Nimble Gravity

Sr. Backend Engineer (Contract to Hire)

Remote LATAM
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Backend Senior Developer

Location: LATAM

This position is handled as a contract-to-hire.


Backend Senior Developer 

As a Backend Senior Developer, you will collaborate with our non-profit and academic partners to develop and support EarthRanger used in the world of Wildlife Conservation. Working on this team, you can be on the ground floor in designing, building, and deploying cutting-edge products that will have a global impact. The right candidate will work closely with multiple development teams and external partners to strategize and design solutions to difficult problems. 

About EarthRanger

EarthRanger is a software solution that helps conservationists make informed operational decisions. We help prevent the poaching of endangered species, fight deforestation, promote human-wildlife coexistence, and advocate for legal protection of wildlife on land or in the oceans. We do this by integrating real-time data from 100+ hardware sensors (animal trackers, radios, vehicles, etc), rangers, patrols, remote imaging, etc and providing visibility and analysis of conservation activities across landscapes and seascapes. More than 350 conservation organizations use EarthRanger today, from iconic national parks like Masai Mara Reserve in Kenya and North Luangwa National Park in Zambia, to species-specific conservation programs like the study of white sharks in New Zealand and Panthera’s Mountain Lion Program in Washington state.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below represent the required knowledge, skill, and/or ability.

  • Must be an experienced software engineer with a strong agile background. 
  • Must be able to design scalable solutions with databases containing billions of records. 
  • Must be able to communicate effectively using design documents and lead the implementation of the solution by their team. 
  • Must be disciplined with designing and implementing unit tests, continuous integration and continuous delivery to production, source code repositories.  
  • Must be able to write code and build systems for web, web services, database, and mobile applications. 
  • Must have hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from web service interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between. 
  • Must be able to lead the implementation of their solutions by the team. 
  • Must have an established track record of delivering complex software solutions to delight customers. 
  • Must have problem-solving skills and the abilities to analyze quantitatively, scope technical requirements, and effectively prioritize program deliverables. 
  • Must demonstrate honesty, responsibility, integrity, and fulfillment of commitments. 
  • Must be a technical innovator and thought leader, with the ability to demonstrate and inspire continuous learning, experimentation, and data and metrics-driven decision making. 


  • 8+ years of software development experience.
  • Experienced coder in Python with 4+ years of experience developing applications and services (Version 3.8 and above).
  • Technical Experience includes building and deploying SaaS applications at scale using the Django Web Framework with major data storage engines (PostgreSQL/AlloyDB, MySQL, Redis, etc.) Scale includes the use of multi-tenancy to support many different customers.
  • Design and Implementation of REST-based APIs.
  • Demonstrated expertise in securing an application at all levels from data at rest through the public interface.
  • Experience delivering solutions on Google Cloud, AWS, or Azure. (Google Cloud preferred).
  • Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

What we offer

  • Remote work
  • Access to our Wellness Program

About Nimble Gravity 

Nimble Gravity is a team of outdoor enthusiasts, adrenaline seekers, and experienced growth hackers. We love solving hard problems and believe the right data can transform and propel growth for any organization.

Nimble Gravity is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other basis forbidden under federal, state, or local law. Nimble Gravity considers all qualified applicants.

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