Back-End Software Developer

We are developing the world’s most comprehensive platform for delivering extreme climate risk data and analysis. Aligned to our standard, our data exchange indexes and provides billions of data points related to climate, geophysical, and socioeconomic risk. This data exchange powers large scale visualization, delivery into our analytics engines for financial stress testing and report generation, and acts as a data provider directly into partner integrations. Clients will depend on our platform for deriving auditable insights and quantifying uncertainty through advanced stress testing and reporting features.

The Role

As a Backend Software Developer you’ll be working on our microservice architecture developed in Golang to develop new services and features. The ClimateWisdom platform is cloud native and leverages a mix of RESTful and GRPC methodologies for communication to handle organization & account management, authentication, billing, search, analytics, data visualization, and much more. You’ll work closely with our data scientists and key stakeholders to perform data modeling and architect new features for our clients.

Responsibilities

  • Develop high performance algorithms for ingesting and serving large datasets

  • Perform database modeling for new features using SQL and NoSQL

  • Integrate new research from our data science team into productionized microservices

  • Collaborate with our teams and stakeholders to innovate new capabilities for our platforms

Requirements

  • High level of proficiency using Golang

  • Strong understanding of API development using RESTful & GRPC methodologies

  • Strong understanding of algorithms and data structures

  • Experience with building highly concurrent applications

  • Experience with using SQL & NoSQL databases

  • Fluent with Git and Github, continuous integration, software testing methodologies

 

Candidates with any of the following would stand out:

  • Knowledge of working in Dockerized/Kubernetes environments

  • Knowledge of working with distributed systems and microservice architectures

  • Previous experience with NoSQL databases

  • Previous experience with streaming architectures such as Kafka

  • Comfort with event-driven and data-driven development patterns

 

Working at Riskthinking.AI

Our team is composed of developers and data scientists with a wide range of experience in finance, climate, ecology, and machine learning. You’ll be working in a highly innovative and fast paced team building solutions that’ll be used by the world’s leading financial institutions. You’ll gain exposure to working with big data and cutting edge cloud-native technologies in a fast paced startup environment. Your contributions will be substantial in shaping the foundation of our early product development by working collaboratively with our ambitious team.

 

Eligibility

  • Due to the nature of this role and our maturity as a company, all applicants must have permanent work authorization prior to applying. We are not able to sponsor or transfer employment visas (e.g. H-1B). 

  • Must have the ability to work remotely 

 

Employment Details

  • We are open to part-time or full-time work arrangements, permanent or on a contract basis. 

  • Pay Is commensurate with education and experience.

 

Our Commitment To Diversity, Equity And Inclusion

We evaluate all candidates on the basis of their ability to meet stated job requirements. We do not discriminate against candidates on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, religion, nationality, or other personal characteristics. In keeping with our commitment to supporting a safe and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to apply .

 

How To Apply

Send a cover letter and resume  to [email protected] and we will be in contact.