Careers at Raptor Maps

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Raptor Maps is Hiring

Solar power is the largest source of new energy in the world. Raptor Maps is a fast-growing Boston-based startup that builds software to manage solar farm maintenance and construction with drones. We work with customers across the solar industry, including owners, builders, operators, and drone service providers. We currently have customers across 18 countries and are the industry leaders, with 25 million solar panels under management. We are located at Greentown Labs (the world’s largest cleantech incubator), in Union Square Somerville, and funded by Y Combinator.

We are looking for software engineers, customer support, salespeople, data analysts, and makers to join our small, fast-paced team. Apply by sending an email to with your resume, LinkedIn, and a brief statement of interest.

Assistant Project Manager

We are looking to hire a full-time Assistant Project Manager.

Start Date: November/December 2019

About the Position

Your responsibilities will be centered around assisting in the reception and delivery of projects for Raptor Maps. Daily tasks would include: 

  • Confirmation of data quality with drone service providers
  • Using GIS tools to create digital models of solar sites 
  • Managing internal contractors to ensure project deadlines are met
  • QA/QC review of software output
  • Assembling final reports into client deliverables 
  • Communicating project details with clients 

This is an ideal fit for someone looking to work at an early stage startup and gain lots of valuable hands-on experience with data. You will be working within the operations team and closely coordinating with the software team to provide constructive feedback.


Beyond the opportunity for growth into project management role, this jobs includes the chance to work in a collaborative and transparent environment with a great team of professionals focused on making solar energy more efficient. There is also unlimited coffee and snacks, team lunch on Fridays, and a flexible work schedule.

To Apply:

Please submit your resume AND a brief statement of interest to

Software Quality Assurance Contractor

Raptor Maps software is used by a global customer base in the clean energy sector. We have a contract position available for 6-10 hours per week for testing and quality assurance of our software products and applications.


  • Use, test, review new features and existing software features of software applications and products to ensure quality
  • Review product specifications and follow checklists
  • Determine that software applications meet product specifications
  • Report and communicate findings with software engineering team on a weekly basis


  • Access to a computer and strong internet
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Conceptual understanding of technologies used to develop websites and software


Back End Software Engineer

We’re looking for software engineers that have experience with backend engineering and can learn new things quickly, have a strong growth mindset, and can move throughout the architecture as needed. You most likely have familiarity with various backend languages like Python, Node, or Java, databases, messaging/task systems, and worked with cloud architectures like AWS or GCP. We’re looking for engineers that have worked on building scalable systems as we grow to meet demand. Experience with geo-location concepts, APIs, image processing, dev-ops, or renewable energy are pluses.

Full Stack Software Engineer

We’re looking for software engineers with swiss-army knife coding skills. For this role, you most likely have experience coding both backend and frontend parts of the stack, and are not afraid to learn new things quickly, maintain a strong growth mindset, and are able to move throughout the system. We use Python and Javascript (with React/Redux) so you will need to know those at first, but as our architecture scales, we continue to add services that use the right tech for the right job. We look for candidates with well-rounded skillsets and experiences in various technologies. Interests in geo-location, mapping interfaces, APIs, image processing, and renewable energy are pluses.

Front End Software Engineer

We’re looking for developers with swiss-army knife coding skills. You should be experienced with Javascript (specifically React) and working with backend APIs. Willingness to learn new things fast are essential. UX/UI skills, human interface design, familiarity with digital maps or 3D environments are big pluses. Previous experience with cloud-computing and backend systems are bonuses, but not required.

Quality Specialist

Your primary role will be to make sure we are delivering the best results and the best experience to our customers. You will need to be able to learn quickly and use new software tools. You will provide valuable insight into our quick-paced product development process. Any previous experience with mapping, drones, or geospatial information systems is a big plus.

Skills: Strong computer and communication skills.


You will drive our growth by educating our customer base and attracting new customers through various types of web, social, and print media. You should be able to engage in technical conversations as well as synthesize and summarize information. You’ll help generate content for our blog and resellers as well as sample deliverables for prospective deals. The position will require a strong candidate who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, is a highly motivated self-starter, and possess the ability to manage multiple projects effectively. An eye for good design, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills are required. Experiences in scientific journalism, content marketing, social media, and web design are pluses.

Skills: Website editing, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Hubspot (or equivalent).


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