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Backend Engineer, Customer Platform
Posted on 5/2/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Remote
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
AWS
Google Cloud Platform
Git
Linux/Unix
Management
Microsoft Azure
Postgres
REST APIs
SQL
Terraform
Kubernetes
Python
Go
Requirements
  • Building backend systems using a service-oriented architecture (SOA)
  • Developing well-thought out, scalable, maintainable REST APIs
  • Utilizing and building on PubSub paradigms
  • Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) tooling
  • Go and/or Python
  • SQL database design and management
  • Building infrastructure in a cloud environment
  • Leveraging the capabilities of GCP, AWS, or Azure cloud platforms
  • Utilizing the infrastructure-as-code paradigm with tools such as Terraform
  • Linux, Git and command line tools
  • Working in cross-functional teams that put customer requirements first
  • Adaptability and openness to changes and challenges
  • A positive, can-do attitude to work
  • Clear communication skills that resonate with engineers, cross functional stakeholders, and executives
  • A track record of designing, building, and evolving software systems at scale
  • Passion for improving developer velocity
  • A track record of mentorship and growing other engineers
  • Kubernetes (k8s)
  • Geospatial libraries (GDAL, OGR, etc.)
  • Postgres / PostGIS
  • API Design
  • Oncall experience
Responsibilities
  • Work as an integral member of a cross-functional team focused on engineering our backend to support customer-focused needs such as:
  • User authentication flows using standards such as OAuth and OIDC
  • Attribute-based access control authorization systems to provide fine-grained control over customer use
  • Build cloud infrastructure to post-process and deliver millions of images per day to customers
  • Design and implement customer facing APIs to serve raster and vector geospatial data efficiently and intuitively
  • Build infrastructure and systems that will be flexible/nimble so we can evolve our product quickly and with high velocity
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to ensure our systems remain up 24/7
Planet
Satellite imaging for Earth
Company Overview
Planet is an aerospace and data analytics company that builds small satellites and delivers information about the changing planet.