Software Engineer (Server Focus)

Company Details

Orbital Sidekick (OSK) is establishing a space-based infrastructure of hyperspectral sensors to provide monitoring services and solutions to the energy sector and beyond.

Be a part of the team building SIGMA, Orbital Sidekick’s platform for acquiring, processing, analyzing, and displaying hyperspectral imagery and related insights. Orbital Sidekick is launching a constellation of satellite-based cameras to take hyperspectral images. We analyze those images for telltale signs of oil leaks, forest degradation, and other issues. Our software engineering team is looking to add people with experience building APIs, particularly those that manage and deliver geospatial information. Our technology stack is Python-based, but we will consider candidates well-versed in building services based on other stacks.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 3+ years industry experience developing production APIs, preferably as the owner of a functional area
  • Experience developing GIS services
  • Familiarity with relational databases, particularly PostGIS

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Python/Django development experience
  • Cloud platform (AWS preferred) development experience
  • Experience building scalable, high-performance services
  • Experience working in a team that used an agile process, such as Scrum
  • Familiarity with git and Jira as this is what keeps our development sensible

ITAR Requirements: U.S. Government space technologies export/ITAR regulations, the applicant must be a U.S. citizen or a lawful permanent resident of the U.S., or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Orbital Sidekick is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Orbital Sidekick is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Please see the United States Department of Labor’s EEO poster and EEO poster supplement for additional information.

Tagged as: AWS, python/django, gis services development

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