Senior Backend Enginner

Remote, Austin, TX, United States, Denver, CO, United States


Role Locations

  • Remote
  • Austin, TX, United States
  • Denver, CO, United States


< 10 people


2717 South Cherokee Street
Englewood, CO, 80110, US

Tech Stack

  • AWS
  • Azure Cloud
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Python
  • JavaScript

Role Description

We’re looking for an experienced Senior Backend/Systems Software Engineer to join our ground software team. You will be responsible for developing cloud-based systems that manage the lifecycle of our imagery - spanning ordering, tasking, real-time updates of order status, to delivery. You’ll work in close collaboration with the product team to develop powerful APIs for imagery order and delivery features. In addition, you’ll work with the infrastructure team to ensure image delivery to the customer in a timely and quality manner.

What You'll Do

  • Architect, build, and test software that encapsulates the entire order lifecycle, including tasking feasibility estimation, order optimization, mission scheduling, command and telemetry pipelining, and general spacecraft mission operations
  • Lead order lifecycle strategy and vision beyond initial capabilities outlined above
  • Develop internal systems to continuously monitor order status, order fulfillment efficiency, and detect performance issues
  • Collaborate closely with the product team on API features for ordering and delivery as well as with the infrastructure team to serve timely imagery products
  • Work with the Sales team to Interact and collect feedback from customers to continuously improve the customer experience
  • Detect, troubleshoot, and support application and infrastructure issues

Ideal Technical Skills and Experience

  • 5-7+ years of software development experience in production environments
  • Robust experience across all phases of building out with multiple cloud-based platforms like AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • Experience building intuitive and powerful REST APIs
  • Deep understanding of modern software architecture, cloud-based micro-services, design patterns, and testing methodology
  • Knowledge of best practices concerning: cloud and application security, test-driven development (unit and integration), and release management.

What We Believe Are Important Traits For This Role

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to effectively pass on and share your knowledge with others
  • A humble and open mind: willingness to accept feedback and learn, consistently improve upon yourself and the product you will be responsible for
  • A high-degree of emotional intelligence: ability to collaborate closely with coworkers in a respectful and empathetic manner
  • Belief in the value of diversity: active appreciation of each person’s unique perspective and realization that diversity produces better outcomes

About Albedo

Albedo designs and operates satellites that capture imagery at a resolution 9x higher than what's available today. We're modernizing how satellite imagery is used by providing transparent, near real-time access to our ultra-high resolution datasets.

Company Culture

Albedo is launching next-generation, ultra high-resolution imaging satellites to service a global audience through a modern, cloud-based product interface. In order to achieve this goal, we are looking for a team of people who are both passionate about our mission and are willing to put in the work to design, develop, and test an innovative earth observation concept in the commercial industry. The times ahead will be set in a fast-paced, often uncertain environment, but if you are hard-working, kind, and team-oriented, you can expect a rewarding and purposeful experience.

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