Software Engineer - Full Stack Web Developer

San Carlos, CA
Full Time
Beacon AI is seeking a talented Full Stack Web Developer with a strong background in building dynamic web applications that leverage complex geographic data. This role centers on developing web applications using Cesium or Mapbox for 3D visualizations, combined with ReactJS for front-end development. The ideal candidate will be proficient in interfacing with AWS to retrieve data and have the capability to build APIs, ensuring a comprehensive full-stack skill set. You will be responsible for the planning, implementation and the growth of our web application product. You will need to flourish as part of a growing team and be able to communicate effectively to other engineers, and product management.

What you’ll do:
  • Web Application Development: Develop and maintain a React web application. Ensure the applications are optimized for various devices and platforms.
  • 3D Visualization: Utilize tools like Cesium and Mapbox to create interactive, data-driven 3D world visualizations.
  • API Development: Design and implement APIs for web applications to interact with backend services hosted on AWS. Ensure APIs are secure, efficient, and scalable.
  • High-Refresh Time-Series Expertise: Experience in optimizing and managing dynamic time-series data for efficient search and display in web applications.
  • Full Stack Optimization: Optimize application performance across the stack, ensuring fast response times and a seamless user experience.
  • Collaborative Development: Work closely with other team members, including backend developers, UX/UI designers, and project managers to deliver holistic solutions that meet product goals.
What will make you successful:
  • Deep Sense of Ownership: Demonstrates a profound commitment to end-to-end responsibility, from ideation through deployment and beyond, ensuring project success and user satisfaction.
  • Comfort with Ambiguity: Thrives in uncertain and evolving environments, making sound decisions and progressing effectively without having every detail mapped out.
  • Strong Front-End Development Skills: Proficient in ReactJS, with a solid understanding of web development technologies and testing frameworks.
  • Experience with Geographic Data Tools: Experience with Cesium or Mapbox for creating geographic data visualizations.
  • Backend Development Experience: Capability to develop and manage APIs, with experience in AWS services for backend solutions.
  • Understanding of Full Stack Development: Ability to develop both front-end and back-end components of web applications, with a focus on integration and data management.
  • Problem Solving and Analytical Skills: Excellent problem-solving abilities with a focus on real-time data processing and visualization challenges. Exhibits initiative to identify blockers and generate solutions independently, ensuring continuous project momentum and team productivity.

Bonus Points:
  • Experience: 4+ years of experience in Cloud Infrastructure or related roles
  • Experience with additional cloud platforms like Azure or Google Cloud.
  • Knowledge of database management and architecture, especially with NoSQL databases.
  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) practices and comfortable managing releases.

Why Join Us:

At Beacon AI, you will play a critical role in developing cutting-edge web applications that visualize and interact with large-scale data sets in real-time. You will work in an innovative, product-driven environment that values creativity and technical prowess. Join us to contribute to projects that blend visual storytelling with impactful technological solutions, shaping the future of data interaction and visualization.

Benefits Section:
  • 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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