Frontend Engineer

Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT) is seeking a frontend engineer to join the WeatherOps development team. You will be working with a tight-knit group of engineers and developers building the next generation weather visualization products and tools on the web. WDT is a Norman-based weather company focused on providing world class, decision support tools and products to a wide range of consumers and weather sensitive industries around the globe.

Responsibilities

  • Development for the WeatherOps Product: WeatherOps is a SaaS product built for weather risk mitigation. You will be a part of a team building new features and improving the current system.
  • High level communication with stakeholders: The products you build impact a great number of individuals and corporations. You should be comfortable in communicating with internal and external stakeholders on new product features.
  • Create wireframes/mockups of new features: Sketch, Photoshop or whatever design application you like should be just as important to you as your text editor.

Qualifications

  • An eye for design: You should want to make things look better. You should also have the skills to create or sketch designs to share your ideas on how to make things look better.
  • Ability to create readable JavaScript: The web services team collaborates together on many different projects. You should be able to create applications that are both readable and easy to understand for other developers.
  • An understanding of performance and scale: You should be able to create web applications with security, speed, and scalability in mind.
  • Interest/Experience in the entire stack: We are building a lot of nodejs applications and you might need to create some new endpoints to test the UI you just built.
  • An open source user: We are focused in utilizing open-source software to solve some of the complicated tasks put in front of us. You should be comfortable in utilizing and/or improving open source software in order to find solutions to fit our development needs.
  • Passion about documentation and unit testing: Alright, so it’s not that exciting, but ability to create documentation and unit tests for JavaScript is a plus

Submit the following:

  • Your resume or curriculum vitae
  • A note describing why you are interested in this position at WDT
  • Examples of your work: your website, GitHub account and/or code examples (preferably JavaScript)

Salary will be commensurate with the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant.

About WDT

WDT is an equal opportunity employer.

We pride ourselves in hiring the top collaborative experts in science and technology in the industry. We understand the importance of having significant, challenging work, great pay and benefits, and a good balance between work and home life. We value diversity. We are committed to equal opportunities and creating an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants regardless of ethnic origin, gender, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation or age.

WDT prides itself on the benefit offerings available to employees. They include:

  • Generous health, dental, and optical insurance
  • 401k with company match
  • Paid vacation
  • Short and long-term disability coverage

What sets us apart from the rest is our people. We recruit and develop only the top talent from around the world to work with us. WDT maintains a dynamic and fast-paced environment, which offers many exciting opportunities across several fields.

Job Type: Full-time