Our customer is one of world's largest chemical group with over 100,000 employees worldwide. Here we are currently looking for a permanent position in Cologne as
Senior Software Engineer Backend Java/GIS – Digital Farming (m/f/d)
As Senior Software Engineer Backend Java/GIS you are responsible for the Java-based backend development, GIS architecture and operations inside the globally operating digital farming unit of our customer.
You ensure efficient and cost-effective handling and processing of large volumes of geospatial data layers, like machinery data, soil and satellite imagery etc.
In close collaboration with the customers remote sensing research team you support the implementation of satellite/drone imagery processing.
Together with the customers project team you translate Digital Farming business needs into IT requirements and concrete technical implementations covering the whole software development lifecycle.
At last, you participate in all phases of the product governance and development life cycle, including writing epics, user stories and support the sprint planning in our agile development setup.
Bachelor´s degree in computer sciences, natural sciences, engineering, mathematics, GIS or related fields
solid experience with Java GeoTools, PostGIS, QGIS and GeoServer
good understanding of geospatial related concepts like raster/ vector data handling, geometry simplification, statistical clustering, filters and geometric operations
good understanding of handling farm machinery data and environmental data layers like soil, topology etc. would be an advantage
excellent communication in English and analytical skills to build as well as maintain good working relationships across the entire organization