Software Engineer, Backend Jobs in Oakland, CA at Zesty.ai

Title: Software Engineer, Backend

Company: Zesty.ai

Location: Oakland, CA

Salary: $80K – $100K*

Category: Enterprise Technology

Events in recent years have made us all too familiar with the havoc that natural disasters can wreak, and the increasing frequency and intensity with which they are occurring.

Despite record levels of losses, conventional methods of risk modeling continue to paint at best an incomplete picture of these threats.

Zesty.ai uses novel data gathering and machine learning approaches to produce higher quality information about the risks to property from catastrophes like floods and wildfires. While AI alone may not be able to thwart these disasters, it can help us become more prepared for them, and ultimately that will lead to better outcomes.

We are looking for aSoftware Engineer, Backendwho is interested in designing high-performance, reliable, cloud-native distributed systems. You should have a firm grasp of computer science fundamentals, and at least 1-2 years experience building backend-focused software, ideally in a cloud-native environment. You should feel at home in a fast-paced company, and be committed to delivering rock-solid code and systems. You will be part of the core technical team building and extending Zesty.ai’s platform, services, and internal tools. You should thrive in a collaborative, creative environment, and be comfortable learning new skills and working with unfamiliar technologies.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to talk to you.

The Opportunity:

Join the core team that develops Zesty.ai’s products from concept through production launch

Build high performance, scalable services

Build robust, self-monitoring systems to analyze real estate property all over the world.

Build systems to process and analyze terabytes of high-resolution imagery and geospatial data (it’s OK if you haven’t done this before)

Investigate and prototype new technologies and applications

What You Bring to the Zesty.ai Team:

At least 1-2 years of employment as a platform/back-end engineer in a professional team setting

Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.

Comfort working with cloud platforms (Google Cloud, AWS, etc) and architectures

Proficiency in at least one of python 3.x, JavaScript (Node), or Go

Experience planning and writing unit, functional, and integration tests

Comfort with common database technologies (SQL or NoSQL)

Bonus: Experience or familiarity with GIS

Bonus: Experience working with imagery and image manipulation

Relevant education (B.S. Computer Science) or equivalent experience


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