Backend Software Engineer

Skykit  |

Published: April 28, 2022

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time


Join our Software Engineering team as a Backend Software Engineer ready to apply your experience on a team creating and evolving our SaaS software products.  At Skykit, backend engineers are an integral part of our product and engineering team with responsibility for the design, development, and operation of our platform services. You will be working on the overall development of various micro-services for one or more of our products that comprise the Skykit platform.

We have a team of the brightest developers and designers working exclusively on Google Cloud Platform. Skykit’s cloud-based content and device platform enables organizations to seamlessly display content reaching target audiences at the right place and time, and recognizing savings in both time and cost.

Our software engineering team members are the innovators building and refining the Skykit content and device management platform into a scalable offering that is unlike anything that exists today. We are a diverse team of problem solvers that are working hand-in-hand with Skykit product management to define the future.

Please note: We will only be interviewing candidates who live in or are willing to relocate to Minnesota.

Your Responsibilities 

  • Develop and design modern and high quality micro-services to support the Skykit Product Platform in a team environment
  • Develop and integrate with external web service APIs
  • Build high-quality code with efficiency and maintainability in mind
  • Develop using a test-driven development approach

What you’ll Bring to the Team:

  • At least 2 years of software development experience working in a team environment.
  • 2-4 years of work experience with languages such as Python, Go, Java, Node. Extensive Python experience a plus
  • Experience with leveraging libraries, APIs, design patterns, and end-to-end web application programming
  • Experience developing and integrating with RESTful and/or GraphQL web service APIs
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies, with Test Driven Development and Continuous Delivery
  • A desire and willingness to be challenged and learn about new technologies
  • A passion for building high-quality code with efficiency and maintainability in mind.
  • A "customer first" mentality, focused on crafting an exceptional experience for our product users
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to convey complex technical solutions clearly to a group
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science or relevant technical field
  • Interests and experiences outside of software engineering that recharge your batteries

About Skykit

What is Skykit? A lot of things, actually. An award-winning provider of digital signage and workplace experience solutions. A company boasting one of the largest U.S.-based development teams in the industry. A team of really, really passionate people.

Launched in 2016, Skykit began as an idea. Just a simple solution to a customer's need for a digital signage platform. Five years later, the company is providing digital signage solutions and workplace experience tools to several hundred businesses around the world. Our software is running on tens of thousands of screens across the globe, simplifying employee communications, enabling businesses to attract new audiences, and providing the eye-catching displays needed to engage with existing customers.

We designed our platform to be infinitely scalable, making it the perfect option for businesses of all sizes, across a variety of industries. Because we’re here to help you make digital signage your most effective communication and marketing tool.

Skykit offers a mixed work culture of onsite and remote with various meetings, design, and training sessions in our Minneapolis North Loop HQ location.

Skykit’s Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Beautiful new office in Minneapolis North Loop with flexible work from home availability
  • Medical and dental plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts(FSA)
  • Matched 401K
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Downtown parking or public transportation subsidy
  • Participation in Equity-Based Unit Plan
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Summer Hours
  • Flexible, fun-loving working environment
  • Frequent company social fun and refreshments


Visit Application Site

Sign Up for News

Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest news, job alerts, and more.

Subscribe Now