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Give aircraft owners what they want need

Best-in-class data, reporting & owner communication software for modern aircraft management companies & flight departments.

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For aircraft management companies For flight departments

More customers.
Less work.

Grow your fleet. Customers demand modern technology.
Stand out from the competition.
Retain your customers. You deliver great service. Get the recognition you deserve by keeping your customers informed & engaged.
Increase your team’s efficiency. Save time on data collection, processing, record-keeping & customer reporting.
Grow your brokerage business. Digital record increases aircraft resale value. Win your customers’ brokerage business.
Turn technology into a profit center. You already do the work.
Now get paid for it.
Integrated & customized. Full systems integration & customization available for customers with 20+ aircraft.

Don't let your work fly
under the radar.

Give your aircraft owner / CEO / CFO / Board of Directors
what they've been asking for all along: a clear view into
the great work that you've been doing.

Dynamic financial & tax reporting Actionable and visually compelling reporting & analytics for all corporate stakeholders, including unlimited custom reports.
Cost savings Empower your decision making with real point-of-sale pricing data for all major aircraft service categories.
Slice it your way Multi-owner, multi-department, cost center or custom label/category expense reporting.
Enhanced resale value Keeping a digital record of operations, maintenance and expenses enhances your aircraft’s resale value.
Full service accounting We provide cost efficient data entry and aviation bookkeeping and accounting services, keeping your records clean and up to date (optional add-on service).
Maintenance oversight Take advantage of our worldwide network of aircraft maintenance professionals to perform a detailed review of your maintenance records & expenses (optional add-on service).

Features

Unrivaled data, reporting & analytics providing private aircraft owners with complete visibility into their aircraft operations and financials.

Aircraft owner's portal For management companies, a modern solution to keep aircraft owners informed and engaged. Integration with your existing systems and dedicated tools to retrieve, review, reconcile and report aircraft operational and financial data.
Aircraft's digital record All of your aircraft related documents, expenses, invoices, receipts and electronic flight log organized your way with a custom chart of accounts, categorization, labeling and allocation to multiple owners, departments, and cost centers.
Unparalleled analytics Clear reporting & visually stunning financial analytics that cover all aspects of aircraft operations. Access to proprietary data sources, including our industry first database of real point-of-sale pricing data.
Financial and tax reporting Operational, financial and tax reports with an unlimited number of custom reports at no additional cost. Reports for aircraft owner, accounting specialists, and corporate CEO, CFO and the Board of Directors.

What sets us apart

Focus on the owners. While others focus on internal operations, our software helps you communicate with your most important audience: aircraft owners.
Award-winning product team. With 200+ years of combined experience and awards such as TIME Magazine Website of the Year, our product and engineering team is uniquely positioned to deliver best-in-class software experience.
Modern technology. Modern software-as-a-service architecture. Cloud-based technology hosted in the secure, world-class data centers, certified for ISO 27001, PCI-DSS Level 1, and SOC 1/SSAE-16.

About us

Founded in 2017, Portside is on a mission to bring modern consumer-grade experience to the global private aviation industry. Our initial focus is on delivering relevant financial and operational data, visibility, and control to aircraft owners. To accomplish this, we work closely with people who make private aviation possible - management companies and in-house flight departments - on building and deploying Portside technology as the “information and communication” layer connecting industry professionals and their customers, aircraft owners. Our global team, experience and customer base, combined with deep-rooted passion for technology and aviation, uniquely position us to deliver the best-in-class solutions powering the business of private aviation.

Alek Vernitsky CEO Connect via LinkedIn Alek is an experienced tech executive and serial entrepreneur. Prior to founding Portside, Alek co-founded and served as CEO of GetGoing, Inc, a pioneer in air and hotel distribution (acquired by BCD Travel in 2016). Previously, Alek served as SVP and Head of Product at thredUP, the largest clothing marketplace in the world. Earlier in his career, Alek was a consultant with Bain & Company in New York City, and held a number of management roles at Gap, Inc. Alek holds a B.A. in Legal Studies from University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Alek Strygin COO & Head of Product Connect via LinkedIn Alek has extensive experience developing award-winning consumer & enterprise software. After a career as a management consultant and an attorney, he co-founded GetGoing, a Y Combinator company, acquired in 2016 by BCD Travel, a global corporate travel conglomerate with $25B in sales and 13,000 employees in 100+ countries around the world. At BCD, Alek led further development and deployment of the GetGoing technology, reaching a record $1B in transactions through the platform in less than 2 years. Alek holds a B.A. in Economics from University of California, Berkeley and a J.D. from University of Southern California.

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Join our team

Headquartered in San Francisco, California, but with an increasingly global footprint, we are always looking for high-energy entrepreneurial talent to help us bring the power of technology and innovation to the global private aviation industry.

Are you excited about private aviation, the latest open source technology, or an opportunity to become a part of our award-winning product & engineering team? Apply to join our fast-growing team today!

Regional Sales Manager, EMEA

Role: Portside is looking for an experienced, motivated, results-driven individual to strengthen our business development team in the EMEA region.

Responsibilities

  • expand Portside's business in EMEA
  • Identify prospective in-area customers and close accounts, with a focus on aircraft management companies and corporate flight departments
  • support growth by identifying new breakthrough solutions that address customer needs, deliver value and result in competitive disruption
  • provide analytical support for new service-based growth initiatives, synthesize results and present to senior leadership

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of business aviation industry and management company and flight department operations is a must
  • 5+ years of successful, metric-driven sales experience in business aviation
  • account management experience
  • excellent public speaking and presentation skills
  • able to travel up to 50% of the time
Regional Sales Manager, East Coast

Role: Portside is looking for an experienced, motivated, results-driven individual to strengthen our business development team on the East Coast.

Responsibilities

  • expand Portside's business on the East Coast
  • Identify prospective in-area customers and close accounts, with a focus on aircraft management companies and corporate flight departments
  • support growth by identifying new breakthrough solutions that address customer needs, deliver value and result in competitive disruption
  • provide analytical support for new service-based growth initiatives, synthesize results and present to senior leadership

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of business aviation industry and management company and flight department operations is a must
  • 5+ years of successful, metric-driven sales experience in business aviation
  • account management experience
  • excellent public speaking and presentation skills
  • able to travel up to 50% of the time
Regional Sales Manager, Florida

Role: Portside is looking for an experienced, motivated, results-driven individual to strengthen our business development team in Florida.

Responsibilities

  • expand Portside's business in Florida
  • Identify prospective in-area customers and close accounts, with a focus on aircraft management companies and corporate flight departments
  • support growth by identifying new breakthrough solutions that address customer needs, deliver value and result in competitive disruption
  • provide analytical support for new service-based growth initiatives, synthesize results and present to senior leadership

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of business aviation industry and management company and flight department operations is a must
  • 5+ years of successful, metric-driven sales experience in business aviation
  • account management experience
  • excellent public speaking and presentation skills
  • able to travel up to 50% of the time
Regional Sales Manager, Texas

Role: Portside is looking for an experienced, motivated, results-driven individual to strengthen our business development team in Texas.

Responsibilities

  • expand Portside's business in Texas
  • Identify prospective in-area customers and close accounts, with a focus on aircraft management companies and corporate flight departments
  • support growth by identifying new breakthrough solutions that address customer needs, deliver value and result in competitive disruption
  • provide analytical support for new service-based growth initiatives, synthesize results and present to senior leadership

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of business aviation industry and management company and flight department operations is a must
  • 5+ years of successful, metric-driven sales experience in business aviation
  • account management experience
  • excellent public speaking and presentation skills
  • able to travel up to 50% of the time
Sr. Full-Stack Developer
(Silicon Valley or Virtual)

Role: Developing sophisticated reporting & analytics platform for private aviation.

Requirements:

  • Expert in Python/Django REST and JavaScript ES6/React/Redux
  • Experience building complex web applications, including building and consuming internal and third-party APIs in an SOA/microservices architecture
  • Interest in, and, preferably, experience developing complex visualizations using libraries such as ChartJS, Fusion Charts, D3, Leaflet, NVD3, etc.
  • Know how to write reusable, testable, efficient code
  • Strong testing & debugging skills

Our technology stack:

  • Back-end: Python 3/Django REST framework;
  • Front-end: ES6/ReactJS/Redux/D3JS;
  • Database: PostgreSQL;
  • Source code management: GIT;
  • Testing: Jest, Enzyme;
  • Logging: ELK;
  • Deployment/CI: Jenkins, Docker;
  • Monitoring: Prometheus, Sentry
  • Other: Celery, Sanic
  • Hosting: Amazon Web Services (AWS);
  • Project management: JIRA.
Sr. Back-End Developer
(Silicon Valley or Virtual)

Role: Developing back-end of a sophisticated reporting & analytics platform for private aviation.

Requirements:

  • Expert in Python, with knowledge of the Django REST framework
  • Experience building complex web applications, including building and consuming internal and third-party APIs in an SOA/microservices architecture
  • Know how to write reusable, testable, efficient code
  • Strong testing & debugging skills

Our technology stack:

  • Back-end: Python 3/Django REST framework;
  • Front-end: ES6/ReactJS/Redux/D3JS;
  • Database: PostgreSQL;
  • Source code management: GIT;
  • Testing: Jest, Enzyme;
  • Logging: ELK;
  • Deployment/CI: Jenkins, Docker;
  • Monitoring: Prometheus, Sentry
  • Other: Celery, Sanic
  • Hosting: Amazon Web Services (AWS);
  • Project management: JIRA.
Sr. Front-End Developer
(Silicon Valley or Virtual)

Role: Developing front-end of a sophisticated reporting & analytics platform for private aviation.

Requirements:

  • Significant front-end development experience, including experience building complex applications with modern JavaScript (ES6, React/Redux, Babel, FlowType/TypeScript, Webpack)
  • Experience with popular testing frameworks (we use Enzyme and Jest)
  • Interest in, and, preferably, experience developing complex visualizations using libraries such as ChartJS, Fusion Charts, D3, Leaflet, NVD3, etc.
  • Experience building and consuming APIs in an SOA / microservices architecture.

Our technology stack:

  • Back-end: Python 3/Django REST framework;
  • Front-end: ES6/ReactJS/Redux/D3JS;
  • Database: PostgreSQL;
  • Source code management: GIT;
  • Testing: Jest, Enzyme;
  • Logging: ELK;
  • Deployment/CI: Jenkins, Docker;
  • Monitoring: Prometheus, Sentry
  • Other: Celery, Sanic
  • Hosting: Amazon Web Services (AWS);
  • Project management: JIRA.
Sr. UI/UX Designer
(Silicon Valley or Virtual)

Role: Imagine, conceptualize and create detailed, production ready designs for our product (web and mobile), corporate website (responsive) and the company’s marketing collateral.

Requirements:

  • 7+ years of design experience, including experience with end-to-end product design.
  • 2+ years of design experience in one of the following roles: digital/graphic design agency, a US/European product company, or managing a design team.
  • Lo-fi and hi-fi prototyping skills, e.g., Sketch (or similar) and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Portfolio that shows both product (preferably SaaS, enterprise or complex consumer) and marketing (corporate website, brochures, presentations, infographics) work.
  • Design thinking / deep understanding of UX – must be able to explain the thought process behind design decisions.
  • Strong visual design skills, familiarity with modern trends, colors and typography.
  • Understanding of HTML5/CSS3 possibilities & limitations
  • Cross-platform and cross-medium design experience (web, android, iOS, print)

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