Backend Software Engineer

Company Details

Global data relay service for satellites.

The Backend Software Engineer will be part of an initially small and nimble team to develop the architecture used to operate and manage our network of satellites including tracking, telemetry, and control, and mission data management. You will be in charge of designing and implementing mission critical backend services and database management software that operates on an independent ASI network and securely integrates with third party services and cloud architectures. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in all aspects of backend and software development and can work highly independently when required.


  • Work with the spacecraft design and business development teams to understand end-user and mission requirements, formulate use cases, and execute efficiently on technical solutions
  • Build robust and scalable software in C++ and Python, with willingness to learn new languages
  • Develop and maintain backend microservices for ASI internal systems
  • Create custom APIs to integrate ASI services with 3rd party services
  • Create RPC APIs for internal usage


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer programming, computer science, or a related field and 5+ years of experience; or master’s degree and 2+ years of experience
  • Experience with Python, C++, and using microservice architectures
  • Familiarity with databases (SQL and/or NoSQL) and associated tools
  • Strong OOP skill and knowledge of all aspects of the software development lifecycle including design, implementation, QA, and maintenance
  • Well-versed and committed to version control, i.e. Git

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with Javascript
  • Knowledge of cloud architecture knowledge (e.g. AWS)
  • Experience with additional DevOps tools (e.g. Docker, Jenkins)
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