Senior Back-End Engineer at Planet Labs
Berlin, DE
Welcome to Planet. We believe in using space to help life on Earth.

Looking to use your software skills for something more than ad-supported apps and e-commerce? Planet aims to exponentially increase humanity's knowledge about our planet by delivering daily pictures of every place on earth. We design, build and operate the largest constellation of earth imaging satellites. Our mission is to democratize how people use, analyze and gain insight from information about our planet. We control every component of hardware design and manufacturing, so our office is a truly inspiring mix of experts from a variety of domains.



We are looking for a Senior Back-End Engineer and provide an open-ended contract, full-time, 40 hours a week.

The Must Haves:

Excellent development skills in Python 2 and 3
Thorough understanding of REST APIs
Knowledge of HTTP stack
Experience in Git as source code management system
Thorough knowledge of PostgreSQL
The Nice-to-Haves:

Experience in
Linux based environments
agile software development methods
Elasticsearch or similar
containerization (Docker, Kubernetes)
Knowledge of
AWS or GCP
CI/CD
geospatial data and algorithm domains
Some press about us:

Our CEO, Will Marshall's Dreamforce Talk

"Tiny Satellites ushering in the New Space Revolution" Bloomberg Businessweek

"The All-Seeing Eye in the Sky video" Bloomberg Businessweek video