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UI / UX Engineer - RI

Company: Tetra Tech, Inc.
Location: Providence
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world's most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists.Apply today and join the company that is Leading with Science -.We are seeking a full-time UI/UX Engineer. This position can be remote, or you can work in one of our office locations in Anchorage, AK; Portland, OR; or North Kingston, RI. Axiom Data Science (a Tetra Tech company) is a fast-moving and dynamic -20-person technology and informatics firm with a mission to build a better understanding of society and the environment by increasing the accessibility, reuse, and impact of scientific data. WHAT DO WE DO? We provide cyberinfrastructure support, data management systems, and scalable technical solutions for organizing and analyzing large amounts of diverse data sets to organizations across the globe. We've assembled an outstanding team of software and data engineers, data analysts, project managers, and data coordinators to solve complex challenges and provide excellent support to our partners at businesses, non-profits, federal and state agencies, and universities.WHY WORK WITH US? Our work matters: if you want to make a difference in climate science, oceanography, or scientific data management, this is the place to do it. We work hard on exciting problems and push the boundaries of science and computing. We are a remote-minded organization with a fabulous internal culture. We communicate openly and honestly, talk through issues, accept constructive criticism, and respect one another. We work closely with each other while minimizing distractions and have fun doing so. We want to do great work while being a great place to work. We have low administrative overhead. Staff are given all the tools they need to excel and are self-driven, resourceful, and instrumental in expanding our vision. We offer a flexible, collaborative working environment that promotes taking initiative, solving problems, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance. We are headquartered in Anchorage, AK, and have satellite offices in Portland, OR and North Kingstown, RI. The work location for this position is flexible and may be remote, though we would prefer someone in close proximity to one of our offices who can work in a hybrid schedule. Approximately - of Axiom currently works remotely.WHAT WILL YOU DO? Your role will involve working with business partners and stakeholders and leveraging their data sets to build operational front-end visualization and analysis applications. Much of the work will involve scientific data sets, though research is not our primary focus. Some projects in our portfolio are the National Science Foundation-funded Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI)'s Data Explorer, Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) Animal Telemetry Network, Alaska Ocean Observing System (AOOS) Data Portal and the Eyes on the Storm hurricane data portal. The main focus will be on building the next generation of Axiom's flagship web application framework. This framework will allow Axiom and its partners to search, discover, analyze, download, and visualize large scientific datasets. This new system is in the planning stages, and you will have a large ownership stake in the process, technology, and vision. In addition to working on Axiom's flagship product, you will support the modernization and migration of existing applications written and maintained by the team, support the development of new features, and build new targeted front-end applications from the ground up to better serve our partners and clients.WHAT WILL YOU WORK WITH? Our technology stack is constantly evolving, and we rely upon our engineers to make decisions to accelerate the growth of our capabilities. You will have the opportunity to work with a wide range of technologies and decide which is the best fit for the specific problem at hand. A demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and selecting appropriate technologies for each solution is essential. Our current front-end stack is a mix of Marionette/Backbone, Node, React, D3.js, Vanilla JS, and Next.js. This position will work to retire older technologies in the upcoming calendar year in favor of a clear and standardized way to create front-end applications at Axiom. You will work with scientific data and the problems associated with visualizing large volume data sets using web technologies such as interactive maps, graphs, and plotsWHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?We are looking for engineers with a demonstrated history of developing and delivering real-world front-end applications, and that you have some of the following skills and experiences: --- 4+ years of relevant experience working as a front-end developer or UI/UX engineer--- Expertise in at least one modern front-end development and web framework--- Expertise in modern front-end development tooling and best practices--- Proven track record of successfully architecting and deploying large front-end applications--- Experience defining API requirements to drive the development of front-end visualizations --- Experience in full-stack web application development, including database design, architecture, services, and APIs--- Experience working with scientific data (vectors, rasters, time-series)--- Self-motivation, independence, flexibility, and a problem-solving attitudeApplicants should submit a resume and/or cover letter describing how your experiences fit with the desired qualifications and what drove you to apply for the position. Please include links to projects you have worked on and explanation of your role; web links to relevant personal websites and/or projects; and examples of any open-source participation (e.g., GitHub, StackOverflow), as available.This position may travel occasionally (The Salary Range for this position is $75,250 to $120,250We understand the importance of providing you with the resources and opportunities you need to be a successful member of our organization. One of the most important and valuable resources is your employee benefits package. We are pleased to offer a comprehensive package of benefit plans designed to offer you both choice and flexibility to secure the coverage that best meets your needs.At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. Tetra Tech's employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state and federal authorities as well as client and project requirements.About Tetra Tech:Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 450 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees-21,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.Explore our open positions at Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:LinkedIn: @TetraTechCareersTwitter: @TetraTechJobsFacebook: @TetraTechCareersTetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech's core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.Please no phone calls or agencies.

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