Senior Software Developer - Backend

Toronto, Ontario /
Engineering – Software /
Full-time Regular
Kepler is changing the face of satellite communications by launching a constellation of telecommunication nanosatellites! With the recent success of our Series A funding, a handful of early customers, and our first 15 satellites in orbit, Kepler is currently doubling in size!

We invest heavily to deliver the best products to our customers, and so we’re on the hunt for a top-tier Software Developer who will have the opportunity to work on a variety of tasks, supporting development and testing of our satellites, mission control software, and product offerings


    • Design and develop reliable, high quality software related to:
    • Kepler satellite network infrastructure
    • IoT application infrastructure
    • Global Data Service infrastructure
    • Mission control software and automation
    • Hardware and software test infrastructure and automation
    • Writing thorough tests and documentation


    • Minimum 6+ years of Python experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
    • Strong software design and development skills, including algorithms, testing and debugging
    • Experience working with relational databases
    • Ability to operate in a Linux based environment
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to effectively use git

Bonus Points:

    • Post-graduate degree in a relevant field
    • Relevant experience with hobbies or University design team
    • C/C++ development experience
    • Experience working with relational databases
    • Familiarity with Python development tools such as pytest/unittest, setuptools, SWIG, and C-extensions
    • Experience with build and deployment tools like Make, Docker, and Ansible
    • Strong knowledge of computer networking and modern networking protocols, especially delay-tolerant networking
Kepler Communications Inc. is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We welcome applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, visible minorities, people who identify as LGBT and others who may contribute to diversification in our workplace.

As part of our commitment to accessibility for all persons with disabilities, Kepler will, upon the request of the applicant, provide accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure equal access to applicants with disabilities. Please contact our People & Culture team, through our Career Page to make your accommodation needs known and we will consult with you to ensure suitable accommodation is provided.