Staff Backend Engineer at One Concern | Powderkeg

Location: Remote

Employment Type: Full Time

Team: Maps Visualization

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 Staff Software 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 Staff Software Engineer, you'll help shape and guide the direction of our tech eco-system as well as take on component implementations. You'll foster transparency and collaboration - bringing people together to work on the system solution.

Our Stack








What You’ll Do

  • Collaborate with product, data scientists, and operations to deploy micro-services and data pipelines for ML models
  • Lead stand-ups, 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

  • 7+ years relevant experience building large-scale infrastructure applications or similar experience
  • Experience in software development using Python programming language
  • Proficiency in Docker
  • Strong knowledge of relational databases, preferably PostgreSQL in particular with PostGIS
  • Ability to thrive in a fluid startup environment
  • Hands-on technical leadership experience leading project teams and setting technical direction

Nice to Haves

  • Fluency in PostgreSQL and PostGIS
  • Proficiency in Kubernetes
  • 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

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
    Staff Backend Engineer
  • Company
    One Concern
  • Location
    Menlo Park, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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