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Backend Engineer (USA)USA (REMOTE)



Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024


We are looking for professionals in the United States, either at our Austin, TX headquarters or remotely based in the US. We are a hybrid and remote team and want you to work wherever you feel most productive.

Our Mission

SkyFi is easifying access to earth observation and other geospatial data. Accessing, using, & buying earth observation imagery and data is extremely hard. For small businesses and individuals, it is nearly impossible... until now. We built a platform to connect anyone to up-to-date, high-resolution imagery.

What we do has tremendous potential to solve meaningful problems in our world. Everyone can be empowered by having this technology at their fingertips: detect bridges that are about to break, check the health of crops, track the evolution of endangered species, and introduce use cases that we can’t even imagine yet. Grab the chance to be part of this. Join a team of open-minded, dynamic people solving new challenges, and working on new technology in an exciting market with immense growth. SkyFi is the place for you

The Job

  • Design, deliver and maintain a system that enables the integration of multiple Earth Observation service providers, exposes APIs, and maximizes uptime and fault tolerance.

  • Collaborate with product, design, and operations teams to gather requirements.

  • Partner with fellow engineers to architect, develop and scale the product, while keeping operational issues in mind

  • Mentor and support your fellow teammates.

  • Drive ongoing efficiency and reliability improvements that improve the quality of the systems.

What We Are Looking For:

  • This position requires a government Security Clearance Statement, and you must be a US citizen to be eligible

  • College graduate with a STEM degree (preferably in Computer Science) with solid computer science fundamentals

  • At least several years of industry experience with solid software design and development skills

  • Experience in relational databases

  • Autonomy and proactivity with end-to-end ownership of any problem with minimal supervision

  • Comfortable managing large data sets using techniques like partitioning and sharding

  • Experience developing, documenting, maintaining, and integrating REST APIs

  • Interested in working with Python, Postgres, geospatial and temporal datasets, and image manipulation

  • Experience in working with automated CI/CD pipelines

  • Experience in working with no manual testing processes is a huge plus

  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform is a plus

  • Experience in SaaS product companies developing and supporting 24/7 services is a plus

  • Experience with multinational remote teams is a huge plus

  • Preference for early-stage projects is a plus

  • Interest in the Earth Observation industry is a plus

At SkyFi You Will:

  • Be well compensated. Possibility for equity

  • Receive best-in-class benefits, including premium medical, dental, and vision coverage and 20 days paid time off

  • Play a critical role in building a market-changing product in the exciting realm of Space

  • Work in a company that values diversity, equity, inclusion, and work / life balance

  • Have the flexibility to work anywhere in the world

SkyFi is an equal-opportunity employer that values and encourages workplace diversity