Staff Software Engineer, Atlas Applications

Indigo, Boston, MA or Remote

Harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet

Staff Software Engineer, Atlas Applications

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Boston, MA or Remote

Staff Software Engineer, Atlas Applications (More about Atlas)


As a Staff Software Engineer on the Atas Apps team, you will work on building web applications and Javascript SDKs supporting Indigo’s effort to deliver a living map of the world’s food system. Atlas applications enable growers to make more informed planting, harvest, and marketing decisions. It also grants buyers and consumers a greater degree of control and choice over their supply chain through compelling data visualizations in the Atlas Precision Origination application and Atlas SDK. 

Your expertise in front end application development will help us create best-in-class consumer facing applications. You’ll lead the team building cutting edge map centric technologies and visualizations that will be used in UIs across Indigo.

As a Staff Software Engineer at Indigo you’ll:

  • Collaborate with Product Managers, UX designers, backend engineers, and data science engineers to spec, build, test and deploy code
  • Brainstorm features with product managers and UX designers based on your knowledge of the codebase
  • Learn about, use, and teach new web technologies
  • Expertly review code, have your code reviewed, and mentor other engineers

About You

  • You’re an engineer with deep experience building responsive web apps.
  • You have extensive experience with React and Typescript.
  • You might have experience with Vue, or other modern Javascript frameworks.
  • You care deeply about performance, usability, and accessibility.
  • You have experience building compelling data visualizations. 
  • You appreciate engaging and usable design, and sweat the details.
  • You're comfortable collaborating with teams to discuss technical and usability trade-offs.
  • You strive to create fast, reliable, and documented code that others can understand. 
  • You bring a positive attitude, a sense of humor, and self awareness.
  • You might have experience using vector tiles and building vector tile pipelines.
  • You are passionate about innovation and pushing the limits of web experiences.

About Indigo

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; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Basel, Switzerland; and São Paulo, Brazil. 



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.

About Indigo

About us Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, grow healthy food for all, and conserve resources for future generations. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, rice, corn, and soybeans. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with commercial and customer service based in Memphis, TN.

Want to learn more about Indigo? Visit Indigo's website.