Sr. Frontend Engineer (React)

Remote, Ukraine

Help build technology that powers business aviation!

Portside is a venture capital backed company headquartered in San Francisco. We provide modern operational and financial software for the global business aviation industry, currently used by operators of 2,000+ business and government aircraft in 25+ countries.

  • We help aircraft operators:
    • aggregate aircraft data from multiple systems in a single data warehouse
    • save thousands of hours every month by automating common business processes, e.g., aircraft owner billing statement (invoice) preparation
    • improve profitability and enhance decision-making by introducing fleet-wide analytics and reporting
  • We help aircraft owners:
    • gain access to their aircraft’s data, e.g., plane and crew schedules, financials, upcoming maintenance, subscriptions, budgets, and documents
    • perform self-service, e.g., by requesting flights and approving charter requests
  • Unique opportunity
    • In 2021, in addition to our core platform, we are working in partnership with some of the leading private jet operators in the world on several new strategic initiatives
    • You will get to work on significant new modules, systems and functionality in a product company, with short development cycles and immediate customer impact
    • Help us grow into the leading financial & analytics platform for business aviation
  • Stability
    • We are both well-funded and profitable
    • Led by a seasoned executive team. Harvard Business School and Berkeley graduates. Founded a Y Combinator company before (GetGoing, acquired in 2016). Grew a business to $1B in annual sales. Developed one of Time Magazine’s “50 Best Websites”.


We are looking for a Sr. Frontend (React) Engineer to help us develop strategic new software modules and critical customer-requested enhancements. You would be joining a 5-person frontend team (the entire engineering & product team is 20+ people). We use a modern technology stack, including:

  • Infrastructure: Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Back-end: Python, Django, PostgreSQL
  • Front-end: JavaScript, React, Typescript
  • Devops: Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform
  • Monitoring: Kibana, Sentry, LogRocket, Pagerduty, Prometheus, Grafana
  • Custom reporting: Jaspersoft Studio
  • Communication & design: JIRA, Confluence, Slack, Figma

What we are looking for:

  • 5+ years of front-end development experience
  • Strong understanding of JavaScript, TypeScript and React
  • Experience in writing semantic HTML5, CSS3, and CSS preprocessors like Sass and Less
  • Experience in “mobile first” applications development
  • Experience with State Management Libraries, e.g. Redux
  • Experience with form management libraries, e.g. Final Forms and Formik
  • Experience in developing against REST APIs
  • Understanding of Agile/SCRUM principles

Would be a plus:

  • Understanding of CI/CD concepts
  • Experience in developing “storybook first” components
  • Experience of testing applications with Jest, Enzyme and React Test Utils
  • Experience with material-ui
  • Experience with react-query

What we offer:

  • competitive compensation
  • ability to work remotely anywhere in the European time zone
  • flexible schedule and no corporate bureaucracy
  • holidays, 20 working days of vacation, and paid sick days
  • professional growth opportunities