Software Engineer, Web Services

Santa Barbara, California

Posted in Design and Creative

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Umbra Lab, Inc. ("Umbra") is a technology company that builds next-generation space systems. Umbra is launching an unrivaled constellation of space-based radar satellites with SAR capabilities, to produce earth imagery of sub-meter resolution for low-cost distribution. We are a bold, experienced team of developers, engineers, product specialists, and other professionals working to aggressively expand the state-of-the-art for commercial remote sensing.

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our web services development team. In this role, you will develop backend services that power our customer-facing satellite tasking platform. You will work closely with solution stakeholders and development teams to help design, implement, and maintain commercial APIs that support our mission-driven product offering and developer experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build, test, and maintain applications that run our satellites and tackle a variety of problems, including automating spacecraft operations, mission scheduling, command and telemetry pipeline, mission data pipeline, and anomaly response... to name a few
  • Provide key software architecture expertise to cross-functional engineering and product teams
  • Help establish and adhere to DevOps practices that ensure that customer and satellite-operational needs are met with quality and performance
Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Aerospace, Computer Science, or equivalent experience in relevant discipline
  • 2-3 years of experience developing highly available web services with server-side scripting languages, preferably TypeScript/Node, Go, Python, Scala
  • Strong foundational understanding of software architecture, event-driven micro-services, interface design, and testing patterns
  • Experience with a CI/CD development lifecycle
  • Experience with database-backed applications and relational database concepts, preferably Postgres
  • Solid understanding of cloud and application security, access control, and identity management
  • Good communications skills, ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, and willingness to learn new skills and technology

Desired Qualifications
  • Experience designing and documenting commercial APIs with Swagger/OpenAPI
  • Experience developing Kubernetes/Docker containerized services
  • Strong understanding of infrastructure monitoring principles, best practices, and implementation
  • Experience building custom GIS applications, STAC, or other imagery catalog APIs
  • Experience with workflow automation and data processing pipelines


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. All persons hired will be required to be a U.S. citizen, a lawful permanent resident of the U.S., or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.


  • Flexible Vacation / Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k)
  • Stock Option Plan
  • Professional Development
  • Shiny New Laptop
In-Office Perks
  • Standing desks
  • Unlimited Monitors
  • Downtown HQ with Free Snacks & Drinks
  • Free Parking
  • Catered lunches

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