A Remote Software Engineer needed at myAgro

 

Software Engineer

 

Location: Remote | Remote – Based
Grade: Mid level – Mid level
Occupational Groups: Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Science

myAgro is a non-profit agritech social enterprise based in West Africa. We have developed 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 support 1 million farmers in 2026 – providing them the tools they need to prosper. Our organization has received recognition and support from Skoll Foundation, Echoing Green, World Bank, and The Audacious Project from TED.

 

Job Description:

  • The Software Engineer plays a crucial role within our global Field Applications team. As a Software Engineer, you will develop front-end and back-end components using React, React Native, and Python technologies.
  • Your primary focus will be on creating applications that enable myAgro program staff to track and accomplish their fieldwork while ensuring seamless offline functionality to accommodate our operating environment’s limited connectivity challenges.
  • You will report to the Software Engineering Lead.

Responsibilities:

  • Application Development: Build, launch, and support applications for field and office operations. We use React, React Native, Python and PostgreSQL as our primary stack, and we are looking for someone with experience with these or similar technologies.
  • Support: Troubleshoot, fix bugs, and be responsive to our ticketing platform.
  • Collaborate: Work quickly and communicate with teammates.

Requirements:

  • Proficiency in React and Python, with the ability to develop complex applications.
  • Proficiency in writing tests and an understanding of the advantages of employing a test-driven development approach.
  • Demonstrated discipline in development practices, including proficient use of Git for version control.
  • The ability to function and relate in culturally diverse situations.
  • A collaborative mindset with a focus on teamwork.

Benefits:

  • Health insurance (including dental, vision and health coverage)
  • Approximately 4 weeks of paid time off each year
  • Retirement plan contributions
  • Professional development and laptop stipends
  • Annual flight benefit
  • The opportunity to make a difference for farmers everyday!

 

Apply Here

 

NB:

To apply, submit an application on our website. Include a cover letter (motivation letter) and a resume or CV.  Please submit your application and documents in English. Only shortlisted candidates will contacted by our team.

We encourage you to apply early as we will begin interviews with interesting candidates on a rolling basis. The interview process includes the application form, short virtual interviews and typically a short written assignment or a visit to the field or one of our offices.

myAgro provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, 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.