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Front End Software Engineer

Company: The Boring Company
Location: Bastrop
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

The Boring Company was founded to solve the problem of soul-destroying traffic by creating an underground network of tunnels. Today, we are creating the technology to increase tunneling speed and decrease costs by a factor of 10 or more with the ultimate goal of making Hyperloop adoption viable and enabling rapid transit across densely populated regions.


  • Design and implement tunnel boring HMIs in an iterative process
  • Visualize relevant data for different stakeholders using dashboards (e.g., Grafana)
  • Execute user research and requirements gathering for new and existing products
  • Take ownership of relevant Boring Company websites
  • Develop web-based engineering tool UIs to use in the field Basic Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in human computer interaction, human factors, interaction design, computer science or related discipline and 2+ years of experience in front end development OR 4+ years of experience in front end development.
    • Development experience in JavaScript, CSS and HTML
    • Familiar with SQL, NoSQL and Time series databases
    • Experience using git or similar versioning tools for development
    • Ability and motivation to learn new skills rapidly
    • Capable of working with imperfect information Preferred Skills and Experience
      • Previous experience in evaluating complex user needs and implementing HMIs for different machines (automotive, automation industry, ...)
      • Experience in designing and testing user interfaces in iterations
      • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
      • Work experience in agile teams is a plus Additional Requirements
        • Ability to work long hours and weekends as necessary.

          Reporting Location: Bastrop, Texas - Headquarters


          We're a team of dedicated, smart, and scrappy people. Our employees are passionate about our mission and determined to innovate at every opportunity.


          We offer employer-paid medical, dental, and vision coverage, a 401(k) plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, and a competitive amount of equity for all permanent employees.

          The Boring Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with The Boring Company 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.

Keywords: The Boring Company, Austin , Front End Software Engineer, Other , Bastrop, Texas

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