Geosite is an enterprise SaaS platform for spatial data.

(REMOTE) Senior Backend Engineer

$160k - $200k / 0.18% - 0.27%
United States / Remote
Job Type
3+ years
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About the role

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What is Geosite?

Founded in 2018 by a couple of forward-thinking engineers passionate about creating the future of data optimization in the geospatial industry, Geosite is an exciting SaaS startup that is bridging the gap between effective data collection & proper consolidation. In short, Geosite creates beautiful, intuitive, and meaningful products that help our clients tell stories with their data and gain valuable insights into their business operations.

We’re a small team with huge aspirations and we’re looking for the next wave of curious, collaborative, and innovative minds to propel our shared vision forward. We value inclusivity and have benefitted from contributions from team members of various backgrounds at all levels. To continue to scale we know that focusing on the development of each member of our team will allow both the individuals involved and the collective reach the highest levels of potential possible.

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We're looking for a Senior Backend Engineer with full stack background. You'd be a great fit if you:

have previous experience building enterprise-grade web APIs

are uniquely familiar with Python

enjoy building solutions using geospatial libraries (e.g. GDAL/OGR, Shapely, GeoPandas, etc)

have a desire to mentor and teach junior engineers

Potential Job Responsibilities:

Create - build backend features across the Geosite product line

Collaborate - work with the product team, frontend team, and data team to formulate engineering requirements

Lead - take charge of engineering teams and mentor junior engineers

(Please note that Geosite is a US based company with no visa sponsorships available at this time. Any offers we extend will be contingent upon prospective new hires providing proof of their eligibility to work in the United States.) this position also requires US residency and citizenship

Job Requirements:

2+ years experience building enterprise grade Python services from conception to deployment 2+ years demonstrated experience with data-modeling using one or more common databases a working familiarity with geospatial technologies (e.g. PostGIS, GDAL/OGR, RasterIO, Shapely, etc.) experience with some of the following: Python, AWS, FastAPI, SqlAlchemy, Alembic, Docker

We'd Prefer:

experience shipping code with Kubernetes experience working with vector tiles and 3D tiles using common specifications (MapboxGL, CesiumGS, etc) familiarity with data visualization libraries like Plotly and D3 experience with geospatial data standards from OGC, STAC, or others Compensation & Benefits:

0.18% - 0.27% equity Health, vision and dental insurance Life insurance 401(k) Flexible work hours Unlimited PTO with additional holidays off $500 yearly development & learning stipend Company supplied computer & monitor if necessary

Our targeted compensation rate for this position is between $160,000 and $200,000 depending on experience, plus equity.

About Geosite:

Woman-founded and minority-led, Geosite is a uniquely positioned startup that is building applications that leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning to fuse satellite, drone, and other data into business operations insights. We help our clients create workflows for logistics, installation management, incident response, and operations planning.

Geosite Inc. is firmly committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity at all job levels. Our underlying culture was built on the foundation of focusing on providing a safe work environment for people of all backgrounds. We highly value the mental, physical, and emotional health of our employees and continuously strive to improve the employee experience. Geosite is an equal opportunity employer and doesn't discriminate on the basis of creed, race, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability status or any other defining characteristic.

Why you should join Geosite

Geosite builds workflow software at the intersection of legacy GIS engineering tools and modern cloud collaboration platforms. Our main product is a SaaS platform that enables users to collaborate on the creation, fusion and dissemination of geospatial data to facilitate reconnaissance, planning and operations across a wide range of industries. Our customers include major energy companies, environmental organizations and the US Department of Defense. Led by PhDs, GIS experts, and veterans, we closed our series A round of financing in 2021 and are rapidly growing our team.

Team Size:40
Location:Palo Alto
Rachel Olney
Rachel Olney