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Software Engineer - Content Management

Engineering | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

About Gro:

Gro Intelligence is tackling two of the biggest problems facing the world today: food security and climate change. We understand and quantify the complex interplay between food, weather, trade, agriculture, and macroeconomic conditions in a world upended by climate change, a growing population, and more. The team at Gro has built a platform that allows businesses, non-profits, and governments to better plan for and adapt to these changes. With offices in both Nairobi and New York, Gro has the financial backing of prominent investors such as TPG Growth, Intel Capital, Data Collective, and GGV. Gro is a diverse, intellectually curious team of technologists, scientists, and business professionals united by a shared commitment to build AI that addresses agriculture, food, and our climate on the most fundamental level.

What You'll Do:

  • Analyze information requirements and content sources

  • Define content structures and schema

  • Develop tools & workflows to support management of content generated by analysts from creation to security & archival

  • Develop tools & workflows to support management of in-house ontologies

  • Content personalization architecture and modeling

  • Correlate content using taxonomies and other metadata

  • Work with data engineers to develop content classification techniques that relate content to the data in the platform

  • Determine ways to optimize the content creation process

  • Develop tools to make analyst workflows more efficient

  • Develop solutions to enhance content quality and reliability

What We're Looking For:

  • 5+ years related experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field

  • Strong computer science fundamental (data structures and algorithms)

  • Working knowledge of content management systems

  • Ability to work collaboratively with team members across functional roles with strong communication and leadership skills

  • Ability to work in Python, Javascript, CSS & HTML

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience working with ontology management tools


Gro was founded in 2014 and currently has offices in Nairobi and New York City. The company was built on diversity and the knowledge that artificial intelligence is only as good as the human intelligence behind it. Gro’s team represents the world it is modeling. At the company, we speak more than 27 languages and we comprise a wide range of experts, from agronomists and crop scientists, to mathematicians, engineers, data scientists, market research analysts, designers, historians, and philosophers. Our culture fosters collaboration between people of extremely different backgrounds that allows us to accomplish things that would otherwise seem impossible. 

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.