Senior Engineering Manager, Apps Engineering

Palo Alto, CA, USA

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Orbital Insight

Orbital Insight is a fast growing provider of geospatial data and geo?-analytic services to commercial, nonprofit and public sector clients across the globe. Leveraging advancements in computer vision and cloud computing, Orbital Insight is turning millions of images into a big picture understanding of the world that is quantitatively grounded in observation, creating unprecedented transparency, and empowering global decision makers with new sources of objective, quantified socio?-economic insights.

We are backed by marquee investors such as Google Ventures, Sequoia Capital, In?-Q?- Tel and Bloomberg Beta, Orbital Insight is rapidly expanding its commercial and public sector capabilities. Come join us if you are unafraid to try new approaches and relentlessly seek to push the state of the art, taking projects all the way from prototype to production-ready.

At Orbital Insight, we believe that a diverse workforce that reflects the diversity of our planet is the way to achieve our mission: to understand what is happening on and to the Earth. Orbital Insight is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. We do not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes and will not pay any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Orbital Insight.

About the Role 

Orbital Insight is a fast growing provider of geospatial data and geo?-analytic services to commercial, nonprofit and public sector clients across the globe. Leveraging advancements in computer vision and cloud computing, Orbital Insight is turning millions of images into a big picture understanding of the world that is quantitatively grounded in observation, creating unprecedented transparency, and empowering global decision makers with new sources of objective, quantified socio?-economic insights.

We are backed by marquee investors such as Google Ventures, Sequoia Capital, In?-Q?- Tel and Bloomberg Beta, Orbital Insight is rapidly expanding its commercial and public sector capabilities. Come join us if you are unafraid to try new approaches and relentlessly seek to push the state of the art, taking projects all the way from prototype to production-ready.

At Orbital Insight, we believe that a diverse workforce that reflects the diversity of our planet is the way to achieve our mission: to understand what is happening on and to the Earth. Orbital Insight is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. We do not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes and will not pay any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Orbital Insight.

Description As a critical part of its mission to help decision makers understand what we are doing on and to the Earth, Orbital Insight is building a platform for large scale analysis of geospatial data including satellite and drone imagery and global IOT data - with proprietary AI to analyze economic, social, and environmental trends at scale. The platform allows customers to ask and answer questions about the physical world -- much as a search engine answers questions about the virtual world. By making the Earth “searchable” our customers have been able to illuminate supply chains, track global commodities, conduct trade area analysis, monitor illegal deforestation, and further national security.

We are set out to build the next generation of our SaaS offering - GO Apps, and are looking for a passionate engineering leader to lead and develop a simplistic, powerful and an influential platform for our customers.

Who you are

  • You focus obsessively on the customer, only releasing the highest quality products.
  • You create a fun, learning and an accountable environment for your team.
  • You have strong technical foundations in web and backend engineering.You are passionate about software quality and system reliability.
  • You effectively partner with product and cross functional teams, ensuring alignment and delivery.
  • You invest in personal growth, both within yourself as well as your team.

Responsibilities

  • Lead development of the GO Product and be a key part of shaping up the next gen GO Apps capabilities.
  • Be a deep technical leader.
  • Manage a team of inhouse and offshore engineers.
  • Manage short / long term roadmaps, project goals and delivery partnering closely with product and other engineering teams.
  • Work effectively cross-functionally to change and influence product and process decisions.
  • Champion engineering excellence, establish metrics and drive continuous improvement.
  • Hire, nurture and retain best in class engineering talent.

Requirements

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related field.
  • 9+ years of professional software engineering experience and 4+ years of managing engineering teams.
  • Proficient in one of the programming languages (Python, Java, C or C++).
  • Highly desired to have very strong experience in managing offshore teams.
  • 5+ years of experience in developing customer facing Web/SaaS products.
  • Highly desirable to have experience in geo spatial and time series visualization.
  • 5+ years of experience with React, Angular or similar frameworks.
  • 5+ years of experience with backend engineering / microservices.

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