When you join Verizon

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What you’ll be doing...

You have a passion for technology, start-ups, drones, aviation, or all of the above. You’re a driven self-starter with a high level of personal integrity. You’re also a nice person who can collaborate across teams and mentor peers. Show us your best work via resume, cover letter, coding sample, portfolio, and audition reel - whatever it takes!

As a Front-End Engineer, you will design, develop, and implement new capabilities for the Skyward Platform and Component Library (100% SaaS, AWS) using ReactJS. You will participate in a collaborative Agile team environment and build features that not only meet customer requirements, but help Skyward pave the future in an incredibly innovative industry.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Actively participate as part of a team of engineers responsible for the Skyward Platform.
  • Utilize the React framework to structure new UI’s with an eye towards deprecating the Angularjs pieces of our application.
  • Contribute to Agile team ceremonies such as planning, scoping and retrospectives.
  • Work with UX specialists to make interfaces appealing, easy, attractive and simple.
  • Collaborate with back-end engineers to evolve architectural best practices that ensure scalable, reusable and reliable implementations.
  • Practice, teach and evolve our front-end testing strategy utilizing Test Driven Development techniques.
  • Participate in code reviews and pair programming exercises that encourage continuous learning.
  • Keep abreast of technology trends and work to apply them when appropriate.

What we’re looking for...

You will need to have

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • 4+ years of front-end development experience

  • 2+ years integrating React frameworks and functionality

  • Development expertise with a solid understanding of Javascript, React, HTML5, and CSS3

  • PostGIS experience

Even better if you have

  • Familiarity with, but not an expert at, Angularjs 1.X

  • Expertise and demonstrable experience leveraging architectural patterns for integrating React patterns

  • Experience with building responsive Single Page Applications using RESTful web services and processing JSON data

  • Expertise and demonstrable experience building, documenting and testing reusable React components

  • Experience with continuous integration application delivery, including provisioning, deployment, testing and version control

  • Experience developing and implementing automated unit tests using technologies like Jest, Enzyme and other xUnit testing frameworks

  • Experience working within an Agile team Ability to work in a highly collaborative Agile team

  • Demonstrated aptitude and desire to learn new skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to embrace change and work in a fast paced, iterative environment

  • Ability to develop an understanding of the commercial UAS marketplace and customers’ needsExperience working in a startup environment

  • Test Driven Development Experience a plus

Equal Employment Opportunity

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