Opportunities at Craft portfolio companies


Front End Software Engineer

The Boring Company

The Boring Company

Software Engineering
Bastrop, TX, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 13, 2023
The Boring Company was founded to solve the problem of soul-destroying traffic by creating an underground network of tunnels. Today, we are creating the technology to increase tunneling speed and decrease costs by a factor of 10 or more with the ultimate goal of making Hyperloop adoption viable and enabling rapid transit across densely populated regions.


  • Design and implement tunnel boring HMIs in an iterative process
  • Visualize relevant data for different stakeholders using dashboards (e.g., Grafana)
  • Execute user research and requirements gathering for new and existing products
  • Take ownership of relevant Boring Company websites
  • Develop web-based engineering tool UIs to use in the field

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in human computer interaction, human factors, interaction design, computer science or related discipline and 2+ years of experience in front end development OR 4+ years of experience in front end development.
  • Development experience in JavaScript, CSS and HTML
  • Familiar with SQL, NoSQL and Time series databases
  • Experience using git or similar versioning tools for development
  • Ability and motivation to learn new skills rapidly
  • Capable of working with imperfect information

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in evaluating complex user needs and implementing HMIs for different machines (automotive, automation industry, …)
  • Experience in designing and testing user interfaces in iterations
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Work experience in agile teams is a plus

Additional Requirements

  • Ability to work long hours and weekends as necessary.
Reporting Location: Bastrop, Texas - Headquarters
We're a team of dedicated, smart, and scrappy people. Our employees are passionate about our mission and determined to innovate at every opportunity.
We offer employer-paid medical, dental, and vision coverage, a 401(k) plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, and a competitive amount of equity for all permanent employees.
The Boring Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with The Boring Company is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.