Sr. UX/UI Designer & Front-End Developer at Vector
San Jose, CA, US

With nearly two decades of sub-orbital launch experience and technology development, VECTOR needs your help in taking the next steps to push space boundaries.  


Innovation in space occurs when people have the freedom to imagine and to do. We are looking for other thought leaders in their fields of expertise who also believe in our vision and can work beside us to make this dream a reality. VECTOR is a growing company and is always on the lookout for great talent.

GalacticSky, a unit of Vector Launch, software team is building some of the most exciting and disruptive technologies for use in space, advancing the potential of computing systems in ways never imagined. This includes applying virtualization, along with cloud and data center technologies to the unique and challenging satellite environment.

In this position you will be developing the various user interfaces along with the system visualization dashboard. You will be a key driver of the product definition and development for our GalacticSky GUI.

A typical day might include the following:

  •  User experience and user interface design with a focus on space-age look and feel
  • Complete front-end development and use of modern front-end frameworks
  • Strong knowledge of website/web application development
  • Some back-end development desired
  • Working knowledge of Databases (MySQL and time-series)
  • Considerable background on Linux environments
  • Completed complex projects efficiently, proactively and with excellent quality
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Past work using Agile/SCRUM methodology

This job might be for you if have the following:

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong organizational skills and an attention to detail
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • 7 + Years Experience
  • Website or application UI design and development
  • Graphic design, RESTful APIs, Javascript, PHP, NodeJS

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 ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.

VECTOR is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Each individual has the right to work in a professional environment that promotes equal employment opportunity and prohibits discriminatory practices, including harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.