A satellite in space

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About the job
As a downstream SpaceTech geospatial intelligence company, CyStellar develops applications and products which are adapted from technology that was originally made for use in space and extensively uses data generated by satellites for applications on Earth.

CyStellar’s business model entails designing, developing, and delivering its cloud-based risk assessment software (CyStellar TerraRisk Re) and related services to its specialised customers. We target our offering at financial services organisations including insurance, reinsurance, brokers, agents, and capital markets. We also assist commercial companies, governmental institutions, and public agencies to detect, estimate, classify and monitor risks in an effort to minimise damages and to protect the public.
Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, technical Software Engineering leader to join our growing Ground Mission Control Platform Team as a Senior Full Stack Software Engineer. This is a small team but growing with lots of opportunities for the right person.

In this role you'll:

  • Be working as part of our highly experienced engineering team and jump in at the beginning to develop a world-class product.

  • Own the development of our public-facing sites, including the primary customer application

  • Be responsible for building and maintaining high quality, production code.

  • Design, build and optimise the frontend UI and backend APIs required for the product.

  • Be part of the product roadmap discussions as we grow and evolve the product.

  • Stay informed with industry best practices and provide guidance, inspiration, and mentorship in engineering excellence for cross-functional colleagues.

  • Ensure that non-functional requirements such as security, performance, maintainability, scalability, usability, and reliability are being considered when architecting solutions.


On day one we'll expect you to:

  • Have an undergraduate or graduate degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering or related education.

  • 3+ years of experience as a full-stack engineer.

  • Experience with server-side development in Node.js, Express.js

  • Experience with one of the following databases - Postgres, MySQL, MongoDB, DynamoDB

  • Experience with frontend JavaScript and modern frameworks like React, Redux (React is a preference for our company).

  • Familiarity with modern front-end best practices (build systems, continuous testing, etc.).

  • Experience with project management tools and Git.

  • Experience working on production sites that are customer-facing and critical to the business.

  • Proven track record of writing high-quality software that has been deployed to production, following software development best practices.

  • Passion for learning, building, and moving fast. With an ambitious plan for the next 12 months, we highly value your ability and appetite for learning.

  • Has been a technical mentor for teams in the past where they have helped other team members be successful and has the desire to continue doing so.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to document and explain the technical work that has been done

  • Added bonuses you might have:

  • Previous experience in working with GIS (Geographic Information System) or interest in solving geospatial problems.

  • Additional Information

We offer you a multidisciplinary international work environment. With colleagues from 3 different continents working remotely, you will join a very dynamic and diverse mix of Software Engineers, GIS Experts, Data Scientists, Insurers, and Financial Experts. What could go wrong here? :-)

The entrepreneurial nature at CyStellar undoubtedly creates a lot of passion which means you will be working with colleagues every day that have the same positive energy and excitement as you do. We offer you a unique experience to help build something and be part of its growth from the very beginning. This means living the high highs, low lows, and everything in between.

In normal times, our office is located in the heart of the City of London. However, we are open to applications to work remotely from anywhere in the United Kingdom or Sweden. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom or Sweden.

How to Apply
Interested? Make your move - send us your CV and letter of application in English. We look forward to receiving your application!



Senior Full Stack Engineer – Geospatial Operations



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