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Cloud & Back-end Engineer

Help companies understand their impact on the environment by building tools to display environmental metrics and plans to improve them.

About the job

Green Praxis offers vegetation management solutions to companies with large land footprints to help them manage their land in a sustainable and economically profitable way. In place of expensive and polluting solutions based on chemicals and regular mechanical intervention, we offer Nature Based Solutions that require low maintenance and offer environmental as well as economic benefits. The company consists of scientific experts in plants, animals and soil complemented by a technology team that helps them perform analysis at scale and uncover insights.


We are looking for a Cloud & Back End Engineer to support these efforts. In this role you will be responsible for our back end infrastructure and APIs. In particular you will support, maintain and evolve our:

  • AWS and other cloud services including networking, access management, security and resource management,

  • Kubernetes computing infrastructure, SQL and noSQL databases and object stores,

  • Github repo with CI/CD pipeline,

  • Apache Airflow data orchestrator,

  • Node.js based API.

The infrastructure and API support our data pipelines that ingest from diverse sources including satellite & drone imagery, public APIs and filestores and deliver these our front end tools and our machine learning models. This collection of services helps our customers and operational teams to fully understand the characteristics of a target site, and calculate the impact of a range of plans on key environmental variables.


What we are looking for in you:

  • Masters degree with concentration in computer science

  • 2+ years experience as a software engineer in a commercial environment or demonstration of strong individual initiative

  • Skilled in Node & Python with a strong understanding of APIs and web technologies

  • Experience with cloud administration, ideally with an AWS or equivalent certification

  • Willingness to work across a diverse range of technologies and tasks

  • Continuous learning approach, always ready to introduce new ideas and technologies

  • Ability to work with substantial autonomy

  • Good communicator and collaborator

  • The company is French but we have a mix of nationalities so our working language is English. You will need to be proficient in written and spoken English. French competence is desirable.


If this sounds like you, please get in touch!


Interested in applying and qualified? Please contact us.

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