Spire Global is a space-to-cloud analytics company that owns and operates the largest multi-purpose constellation of satellites. Its proprietary data and algorithms provide the most advanced maritime, aviation, and weather tracking in the world. In addition to its constellation, Spire’s data infrastructure includes a global ground station network and 24/7 operations that provide real-time global coverage of every point on Earth.
As a software engineer at Spire on our Maritime team, you’ll move fast, iterate quickly, and solve global problems. You might be the right fit if you love exciting technical challenges, hate getting bored, and enjoy collaborating with engineers who are changing the way the world thinks about space, satellites, and data. You will join a team responsible for the design and maintenance of our ground-side data processing pipeline, from ingesting satellite data all the way through designing and scaling the APIs that our customers depend on for global data insights.
We are looking for a senior engineer to help build world-class data-centric products that solve industry and customer problems. This is an engineer who has the experience with programming, architecture, databases, and drive we need to help us relentlessly push the boundaries of an entire global industry. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to multiple areas in the team and will be collaborating with the product team to align the engineering roadmap with business goals. This is a software development role; your job will be to build products that drive customer value. This is also a specialist role; you will be the on-team expert in databases, data modelling, and data storage in both OLTP and OLAP.
We care a lot about the quality and expressiveness of our code. We think TDD is great, and we’re doing Continuous Deployment to our staging environments and working our way to make that true for production as well. We know that DevOps is a culture and it’s a big part of how we work. We recognize that professional growth comes from operating at the boundaries of our comfort zones, and we encourage and support each other through code reviews, pair programming, and lots of communication. If this sounds like your cup of tea, we’d love to hear from you!
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Spire is Global and our success draws upon the diverse viewpoints, skills and experiences of our employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status.
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