Senior Front End Developer at Virgin Hyperloop

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THE PURPOSE:
 
The Lead Front End Developer will be part of the Analysis Tools Development (ATD) Team under the Machine Intelligence & Analytics (MI&A) Department. The ATD Team is responsible for design and development of internal web-based tools and automation to enable the design and analysis of the Virgin Hyperloop One Transportation System. The ATD Team works closely with the rest of the MI&A department to integrate, test, and analyze key algorithms enabling a Grade of Automation 4+ transportation system. Additionally, the ATD Team works with and acts as an interface to other engineering teams to develop an integrated workflow across the company.
 
THE ROLE:
 
Strategy & Planning
  • Perform application and database design
  • Design and deploy Infrastructure and workflow
  • Manage multiple projects and coordinate resources
  • Adhere to Agile and waterfall methodologies

Development & Design

  • Build secure, stable and performant solutions for web and mobile platforms
  • Code custom modules, libraries, applications and web service integrations.
  • Develop both front and back-end software including but not limited to using JavaScript, HTML, CSS, PostgresDB, PHP, Python, NodeJS, Golang
  • Design front-end user experiences and debug cross browser compatibility issues
  • Architect, write, and execute SQL databases
  • Roll out new sites and services into smoothly and securely into production
  • Research products, services, to identify effective solutions

Operational Duties

  • Manage all sites and services including Linux servers, cloud services, load balancers, caching mechanisms and CDN
  • Troubleshoot application and site issues including 3rd party modules and patches
  • Monitor and test application performance and provide performance and usage statistics and reports
  • Recommend, schedule, and perform site improvements, software upgrades, and repairs
  • Implement security best practices throughout all code and systems.
 
MINIMUM REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
 
• 5+ years experience in developing, maintaining web applications and services.
• 2+ years leading teams/projects with iterative deliverables.
• 3+ years experience with React & Redux
• Strong Python is *required* (candidates with no Python experience will not be considered)
• Strong Experience with Typescript
• Strong Experience with version control (Git, SVN, etc.)
• Strong understanding of responsive design, web UI/UX.
• Experience with test frameworks
• Experience with deployment tools and strategies.
• Experience with cloud based microservice architecture, development and deployment.
 
THE CANDIDATE:
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to conduct research into issues and products as required
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language and visuals
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Maintains strong understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives
 
 
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
 
  • College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science and/or equivalent work experience
  • Experience designing and developing mobile applications for IOS and/or Android is a plus
  • Strong understanding of Docker, Kubernetes, or Virtualized environments
  • Well-versed in Cloud Service Technologies. (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
  • Advanced knowledge of HTML, CSS/SCSS, JS and other web-related letter combinations
 
 
Hyperloop One is an Equal Employment Employer; employment is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected status. Hyperloop One will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the “Ban the Box” legislation. We may access publicly available information as part of your application. For full information on how your personal information will be stored and processed, please click here.
 
To all recruitment agencies: Virgin Hyperloop One does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Virgin Hyperloop One employees or any other company location. Virgin Hyperloop One is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
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    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
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    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement

Location

We're located in the Arts District, an up-and-coming neighborhood with new hotels, restaurants, and breweries—and just minutes away from Downtown LA!

An Insider's view of Virgin Hyperloop

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our office gives the feeling of excitement and energy every day. You can see it through the passionate discussions about engineering, marketing or any field. The people really bring a level of passion and energy that makes it one of the best places to work. The dog-friendly culture also helps soothe our nerves after any intense discussions!

Matt

Manager - Software Design Specs

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

My job is based around collaboration with other teams. When a team needs to optimize their workflow or day-to-day operations, I gather requirements from them to find solutions to best suit their needs. I love being able to make this easier and simpler for other teams.

Anne

IT Operations Analyst

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I am probably a unique example having only worked for the company for six months and already having the opportunity to start in the Dubai office and then be seconded to the Los Angeles Headquarters. Relentless focus on making a difference, impacting positive change, and putting safety first have already given me great opportunities with VHO.

Bruce

Safety Regulatory Certification Director

What are some things you learned at the company?

I have learned how to model the dynamics of our pod and how the different EM systems generate forces that control its motion. I extended my knowledge into multi-body dynamics which is needed to simulate the motion of the vehicle through curvilinear trajectories. I have learned how to develop my own in-house simulation tools and use CAE tools.

Cathy

Vehicle Dynamics Specialist

What are Virgin Hyperloop Perks + Benefits

Virgin Hyperloop Benefits Overview

We place great value in our employees' work-life balance, so our office is full of great perks to make you feel right at home. We've got catered lunches, snacks, coffee and drinks every day so employees can enjoy all three meals at work. Our office also has full showers, towels and lockers along with on-site barber visits, dry cleaning service, and mobile car wash services. Our employees enjoy premium quality medical insurance, as well as stock options with early exercise option. Also, we're dog-friendly!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
VHO employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 100% of annual salary with no maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 3x an employee's annual salary. Additionally, we offer the ability to purchase additional Supplemental Life & AD&D insurance to protect yourself, your spouse & children.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
We have employee-lead group workout sessions after work!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
VHO offers up to 16 weeks of paid parental leave to eligible employees who become parents through birth, surrogacy, adoption, or foster care
Flexible Work Schedule
VHO provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Hourly employees receive between 15 and 20 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 48 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Virgin Hyperloop One hosts company outings semi-annually. Our most recent team-building was at a Dodgers game!
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
We offer employees free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Eligible company positions are offered relocation assistance.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Our lunch and learns focus on our recent technology, business opportunities, and potential partnerships.
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