Engineer, Sr. Full Stack Software

San Luis Obispo or El Segundo, California, United States Full-time

Engineer, Sr. Full Stack Software


Our specialty is landing drones, but our mission is to keep them flying. We are drone enthusiasts and security experts keeping the skies open to all responsible pilots and advancing the potential for drone technology to benefit society. We are dedicated to the design, development, testing, and validation of our unique engineering solutions to mitigate drone threats in the skies over critical environments and operations. As a member of this team, you will be in the forefront of counter-sUAS (small unmanned aerial systems) technology.

Job Description

The Sr. Full Stack Software Engineer will use web development skills to provide design development and maintenance across the full technology stack for drone defense web applications and services. They will provide user-interface development and maintenance for web-based applications using front-end web technologies. They will develop, maintain, and document web server code for hosting web applications. The will enhance and maintain cloud-based services (SaaS) and provide back-end database support for web applications and services.  


  • Competitive salary offered
  • Company stock options
  • Health, Vision, Dental, Life, and AD&D Insurance
  • Unlimited PTO


San Luis Obispo, CA or El Segundo, CA


  • 4-year degree in Computer Science, IT, Computer Engineering, or similar major or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Full Stack Software Development
  • Strong experience and familiarity with web application design and architecture
  • Highly proficient with Linux operating system and shell scripts
  • Hands-on experience with HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Significant experience with Python and/or PHP programming languages
  • SQL database design
  • Experience and familiarity with bug tracking tools
  • Experience with software version control systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • A solid understanding of object-oriented design and development
  • Experience streaming video
  • Experience with git
  • Must be eligible to meet International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) access requirements

About WhiteFox

WhiteFox, a drone airspace security company, is pioneering the safe integration of drones into society. WhiteFox develops products that save lives, protect property, and safeguard privacy.

WhiteFox started as a drone manufacturer—we’re enthusiasts who want them to fly safely and legally. When we realized there were no mechanisms of enforcement to protect against their misuse, we set out to develop a solution. WhiteFox’s mission is to keep the sky open for responsible pilots and advancing drone technology for the benefit of society.

In a constantly changing industry, WhiteFox is pushing the boundaries of what it means to be secure.

WhiteFox Defense Technologies is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse team of qualified individuals. We conduct background checks on all final candidates for the safety of our employees and the health of our company.