Frontend Software Engineer (REMOTE) at Boom

Centennial, Colorado

$132,000 - $155,000/year

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About Boom Supersonic

Boom Supersonic is a Denver-based company redefining commercial flight by bringing supersonic flight back to the skies with Overture. This historic airliner is designed and committed to industry-leading standards of speed, safety, and sustainability. Boom’s vision is to bring families, businesses, and cultures closer together through supersonic travel and make the world dramatically more accessible. 

Boom is the first commercial airplane manufacturer to commit to a carbon-neutral flight test program and to build sustainability into its entire aircraft program. The company is backed by world-class investors and has 30 aircraft on pre-order. Founded in 2014, Boom has assembled a team of over 150 full-time employees who have made contributions to over 220 air and spacecraft programs.

Are you passionate about building the supersonic future? Come join the team and help us make aviation history!

 

Role Overview: 

Boom is seeking someone to join our expert team of software engineers, building the tools to support Boom's engineers and employees.  You must deeply enjoy working side-by-side with your users and picking up whatever tools & technologies will best suit the team's current needs.

A Web Frontend Software Engineer at Boom means connecting end users with complex systems through an easy to use experience. Web frontends at Boom are built to be responsive, look great on a wide array of popular user devices, and design with performance always in mind. To be successful in this role one must have broad experience with different kinds of web technologies and match the best tools with new projects as they come up. A love of aviation is always helpful, as you’ll be immersed in a team working to make supersonic travel for the general public a reality. A typical day will include hands-on coding, working with in-house users, mentoring others on frontend technologies, and collaborating with other software engineers working with varied technologies.

 

Qualifications:

  • Professional experience building and shipping web frontends to large diverse populations of user devices. We find strong candidates for this role usually have 10+ years of experience
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science (or equivalent)
  • Experience with multiple programming languages / environments (JavaScript, TypeScript, Python & bash preferred)
  • Extensive experience building responsive, mobile-first web layouts (SCSS, SASS, or similar preferred)
  • Experience with mainstream frontend frameworks (Vue.js preferred and other experience valuable as well)
  • Experience connecting to distributed information sources (RESTful, gPRC, WebSocket, etc.)
  • Familiarity incorporating user authentication and managing credentials for connecting to remote services
  • Exposure to SQL databases, programmatic interfaces, and processing large result sets
  • Experienced working on Linux command line (CLI) to manage/debug servers hosting web applications
  • Great collaboration with end users and fellow software engineers
  • Experience mentoring more junior engineers
  • Familiar with structured, collaborative software development environments (source code control, peer reviews, team oriented software development process)
  • Technical curiosity and willingness to explore beyond your previous experience
  • Eagerness to dive deep into the aerospace industry and understand its terminology, nuances, and methods in order to help users

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience running large distributed, auto-scaling software architectures in cloud environments  (AWS EC2 or Docker orchestration)
  • Familiarity with zero downtime operational upgrades of your sites
  • Unit level and end-to-end frontend testing best practices and methodologies, integrated with a CI/CD pipeline
  • Experience with web accessibility standards and best practices for implementation
  • Web frontend engineers are encouraged at Boom to be curious about the backend code they connect to and may submit backend pull requests (Python, Golang, etc.)
  • Familiarity with distributed caching of web static assets to enhance end user experience
  • A GitHub account with examples of your work

 

Compensation:

The Base Salary Range for this position is $132,000-$155,000 and represents the low and high end of the range for this position. Actual salaries will vary based on factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Boom’s total rewards package for employees. Other rewards may include performance bonuses, long term incentives/equity, an open PTO policy, and many other progressive benefits.


To conform to U.S. Government aerospace technology export regulations (ITAR and EAR), applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about ITAR here (https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/?id=ddtc_public_portal_itar_landing)

Boom is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. 

Want to build a faster future? Come join Boom.

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