Senior Software Engineer (Platform)

| Vancouver, BC, CAN
Employer Provided Salary: 125,000-160,000 Annually
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At EarthDaily Analytics we strive to build a more sustainable planet by creating innovative solutions that combine satellite imagery of the Earth, modern software engineering, machine learning, and cloud computing to help solve the world’s toughest challenges in agriculture, water management, forestry, carbon capture verification and more. Our focus has been on building the world’s most advanced satellite image processing pipelines capable of delivering automated, reliable, meaningful analytics from our customers’ satellites and our own as well as a next generation Earth observation platform. Our belief is that insights can only be as good as the data itself and we pride ourselves on generating the highest quality data products in the industry.

The EarthPlatform is our key discovery, access and analysis platform that will help our customers access our petabyte-level archive and help them build solutions for some of the world’s most pressing challenges in forestry, natural resource management, agriculture and natural disasters.


We’re a multidisciplinary team of software engineers with backgrounds in Geography, Physics, Computer Science, Atmospheric Studies, Mathematics, Cloud Infrastructure, Industrial Design, and Aerospace Engineering among others. The broad range of expertise is core to our success in building the most innovative technologies on (and off!) the planet. Our team of experts have developed the world’s first colour HD video from space, web-based patented Earth observation analytics platform, and have also built the world’s first automated satellite processing service which is being applied to partner satellites and our upcoming constellation slated to launch in 2024. 

Our Software Engineers embrace a DevOps culture, work as a highly collaborative team in an agile based iterative development environment and are leading the next revolution in satellite-based Earth Observation remote sensing through problem solving, growth and ownership.


Are you interested in the “new frontier” known as the space industry? Do you aspire to build innovative, ground-breaking software technologies? At EarthDaily Analytics, we strive for the best of both worlds, where we collaborate and support each other to collectively deliver the most intelligent and sophisticated software capabilities the space industry has ever seen.

If you enjoy and have experience in building cloud native scalable front end and back end software systems, we would love to hear from you. We are actively seeking a Senior Software Engineer, Platform to join our team and together further our mission to build a more sustainable planet. 


As a Senior Software Engineer, Platform, you will be a technical champion to help shape the future of our next generation Earth observation customer platform. Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Help drive the technical vision, design and implementation of new geospatial SaaS platform requirements architecture.
  • Define, design, implement, test, debug, deploy, monitor, operate and evolve Earth observation platform and related systems, services and software/infrastructure capabilities
  • Conduct and participate in technical and interface discussions, design reviews, code reviews and feature verifications with other team members.
  • Monitor, triage and fix bugs in services with active stakeholders.
  • Participate in sprint planning, sprint closure, sprint demos, and sprint retrospectives
  • Contribute to Product and Business Development discussions to advise on and influence the Product Roadmap
  • Mentor and train fellow software engineers on software development best practices
  • Ensure technical documentation for solution designs is created and maintained
  • Recommend new technologies/patterns to ensure solution scalability, maintainability, and quality


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Math, Physics, Engineering or equivalent
  • 7 + years of professional experience in software engineering with proven track record of creating Earth Observation platforms that use raster data
    • +1 experience with vector data
  • 7+ years of professional software engineering experience on a productional SaaS product that is business critical and operates within a high transactional volume environment
  • Designed and developed interactions between front and backed Earth Observation applications
    • +1 Experience in user interface design and development
    • +1 for developing or building on open source software
  • Designed, developed, debugged and operated cloud native platforms deployed within a modern cloud-based environment (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Worked within an Agile software development framework and SCRUM processes
  • Designed and implemented geospatial related APIs and developed platforms leveraging large scale databases
    • +1 Designed and implemented cloud infrastructure (Infrastructure as Code)
  • Practiced DevOps, CICD and full end to end automation
    • +1 for DevSecOps
  • Mentored and helped growing fellow software engineers for collective success


  • Excellent knowledge in at least one high level programming language (e.g., Java, C++, Python, etc)
    • +1 Working knowledge of user interface development
  • Excellent knowledge of Earth Observation Platforms
    • +1 TiTiler, COG and STAC knowledge
    • +1 MapboxGL or other UI framework/libraries that interacts with a geospatial backend
  • Excellent knowledge in RDBMS and/or NoSQL database technologies
    • +1 Working knowledge of geospatial concepts (including geospatial enabled databases)
  • Excellent knowledge in API development
    • +1 Working knowledge of Docker, ECS/EKS, lambda and microservice, serverless design paradigm for APIs
  • Excellent knowledge of designing/operating a high SLA SaaS in terms of availability, reliability and throughput
  • Excellent object-oriented and test-driven design skills
  • Excellent knowledge of platform software architecture and design patterns
  • Excellent working knowledge of AWS, Infrastructure as Code or other cloud services
  • Working knowledge in CICD, Configuration Management, Scalable and cost effective Cloud Infrastructure Architecture concepts
  • Self-starter and self-learner with a can-do attitude and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with minimal supervision, while managing and executing deliverables effectively and efficiently.


Base Salary Range: $125,000-$160,000

The range of $125,000-$160,000 annually, depends on job-related skills, experience, training, education, location and business needs. The range is based on BC-derived compensation for this role. It is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role. Only in rare and exceptional circumstances, when a candidate has the experience, skills, and expertise to exceed those required for the position, would we consider paying at the top of the range for this role. Beyond base, a bonus applies.


Like space exploration, being a part of our high-performing engineering team means we are constantly evolving and pushing boundaries for technological innovations. As we together hold excellence, teamwork, respect, and diversity as our core values, we create a work environment where we inspire each other, help each other grow professionally and most importantly, share strong passion for building a global change detection system with Earth Observation data that boasts the best quality, the broadest coverage, and the highest revisit frequency.

We use fully cloud-native architectures, the latest advancements in computer vision and machine learning, and modern software engineering practices with fully automated CICD software development pipelines continually testing our code, and reliably delivering software systems to cloud-based production environments. The unprecedented insights, unlocked by our technologies and services, will enable our customers to make informed decisions with the magnitude of accuracy and efficiency unseen before.

To make the most innovative products that serve our customers, we recognize the role that each of us plays in Diversity and Inclusion at EarthDaily. We draw from our diverse crew of exceptional team members and encourage and empower our team members to express themselves regardless of identity, race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity or expression.

We would love to welcome you to our world of software for space.


  • Competitive compensation, full benefits and flexible time off
  • Be part of a meaningful mission as part of one of Canada’s most innovative space companies that are developing sustainable solutions for our planet
  • Continuous employee growth and development including training from leading experts in the field in advanced topics spanning remote sensing to cloud-native architecture
  • Innovation time built into our schedule to foster new ideas and technological evolution 
  • Flexible working hours with work from home opportunities made to fit your life
  • Great work environment, team and one of the best office locations in Vancouver (right over the water in the new Vancouver Convention Centre)
  • Company subsidized lunches, lunch & learns and Friday afternoon social hours
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EarthDaily Analytics operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Maple Grove, Minnesota . EarthDaily Analytics was founded in 2021. It has 197 total employees. To see all jobs at EarthDaily Analytics, click here.
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