Full Stack Software Engineer
About Urban Sky:
Urban Sky is a venture-backed aerospace startup pioneering stratospheric operations and reimagining the way humans analyze the earth. We design, build, operate, and sell stratospheric balloon systems, and the data we collect supports a wide range of applications, from real-time wildfire monitoring to urban mapping. Urban Sky sends flight vehicles to the stratosphere on a weekly basis.
We aim to build the next chapter of stratospheric history in Denver and are seeking self-starting, open-minded, and hard-working team members.
About the Role:
Urban Sky is at the forefront of innovation in the aerospace industry, and as a Software Engineer, you will be a key player in our mission. Your primary responsibility will be the development of an in-house portal for managing balloon manufacturing and inventory.
In addition to the balloon manufacturing portal, you will contribute to our mission control software, where real-time data from balloon flights is collected, analyzed, and used to make critical decisions.
As a Software Engineer at Urban Sky, you will find yourself working on projects that demand not only technical excellence but also a deep understanding of the aerospace industry. You'll be part of a cross-functional team that includes aerospace engineers, scientists, and software professionals, collaborating closely to transform project requirements into innovative software solutions. You will play a pivotal role in creating documentation that ensures the integrity and maintainability of the software you develop. Your attention to detail and dedication to producing high-quality code will be crucial to our success.
Web Portal Architecture: You will be responsible for architecting web portals using modern web development tools - Node.js, React, Typescript
Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with diverse teams of engineers - fffective communication and teamwork are vital in this role.
Documentation: Create comprehensive documentation for the software you develop, ensuring that it is well-documented for reference and easy maintenance.
Skills and Experience:
5+ years of work experience, or an advanced degree plus 3 years of experience.
Full-stack web development experience, with proficiency in the following technologies:
Nice to Haves:
Previous experience architecting a system from the ground up, demonstrating your ability to design scalable and efficient solutions.
Familiarity with the following additional technologies is a plus:
- React Query
- AWS (Lambda, ECS, EC2, etc.)
- Located or willing to relocate to Denver, CO
- Salary $90,000 - $140,000 per year
- We are required to post this salary range per Colorado law. Your salary will be determined based on your abilities and experience.
- Stock Options
- Medical, Vision and Dental
- Unlimited Vacation Days
- Cell Phone Bill Stipend
NOTE: Research suggests that women and BIPOC individuals may self-select out of opportunities if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage anyone who believes that they have the skills and the passion necessary to succeed here to apply for this role.
Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident
Urban Sky is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.