Radiant Solutions

  • Front-End Developer

    Job Location US-VA-Charlottesville | US-Reston
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/24/2018 9:26 AM)
    ID
    2018-2353
    # of Openings
    1
  • Responsibilities

    Radiant Solutions is searching for a 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 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 both functional prototypes and production level capabilities for our valued clients.

     

    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.

    Relocation assistance available.  

     

    A little about the area.  Charlottesville is located in the foothills of the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains. Charlottesville and the surrounding area are a healthy balance of both urban and rural localities amendable to many different lifestyles. Charlottesville's rich artistic, natural, and cultural history is showcased in an assortment of first-rate museums, galleries, wineries, breweries, shops, restaurants, and parks making Charlottesville a spectacular location for work, play, outdoor activities, raising a family, and simply enjoying a high quality of life. Charlottesville is also home to the University of Virginia, a top national university that has community offerings to include athletic, artistic, cultural, and educational events in addition to a renowned medical center. 

    Qualifications

    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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    Overview

    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.

     

    No other company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset. We 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 technologies 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 workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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