Senior Software Engineer
Website Bowery Farming
At Bowery Farming, we dream of a world where agriculture gives back to the people and the planet more than it takes. But to achieve this, we need more than incremental change. We need to reimagine farming from the ground up. Every day, Bowery’s purpose-driven team works toward this mission. Right outside of cities, we build indoor farms that grow wildly flavorful produce that’s defiantly free from pollutants, all while using less finite resources like space and water. Our smart farms are powered by our proprietary farm operating system, BoweryOS, creating a simplified, agile food system that’s focused on flavor, freshness, and safety. At Bowery, we’re farming efficiently so we can feed effectively, democratizing access to fresh, local food in our communities.
This is an opportunity to join a growing team and make a substantial impact at Bowery. We’re looking for someone that can learn, adapt, and roll with a fast-paced, ever-changing environment and who isn’t afraid of uncertainty. Software Engineering at Bowery involves developing software systems that power a modern farm. This includes building out work management systems, data collection, visualization, control systems, and farm automation. You’ll be part of idea generation, design, prototyping, planning, and the execution of new software components of all aspects of our farms. The software stack at Bowery consists of a few, focused Elixir services running in AWS, Phoenix +Vue.js / React on the front-end, and Elixir (Nerves) running on thousands of in-house built devices on-premise in our farms. We’re utilizing an event-driven architecture, RPC, and Channels/WebSockets to pass data throughout our services and real-time UI’s.
What You’ll Do:
- Create innovative automation solutions and advance the state of indoor farming alongside mechanical engineers, agricultural scientists, and the farm operations team
- Build responsive, mobile-first web applications to support the demands of farm operations and agricultural science teams
- Develop systems to collect, process, and visualize data related to plant health and growing environmental characteristics
- Optimize crop cycles and workflow schedules to improve yields and make the best use of time in the farm
- Scale systems to handle more farms, more sensors, more crops, and more operators.
- Proactively identify opportunities to enhance developer productivity
Who You Are:
- You have experience developing and scaling production web applications using Phoenix, Rails, Node, or similar backend MVC frameworks
- You proactively mitigate issues through test-driven development, continuous deployment, and thoughtful monitoring and alerting
- You’ve used implementations of protocols like MQTT, XMPP, and AMQP to handle messaging between services in a distributed system
- You’re excited about how advancements in machine learning and IoT can work in harmony to improve the state of the planet
- You are able to establish the scope of assigned tasks, execute them, and independently communicate status updates
- You participate in code reviews and give constructive feedback to peers
- You believe that teams succeed and fail together and take responsibility for ensuring the success and safety of your teammates
- You’re confident in taking ownership of projects from start to finish and enjoy the process of turning nebulous ideas into reality
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