Basis Analyst

| Greater Boston Area

Basis Analyst

Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, conserve resources for future generations, and grow healthy food for all. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, barley, corn, soybeans, and rice. The company, founded by Flagship Pioneering, is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil. www.indigoag.com

Responsibilities:

  • Generate daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly reports for use by internal Indigo stakeholders working with growers making grain marketing decisions
  • Create framework to approach basis decision timing
  • Partner with data science to create robust models for basis prediction / scenario analysis
  • Actively support Indigo for Grain Sales

 

Competencies:

  • Analytical problem-solving approach
  • Understanding of fundamental inputs into basis changes
  • Expertise in Rail or River or Geography basis systems
  • Clear communication of basis analysis with complexity appropriate to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to make recommendations with strong supporting analysis
  • Ability to write code preferred
  • Knowledge of international cash/basis markets a +
  • Comfortable in a rapidly changing environment

Qualifications:

  • 5-10+ years of cash grain trading experience – would trade more experience in place of a degree (if quantitatively focused skillset)
  • Have experience in SIF markets and/orrail cash, required
  • Passion for helping growers make financial decisions
  • Network of basis related contacts
  • Comfort using some analysis tool (Excel, Tableau, Spotfire, etc.)
  • Travel up to 20% (dependent on location)
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • ReactLibraries
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Location

On the edge of Charlestown, we are within walking distance to restaurants and bars. The Sullivan Square T and bus stop is also right next door!

An Insider's view of Indigo

What projects are you most excited about?

Our mission is to provide agronomists with unbiased real-time data we are collecting across thousands of acres at the ground level and from space. It's such a thrill to be working on the data and analysis perspective of this massively cross-disciplinary team that helps agronomists initiate data-powered conversations to provide substantial results.

Jyoti

Principal Data Scientist

What makes someone successful on your team?

A successful Indigo team member is someone willing to continuously learn and improve, regardless of experience or role. Whether you’re an Engineer, Account Manager, Business Analyst, or Scientist, successful team members keep the bigger picture in mind and bridge disciplines to solve problems facing the incredibly complex system that is agriculture

Hilary

Software Product Manager

What are Indigo Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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