AGvisorPRO Software Development and Testing Project- AB-060

Discipline(s) souhaitée: Génie - informatique / électrique, Génie, Informatique, Sciences mathématiques, Mathématiques
Entreprise: AGvisorPRO
Durée du projet: 4 to 6 months
Preferred start date: As soon as possible.
Langue exigée: English
Emplacement(s): Red Deer, AB, Canada; Canada
Nombre de postes: 1
Établissements préférés: L'Université de l'Alberta, Université de la Colombie-Britannique, Université de Calgary

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Au sujet de l’entreprise: 

AGvisorPRO is building a global connectivity channel for agriculture serving all sectors of the industry from broadacre farming to indoor operations, from dairy to aquaculture. AGvisorPRO matches, connects, archives, rates and transacts knowledge sessions between “seekers” and “advisors” to provide answers now! The AGvisorPRO platform creates an agricultural matrix connecting farmers, experts, industry, government, researchers, and even the public, to address constraining issues in agriculture. We can put experts “on the farm” without being “on the farm”. We help monetize the experience and wisdom of independent advisors. We displace 1-800 with a Tech Direct Solution, connecting farmers to industry reps for free using AGvisorPRO. We can help farmers attend auction sales without being at the sale. We are device agnostic, with capability to work over low bandwidth environments.

AGvisorPRO has been scaling quickly during the pandemic, as remote connectivity has become a crucial tool worldwide. We have grown our team from 2 to over 25 people, and increased sales, during the pandemic. Activities range from digital marketing to improving matching algorithms to address current user concerns. As we grow, we require talent that can see beyond traditional marketing strategies in ag.

Veuillez décrire le projet.: 

Our product is being developed at a break-neck speed, and our current development team is undergoing significant growth.  This project will be focussed on assisting the development team in product quality testing.

Tasks the researcher will work on:

  • Test the product holistically to identify and document bugs that need to be fixed
  • Test new features to ensure they function as desired
  • Build automated tests for the product to run through when new code it pushed to depolyment
  • Refactor code base to ensure coherent naming conventions of various UI elements

Expertise ou compétences exigées: 

  • Understanding of software development practices
  • Experience with javascript (React Native experience is ideal)
  • Experience in mobile app development
  • Excellent communication skills