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Part-time Full-stack Position at Flightprofiler

IntroductionFlightprofiler, LLC (affiliated with Purdue Research Foundation) is an aviation technology company that enables aircraft pilots and drone operators to make better decisions via an innovative weather technology.   We work closely with ITaP Envision Center.  We have a new opening for a part-time position for someone with frontend & backend, full-stack abilities.  The position can possibly evolve to a full-time or CTO role with technology leadership responsibilities or it can stay part-time; we are very flexible.  We are looking for someone that can stay in the role for several years.  This is an exciting ground floor opportunity in a post-launch, funded venture where you will work with a top-tier Purdue team to build an amazing aviation technology. 

ProgrammingThis student will be working on building interactive real-time 3D visualizations for web.  This will involve working with geospatial visualization frameworks like CesiumJS, back-end infrastructure like AWS and front-end JavaScript frameworks. The student may also be involved in collaborating with artists and implementing innovative interaction techniques along with deploying and testing.  This position will include website improvement and customer access management.

Skills, Proficiency & Requirements:

  • Experience with JavaScript and Python is required.
  • Experience with working with geospatial data is required.
  • Experience with front-end web frameworks is required.
  • Experience with a graphics API like OpenGL/WebGL is required.
  • Knowledge of linear algebra is preferred.
  • Familiarity with concurrency/parallelism paradigms is preferred.
  • Familiarity with AWS/Docker is preferred.
  • Experience with procedural rendering is preferred.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Knowledge of aviation or meteorology is a bonus.
  • Desire to interact with clients is a bonus.

Schedule & TimeThis part-time work will be approximately 8 hours per week.  Working schedule is flexible (can be evenings, weekends, etc).

LocationWork can take place anywhere the hire is comfortable, but we will also have an office in downtown Lafayette and some availability. 

Compensation:  Will start at $15/hour and grow commensurate with abilities).

To apply:  Please email your resume to   

Last Updated: Aug 10, 2022 9:36 AM

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