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Web Developer

Engineering | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Join the A.I. company tackling some of the most consequential problems facing the world today. Gro Intelligence is a fast-growing, mission-driven data and analytics company dedicated to understanding the interconnected global markets for all agricultural products. From the food we eat to the clothing we wear and the gasoline in millions of cars across the globe, agriculture touches our daily existence like few other industries.  And it’s being completely upended by climate change, trade wars, finite global resources, fickle public policies, a growing population and ever-changing human tastes (e.g. organic produce, plant-based proteins, etc).  Come help us understand the complex interplay of these various forces and their ripple effect on global markets. 

With offices in both New York and Nairobi, and the financial backing of prominent investors including TPG Growth and Data Collective, Gro is a diverse team of more than 70 technologists, scientists, and business professionals.  Our team is growing rapidly and we’re looking for highly motivated, intellectually curious individuals with a shared commitment to building software that impacts the world on the most basic level. 

Gro has been featured prominently alongside the company’s founder and CEO in several recent outlets including Recode Decode with Kara Swisher, Fast Company’s Most Creative People, Fortune’s Most Powerful Women in Business, and Vanity Fair’s Inside the Hive with Nick Bilton.   

Gro is looking to bring on a web developer to keep building and optimizing Gro’s website. This developer will join us to make our web properties more accessible and successful to serve current customers and attract potential clients. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Create responsive, mobile-friendly web experiences for the website and other Gro web properties.

  • Write well-designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices.

  • Work with the Product Managers, UI and UX designers to ensure Gro’s web properties are optimized for high conversions and a delightful user experience.

  • Integrate with CRMs and inbound marketing systems when necessary for promotional, and informational strategies.

  • Integrate with web analytics tools to track conversion performance.

What You Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, HCI, Design, or equivalent practical experience

  • Proficient in HTML5 and CSS3

  • Experience with web libraries and frameworks, such as jQuery, React, AngularJS

  • Experience with server-side javascript (e.g Node.js) and frameworks such as Express.js, Hapi.js. Familiar with MVC concept.

  • Experience using RESTful APIs

  • Be knowledgeable of best practices for and able to produce high-quality web application UX and UI

  • Conversant with analytics tools such as HubSpot, Google Analytics, or Mixpanel

  • 2 years related working experience 

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with SEO

  • Experience designing and developing highly interactive web pages

  • Knowledge of databases such as Postgres, MongoDB

  • Python, Go, C++, Java

  • Portfolio is a plus

Gro Intelligence is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, actual or presumed belonging to an ethnic group, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.