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Senior Software Engineer - Backend

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1957


Our tech-startup partner is looking to hire a fully remote Senior Software Engineer (Backend)! Their Asset Replacement Planning (ARP) Team is building a brand new API and web application for the Optimain DS product. This new application will be closely aligned with the technology stack in use by our partner's other web applications and teams.  The team partners closely with product managers, user interface designers, and other engineering teams to develop performant, easy to use full stack web applications which drive the workflows and decisions of our customers. This role will position you to become a technical lead and architect of the new ARP application, in alignment with other engineering teams.

The Tech Stack:

  • Python, Django, Django Rest Framework
  • React with Material UI Components
  • ESRI ArcGIS API for Javascript and ArcGIS API for Python
  • PostgreSQL with PostGIS Extension
  • AWS

Who You Are

  • Significant experience designing, building and maintaining REST API’s based on Django and the Django REST Framework 
  • Experience with PostgreSQL database managed through the Django Object Relational Mapper (ORM)
  • At a minimum, familiarity with React front-ends and able to troubleshoot and establish the source of errors occuring in development and test environments
  • Experience working closely with product management and to identify options and analyze cost-benefit tradeoffs to solve key technical challenges
  • Experience designing and architecting systems to meet high standards of reliability and ease of use
  • Attention to detail in work and ability to identify and resolve ambiguities in specifications.
  • Able to effectively communicate ideas and concepts within your team, across teams, and throughout the organization, even with non-technical audiences, in both written and verbal forms.
  • Willingness to work across the entire tech stack in a cross functional team to build end-to-end features.

Nice to Have

  • Familiarity with modern DevSecOps techniques: CI/CD, TDD, Infrastructure as code (IaC), etc.
  • Experience with ESRI ArcGIS API’s for Python and Javascript
  • Use of geospatial data and datatypes (ESRI ArcGIS and PostGIS)
  • High proficiency with relational databases and ability to profile and optimize queries.


  • Mission Driven – Some companies use AI to serve better digital ads and trade stocks, we seek to make our communities safer and more resilient
  • Top Compensation – Competitive compensation package
  • 100% Distributed – work from anywhere
  • Distributed work monthly stipend
  • Best in Class Medical Coverage – 100% benefits and premiums paid
  • Wellness reimbursement
  • Educational Allowance- $1000/yr 
  • Weekly lunch stipend 


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