Software Engineer, Weather Products


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.

Job Description

We’re looking for a Software Engineer to join our Weather Product Engineering team and help take our product pipeline, APIs, and other product delivery infrastructure to another level. You’ll have the opportunity to make a real impact on our products and infrastructure as we continue to grow our portfolio of data and services.

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Have a customer- and product-driven focus and mindset
  • Maintain and improve our data/product pipeline
  • Design, implement, maintain, and document web services and APIs
  • Provide backend support for customer-facing tools and applications
  • Maintain and extend our monitoring and alerting capabilities
  • Deliver when it counts with a collaborative spirit
  • Apply industry standard security best practices

Qualifications / Experience:

  • 5+ years of professional software development experience
  • Experience with AWS and cloud-native architecture
  • Proficiency with Python and Linux
  • Demonstrated experience working with big data (10s of terabytes or more)
  • History of work in a mission-critical or operational environment

Strong candidates will also possess skills in one or more of the following:

  • Experience working with geospatial technologies
  • Demonstrated expertise building high-quality APIs 
  • Infrastructure as Code tools like Terraform and Cloudformation
  • Have built large-scale, high-performance systems in a complex, multi-tiered, distributed environment

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.