Software Developer

GMT or EST time zone Full-time Allows remote

Language Requirement: Fluency in English required, French a plus 

About myAgro 

myAgro is an award-winning non-profit social enterprise based in West Africa. We have pioneered a mobile savings model that allows farmers to invest their own funds in high-quality seed, fertilizer, and agricultural training to increase their harvest and income by 50-100%. Our North Star is to help 1 million farmers increase their incomes by $1.50 per day by 2025 and lift themselves out of poverty. Learn more from myAgro’s founder and CEO here. 

Software Developer role

The Software Developer is a member of the global Product team. This position is based in GMT or EST time zone. You will develop key components of myAgro’s digital layaway platform, which will have global reach. An important responsibility of this role will be to develop and improve the software platform and tools used by myAgro, including mobile applications and Salesforce database, as well as integrations with other systems and platforms. You will also be supporting field operations and programs directly – this includes ensuring customer support, fixing bugs, testing applications, and training of programs staff on product. You will work collaboratively with a technology team based around the world. This position reports to the CTO.

Key responsibilities are:

  • Application Development: Design and build applications for field operations. This includes Salesforce modules, Telerivet integrations, mobile applications (typically CommCare), and integrations with other systems and platforms. This includes working on designing elegant user interfaces, writing high quality code, ensuring cross-system functionality and playing a key role on innovating to ensure myAgro has the best tools to do our work
  • Support: Collaboratively troubleshoot, fix bugs and be responsive to myAgro’s ticketing platform. Solve problems quickly and communicate with related teams as needed

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • 1-3 years’ experience in software development.
  • Proven ability to work independently on important projects
  • A passion for the mission, vision and values of myAgro

Preferred Skills and Qualities

  • Familiarity with using common development tools (ticketing, version control)
  • Knowledge of web-based applications and databases.
  • Proven record of being a self-starter and delivering on projects.
  • Proven, strong communication skills and ability to work cross culturally
  • French proficiency a plus but not required. The tech team primarily works in English

 

myAgro provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, national origin, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, and genetics. myAgro complies with all applicable federal, provincial and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.