Remote Job: Senior Software Engineer, Platform @ Astronomer

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 26501
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Job Description

Astronomer designed Astro, a modern data orchestration platform, powered by Apache Airflow™. Astro enables companies to place Apache Airflow at the core of their data operations, providing ease of use, scalability, and enterprise-grade security, to ensure the reliable delivery of mission-critical data pipelines.

We’re a globally-distributed and rapidly growing venture-backed team of learners, innovators and collaborators. Our mission is to build an Enterprise-grade product that makes it easy for data teams at Fortune 500’s and startups alike to adopt Apache Airflow. As a member of our team, you will be at the forefront of the industry as we strive to deliver the world’s data.

Your background may be unconventional; as long as you have the essential qualifications, we encourage you to apply. While having “bonus” qualifications makes for a strong candidate, Astronomer values diverse experiences. Many of us at Astronomer haven’t followed traditional career paths, and we welcome it if yours hasn’t either.

About this role

At Astronomer, our R&D team is dedicated to providing an exceptional experience in managing Apache Airflow at scale. As a leading player in the industry, we are seeking an experienced Software Engineer to work on our Platform team. This team is responsible for Astro’s Public API, authentication, authorization, billing and alerting frameworks, common UI components and the general reliability, scalability and maintainability of the Astro Platform. Your contributions will directly impact our ability to scale and deliver exceptional value to our customers.

What you get to do:
  • Contribute to the design, development and vision of Astro Platform’s architecture and components.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand user requirements, implement and iterate on the features used by the engineering org as a whole.

  • Work with front end developers, product management and customers to deliver customer facing features such as public facing APIs and UI experiences.

  • Continuously evaluate and improve the architecture and implementation of our platform.

  • Contribute to the overall platform usability, reliability, and scalability.

What you bring to the role:
  • A strong focus on delivering performant, scalable, and reliable backend systems.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to find middle ground.

  • 5+ years of engineering experience.

  • Experience with fast-paced startup environments.

  • Experience with Golang and Typescript.

  • Experience with SQL databases.

  • Experience with distributed systems.

  • Experience with software development best practices, such as code reviews, testing, CI/CD, version control, automation and debugging.

  • Experience communicating technical concepts through use of architectural diagrams.

Bonus points if you have:
  • Experience with Apache Airflow or related workflow orchestrators

The estimated salary for this role ranges from $180,000 – $210,000 based on leveling and geography, along with an equity component and a comprehensive benefits package. This range is merely an estimate; actual compensation may deviate from this range based on skills, experience, and qualifications.


At Astronomer, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer: we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  Astronomer is a remote-first company.

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