Senior Software Engineer (D3.js + Backbone) - The Climate Corporation - Seattle or San Fran

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Tessa Wilder

Aug 27, 2014, 12:59:00 PM8/27/14

Senior Software Engineer - Front End

Do you want to help improve the lives of farmers and help protect our country’s food supply? Are you motivated by solving hard problems with real-world impact? We are looking for experienced Front End engineers to help build our next generation products and services.

What you will do:

  • Take ownership of one of our ‘Protect’ products - Climate Basic or Climate Pro
  • Build out new customer facing features using d3.js and backbone.js
  • Employ test-driven development, rapid release schedule, and continuous integration

What you bring to the table:

  • Passion for developing high quality code - you are an ardent follower of TDD
  • Strong interest in taking ownership - you can develop, test and deploy, all by yourself
  • Strong desire in learning new technologies - you’re always on HN, looking for bleeding-edge tools/tech
  • Excited about working in a collaborative environment - your best work comes out during pair-programming
  • You will be part of a small, agile team that plays a crucial role in shaping the customer-facing portions of our products
  • You will be visualizing the impact of weather and integrating a rich and interactive UI with petabytes of weather data and simulations
  • An in-depth knowledge of JavaScript, jQuery, and have experience with a JavaScript MVC framework such as backbone.js, ember.js or Angular.js
  • Must possess knowledge of modern web technologies, optimization strategies, and web application architecture
  • Must have a passion for clean, modular, and testable code that adheres to DRY principles
  • Should have extensive contributions to an open source effort, with the GitHub account to back it up
  • Should have some familiarity with some back-end web server technologies, such as J2EE, Rails, Django, Sinatra, or Grails.


What We Offer:

Our team is composed of some of the most brilliant interdisciplinary minds in the industry. The environment is extremely engaging and fast-paced, with dozens of specialties coming together to provide the best possible product and experience for our customers.

Competitive salary, excellent medical benefits, and some of the best perks in the industry, including:

  • Meals and a large assortment of snacks, drinks, fruits, coffees, and teas to help you get through the day
  • Superb medical, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits
  • We let you explore personally compelling topics by occasionally taking time to work on independent projects and contributing the results back to the open source community.
  • Company sponsored outings, including go-kart races, kayaking, holiday yacht parties, and sporting events, etc.
  • We sponsor hackathons, meetup groups, networking events, tech-talks, and conference trips. If you want to get involved in the tech community, we'll support your efforts
  • We encourage all employees to better understand our customers by getting out of the office and hearing firsthand from the agents and farmers our products serve
  • Energetic idea-driven work environment with an exciting culture
  • Exciting world-changing opportunity - we are solving problems that have a massive impact on the world
  • A driven, talented team that aims to make a large-scale impact through an innovative technology platform
  • 401k matching program
  • Gym membership discounts
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