Senior Frontend Engineer

| East Bay
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The Company
Astra's mission is to improve life on Earth from space by creating a healthier and more connected planet. Astra delivered its first commercial payload into Earth orbit in 2021, making it the fastest company in history to reach this milestone, just five years after being founded in 2016. By achieving monthly, weekly, then daily launches, we'll create the infrastructure services our customers need in space to build a healthier and more connected planet. If you're excited by a sense of possibility, the chance to innovate, and make a difference here on Earth, we think you should work here too.
How You'll Fulfill Your Mission
You would be joining the Platform Services team, which is responsible for delivering the primary user interface for the entire company. You would be interacting with a wide array of teams to build consensus and gather requirements.
Partner with our User Experience team to build consensus with internal customers
Work with our Machine Learning and Data Lake team to provide data visualizations
Build interfaces for managing and viewing Engine Test and Launch metadata
Gather feedback and define requirements for interfaces that don't yet exist
Dream big!
    • 5+ years working in front-end web development
    • Extensive programming experience in HTML5, CSS3, SASS or SCSS
    • Excellent Javascript knowledge and programming experience with ES5/ES6
    • Solid understanding and development experience in Angular
    • Experience with Typescript
    • Experience consuming REST APIs
    • Experience with client-side architecture and design patterns
    • Awareness of cross-browser compatibility issues and client-side performance considerations
    • Solid understanding of version control tools like Git
    • Exceptional problem solving and ability to work independently
    • Exceptional learning skills
    • Fluency in both oral and written English
    • Commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive environment

Desired Multipliers
    • Experience working with Docker, Kubernetes and Linux
    • Experience with Figma
    • Experience developing REST APIs
    • Experience with GraphQL

ITAR Requirements: This position requires compliance with U.S. Government space technology trade restrictions, specifically the International Trafficking in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and additional regulations governing satellite, launch vehicle, missile, and other related technologies. All jobs restricted by these regulations will be contingent upon the applicant's status as a documented U.S. Person or their ability to receive a trade license from the cognizant government agency; in addition to any required company background checks and in compliance with applicable U.S. and California laws. Similarly, positions requiring the ability to work on government contracts or a security clearance are also contingent upon the applicants ability to receive the appropriate clearance and be allowed to work on U.S. government contracts.
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Astra, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.
San Francisco Applicants: Astra will consider applicants with arrest and conviction records (criminal histories) in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
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Eat lunch together
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity

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