Project Saathi - 1 Open position for Software Engineer (Data Scientist)

Level: Brief previous work experience

Impacters is growing and we are putting together a team of strong, enthusiastic engineers and scientists! 

Impacters aims to start a movement that encourages youths, especially girls to innovate in the field of STEM by giving them the tools to get started and aspiring them to continue exploring. It also aspires to create an inviting place for future female tech leaders by giving them the tools and support to invent and innovate in an unrestricted environment. After organizing numerous workshops and internship sessions, Impacters is now working on a 10 month project (possibility for extension) that will simplify agriculture through scientific methods and we are looking for engineers to support us in the further development of our solutions.

About the project

  • In this exciting project, you will work on diverse issues related to the topic of data-driven farming. The goal: scientific assessment of agricultural methods and to make smart farming more accessible to the smallholder farmers.

  • As a data scientist, you will be responsible for analyzing data, creating correlations and identifying characteristics for agriculture related data.

  • In addition to data collection and management, you will interpret the results and create data-related reports to present them.

  • You will also advise our team of young interns on the further development and sustainable implementation of their ideas.

  • You will find new approaches in dealing with machine learning processes and check their potential with regard to possible applications at Impacters.

  • You will be active on our online communities by contributing content to our online media channels.

  • Working hours: 40 hrs/week


  • A degree in Computer Science or equivalent

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Good knowledge of Python or Node.js

  • Good knowledge of statistics and analytics tools

  • Experience in visualizing complex data, incl. knowledge of data visualization tools

  • Ability to carry out research independently

  • Experience in data science and Machine Learning

  • Understanding of data preprocessing techniques

Bonus qualifications 

  • Experience with hardware modules (e.g. microcontrollers, sensors)

  • Experience with Machine Learning frameworks (e.g. PyTorch, Tensorflow, spaCy, scikit-learn)

  • Previous experience with mentoring

  • Previous experience with agricultural projects

What we offer

  • Opportunity to grow with an initiative with a real purpose

  • Opportunity to participate in seminars, programs organized by Impacters

  • Dynamic learning environment with a young, passionate and skilled team

  • Opportunity for thesis projects

Sounds interesting? Send us your CV, cover letter, expected salary, expected start date and relevant certificates.

Have questions? We’ll be happy to answer them!
Application deadline: 10 May 2021