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Intern - Precision Agriculture (GIS)

Location: 

Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

 

Simplot Grower Solutions (SGS) Overview:

The SGS mission is simple: 'Delivering Solutions to Growers'. With over 200 retail locations and a full line of crop inputs, Simplot Grower Solutions is your one-stop resource for agricultural supplies and precision agronomy services. This Simplot Grower Solutions’ position provides customer service to growers through the sale of crop nutrition, crop protection, seed, specialty, technology and other agronomic products and consultative services.

 

Position Overview:

Simplot SmartFarm is prioritizing fertility management capabilities, with an emphasis on variable rate technology (VRT). The Digital Intern role will assist the SmartFarm GIS Manager in designing, building, and deploying web applications for Digital Sales Advisors and SGS Crop Advisors, helping them “Deliver Data Driven Agronomy on Every Acre”.

Key Responsibilities

   

  • Learn the relevant process workflows
  • Design databases for applications
  • Integrate relevant APIs into applications
  • Perform data analysis and undertake data insight tasks

Typical Education

Student or recent graduate in Computer Science, Precision Agriculture, or similar program (flexible, as long as relevant experience is met)

Relevant Experience

  • Strong computer skills
  • GIS software (ArcGIS, QGIS, or similar)
  • Experience with programming (Python, JavaScript, etc.)
  • Agriculture background a plus

Job Requisition ID: 3914

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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