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Software Development Engineer

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3TIER Seattle, WA
United States

Do you have a passion for software that can change the world? Are you interested in building software that helps synthesize massive amounts of data into compelling user experiences to help people make mission-critical decisions?

3TIER is a mature, Seattle-based start up regularly featured in lists of the “fastest growing companies.” We are a global leader in a space we pioneered, renewable energy information services. The information we create helps the world’s most successful energy companies manage the risk of weather-driven renewable energy. You’ll be working hand in hand with world-class meteorologists, developing in a large cluster-computing environment. Our vision, partly realized, is to deliver all of our services over the web – we’ve won awards for what we’ve accomplished already. But, there’s a lot more work to be done, and a world of opportunity to bring your talent and creativity to bear on this revolutionary task.

We work in a fast-paced, agile software development environment. We are located in the heart of downtown Seattle and offer a competitive compensation package that includes equity and other benefits. We are currently recruiting for three software positions. We are looking for candidates with the following skill sets;
• Software Development Engineer in Test
• Software Development Engineer
• Scientific System Programmer

If you are ready to join a dynamic team where your skills will be recognized and work will have a real impact, we want to hear from you. Apply today! Please submit your resume and, ideally, a cover letter to [email protected] to let us know why you are excited to work at 3TIER. 3TIER is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to workforce diversity. 3TIER does not offer visa sponsorship. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States.

For those interested in a bit more information. Across all three positions, some of the skill sets that we would like to see include;
• B.S. or advanced degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Earth Science, or related field, or equivalent experience
• Excellent knowledge of programming languages such as C, C++, Python, or Ruby
• Experience working in a UNIX/Linux command-line environment
• Experience with PostgreSQL and other relational database systems
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
• 2-5 years experience working in a commercial software development
• Comfortable working in a deadline-driven and result-oriented environment
• Commitment to good development practices such as source control, bug tracking, documentation, and unit testing
• Excellent oral and written presentation skills
• Experience working in development teams using Agile/Scrum methodologies

Preferred candidates will have one or more of the following qualifications:
• Interest in renewable energy, earth and atmospheric science
• Experience designing, implementing and maintaining critical enterprise software in a SaaS model
• Experience with distributed computing environments and High Performance Computing
• Experience with large, gridded data sets, such as remote sensing and climatic data, using tools such as NetCDF or McIDAS
• Knowledge of geospatial analysis tools such as GMT, GDAL, MapServer, PostGIS, and PROJ4
• Ability to architect large operational systems using well-defined APIs and modern design patterns
• Experience working in a startup atmosphere


3TIER Seattle, WA
United States