Front End / Web Application - Software Engineer (Multiple Seniority Levels)

San Carlos, CA
Full Time

Front End / Web Application Developer - Software Engineer
(Multiple Seniority Levels)


About Beacon AI

Beacon AI is developing AI pilot assistant technology to transform aviation, flight safety, operational efficiency, and pilot capabilities. We are on a mission to leverage the power of artificial intelligence and advanced data analytics to revolutionize the aviation industry. Join us to be at the cutting edge of technological innovation for the second century of aviation.

Role Overview

We are seeking a self-motivated and talented Front-End Web Developer who can bring a unique blend of skills to our team as we build innovative front-end interfaces that interact with our advanced flight safety system in flight. In this role, you'll have the opportunity to play an active role in building a critical application to our overall platform that allows users away from aircraft to interact with the data and make meaning from flights. You will not only impact how the application performs, but also how it looks by working closely with our product and UX/UI design teams to bridge the gap between design and technical implementation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Feature Development: Build new features and improve existing functionality for a web application built in React.
  • Data Handling: Handle data from multiple sources, both live and archived.
  • System Design: Design systems to efficiently handle large amounts of data and build efficient high-refresh-rate components.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate with teammates throughout the stack for design and implementation decisions.
  • Third-Party Libraries: Work with popular third-party libraries to enhance functionality.
  • UX/UI Collaboration: Partner with a UX/UI designer to ensure the implementation of a user interface that is consistent, intuitive, and user-friendly.
  • React Development: Use React to extend the functionality of our web application.
  • Media Tools: Use a variety of streaming and media tools to provide a feature-rich experience.
  • User Interface: Develop new, user-focused interface features ensuring technical viability for speed and scalability.
  • Documentation: Develop front-end documentation to catalog relevant solutions in our technology stack.
  • Data Streams: Work with data streams and collaborate with the rest of our engineers to develop the best solutions for live-streaming and playback features.
  • Testing: Write and maintain robust test coverage to ensure the application functions as expected.
  • Reusable Code: Build reusable code and libraries for future use.

What Will Make You Successful

  • React Expertise: Strong expertise in React.
  • Web Markup: Proficiency with HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Front-End Technologies: At least 4 years of experience with front-end technologies and an excellent understanding of Javascript and ES6.
  • CSS Pre-Processing: Familiarity with CSS pre-processing platforms like SCSS, SASS, or LESS.
  • Asynchronous Requests: Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, AJAX, and GraphQL technologies.
  • Streaming Proficiency: Proficiency with video and data streaming.

Bonus Points

  • Passion for Aviation: Passion for aviation and improving air-travel efficiency and safety.
  • Geo-Mapping Tools: Experience with online geo-mapping tools such as MapBox or Cesium.
  • TypeScript: Familiarity with TypeScript.

Why Join Us:

At Beacon AI, you will be at the forefront of revolutionizing the aviation industry. As a key player in our innovative team, you will have the unique opportunity to create groundbreaking technology that enhances flight safety and operational efficiency. We are driven by a passion for cutting-edge solutions, and we want you to bring your creative energy and technical expertise to help shape the future of aviation.

By joining Beacon AI, you will:

  • Make a Real Impact: Your work will directly contribute to saving lives and transforming how pilots interact with their aircraft.
  • Innovate: Collaborate with a team of brilliant minds who are as passionate about technology and aviation as you are.
  • Grow with Us: As a fast-growing startup, we offer ample opportunities for personal and professional growth, allowing you to expand your skills and take on increasing responsibilities.
  • Be Valued: We foster a supportive and inclusive environment where your ideas and contributions are highly valued.
  • Stay Ahead of the Curve: Work with the latest technologies and stay at the cutting edge of industry trends and innovations.
  • Enjoy Flexibility: Benefit from a hybrid work model that promotes a healthy work-life balance, ensuring you stay energized and motivated.


  • Comprehensive Healthcare Coverage: Enjoy peace of mind with our generous health, vision, and dental benefits, with 75% of costs covered by the company for the employee.
  • Paid Time Off: Recharge and relax with 3 weeks of paid vacation, in addition to 14 company-paid holidays each year.
  • Connectivity Stipend: Stay connected with our cell phone benefit, ensuring you have the tools you need to excel in your role.
  • Health and Wellness Allowance: Use this towards a gym membership or subscription to a meditation app, empowering you to prioritize self-care and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
  • Financial Planning: Prepare for the future with our 401(k) program. While we currently do not offer matching, we are committed to enhancing this benefit in the future.


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