Data Engineer

Pune, Maharashtra, India | Full-time

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AgroStar is India’s foremost AgTech start-up with a mission of #HelpingFarmersWin through right advisory and solutions, powered by data and technology. It was started with a  vision to solve two of the biggest problems in Indian agriculture - Lack of guidance for healthy and sustainable farming AND limited access to quality farm inputs for consistent and qualitative farming. 

 With technology at its core, we have built an innovative & sustainable ecosystem that includes products such as a customized enterprise sales solutions that maps data of farmers' crop life cycles, India's first online farmer community, online agri-advisory with online shopping for inputs and an incomparable logistics solution for last mile rural connectivity. 

 We have procured and partnered with leading national and international brands for major agri-inputs like seeds, crop nutrition, crop protection and farm implements, that are needed for farming and we deliver them at the doorstep of farmers. Thus, our efforts at AgroStar are focused to become the driving force to equip our farmers with the power of knowledge to farm better and smarter, through technology and up to date expert advice.  

 The company is funded by prominent VCs like Chiratae Venture Partners , Aavishkaar Ventures and Accel Partners. AgroStar also takes pride to have Snapdeal’s Kunal Behl and Rohit Bansal as its early investors and mentors. AgroStar is the winner of Economic Times' Best Startup Award 2016, under the 'Social Enterprise' category.

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Our Team

We are a team of highly motivated individuals, who are willing to push beyond the ceiling, initiate new ideas and take challenges head on. Apart from coffee, working in an extremely fast-paced, dynamic work culture is what we passionate souls thrive on. We ride against the tide as time is never enough and there’s always more to do.

Our mission of ‘Helping Farmers Win’ is a tall task as we try to bring change and development to the grassroots of India. We need heroes who are dedicated to the mission, live the dream and drive it with passion. If that sounds like you, here’s more about the role:

As a data engineer at agrostar you’ll be part of the data science team, 

where you’ll be expected to:

 

  • Design, construct, install, test and maintain highly scalable data management systems
  • Build data pipelines, take care of the ETL life cycles of data
  • Ensure systems meet business requirements and industry practices
  • Build high-performance algorithms, prototypes, predictive models and proof of concepts
  • Develop data set processes for data modeling, mining and production
  • Integrate new data management technologies and software engineering tools into existing structures
  • Recommend ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality
  • Collaborate with data architects, modelers and IT team members on project goals

 

You should possess the following skills:

 

Must have:

  • Deep knowledge of SQL
  • Deep knowledge of python
  • Knowledge of big data systems like Hadoop, Apache spark
  • Knowledge of Google BigQuery or Amazon RedShift
  • Desire to learn and experiment

 

Good To have:

  • Knowledge of cloud systems like AWS or GCP or Azure
  • Knowledge of Mongodbs
  • Knowledge of SOAP, REST APIs and API integrations

 

Can have:

  • Knowledge of Django
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning, deep learning, neural networks
  • Knowledge of R language 
  • Knowledge of Data Analytics

 

Work Experience: 

  • 1-2 Years