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Full Stack Software Engineer – Web & Mobile Apps

Full Stack Software Engineer – Web & Mobile Apps

Information Technology - Applications Development

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.

Full Stack Software Engineer – Web & Mobile Apps

The EIS (Enterprise Information Systems) team writes the software that builds rockets and powers SpaceX. We are responsible for all of the software on the factory floor, the warehouses, the financial systems, the restaurant, and even the public home page. Elon has called us the "nervous system" of SpaceX because we connect all of the other teams at SpaceX to ensure that the entire rocket building process runs smoothly.


  • We are seeking developers with demonstrable experience in Android and iOS, as well as experience in ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server, and AngularJS. We are a fast-paced, highly iterative team that has to adapt quickly as our factory grows. We need people who are comfortable tackling new problems, innovating solutions, and interacting with every facet of the company on a daily basis. Creative, motivated, able to take responsibility and support the applications you create. Help us get rockets out the door faster!

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, physics, mathematics, or similar technical discipline.
  • 3+ years of experience developing across a full-stack: client-side (Mobile/HTML/Javascript/CSS), web server and relational database.
  • Experience building native iOS (Swift preferred) and Android applications.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Mobile - Knowledge of mobile application lifecycles and UI systems. Experience using APIs to load data and perform actions. Experience with performance and memory tuning tools.  Shipped one or more mobile apps, ideally available in Apple or Google Play stores.
  • UI - Demonstrate ability in creating rich mobile and web interfaces using modern frameworks and techniques. Good judgment in UX/UI design.  Understand the finer points of interface builder / storyboards, XML layouts, HTML, CSS, and Javascript - know which tools to use when and why.
  • Database - Understanding of SQL. Ability to write performant SQL. Ability to diagnose queries, and work with DBAs.
  • Server - Knowledge of how web servers operate on a low-level. Web protocols. Designing APIs. How to scale web sites. Increase performance and diagnose problems.
  • System architecture - Knowledge of how to structure a database, web site, and rich client side application from scratch.
  • Quality - Demonstrated usage of different testing patterns, continuous integration processes, and build deployment systems.

ITAR Requirements:

  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about ITAR here.

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.


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