AI Product & Innovation Lead

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JOB SUMMARY

About us

CropIn At Bangalore is an Earth Observation & AI Led AgTech organization that empowers the
farming community to re-imagine Agriculture. We are focused on helping the world’s Ag-ecosystem
players to sustainably “maximize their per acre value” by combining pixel-level data derived from
Satellite imagery, in combination with IoT and field intelligence. We are well positioned as the Agtech
leader with access to farms, technology, data and talent. We are building a team of scientists from AI,
Earth Observation, Agriculture, Meteorology to Computer Sciences, all collaborating together to
bring meaningful insight to improve the Ag-ecosystem and impact the livelihood of a farmer.

Funded by Chiratae Ventures, formerly known as IDG Ventures India, and the Bill & Melinda Gates
Foundation.

CropIn is one of the only two Indian companies listed by Deloitte in the index under the Clean
Technology Segment under Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500.

CropIn’s Farm Management Solution, was declared as the winner of the ‘Best Farm Management
Innovation Solution of the Year’ at the AgTech Breakthrough Awards 2020 and as the winner in the
“Bring Your Own Agriculture Data Challenge” category, as part of the 2020 Innovation Challenge for
Food Security & Agriculture Risk Financing, organised by The World Bank.

Team Earth Observation and AI Science:

The focus of this team is to bring the recent innovations in Machine Learning, Earth Observation
Science, Agriscience to the AgTech space and with the aim of solving the world’s problems in a
sustainable manner. Our mission is to accelerate the use of EO & AI for social good.

AI Product & Innovation Lead

The team is looking for an AI Product & Innovation Lead who is passionate about solving problems in
Satellite Imaging and in the AI space. The candidate will be working with a team of AI Data & ML
Engineers/Scientists, subject matter experts (SME) and business teams. In this role, the lead will help
in bringing the internal AI models from incubation to production stage, and define metrics such as
Technology Readiness Levels (TRL). Work with team leads within “Team EO & AI Science” or
Engineering team or Product team in designing and building a holistic signature process that will take
a model from proof-of-concept to production, and scale it up.

● Experience in Creating, refining and managing the AI product roadmap by collaborating with
various stakeholders.
● Ability to research and adopt the design thinking framework for Data Science and Machine
Learning teams.
● Managing cross-functional flow of information from Git and Aha/Jira boards.
● Ability to communicate, organize and align stakeholders to overcome issues and partner for
success. Ability to influence without authority.
● Demonstrated history of success in working with organizational functions and subject matter
experts from researchers, to intellectual property, sales & marketing, as well as with business
and external partners.
● Demonstrated significant positive and sustained organizational impact.
● Ability to work well with individuals and teams across geographic distances and cultural
differences.

Essential Education

Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Remote Sensing, Geoinformatics or
related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.

Must have Skills: Handling Atlassian Jira boards or similar frameworks, Hands on Python
programming experience, Scikit-learn, Gitlab/Github. AWS Cloud framework, Docker

Good to have skills: MLOps, Mlflow, AWS Stepfunction, AirFlow, Design Thinking, Google Earth Engine, ArcGIS/QGIS

Relevant Experience: At least 2 years

Work Location:
Bangalore, India

Duration: Full Time

Diversity & Inclusion

While we do attract and develop the brightest minds, we strongly believe that diversity in our people
drives an innovative and progressive environment. We welcome those who are differently abled and
will make workplace adjustments to support them. Those who have taken a career break can apply and
talk to us during the recruitment process.


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