DigitalGlobe Front-End Developer in United States

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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.

Required Qualifications:

  • 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)


DigitalGlobe and Radiant solutions offer a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; choice of medical plan; dental, life, and disability insurance; a 401(K) plan with competitive company match; paid holidays and paid time off.

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