Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Astronomer designed Astro, a modern data orchestration platform, powered by Apache Airflow™. Astro enables companies to place Apache Airflow at the core of their data operations, providing ease of use, scalability, and enterprise-grade security, to ensure the reliable delivery of mission-critical data pipelines.

We’re a globally-distributed and rapidly growing venture-backed team of learners, innovators and collaborators. Our mission is to build an Enterprise-grade product that makes it easy for data teams at Fortune 500’s and startups alike to adopt Apache Airflow. As a member of our team, you will be at the forefront of the industry as we strive to deliver the world's data.

Your background may be unconventional; as long as you have the essential qualifications, we encourage you to apply. While having "bonus" qualifications makes for a strong candidate, Astronomer values diverse experiences. Many of us at Astronomer haven't followed traditional career paths, and we welcome it if yours hasn't either.

About this role

At Astronomer, our R&D team is dedicated to providing an exceptional experience in managing Apache Airflow at scale. As a leading player in the industry, we are seeking a talented Software Engineer to work on our Product-Led Growth initiative, a critical component of our expansion strategy. You will play a pivotal role in driving the success of our platform. Collaborating closely with our applications team and product team, you will develop an intuitive onboarding and self-service experience for our users. Your contributions will directly impact our ability to scale and deliver exceptional value to our customers.

What you get to do:

  • Contribute to the development of the Product-Led Growth initiative, focusing on enhancing the user experience and driving business growth.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand user requirements and implement intuitive onboarding processes and self-service features to streamline user interactions with our platform.

  • Continuously evaluate and improve the effectiveness of our product-led approach through data-driven insights and user feedback.

  • Contribute to the overall platform usability, reliability, and scalability.

What you bring to the role:

  • A strong focus on the end-user experience.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to find middle ground.

  • Experience of Golang and TypeScript.

  • Experience with software development best practices, such as code reviews, testing, CI/CD, version control, automation and debugging.

Bonus points if you have:

  • 1-3 years of engineering experience.

  • Experience with full-stack development

  • Experience with Apache Airflow or related workflow orchestrators

  • Built tools for improving onboarding and self service experience.

The estimated salary for this role ranges from $140,000 - $170,000 CAD based on leveling and geography, along with an equity component and a comprehensive benefits package.. This range is merely an estimate, and the width of the range reflects willingness to consider candidates with broad prior seniority. Actual compensation may deviate from this range based on skills, experience, and qualifications.


At Astronomer, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer: we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Astronomer is a remote-first company.