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Senior Software Engineer (Front-end)

3+ months agoUnited States

Aira is looking for a part-time or full-time Senior Software Engineer. You will be part of the Engineering team responsible for developing the Aira product, which includes our Java Spring Boot API platform, VueJS on Electron web applications, Android and iOS smart apps, all using AWS for end customers and agents. You will be given the opportunity to work on part of or the entire stack, push projects and products that have the greatest business impact.

For this role specifically, we are looking for help in what we call Agent Dashboard, which is an Electron-based Vue.JS application that is deployed to our agents' computers. We also have another Vue.JS application called Self Service Portal, which is a single page application that serves as an external customer portal. Thirdly, we have an Ember.JS dashboard called Management Dash, that serves as our internal customer tooling.

The ideal engineer would be switch-hitting between these applications in the medium term. If part-time is your option, this position will provide a W2 or 1099 (depending on your needs), no end date, and the hours vary based on need.

About Aira

We have a service that connects blind customers via video-streaming smart glasses to human Agents located throughout the US and is hiring the next uniquely talented designer to join our growing team.

There are an estimated 30 million blind and low-vision people in the United States and over 300m worldwide. Innovation for these customers requires ultimate usability, creativity, and forward-looking solutions.

Our goal is to develop leading technology and services that help remove remaining barriers for the visually impaired, expanding their possibilities to live with greater confidence and independence.

Your goal is to convince us why you are the right person for this role.

Why Aira?

Spotlight worthy product - From the WSJ to CNN to CNBC, we keep racking up the accolades for our award-winning technology that was built by, for, and with the blind & visually impaired community. Imagine, that your product is so transformative that the industry is taking notice, larger tech partners such as Google, AT&T, AWS, and more are deeply collaborating.

Talent Density - Join a proven team with diverse backgrounds who eagerly await your contributions. We are a low-ego yet fiercely competitive and passionate group who will not shy away from a challenge and who deliver as a team.

Passionate Customers - Aira's solution compares the invention of the white cane and our customers are passionate fans who champion our product.


  • Strong understanding of JavaScript, its quirks, and workarounds
  • Vue.js or other JavaScript application frameworks (React, Angular, Ember, etc.)
  • Knowledge of HTML5 APIs (we use WebRTC and the related media APIs extensively)
  • Knowledge of CSS3/scss
  • Knowledge of Webpack and node.JS dependency management
  • Knowledge of operating systems when it comes to OS application development (specifically, the differences across Windows and Mac)
  • Bonus: Worked with electron

  • Good understanding messaging protocols like JMS/MQTT/AMQP
  • Knowledge in working with video/audio streaming technologies like WebRTC
  • Knowledge in video/audio codecs like H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
  • Worked with trace logging, and has done production support

  • Competitive salary with early-stage equity
  • No compromise, top-tier medical, dental, and vision plans
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Full remote
  • A shiny new MacBook

Employment Type: Other