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The Company

Astra is launching a new generation of space services to improve life on Earth from space. 

A few months ago, Astra became the fastest privately-funded company in history to reach space. We will begin delivering customer payloads into low Earth orbit in Summer 2021, moving to monthly, biweekly, weekly and daily launches by 2025. By achieving daily launch, 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.

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.

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!

Qualifications 

  • 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 and extensive experience with version control tools like Git, SVN or Mercurial
  • 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
  • B.S/M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent (Strong Computer Science fundamentals)

Desired Multipliers 

  • Experience working with Docker or Kubernetes
  • Experience with Figma
  • Experience developing REST APIs
  • Experience with GraphQL

Salary and Benefits

We're competitive in compensation and offer equity as part of the package. We have really good benefits that include health, vision, dental, 401K in comparison to other startups. We offer hot lunch everyday and there's plenty of snacks and drinks to get you through the day. We celebrate our accomplishments with quarterly off-sites and frequent happy hours.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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.

© Astra Space Inc. All rights reserved, Astra is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We encourage people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives to apply.

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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United States, Alameda, CA, United States

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