Field Data Solutions Demand-Side Analyst

What if nature could be harnessed to help farmers sustainably feed the planet? Since 2014, Indigo has questioned agriculture's full value chain to improve grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health. The company’s scientific discoveries and digital innovations have amplified new value from soil to sale, benefiting more than 10,000 growers to date. Indigo is also the company behind The Terraton Initiative, a global effort to drawdown one trillion tons of atmospheric carbon dioxide by unlocking the potential of agricultural soils. In 2019, Indigo was ranked #1 on CNBC’s Disruptor 50 list. Headquartered in Boston, MA, Indigo has additional offices in Memphis, TN; Research Triangle Park, NC; Sydney, Australia; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Basel, Switzerland; and São Paulo, Brazil. 

The Field Data Solutions team is responsible for capturing ground-truth data directly from agricultural lands and finding use cases for this data.  This data can come from drones, sensors, soil samples, telematics on farm machinery, growers & agronomists, and many other sources.  This role will focus on managing the list of attributes we support and how those are created across field sources.   

 

Responsibilities:

  • Establish a method for cataloging the full list of field attributes supported and establish a roadmap for future needs to support internal and external use cases
  • Form partnerships with all data users to capture the voice of the customer and understand how their needs can best be served by field data & determine when their needs require new fields
  • Create visually compelling slides in PowerPoint to communicate how field data is evolving and key strategies for our team
  • Participate in developing innovative new products and businesses from field data\
  • Serve as a working committee member for the Field Data Solutions steering committee, bringing recommendations and findings for approval

Competencies:

  • Very highly organized
    • Able to manage a complex universe of field data attributes
    • Able to balance needs across many parts of the organization for field data
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Outstanding communication skills
    • Respond promptly and clearly via email
    • Conduct phone interviews
    • Deliver presentations, with and without Powerpoint
    • Seeks first to understand, then to be understood
  • Ability to structure thoughts and concepts into visually appealing slides
  • Someone who thrives on providing structure to complexity
  • Highly adaptable and flexible to the changing needs of the organization
  • Willingness to travel frequently to the field to learn about, deploy, and maintain technologies
  • Competes necessary tasks, even menial ones, with joy

Qualifications:

  • 3-5+ years work experience, ideally working in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment
  • Undergrad degree in business, math, engineering, science, or related field preferred; or relevant work experience to demonstrate similar analysis skills
  • Strong SQL skills

Indigo is committed to living our values, specifically “creating a work environment where everyone feels respected, connected, and has opportunities to learn and grow.” As part of living our values, we strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone feels they can be themselves and has an equal opportunity of succeeding.

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