Lead Backend Engineer

August 1

🇺🇸 United States – Remote

💵 $170k - $200k / year

⏰ Full Time

🟠 Senior

🔙 Backend Engineer






Google Cloud Platform





Atlas AI

We help companies scale by targeting investments in untapped and underserved markets to maximize growth and impact.

AI • Satellite Imagery • Agriculture • Intelligence • Impact Investment

11 - 50


• Architect and develop serverless solutions that marry products within and across cloud platforms (e.g. GCP, AWS, Azure) that deliver value to internal and external customers • Lead client-oriented API design and development • Work with design, product, and front end engineers to build APIs to support key functionality and use cases • Actively participate to improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes • Leverage your experience in early stage startups to make informed decisions that balance speed vs quality • Hold yourself to high standard when working with production systems • Work collaboratively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders • Be effective and empathetic in communicating with co-workers so everyone makes better decisions • Focus on designing architectures to solve core problems, not just because it is the latest trend • Be cognizant of the human impacts of your work and strive to improve the lives of others


• 7+ years relevant backend experience, preferably at an early stage startup • Demonstrated growth of responsibility over time at one employer • Technical ownership of key areas of the Product Stack • Self-starter attitude, comfortable working independently and in an entrepreneurial, start-up environment; thrives in high-trust environments with minimal resources/backing • Experience with Python, pandas, PostgreSQL, BigQuery • Understanding of modern backend cloud infrastructure (e.g. serverless patterns) • Experience with building distributed computing infrastructure flexible for both on-demand and batch processing • Self-starter comfortable working independently and in an entrepreneurial, start-up environment • Experiences that are big pluses: - Applying dask and geospatial libraries at scale for user-facing applications - Developing enterprise PaaS and SaaS products - Have worked in early-stage startup environments - Developed on Google Cloud Platform • Comfort working in a distributed team environment • Any frontend engineering experience (e.g React, Redux, deck.gl)


• Casual and inclusive working environment • Competitive compensation • Great benefits

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