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From: Alex Ramey <Alexander.Ramey@spacex.com>
Sent: Tuesday, July 27, 2021 11:49 PM
UVA '17 graduate checking in who also minored in Computer Science! Currently I'm working at SpaceX on the Developer Tools team in the Application Software department, where we're looking for more than a few talented full-stack software engineers to join the team and help us continue to improve our developer tools.
Aerospace experience is not required for these roles, just great engineering/problem solving talent, and ideally some programming/technology familiarity in the areas listed on the job descriptions. In my department, we've got roles in Full-Stack development that involve web technologies like Python/Flask/React/Angular/Rust and Site Reliability Engineer-type roles that are more focused on DevOps principles if that aligns more with your skills.
There are job openings around the country, but most of them are in Los Angeles, CA or Starbase, TX. Glad to answer any questions about moving to Los Angeles or working at SpaceX that I can at Alexander.Ramey@spacex.com. Looking forward to seeing your application if you're looking to go after our company mission of making life multiplanetary!
Application Software Engineer (Developer Tools) - https://boards.greenhouse.io/spacex/jobs/5411993002?gh_jid=5411993002
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