About the Company

We believe in the power and importance of infrastructure. Every few decades a major inflection point in the world’s infrastructure progresses humanity forward. Vanderbilt and the railroads, Edison and the electrical grid, Eisenhower and the highways, and now Airspace Link’s low altitude digital infrastructure. As a high growth software and data startup based out of Detroit, offering Hybrid and fully Remote work options, we focus on creating a place where people of all different backgrounds can thrive as engineers, data scientists, creative thinkers, and passionate innovators. Our vision is to create a world where the safe integration of drones fuels human progress, advancing social equity, the environment, and the economy. Let’s talk!  

What’s the Opportunity?

As part of our exciting expansion plans, we have multiple fantastic opportunities for Sr. Frontend Developers to join our rapidly growing Engineering team. Embedded as a member of one of our cross-functional engineering squads, you will be part of the day-to-day Agile development environment involved in all stages of design and implementation of components for Airspace Link’s web, mobile (PWA) and API products. We're looking for a creative, collaborative, highly motivated, and inquisitive learners to build great software with us. If you confidently write web applications using TypeScript, we'd love to talk with you!

What You’ll Do and the Impact You’ll Make

Your work matters and will be shipped to production the same day it’s completed. Of course, what’s a job posting without some bullet points? Here are a few examples of what your peers have worked on recently:

  • Architectural planning for our next generation Progressive Web Application (PWA)
  • Hook into a WebSocket of real-time drone telemetry to render on top of a map layer
  • Scaffold a new light-weight version of our platform for embedding in third-party websites
  • Develop the UX/UI for our 2D (soon to be 3D) routing algorithm
  • Fix a time zone bug where the UTC offset was inappropriately applied
  • Render the area measurement for map-based sketches

We Expect You to Have

  • An eagerness to learn and adapt to the needs of a greenfield industry
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills, willingness to bring your expertise to the rest of the team, thinking outside the box, initiative
  • 5+ years experience with modern JavaScript frameworks such as React, Vue, Angular, etc.
  • 3+ years working with TypeScript
  • Knowledge of JavaScript transpiling, bundling, tree shaking, & production optimization techniques
  • Familiarity with CSS and CSS Preprocessors (Less, Sass, etc). Do you know “Flexbox” without having to Google?
  • Ability to translate design specifications into beautiful and functional application components with precision
  • Authorization to work in the United States; at this time we are unable to offer sponsorships

Nice to Have

  • Production experience with GraphQL, WebSockets, and/or Progressive Web Applications (PWA)
  • Exposure to containerization and code virtualization
  • Knowledge of Azure/APIM
  • Exposure to GIS systems such as Esri and PostGIS
  • Knowledge of geospatial APIs, such as Turf, MapBox, ArcGIS for JavaScript, or Leaflet