Augmenta - 2019-05-30

We are HIRING - Senior Agronomist

Join a fast growing team within a very challenging sector!

Augmenta is a machine learning startup that develops a state-of-the-art vision system for agricultural applications that helps farmers understand the health and quality of their crops but also automates tasks as fertilizer application. The Augmenta solutions consists of an on-tractor device running machine learning on the edge and a cloud solution that provides insightful analytics & visualizations to stakeholders. Our solutions are currently deployed by large ag companies across the world. We are venture backed and growing fast. We are actively looking for a senior agronomist to help us build/improve our algorithms and conduct agronomical research across different countries in the world

The candidate will lead all agronomic operations, create and evaluate algorithms, conduct large scale experiments in Greek and international farms, collaborate with computer vision engineers and Artificial Intelligence engineers towards the direction of new algorithm and services creation. Additionally, the candidate will have to find scalable ways to label mass amounts of data gathered from deployed systems around the world.

The candidate will also drive the development team towards the goals set and assist in shaping the roadmap for future solution and services that give significant value to farmers around the world.

Knowledge of experimental farming, data analysis, statistical analysis, algorithm creation is a must. Knowledge regarding Artificial Intelligence, Agronomical Business Development are appreciated.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent experience in Agronomical Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in experimental farming
  • 3+ years of experience data & statistical analysis
  • 3+ years of experience in agronomical algorithm creation
  • Excellent communications skills & English fluency
  • Ability to travel abroad in order to monitor ongoing field experiments & participation in Agronomical conferences
  • Ability to redefine agronomical strategy fast, according to the fast-changing startup goals and restrictions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D or equivalent experience in variable rate algorithm creation based on spectral data
  • Farming Business Experience
  • Experience with all means of data acquisition means. (Drones, Satellites, Real-time sensors)
  • Knowledge of Artificial Intelligence methods
  • Knowledge of Agronomical Business Development
  • Ability to lead a team and of field agronomists in different geographies and keep up with project deadlines

We take continuous learning to heart - we’re in a rapidly evolving space and every day brings new ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring the best people, giving them what they need, and then getting out of their way so they can do their best work. We believe our products have a deep impact on the agricultural sector helping farmers reduce costs, increase profits and reduce the use of chemicals in the process. We are looking for people who will share our vision and help us redefine the market of precision agriculture.

For CV submission contact Areti Bilal – areti@augmenta.ag

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