Senior Backend Engineer at One Concern | Powderkeg

Location: Remote

Employment Type: Full Time

Team: Ready Feature

About One Concern

One Concern brings disaster science together with machine learning for better decision-making. We quantify resilience from catastrophic perils, empowering leaders to measure, mitigate, and transfer risk. We believe that by pioneering cutting-edge science, we can make disasters less disastrous and, ultimately, build planetary-scale resilience.

**The Role **

One Concern is growing rapidly and we are looking for a passionate, mission- driven Senior Backend Engineer to join our team.

Our engineering challenges are unique, so you should be comfortable in uncharted territory and excited to create systems that can support cities of 100,000 and 10 million people alike.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you'll help to shape and guide the direction of our technological eco-system as well as take on component implementations. You'll apply and teach best practices in development processes. You'll act as a mentor for junior engineers while fostering an environment of transparency and collaboration - bringing people together to work on the system solution.

Our Stack






What You’ll Do

  • Collaborate with product, data scientists, fellow engineers and operations to build and deploy microservices and data pipelines for ML models
  • Lead standups, actively communicate between teams
  • Collaborate with the team to find the right place to implement a solution
  • Work with or create geospatial aware infrastructure services
  • Collaborate with Product Team on ideation, timelines and engineering effort
  • Ensure that your component does what it says on the box, is easy to operate and meets the quality expectations through automation

Qualifications & Experience

  • 4+ years relevant experience building large-scale infrastructure applications or similar experience
  • Proficiency in creating data workflows in Kubernetes
  • Experience in software development using general-purpose programming languages (e.g., Python, Go)
  • Experience developing and scaling production pipelines involving live data
  • Strong knowledge of relational databases, preferably PostgreSQL
  • Ability to thrive in a fluid startup environment

Nice to Haves

  • Fluency in Python and Go
  • Prior experience working with agile teams.
  • Fluency in PostGIS
  • Familiarity with both relational and non-relational databases
  • Experience building creative end-to-end Machine Learning systems
  • Experience working with large datasets
  • Experience interacting and working alongside data scientists
  • Experience working on systems that involve geospatial mapping
  • B.S/M.S in Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics
  • Experience architecting and developing solutions to ambiguous problems with significant impact

Compensation will be competitive with market for this position and will include equity consideration.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, natural origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Backend Engineer
  • Company
    One Concern
  • Location
    Menlo Park, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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