What you’ll be doing...

Skyward, Verizon owned company provides the best operations management platform for commercial drone operators all over the world. Our mission is to help UAV pioneers build successful, safe, efficient ops, whether they’re a small business or working within a major enterprise.

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.

  • 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 up-to-date on technology trends and work to apply them when appropriate.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Six or more years of front-end development experience.
  • Two or more years integrating React frameworks and functionality.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Experience working in a startup environment.
  • Test-driven development experience.
  • PostGIS experience.
  • 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’ needs.
  • Development expertise with a solid understanding of Javascript, React, HTML5, and CSS3.
  • Familiarity with Angularjs 1.X.
  • Expertise with 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 with 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 environment.
  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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