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Senior Front-End Developer
Location Antwerp, Belgium
Job Code 18
# of openings 1
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Unifly is the world leader in unmanned traffic management. Our software for Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) is used on a national scale in various European countries, as well as in the US, Africa and Asia. With its platform, authorities can manage and visualize drone flights in their airspace, just like defining no-fly zones. Drone operators can plan, track and validate their drones and associated flights, taking into account national and international legislation.

For our brand-new office in Antwerp (Deurne), we’re currently looking for a:

Senior Front-End Developer

As a Senior Front-End Developer, you will be able to translate our company and customer needs into functional and appealing interactive applications. You will be part of the Engineering team and report to the Head of Engineering. The position is full time.



  • You are a constructive participant of our day-to-day processes: standups, sprint plannings, PR reviews, designs and estimations;
  • You are an active contributor to our core UTM front-end:
    • design and development of Typescript-based front-end applications, sophisticated geospatial map components (using Luciad, OpenLayers, React, Aurelia, real-time communication using socketcluster), improve and expand our automated test suite;
    • write technical documentation for your colleagues;
  • You assist in the successful delivery of our platform at the customer, utilizing best practices as part of our delivery excellence model;
  • You keep an eye out for technical advancements in the typescript ecosystem, especially concerning:
    • clean code and software craftsmanship;
    • UI/UX frameworks.


Technical and soft skills

Technical skills

  • A track record in shipping enterprise-grade end-user-facing applications with non-trivial back-/front-end communications;
  • Fluent in at least one front-end development framework (Vue, Angular, React, Aurelia);
  • Experience writing typed Javascript using Typescript and/or Flow;
  • A track record of working in a development team using modern processes and tools;
  • A keen eye for detail and precision when completing your work: clean pull requests, constructive code reviews;
  • A genuine interest in test automation;
  • Nice to have: experience in developing geo-spatial or map applications, e.g. using Luciad, Mapbox, OpenLayers, etc…


Soft skills

  • You want to work in a team with trust and accountability as core values;
  • You communicate well: proactive, to the point, factual, constructive;
  • You are open to learn and grow as we find it important for you to develop yourself and we want to give you the right tools and trainings to do so .


What do we offer?

We are a rapidly growing software scale-up in an exciting, disruptive domain. Yes: we work hard and play hard. But we also find work/life balance important – this is a marathon, not a sprint – and hence provide room and flexibility to support your wellbeing: flexible working hours, ability to work from home on a regular basis, generous holiday plan.

Unifly has an informal working atmosphere with cool R&R possibilities: pool table, table soccer, after-work drinks, personal lockers and shower facilities for people who bike to work or go for a mid-day run. As an internationally recognized builder of the future of UTM, Unifly provides a dynamic and international work environment with room for growth for anyone. In addition to your remuneration, we also offer an attractive package of extralegal benefits.





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