Reporting to the Data Processing Manager, the Regional Data Technician is the key role that connects our operations and technical divisions and facilitates data management and the return of our various products to the Grower.
The successful candidate will be focused on working with the regional operations team to maintain data integrity from agricultural equipment.
They will have a working knowledge of our rapid processing software and be capable of identifying and resolving issues and improvements.
Duties may include the following :
Responsible for ensuring timely and accurate generation of data layers for harvest and application datasets to Farm Command (online platform);
Operation and supervision of batch processing systems;
Working closely with the central data processing team in Lethbridge to ensure smooth operations and issue resolution;
First-line support on data processing issues, prioritizing issues from the assigned region;
Frequent external communication to assigned region, to ensure good visibility on processing status and delays;
Work with various development teams (Rapid Processing, Modelling) to assist with feature development and bug fixes;
Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience :
Undergraduate Degree from a recognized post secondary institute in GIS, Geography, Earth Sciences, Computer Science, or any related discipline is preferred;
Three to Five Years experience in Agriculture operations;
Understanding of Agronomic practices;
Experience with Python, ArcGIS, QGIS, and SMS Advanced would be considered an asset;
Strong customer service skills and problem solving abilities;