Senior Software Developer (Backend)

Company Details

We are on a mission to build the Internet in space.

Kepler is on a Mission to bring the internet to space. Incorporated in 2015, Kepler’s guiding star is to enable the space economy through the creation of a communication network in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) that will provide connectivity services to other space missions, be they on orbit in LEO, MEO, GEO, or beyond. With an expanding base of early customers and our first 15 satellites in orbit, Kepler is continuing to grow and expand its most important asset – the Team! Based out of our HQ in Toronto and with an office in the UK and a newly formed office in the US we are building towards a truly global company delivering a product for the whole world.

We’re on the hunt for a top-tier Software Developer who will have the opportunity to work on a variety of tasks, supporting the development and testing of our satellites, mission control software, and product offerings.

Option to work from home (100% remote) available.


  • Design and develop reliable, high quality software related to
    • Kepler satellite network infrastructure
    • IoT application infrastructure
    • Global Data Service infrastructure
    • Mission control software and automation
    • Hardware and software test infrastructure and automation
    • Writing thorough tests and documentation


  • Minimum 6+ years of Python experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Strong software design and development skills, including algorithms, testing and debugging
  • Experience working with relational databases
  • Ability to operate in a Linux based environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to effectively use git

Bonus Points:

  • Post-graduate degree in a relevant field
  • Relevant experience with hobbies or University design team
  • C/C++ development experience
  • Experience working with relational databases
  • Familiarity with Python development tools such as pytest/unittest, setuptools, SWIG, and C-extensions
  • Experience with build and deployment tools like Make, Docker, and Ansible
  • Strong knowledge of computer networking and modern networking protocols, especially delay-tolerant networking

Tagged as: satellites, python, mission control, linux, c/c++, automation, networks

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