Front End Engineer

Join our Front-End team, responsible for all our customers’ online interactions with our products.

You will be working with other Front-End and Core Engineers to implement entire web applications – including database access, web services in Python, a modern Javascript framework, and dynamic data visualizations in the browser.

This position will be based in our Mountain View, CA office.

Job Duties

  • Implement web interfaces for our data products, within a single-page application (SPA) Javascript architecture based on React/Redux
  • In collaboration with server-side engineers, develop the REST APIs that serve our browser-rendered front-end
  • Assist Data Science, Machine Vision, and Core Engineering teams in building visualization tools for internal use
  • Contribute to our ever-growing library of web UI patterns, which we share across products, internal prototypes, and tools
  • Explore and implement prototypes and products using the latest tools and technologies

Skills & Qualifications

  • BS degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent software engineering experience
  • 3+ years experience in web application development
  • A solid understanding of the design and use of RESTful domain-specific APIs
  • Experience with modern Javascript frameworks such as React or Angular
  • Familiarity with creating bespoke visualizations in the browser using D3, or reactively rendered SVG
  • Ability to use CSS3 to achieve responsive layouts and consistent look-and-feel across an entire web application
  • Demonstrated ability to write, test, and maintain production code, running both server-side and in the browser
  • An eye for clean, professional, intuitive design, and the ability to realize it using standard HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, and SVG
  • Preferred:  Experience working in an Agile environment with Continuous Integration and Deployment
  • Preferred:  Experience designing products using maps, satellite images or other geospatial datasets

Orbital Insight is a fast-growing provider of geospatial data and geo­-analytic services to commercial, nonprofit and public sector clients across the globe. Leveraging advancements in computer vision and cloud computing, Orbital Insight is turning millions of images into a big picture understanding of the world that is quantitatively grounded in observation, creating unprecedented transparency, and empowering global decision makers with new sources of objective, quantified socio­-economic insights.

We just completed our Series C-Round and are backed by marquee investors such as Google Ventures, Sequoia Capital, In­-Q­- Tel and Bloomberg Beta. Orbital Insight is rapidly expanding its commercial and public sector capabilities. Come join us if you are unafraid to try new approaches and relentlessly seek to push the state of the art, taking projects all the way from prototype to production-ready.

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