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Remote but must be able to meet and work with team members within Pacific Standard Time (PST) and Mountain Standard Time (MST) for multiple hours in a row on a regular basis. Due to NSF grant requirements you must be able to work in the USA


The Godwit Key Company mobile engineering team is looking to add a highly motivated Full Stack Data Scientist to their growing team. The team is responsible for developing and managing the Key Conservation mobile app, the web app, and the AWS infrastructure. 


This role will also be fulfilling the obligations of creating the Key 360 Species Survival Database (K3SS).



  • 2+ years AWS experience

  • 2+ years of experience with Python, Scala, R or similar language

  • Experience creating visualizations exemplifying statistical analyses

  • Experience designing/developing/operating/enhancing modern cloud-based data platforms

  • Experience with real-time data systems

  • Experience with cloud computing platforms

  • Experience with modern data processing technologies

  • Experience developing/maintaining ETLs and data connectors

  • Experienced in database systems such as NoSQL or DynamoDB (prefered), including designing relational database schemas, creating/managing views, triggers, stored procedures, functions, user-defined types, etc.

  • Effective and proactive communicator, adjusting language to ensure comprehension by (possibly non-technical) teammates, enabling everyone to make informed decisions

  • Capable of overcoming obstacles and finding solutions, including finding/seeking help from internal and external resources

  • Embodies a growth mindset and a willingness to go into the unknown: ready to learn about new contexts and new technologies, doing what’s needed to help the team succeed


  • 1+ years React or React Native experience

  • 1+ years of GraphQL experience

  • 2+ years of Javascript

  • 2+ years of engineer/developer experience

  • Experience with continuous integration in mobile app platforms

  • Strong affinity for clean code and simple solutions

  • Experience with deployment of production-ready code

  • Passion and optimism for the natural world a must, experience in the conservation field a plus but not required

  • Able to work in a fast-paced startup environment and be willing to be flexible

  • Must be able to work as part of a team



  • Acquiring understanding of data-related business needs, gathering technical requirements, proposing implementation plans, and delivering end-to-end data solutions

  • Iteratively delivering data solutions to meet stakeholder needs; evolving the system to meet emerging requirements and feedback

  • Championing best-practices and excellence in data quality and data engineering

  • Proposing data innovations/improvements that improve the effectiveness of the team and/or the value of the business

  • Build out UX and backend needed to bring a data science model into the hands of users


  • Build and implement new features, refactor existing features, and ensure our web and mobile product is robust and scalable

  • Improve tech debt on the web/mobile and internal tools

  • Fix bugs

  • Distill complex problems into more manageable pieces

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is passionate about conservation and wants to make lasting change and impact on a global scale. We are looking for someone who is not afraid of trying new and bold ideas, who is optimistic in the face of uncertainty and is, most importantly, kind and hard-working. 

Our ideal candidate is looking for a role they can grow with and needs to be able to work individually but thrive when they collaborate in a team. The Godwit team is deeply driven and audacious. We believe we can build products that can help make the world a better place and we want an individual to join us that believes that as well. 

If the above sounds good and you want to get in on the ground level of an organization that is working to help conservationists around the world that you can grow with please apply below. 


Mid to Senior


Full time salaried position expecting 40 hours per week


Click the Apply button below and fill out the application. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until 5 PM PST, November 30th. Please note that we will start interviewing before the deadline and may fill the position before this date. The start date is as soon as possible. If you have any questions or issues with your application please email us at

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