Software Engineer, Business Applications
The Climate Corp. - San Francisco, CA

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The Climate Corporation’s mission is to help all the world’s people and businesses manage and adapt to climate change. To achieve our mission, we have built a unique technology platform to enable, for the first time, the real-time pricing and purchasing of customizable weather insurance. Managing over 200 TB of data, including 34 trillion+ weather simulation data points, 150 billion soil type observations, and more than 3 million daily weather measurements, we are one of the largest users of Amazon Web Services.

The Climate Corporation is focused on the enormous challenge and opportunity of protecting the $3 trillion global agriculture industry from the financial impact of adverse weather – the cause of over 90 percent of crop loss – with fully automated weather insurance products. We are also building web and mobile applications that unleash the power of our unique data and analyses to help farmers manage their daily work with field-level weather and crop insights.

At The Climate Corporation, leaving a mark on the world is in our DNA; we want to make a lasting and meaningful real-world impact. We relish big problems because they are the most interesting to tackle, the most rewarding, and typically, the most valuable to solve. We also thrive on finding the possible in the impossible.

If you are the best at what you do, you like solving interesting problems, and you are looking for like-minded people dedicated to having a major impact on the world, we are eager to talk with you.

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Software Engineer, Business Applications

As the Software Engineer, Business Applications you will build and integrate custom and off the shelf systems to support key business functions including Sales, Finance, Risk Reporting, Legal, and HR. This role will require your skills as a thought leader and experience as a software developer. Current systems supported are SalesForce, NetSuite, Boomi and Amazon RDS.

What you will do:

Develop and integrate internal and external/SaaS business systems
Provide operational support for external/SaaS business systems
Partner with Product Management in developing delivery roadmaps

What you bring to the table:

Degree in CS or related technical field
Proficiency in SQL and strong database fundamentals are essential; data modeling experience is highly desirable
Prior experience with business and data integration tools is preferred
Experience with XML, JSON, web services and scripting languages (Ruby, Python, etc)
Prior experience with SaaS applications (eg: Salesforce, Netsuite)
Experience with ETL tools like Boomi, Pentaho Kettle is preferred
Experience with Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, SQS, etc.) is desirable
Able to work closely with and incorporate feedback from business owners, product management, and front-end engineers
Personal commitment to delivering and supporting systems core to business operations.
Team player who feels at home in an open and flat-structured environment
Effective as lead engineer writing well-structured, easily maintainable, well-documented code
Java skills are highly desirable

What We Offer:

A driven and talented team that aims to make a large-scale impact through an innovative technology platform
The opportunity to learn business and sales operations skills at a company experiencing explosive growth
Enlivening, idea-driven work environment with an energetic culture
Exciting world-changing opportunity - we are solving problems that have massive impact on the world
Competitive salary, stock options, and great benefits

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