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Sr. Backend Engineer

Hubble Network

Hubble Network

Software Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024
Hubble Network was founded with the intention of delivering on the promise of what Internet-of-Things (IoT) was supposed to be. We're building a global Bluetooth network dedicated to machine-to-machine connectivity. We differentiate ourselves as the first modem-less and gateway-less, direct-to-satellite network from off-the-shelf BLE chips. Hubble is ideal for applications in logistics, AgTech, and maritime where economies of scale for volume consumer and enterprise asset tracking is a priority. Our goal is to be the first billion-endpoint-connected network in the world.

Hubble is an early-stage, venture-backed startup supported by some of the best investors in the world. In their previous lives, the founding team has been successful in raising $100s of millions in venture funding, developing the Amazon Sidewalk network, launching billions of dollars of space assets, and leading their teams to successful exits, both through acquisition and IPO. We are now looking to bring on talented team members who are the best at what they do to help us make Hubble a reality for the world.

As the Sr. Backend Engineer, you will be responsible for leading the development of our backend infrastructure to enable connectivity and communication between our satellites and billions of IoT devices. You will be a key leader in our expanding team.

This is an on-site, full-time position.


  • A Sense of Ownership and Urgency: Lead projects from concept to reality, rapidly and effectively
  • First Principles Engineering: Have a strong understanding of the whys behind the whats; have the ability to extrapolate from first principles to complex system design
  • High Learning Agility: Love to learn; have a grounded approach to recognizing your weaknesses and take the initiative to brush up on and sharpen your engineering foundations to better collaborate with your teammates with different backgrounds
  • System-Level Design and Analysis: Understand the requirements flow down the process and be able to quickly iterate on evolving requirements
  • Excellent Communication Skills: Effectively convey ideas and communicate technical topics with engineering and operations; run self-directed design reviews and participate in reviews of other systems
  • Anticipation of Needs: Identify problems, think creatively, and rapidly produce reliable and cost-effective solutions to meet the ever-growing and changing needs of an early-stage company


  • Understanding of the difference between an online tutorial and a production-level solution
  • Ability to design for scale and resilience while knowing when to keep it simple
  • Enough experience to understand how Python 3.11 is different from 3.9
  • Complete comfort with the abbreviation soup of AWS products
  • At least PostgreSQL and ideally some NoSQL experience
  • Familiarity with the devOps tools like Terraform and GitHub Actions


Hubble is required by the U.S. Government to comply with various space technology export regulations including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents ("green card holders") as defined by ITAR (22 CFR

  • 120.15). More information on ITAR can be found here.

Hubble is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. Each individual has the right to work in a professional environment that promotes equal employment opportunity and prohibits discriminatory practices, including harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.