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Platform Engineer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Graz, Am Eisernen Tor 1 / 3

About us
Welcome to Blackshark.ai. We believe in creating value by providing powerful insights.

Blackshark.ai is creating a digital twin of planet earth powered by satellite data & artificial intelligence. 

We are a team of 50+ data scientists, geospatial engineers, 3D rendering programmers and developers based in San Francisco, Seattle, US, and Graz, Austria, Europe's computer vision hub.

Our revolutionary platform is using Machine Learning to extract information from the surface of our planet by using satellite imagery and other relevant data. A patented reconstruction technology allows streaming and rendering of detected 3D features in unmatched visual quality containing material properties and other semantic features.

We have a culture being focused on individuals and their individual goals in order to create something bigger than ourselves. 

Come and join Blackshark.ai and help us create the ultimate vision of a digital Planet Earth.
Your mission
We are seeking an experienced platform engineer to to scale our continuously learning systems. The platform you will be developing is at the heart of model creation and deployment processes. It allows clients and Blackshark.ai to manage annotated data, trigger long-running computations and store data streams from devices. Over the years, we gathered what makes and breaks such a platform. Every iteration brought us closer to the optimal solution. Nevertheless, there are many challenges left. Here, we need your expertise, creative problem solving skills, and desire to make an impact.

Our Tech Stack:

  •  DL Frameworks: Pytorch, Torchvision, CUDA
  • Languages: Python, C/C++, JavaScript
  • Frontend: VueJS
  • Backend: Django, FastAPI, uvicorn, uwsgi
  • Data: PostgreSQL, PostGIS, RabbitMQ, SQLAlchemy, Logstash
  • Traditional Computer Vision: OpenCV, GDAL, scikit-image, pillow, Shapely, pyWavelet
  • Packaging: Docker, Kubernetes
  • Deployment: Gitlab CI/CD, Jenkins 
Your profile
  • Fluent in Python 3
  • Relational DBs, Data Modelling, SQL
  • Experience with Docker/Kubernetes deployments
  • Fundamental OS know-how, Unix and its command line tools
  • You easily pick up new technologies, and have a curious and inquisitive mind.    
  • You are a good communicator, enjoy working in a team, and are quick on your feet. 
It’s nice if you can show practical experience in any of those areas:
  • Machine Learning Systems in cloud-only or hybrid (online/offline) scenarios 
  • Critical ETL workflows where data is large in-memory or multiple TB in cloud storage
  • Managing Cloud resources with infra-as-code approach
  • Workflow and Task Management Systems
  • Programming skills and knowledge that shows your passion for CS
  • Software engineering skills (testing, deployment, configuration management) 
Why join us?
  • Cutting-edge projects with global Tier 1 reference customers in a wide range of industries.
  • A straightforward mindset: focus on the goal, get things done, and keep cool.
  • Friendly atmosphere, with amazing and passionate colleagues from all backgrounds and nationalities.
  • Flat hierarchy, fast decisions, and agile work environment where your ideas and concepts are welcome.
  • The opportunity to learn and develop in a team eager to drive innovation.
  • A culture that values teamwork, expertise sharing and humility, and where all collaborate towards the same goal.
  • Work-life balance and the flexibility to accommodate personal situations.
  • HQ situated in Graz, Austria, a hidden gem with an extraordinary high quality of life, between the Mediterranean Sea and the Alps.
  • A competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.*
*The remuneration for the position advertised above is fixed by Austrian collective agreement. The effective salary depends on qualification and experience and may be significantly higher. 
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