Senior Software Engineer, Backend (Geospatial)

Seattle, Washington St. Louis, Missouri


The Climate Corporation is revolutionizing the agriculture industry with a platform and products that are helping the world’s farmers sustainably increase productivity with digital tools. As the industry leader, we’re working to ensure we’re the most connected platform in Agriculture. Through our partnerships, farmers can exchange data between the Climate FieldView™ platform and our partner connected solutions in just minutes.

We have an opportunity for a Senior Backend Software Engineer to join our our Geospatial Engineering team to help us enhance and expand our systems. We ingest, archive and process vast amounts of multi-sensor satellite imagery and vector data that provide the maps that help our customers to manage farming activities on their fields at a global scale. As a Senior member of our team, you will design, build, evolve and maintain software, infrastructure, and services for our large-scale data-intensive satellite imagery processing pipeline back-ends. Your contributions will help the team deliver high-quality near real time actionable maps to our customers and help them make data-driven decisions. If you are passionate about innovation and excited about being a key contributor to building a sustainable business, we would love to talk to you!

What You Will Do:
  • Design and implement highly scalable data-intensive processing systems
  • Produce high quality code and constantly address technical debt
  • Be actively involved in the design and code review process
  • Drive for technical excellence using Scrum best practices
  • Coach and mentor junior members on the team
  • Drive collaboration and coordination of cross-teams features
  • Improve our software engineering processes
Basic Qualifications:
  • Demonstrable experience (4+ years) building software that manipulates geospatial data
  • 5+ years of experience in Java, Python, or equivalent OOP language for production systems
  • 2+ years of experience working with AWS-based systems
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation, engineering diagrams, and listening skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner
  • Strong knowledge of software development methodologies and best practices
  • Strong technical leadership and ability to drive work across teams
  • Deep understanding of API design principles and patterns
  • Experience with relational and non-relational databases
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related technical field
What We Offer:
Our teams are composed of industry experts, top scientists, and talented engineers. The environment is extremely engaging and fast-paced, with dozens of specialties coming together to provide the best possible products and experiences for our customers.

We provide competitive salaries and some of the best perks in the industry, including:
  • Superb medical, dental, vision, life, disability benefits, and a 401k matching program
  • A stocked kitchen with a large assortment of snacks & drinks to get you through the day
  • Encouragement to get out of the office and into the field with agents and farmers to see first-hand how our products are being used
  • We take part and offer various workshops, conferences, meet-up groups, tech-talks, and hackathons to encourage participation and growth in both community involvement and career development
We also hinge our cultural DNA on these five values:
  • Inspire one another
  • Innovate in all we do
  • Leave a mark on the world
  • Find the possible in the impossible
  • Be direct and transparent

Learn more about our team and our mission:
The Climate Corporation - The Technology Behind Making A Difference or visit

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