Back End Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION – Back End Engineer

Ecopia Tech is an industry leading AI company specializing in extracting insights from geospatial big data. Millions of geospatial images are captured every day by satellites, airplanes, and other vehicles - Ecopia leverages AI to converts this flood of pixels into high definition (HD) vector maps and extract insight from HD maps to empower a wide range of decision makers at global scale.

We have built an AI system which significantly reduces the time and cost of creating HD vector maps at scale. To date, we have successfully deployed the AI system to map two continents in their entirety. Now, we are looking to go even bigger: mapping the whole world! We’re seeking passionate, talented engineers to join us at our Toronto office to help us fulfil our mission. You will be working alongside our engineering team to enhance our AI system for creating HD vector map at a global scale and build a map platform on top of the map content to support geospatial big data analysis. The position is permanent, full-time and will have a highly competitive salary, eligible for stock options, annual salary increases, and bonuses.


  • Working alongside the product team to Improve the efficiency of the backend workflow of map annotation platform

  • Improve the efficiency of the backend workflow of map visualization system to enable fast access and visualize images and vector maps at scale

  • Design and develop map API and computing environment (with container technology) to support running customized geospatial big data analysis on the cloud


  • Bachelor degree or above in Computer Science or related fields

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Proficient in Python and C++ / Java / Go

  • Deep understanding of server-side framework (ex. Python + Django, Java + SSH, JavaScript + NodeJS, etc.)

  • Deep understanding of data storage technologies (MySQL, NoSQL, Redis, etc)

  • Deep understanding of container technologies such as docker

  • Familiar with Nginx

  • Experience with developing cloud based software service for data visualization and processing is a plus


Ecopia Tech is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from qualified candidates of all backgrounds regardless of age, physical ability, gender, race, religion, and sexual orientation. We will provide any requested accommodation to candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.