Radiant Solutions

  • UI/Front-End Developer

    Job Location US-VA-Charlottesville
    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/12/2018 11:24 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Radiant Solutions is searching for a UI/Front-end Developer in Charlottesville, VA. We have an immediate full-time opening for a person with these skills on our Rapid Development team. We are looking for someone that is passionate about UI design and implementation. We need an expert who can work hand-in-hand with a multi-disciplinary software development team to bring creative and fun concepts to life. As a member of our Rapid Development team you will build mockups and functional prototypes for our valued clients.



    Join our company whose purpose is to help national security and commercial organizations understand and navigate our changing planet.  Radiant Solutions provides multi-source data collection, enrichment, and analytic capabilities that reveal unique geospatial information and insights where and when it matters most.


    We are a new organization but no company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset.  Our heritage companies, MDA Information Systems, RadiantBlue, DigitalGlobe Intelligence Solutions, HumanGeo and RAI are well known for delivering innovative capabilities across the entire geospatial intelligence value chain. Our combined team of over 1,000 aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, software developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers apply disruptive technology and our unique intellectual property to both national security and commercial problems.


    We offer an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account and tuition assistance.  Radiant Solutions values diversity in the work place and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    To be qualified you must be a U.S. Citizen and eligible for a security clearance. Active TS/SCI; with CI polygraph is preferred. 




    Essential Functions

    • Collaborate with customers and other Rapid Development team members & customers to define and implement innovative solutions for application aesthetic and experience.
    • Engineer front-end web applications that leverage modern frameworks, e.g. React, Polymer and Angular v2.0 or newer.
    • Make innovative and engaging design and user-experience decisions.
    • Conceptualize original ideas that adhere to simplicity and user friendliness in solving complex design challenges.
    • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, and process flows to communicate ideas for stakeholder discussions.
    • Conduct user research and user testing.
    • Consistently implement new technologies, trends, and best practices to keep designs fresh.


    Required Qualifications/Software:

    • Undergraduate degree in Design, Computer Science, Web Development, or comparable discipline 
    • Portfolio demonstrating breadth of front-end development skills
    • Expert knowledge of HTML and CSS
    • Proficient in JavaScript and related frameworks 
    • Extensive use of APIs and understanding of HTTP and REST architecture
    • Experience with version control (e.g. Github, Stash)
    • Minimum of 7 years of overall development experience

    Desired Qualifications: 

    • Graduate degree in Design, Computer Science, Web Development, or comparable discipline
    • Creative background, a passion for modeling and implementing unique designs
    • Experience with:
      • AWS, Google Cloud and/or Heroku platforms
      • Developing applications and visualizations for data analytics
      • React, Polymer and/or Angular v2.0 or newer
      • Node.js and npm
      • Build tools, e.g. Grunt, Gulp, Maven
      • Packaging and deploying for both development and production environments using continuous integration tools
      • Front-end automated unit and integration testing
      • Prototyping both browser-based and native mobile applications
      • JavaScript mapping frameworks (e.g. Leaflet, OpenLayers, Google Maps)




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