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Chief Data Officer for fast-growing food tech start-up in Stockholm

Apply here if you can answer with yes: love playing with data and process optimization? know how to build software? passion for healthy, sustainable food? ready to take responsibility form day 1?
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UrbanOasis is a well-capitalized start-up looking for a star to help pioneer indoor vertical farming in Scandinavia and beyond. As part of moving the company from the pilot stage to a large-scale, we see you as a key member of our core team. 

At UrbanOasis we are accelerating the transition towards sustainable food production; for healthy people and a healthy planet. Our vision is to build a decentralized network of indoor vertical farms that supply the freshest, tastiest and most sustainable greens all year round. Our greens are grown vertically in a completely closed system with artificial lighting, minimal water consumption, no soil and of course totally free from pesticides. You might call it the future of farming. We call it post-organic food production. 

We do not offer employment, we offer purpose. You will join our management team as an equal partner and responsible Chief Data Officer (CDO). As CDO, you will establish the company’s data/SW vision and build a truly scalable software platform. We know great things can happen when cross-breeding salad and data.

You can expect talented, driven and unconventional co-workers. Your compensation will include meaningful equity ownership. UrbanOasis recognizes the importance of gender balance in its management team. Personal ft within the core team is of utmost importance.


You will be responsible for:

‣ establishing our long-term software and data farming vision
‣ building a truly scalable and integrated software platform
‣ collecting, organizing and utilizing all our farming data
‣ fnding new ways to apply machine learning and AI for improved crop growth
‣ bringing software and hardware into harmony
‣ shaping our future data team
‣ many, many more things besides data and software




We are pretty sure that you:
‣ have top-notch communication skills in English and good command of Swedish
‣ have a background in data science/software engineering (MSc/ PhD)
‣ have prior experience in building SW platforms (e.g. Node.js & React)
‣ know how to translate real world challenges into code
‣ have a passion for sustainability and foodtech, and are full of ideas
‣ understand the value and challenges of team work; are willing to take responsibility and
ownership; are proactive and able to work independently
‣ are not afraid of hands-on work in the farm operations
‣ questioning the status quo and never take no for an answer


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


117 61 Stockholm Directions

Perks & Benefits

We at UrbanOasis are a small and dynamic team that is paving the way towards a more sustainable food production. We are curious, passionate, ambitious and full of ideas. We believe in personal development and the realization of dreams. We value character and integrity more than "years in the job".

  • Leave a trace

    With us you will be able to shape the future of our food production according to your dreams.

  • Embrace the change

    Work without a daily routine, develop faster and get more done through a prompt and efficient decision making process.

  • Make it your project

    We want all members of UrbanOasis to make this project their project. We are not looking for employees, we are looking for partners.

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