Position is at FlightAware Headquarters - Houston, TX
FlightAware is looking for a web developer to join our development team. The individual will enhance and expand our website to allow our users to interact with and explore our exciting aviation data.
The ideal individual has a portfolio of cool past programming projects to show off. The individual might even have a GitHub account with personal software you’ve written that solves some problem you have.
This person is naturally curious, exploring new technologies in order to stay current, but balances the use of new and old to ensure that execution is priority. Professionally, this person is driven to execute, deliver, and complete projects independently, seeking advice and direction from team members when needed, and plowing ahead to completion when the path forward is clear.
A pilot-coder, or individual looking to pursue his or her private pilot certificate, is a plus. Benefits include medical insurance and 401K with matching.
- RDBMS (Postgres, MySQL, other)
- Scripting (shell, Python, other)
- Experience with Git, including branching and merging strategies
- Experience with Photoshop, Tcl, a pilot's certificate, visual design skills a plus.
Salary varies based on experience and background.
- Matching 401(k)
- Health and dental insurance
- Performance-based bonuses
We have fascinating engineering problems and have released a bunch of open source projects. Our kitchen is always stocked with snacks and beverages. You also get to use top-of-the-line Apple computers. We’re a fun, high-caliber team that trusts you and gives you the freedom to be brilliant. This profile of us by 37signals is a good overview of who we are.
FlightAware is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Must have current work authorization for any employer in the US and not require sponsorship now or in the future.
Our open positions are closed to agency/third-party submissions.
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