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Customer Success/ATV Operator

General Position Summary: We are looking for employees that can work full or part time. As the Customer Success/ATV Operator you will be responsible for being on time to client’s fields to operate an ATV that uses LiDAR imagery data to detect bloom, fruit, and maturity data that allows growers to view this data to decipher where labor is needed, determine thinning protocols, and get yield estimates.  

This position requires travel to Wenatchee, Yakima, and Tri-cities area.   

 Responsibilities:  

  • Must know how to safely operate an ATV and tow vehicle 

  • Setting up and taking down Imagery technology on ATV, and operating both for accuracy of data  

  • Work closely with growers to establish and maintain effective communication  

  • Strengthen the impact and scope of precision ag technologies to up sell other technologies we offer to growers  

  • Install Sensors and other technologies on farms 

  • Submit reports of issues happening with technology or operational vehicles to head staff members 

  • Attend webinars for continuing education  

Qualifications:  

  • Minimum Associates degree in related field (Plant and Soil Science, BAS in Ag Systems, Viticulture) 1-2 Years of experience. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and clean driving record 

  • Precision Agriculture, Tree Fruit, and Agriculture context  

  • Must know how to haul a trailer  

  • Must have exceptional customer service, communication, and computer skills 

  • Efficient in Microsoft Applications 

  • Demonstrates a high level of professionalism 

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaker is highly preferred  

Pay and Benefits:  DOE: Full time roles qualify for health, dental, 401K, holiday, vacation, and sick pay, as well as stock options.  

Applicant Required Documents: 

  1. Resume or Curriculum Vitae (Please send documents to careers@innovate.ag) 

Data Scientist

Position Summary:  

This role is focused on bringing together disparate data sources from partners, organizing data into 'layers' on mapping systems, enabling growers to plan & execute decisions on labor, nutrients, & irrigation. Position is remote / home-based; preference for candidates in PST. 

The ideal candidate's favorite words are learning, data, scale, and agility. You will leverage your strong collaboration skills and ability to extract valuable insights from highly complex data sets to ask the right questions and find the right answers.  

  

Responsibilities

  • Analyze raw data: assessing quality, cleansing, structuring for downstream processing 

  • Data pipeline: advanced knowledge of Python to pull data from data/IoT partners via APIs; knowledge of Azure Data Factory a plus. 

  • Database management: maintain SQL & MySQL database services 

  • Data interpretation, visualization, & mapping: Manage and layers of soil, water, nutrient, yield, labor data onto API-based mapping services 

  • Collaborate with engineering team to bring analytical prototypes to production 

  • Generate actionable insights for business improvements 

  

Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in quantitative field (Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, etc.) and 3 years of experience. Advanced degree preferred. 

  • Precision agriculture context and training strongly preferred. 

  • At least 1 - 2 years' of experience in quantitative analytics or data modeling 

  • At least 1 - 2 years' experience in cloud computing platform (Azure preferred) 

  • Knowledge of spatial analysis, GIS / mapping tools, & API-based mapping services (Mapbox, Azure Maps, ArcGIS or QGIS) 

  • Fundamentals in predictive modeling, machine-learning, clustering and classification techniques, and algorithms (including tools such as SciKit-Learn, PyTorch, TensorFlow). Image-based classification highly desirable. 

  • Fluency in a programming language (advanced knowledge of Python & SQL, Javascript desirable) 

  • Familiarity with Big Data frameworks and visualization tools (Spark, PowerBI, Tableau) 

  • Documentation with Git tools (GitHub) 

 

Pay and Benefits:  DOE: Full time roles qualify for health, dental, 401K, holiday, vacation, and sick pay, as well as stock options. 

 

Applicant Required Documents: 

  1. Resume or Curriculum Vitae (Please send documents to careers@innovate.ag) 

Administration/Operations Assistant

General Position Summary: This role will start out part-time, with opportunity to expand into full-time role as our company grows.  As the Admin/Operations Assistant you will be responsible for scheduling and maintaining company calendars, maintaining grower relations, and supporting the company to provide efficiency and effectiveness to growers, researchers, partners, and investors we work with. 

 

Position is remote / home-based; preference for candidates in PST (Ideally Walla Walla, WA area).

 Responsibilities:  

  • Scheduling meetings/field days: face-to-face or virtual meetings with growers, partners, investors, and technology services  

  • Maintain company calendar: Give updates to staff on what is coming up, growers to follow up with, meetings 

  • Maintaining contracts with clients and making sure growers sign service contracts  

  • In charge of preparations for employee travels/ overnight stays 

  • Maintain client relations: Mail out thank you’s, send company updates, keep clients involved 

  • Able to travel locally (within Walla Walla) to mail packages, and pick-up supplies, etc 

Qualifications:  

  • Minimum Associates degree in related field (Ag Business, Business Management, Office Administration, or related degree) 1-2 Year experience, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  

  • Precision Agriculture/ Tree Fruit or Agriculture context  

  • Must have exceptional customer service, communication, and computer skills 

  • Efficient in Microsoft Applications 

  • Demonstrates a high level of professionalism 

  • Must have valid drivers and personal vehicle for local travel 

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaker is highly preferred  

Pay and Benefits:  DOE: Full time roles qualify for health, dental, 401K, holiday, vacation, and sick pay, as well as stock options. 

 

Applicant Required Documents: 

  1. Resume or Curriculum Vitae (Please send documents to careers@innovate.ag) 

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