Software Engineer ~ Front End Developer

Sunnyvale, CA

Founded in 2015, Acubed is the Silicon Valley innovation center of Airbus. As a global leader in aerospace, Airbus aims to make things fly. Our mission is to provide a lens into the future for the industry, transforming risk into opportunity to build the future of flight now.

At Acubed, we strive to propel innovation to market faster, broaden the talent pool in emerging aerospace careers and simultaneously help drive a culture change across Airbus.


The Advanced Digital Design and Manufacturing (ADAM) project seeks to accelerate Airbus’ transition towards digital design and manufacturing. The team is uniquely positioned to identify and innovate on emerging technologies with collaborators in Silicon Valley and across the globe. ADAM provides a platform to drastically reduce aerospace product lead-times and production costs. Through our tool-agnostic framework, we integrate existing and newly developed software solutions. We provide easy-to-use tools to design and automate processes in aerospace manufacturing.

The Opportunity

Your role as a Software Engineer will be to assist the Software Integration Lead in delivering high value projects  with a focus on speed, quality and cost. You are comfortable using supplied data to make informed decisions regarding implementation of software use cases, and enjoy working in an agile work environment, where quick delivery, constant testing and iteration are the norm. As our projects are “outside-the-box” by design, you are someone who will naturally seek, investigate and implement creative solutions to challenges and obstacles that emerge.


  • Develop front-ends for various tools
  • Create GUIs for data input, model creation / instantiation and data visualization
  • Create and extend reusable front-end components in our open-sourced library
  • Participate in code and architecture reviews
  • Produce documentation in multiple formats to support project needs including milestone, monthly and quarterly reports
  • Pursue program-specific tasks and issues identified by the ADAM Management Team and Project Executive in a timely manner and ensure their conclusion / resolution 


  • Experience using React
  • Experience using HTML5 / CSS / JS (ES6+)
  • Experience using and connecting to REST APIs
  • Experience working with a source control tool such as Git or Subversion
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • A Bachelor's degree in a related field and a demonstrated track record in developing UI for the web with 1-2 years + of related experience
  • Documented proof of fully vaccinated status required (or qualify for an exemption)

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience with React Hooks or MobX State Management
  • Familiarity with TypeScript or other type systems
  • Experience with GraphQL
  • Front-end testing experience with Jest or Cypress
  • Working proficiency  in Python or Java development


  • Exceptional PPO medical, dental and vision benefits 100% of premiums covered for employee and their family/dependents
  • Generous PTO of 5 weeks (6 weeks after two years) in addition to 11 national holidays and unlimited paid sick days 
  • Professional development reimbursement or $15,750 for flight training
  • 3 months paid parental leave from Day 1