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"We are looking for dedicated and passionate members to join the core Observe Agriculture team"


What is OA about?

Observe Agriculture is an early stage tech-startup dedicated to having a significant impact in the Agricultural Industry. Our approach is  driven by innovative precision agriculture techniques and data acquisition. Our team started with a few passionate McGill students who specialize in Precision agriculture, Sensor system development, Business, and International development.

What type of core member are we looking for?

We are looking for dedicated and passionate members to join the core Observe Agriculture team. It is important for members of the team to be driven and have an interest in creating a real impact on the future of agriculture, the environment and the produce market. We also want for our members to fill a leadership role and to be flexible with their time. Team dynamic and reliable communication is very important to us. If you believe that you fit this description please see the following available positions:


Business Team

Outreach Specialist

Responsibilities

  • Contact regular and prospective clients to demonstrate products, explain product features, and solicit orders
  • Secure long-lasting relationships with clientele, producers and others in the agricultural industry
  • Evangelize Observe Agriculture at industry events and with professional organizations
  • Secure letters of intents for the sale of products and secure partnerships with farms

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Business or Agronomy)
  • 2 years sales or non-profit development experience
  • Some experience in the Agriculture industry
  • Ability to work independently and a self-starter

Assets

  • Previous experience working directly with farmers, preferably in a sales context
  • High grit and adaptability
  • Exceptional Interpersonal Skills

Conditions

  • Flexible hours
  • Engage in administration meetings at least 2 times per week

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Product Design & Development Team

Software Developer

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with hardware developers for product development
  • Collaborate with the business team in client discussions and team decision
  • Design web-application that interface with prototype and finished devices
  • Lead a task force of 2+ software developers
  • maintain server and data management systems
  • Bringing a home cooked snack to team potlucks

Qualifications

  • Full Stack developer
  • App Development experience (Android, web)
    • JavaScript
    • Java for Android/Swift
    • HTML and CSS
  • Must provide portfolio of projects  with at least one application

Assets

  • Data and server manipulation experience
  • Web-App library (Angular)
  • UI builder (React)
  • Database (MongoDB/SQL)
  • experience with various computer languages
  • IOS

Conditions

  • Flexible hours
  • Engage in administration meetings at least 2 times per week

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Business Team

Financial Officer

Responsibilities

  • Develop Business plan along side executive team
  • Develop a plan for raising funds
  • Produce applications for grants and seed funding
  • Manage budget and book keeping
  • Produce high-level projections for revenue and costs
  • Produce cash flow forecasts
  • Collaborate and keep good communication with members of the team
  • Bringing a home cooked snack to team potlucks

Qualifications

  • Financial background
  • Undergraduate of business management, specialization in Finance
  • Some experience in book keeping and raising funds
  • Must be a driven individual and passionate for the project
  • French and English proficiency

Assets

  • Current or former MBA student (NOT REQUIRED)
  • Startup experience
  • experience in raising funds

Conditions

  • Flexible hours
  • Engage in administration meetings at least 2 times per week

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