Backend Software Engineer at Wing

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Backend Software Engineer Wing. About Wing: . Wing offers drone delivery as a safe, fast, and sustainable solution for last mile logistics. Consumer appetites for on-demand services are increasing, but current delivery methods are inefficient, costly, and contribute to road accidents and air pollution. Wing’s fleet of highly automated delivery drones can transport small packages directly from businesses to homes on-demand, in minutes. We design, build, and operate our aircraft, and offer drone delivery services on three continents. Our technology is designed to be easy to integrate into existing delivery and logistics networks, offering a scalable drone delivery solution for a broad range of businesses. Wing is a part of Google's parent company, Alphabet, and our mission is to create the preferred means of delivery for the planet. To do this, we must build a workforce that's representative of the global communities that we serve. If you're ready to do the greatest work of your life, come join us.. About the Role: . Wing is looking for a . Software Engineer. to join our . Technology Services. team, a group of skilled professionals focused on developing software and services that enable site launch and daily drone delivery operations. Comprising talented software engineers, product managers, solution managers and designers, the team specializes in creating scalable, efficient, and secure backend infrastructure that drives Wing's business. The Technical Services Team is dedicated to revolutionizing drone delivery and infrastructure through innovative technology and collaboration.. Joining the Technology Services Team means contributing to the development of cutting-edge drone delivery platforms and making a significant impact on the future of last mile delivery worldwide.. What You’ll Do: . Develop, maintain, and optimize backend software to manage our drone delivery fleet and infrastructure, primarily using C++ and other relevant programming languages. Design and implement scalable and reliable software solutions to support the core functionalities of our drone delivery service, including payload management, and real-time tracking. Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including frontend engineers, hardware engineers, solution managers and product managers, to enable site launch and daily operations. Write clean, efficient, and well-documented code, adhering to industry best practices and internal coding standards. Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues, ensuring the performance and stability of our drone delivery platform. Continuously evaluate and optimize the platform's architecture to meet evolving business needs and ensure high levels of scalability and security. Participate in code reviews and provide constructive feedback to peers, promoting a culture of continuous improvement and knowledge sharing. What You’ll Need: . Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field. 2+ years of experience in backend software development using C++ and other relevant programming languages. Strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented programming principles. Familiarity with multi-threading, networking, and database management systems. Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with a keen attention to detail. Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment. Self-motivated and proactive, with a passion for innovation and a desire to contribute to the development of cutting-edge drone delivery solutions. .. Bonus: . Experience with drone technology, robotics, or a related field is a plus. Experience with fleet management or logistics software is a plus. Passion for aviation