Backend Engineer

Trace Genomics
Job Type
Mid level

Job Description

Job Purpose: Design, implement, and maintain the backend infrastructure that powers our agricultural technology platform. Work closely with cross-functional teams to build robust and scalable solutions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with colleagues and cross-functional teams to understand requirements and design efficient backend systems to support existing and new features being added to our platform.
  • Develop and maintain secure and scalable backend services and APIs to support the Trace platform.
  • Implement and maintain data storage solutions, ensuring efficient data retrieval and storage for large datasets.
  • Improve data processing pipelines and integrate with various data sources to support analytics and other applications.
  • Integrate vendor and customer systems with the Trace platform.
  • Participate in code reviews, provide constructive feedback, and contribute to the continuous improvement of development processes.
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and industry best practices, incorporating them into the development process when applicable.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science/engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in a similar technical role, preferably in the agriculture or agtech industry.
  • Problem-solving mindset and the ability to troubleshoot technical issues.
  • Proficiency in Python and Python web frameworks like Django and Flask.
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for internal tools.
  • Experience with database design and optimization, including relational and NoSQL databases.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.
  • Strong understanding of API design, architecture, testing, and documenting.
  • Passion for agriculture, sustainability, and the application of technology to address challenges in the industry.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Compensation package:

  • Bonus opportunities
  • Stock options

Experience level:

  • 3 years


  • Day shift

Work Location: Remote

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