Backend Software Engineer (Hybrid)

Company Details


Satellite Vu was founded in 2016 with the aim to fill the void in high resolution thermal data from space. It has, since then, turned into a high-growth space tech company poised to help the globe address its sustainability challenges through high-resolution thermal imaging. We are on a quest to ensure any structure on the planet is energy efficient and support the reduction of businesses’ carbon footprint. In near real-time, we will use infrared technology to monitor the Earth and will be able to assess and determine insights into economic activity. This will allow businesses to make decisions to reduce their climate impact.


This role is for engineers at mid/senior level.

Satellite Vu is looking for a Backend Engineer to join our existing growing team where you will help support, create and maintain user management and data delivery systems. We promote a culture of engineering excellence, and the successful candidate should expect to participate in contributing to industry wide best practices, as well as mentor Engineers earlier in their careers.


  • 3+ years of experience writing backend services to support data delivery and user management (Preferably using FastAPI)
  • Knowledge of how to scale code with cloud computing resources, e.g. AWS/GCP/Azure
  • Extensive experience with writing unit and integration tests
  • Knowledge of CI/CD workflows and an understanding of the software lifecycle

Bonus if you have

  • Experience working at a software product company and with product owners
  • Experience using geospatial software, such as PostGIS
  • Experience with OAuth2
  • Experience with Docker
  • Demonstrable mentoring experience


  • Competitive Salary
  • Share options
  • 25 days holiday (plus birthday day off)
  • Hybrid office / remote (Wednesdays and Thursdays in the office in Central London)
  • Learning and development allowance
  • Perkbox and a contribution to enable a renewable energy provider at home

As part of our pre-employment screening process, we may undertake background checks on applicants who receive an offer of employment. We have in place appropriate policies and safeguards which we are required by law to maintain when processing vetting data.

Satellite Vu is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity within our team. We strive to provide equality and fairness for all job applicants and employees, and never discriminate on the basis of gender, marital status, age, race, ethnicity, religion, or physical differences.

We are opposed to all forms of unlawful treatment and discrimination.

Our ambition is for our team and its Board to be representative of the diversity in society, and for every employee to feel respected and able to bring their best selves to work.


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