GIS Lead at Syngenta (Raleigh, NC)

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About Syngenta

Syngenta Group is a $28B leading science-based agtech company, operating in more than 100 countries, with more than 50'000 employees. We are proud to stand at the forefront of the tech revolution in agriculture. Using the latest digital innovations, data, and cutting-edge technologies we want to transform the way that crops are managed and enable farmers and agronomists to enhance efficiency and sustainable food production.

Our business success reflects the quality and skill of our people. We recognize that human diversity is as important to our business as biodiversity. Embracing the unique perspectives and capabilities of our employees helps us continue to catalyze innovation, maximize performance, and create business value. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture

About Us

We invite you to help us shape the future of agriculture. At Syngenta, we believe every employee has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet.


  • Pioneer the use of enterprise GIS for research informatics and agriculture decision sciences
  • Promote reusability of geospatial and environmental data by creating restful APIs to curated data products
  • Assist in the creation, upkeep, and deployment of a platform roadmap that is in line with prioritized business goals and digital strategy.
  • Collaborate with other IT functions to ensure the platform's clear and comprehensive integration into the wider IT ecosystem.
  • Conduct analysis to determine the quality and significance of environmental and geospatial datasets derived from various sources.
  • Work closely with end users to identify geospatial data requirements, technical requirements and IT competency
  • Develop robust end-to-end data solutions for geospatial structured and unstructured data including ingestion, parsing, integration, auditing, logging, aggregation, normalization, and error handling



  • Relevant academic degree and/or appropriate professional qualification:
  • A.A./A.S. or B.A./B.S. Degree in Geographic Information Systems, Geography or related
  • 3+years' experience working with GIS applications
  • 1+ years experience with Python, SQL
  • Knowledge of geospatial data types including vector, raster, gridded, point cloud data types
  • Knowledge in the fields of data ETL, data marts, and big data related technologies
  • Knowledge in database design, modeling, and normalization

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience in relational databases such as Postgresql and MS SQL Server
  • Familiarity with BI reporting tools
  • Familiarity creating and managing rest services with Geoserver, ArcGIS Server, or Mapserver
  • Familiarity caching and mosaicing large raster datasets, to include map tile layers

What We Offer:

  • A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development, and strives for a work-life balance that supports the team members. Offers flexible work options to support your work and personal needs
  • Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts your first day
  • 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution
  • Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts, among other benefits

Syngenta has been ranked as a top employer by Science Journal.

Learn more about our team and our mission here:

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)


Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC)


Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)


More Information on Syngenta
Syngenta operates in the Biotech industry. Syngenta was founded in 2000. It has 49000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and Mental Health Benefits. To see all 17 open jobs at Syngenta, click here.
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