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Senior Software Engineer (Full Stack) - Texas

Slingshot Aerospace Austin, TX

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Senior Software EngineerWho is Slingshot Aerospace?

Slingshot Aerospace empowers customers to better design, manage, and safeguard their space assets while mitigating risks to ensure safe, reliable operations for all space-fairing users.

Global launch activity, new data sources, satellites, and debris make space increasingly complex. Using data, we enable our customers to achieve the clarity necessary to make swift and clear decisions in these complex environments.

Slingshot Aerospace is a people-first frontier tech startup that thrives on collaboration, integrity, and trust across every facet of our organization. We’re looking for problem solvers who are curious, resilient, and have the potential to craft dynamic solutions for our company and our customers. Together, we accelerate the growth of space sustainability to create a safer, more connected world.

What You’ll Do

As a Full Stack Senior Software Engineer, you will design and build capabilities that advance the development of our products. You will be a multiplier for the entire engineering team by not only delivering high-quality code on-time, but helping your teammates do so as well, by mentoring and providing support whenever needed. You’ll work across the engineering team interacting with product managers, designers, and other engineers in implementing the right-sized solution that meets the product requirements in a timely manner, while not compromising the operational stability of the overall product. You find great excitement and passion in being challenged; are able to find, evaluate, and leverage new technologies; have a love for solving complex problems; and are energized by making customers successful.

Technologies We Use
  • Node.js
  • GraphQL
  • Typescript, React, React Hooks
  • HTML, CSS, Material UI
  • Three.js, React Fiber
  • TypeORM, Prisma, PostgreSQL, PostGIS
  • Python 3, Kotlin, Spring Boot
  • Docker
Required Skills & Experience
  • 5+ years of experience designing and building durable, scalable, and high-availability systems, optimizing for delivering the most value as quickly as possible
  • Experience using our stack or similar technologies (Node.js, GraphQL, React, Python 3, Typescript, Docker)
  • Experience with cloud-based deployments (AWS) PaaS and IaaS offerings (most notably Heroku, AWS, and GCP)
  • Experience with database design, performance, and troubleshooting (PostgreSQL)
  • Experience with containers and container orchestration (Docker, docker-compose, Fargate)
  • Deep working knowledge of version control (git) and CI/CD tools (CircleCI, Gitlab-CI)
  • Experience working on a small, tight-knit, high-performing engineering team
  • Enjoy being a generalist working on both the frontend, backend, and anything it takes to solve problems and delight users both internally and externally
  • Ability to mentor junior and mid-level software engineers via pair programming
  • Experience writing unit and integration tests
  • Experience turning architecture ideas into tech specs that can be executed by anyone on the team
  • Enjoys working with a diverse group of people with different expertise
  • Skill and comfort working in a rapidly moving startup environment with dynamic objectives and iteration with users
Preferred Skills
  • Experience with AWS Cloud Native Technologies (AWS Lambda, CDK, Fargate etc.)
  • Experience with asynchronous processing and/or data streaming technologies, such as ZeroMQ or Kafka
  • Familiar with building data platforms, microservices, distributed systems
  • Advanced data interfaces and interaction UI development
  • Early-stage data-centric startup experience
  • Must be a U.S. citizen authorized to work in the U.S.

Preferred Location(s): Los Angeles, CA & Austin, TX Preferred, Remote Optional
Employment Type: Full-Time
Benefits Offered: Medical/Dental/Vision + Disability and Life Insurance
Flexible Remote Work Opportunities + Unlimited PTO
We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer
Contact: Tynisha Scott, Business Operations Manager

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Slingshot Aerospace


Austin, TX
78701 USA



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