infrastructure platform.
Be the technical thought leader for Yara’s Global DevOps / DevSecOps Platform, be the teams principal engineer.
Drive the strategy and roadmap for service design, development, and delivery
Evangelize and drive technical innovations that create significant cost advantages for the Company or differentiated customer experience
Demonstrate cross-functional leadership to resolve critical production issues
Lead by example, communicating, inspiring and motivating all levels of staff
Identify and drive process-based improvements that generate operational efficiencies
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, emerging technologies, and software development best practices
DevOps Platform Engineering
Working with product engineering teams, design, develop, operate and maintain secure, auto-scalable, highly available, vendor-agnostic cloud environments with the lowest TCO (total cost of ownership)
Develop automation ecosystem for cloud and continuous delivery, monitoring, security, messaging
Operations for public (AWS / Azure) Cloud and Cloud Native Platform ( Enterprise DevOps and Site Reliability Engineering)
Understand the overall system design and ensure integrity is maintained.
Security, Governance and Compliance
Execute procedures and activities in accordance with audit guidelines
Implement and follow security policies in collaboration with the IT Security team
Organization and People Management
Hire, develop and retain a world-class high performance team
Effectively communicate goals and objectives to the organization
Ensure that the established departmental goals and SLAs are met
Deep technical understanding knowledge of Cloud Native Infrastructure stack (AWS,Kubernetes, Terraform...) and Cloud Native Application Architecture
Experienced software engineer / architect
10 years experience with 5 years in a management or team leader position
Empathic, motivating leader
Experience in developing effective relationships with a range of clients
Record of achievement in a pressured, change orientated environment
Experience in developing business cases
Experience in managing globally dispersed teams
Experience managing cross-functional projects and prioritizing multiple simultaneous projects