Come fly with ForeFlight.
ForeFlight is looking for a .NET developer to join our Austin team. This position is for a well-rounded individual with solid experience in the .NET environment, to contribute to substantial new mobile projects on Windows tablets. This person is comfortable writing WPF desktop, ASP.NET, or UWP applications, and has a firm grasp of MVVM principles. This person is accomplished in the full software development stack, from UI to data storage.
Professionally, this person is driven to execute, deliver, and complete projects independently, seeking advice and direction from team members when needed, and plowing ahead to completion when the path forward is clear. This person will be able to point to specific examples that highlight the individuals ability to meet the objectives outlined above, and references will confirm this person’s unique abilities.
This position is based in our Austin, TX office. A pilot-coder, or individual looking to pursue his or her private pilot license, is a plus. Benefits include medical insurance, 401(k) with matching, and flight training reimbursement.
Technologies and Skills
- Deep knowledge of C#, .NET, and Visual Studio
- MVVM and XAML
- Eye for good UI/UX
- Experience building a cleanly decoupled solution
- Experience with modern asynchronous programming paradigms
- Ability to collaborate effectively with technical partners
- Experience with C++/CX and WinRT
- Experience with UWP
- Health benefits
- 401(k) with matching.
- Performance based bonuses.
- Flight training reimbursement.
About ForeFlight, LLC
ForeFlight produces the best selling iPad and iPhone app for pilots flying personal and business aircraft, corporate flight departments, and aircraft operators. Customers include individual pilots worldwide, Fortune 500 corporate flight departments, state and federal agencies, leading operators, and leading aircraft OEMs. We have been in the App Store since Day 1 (7/10/2008) and are consistently ranked in the top 50 grossing iPad apps in the App Store.
We are known for our exceptional software user interface design and responsive, knowledgable customer support team. ForeFlight Mobile, our flagship application, was named Aviation Consumer's 2011 App of the Year and received Flying Magazine's Editors' Choice Award for 2011, 2012, and 2013. Our app was recently featured in the “Dreams” iPhone commercial.
Our downtown Austin office is located at 621 E 6th St, just a short walk from the MetroRail station. We are a product-focused company where software development and customer service are the top priorities. Our software development team hails from Trinity University, Rice University, Texas A&M, UT Austin, and Clemson. We score 12 out of 12 on the Joel Test. We love shipping.
If you’ve contributed to any open source projects, make sure to include links to relevant code. If you are a recent graduate, please include a copy of your transcript. In your cover letter, please indicate any aviation experience and list any relocation preferences or constraints.