The Simons Foundation is seeking a passionate senior User Interface Software Engineer to fill a full-time position in our informatics team. Our team is excited to be undertaking a new, large project that will transform the way the Simons Foundation supports math and basic science research. As part of the team, you will enjoy a fun but hardworking environment and have the opportunity to focus our passion and growth at the Foundation by developing professional and modern software in support of the Foundation’s mission.
- You are passionate about software engineering, and this passion is evident in everything that you do.
- You are proud of your work, strive for quality and do not stop until the customer is ecstatic.
- You are sensitive to user experience and pay attention to details.
- For you, it’s more than just a job.
- You have a minimum of two years’ professional work experience with ReactJS.
You have experience with:
Our team is working on an exciting, large project that will support the Simons Foundation’s grant-making and data-sharing initiatives. We are very excited about modernizing our development and release practices. You’ll have a huge impact by guiding our front-end stack and pipeline. Your contributions directly to our efforts will be:
- defining best practices, tools and techniques to enable standardization and to raise quality and maintainability of front-end components;
- coordinating with internal and external UI/UX personnel; and
- leveraging your skills with front-end languages and frameworks to tackle complicated tasks and advise other software engineers.
TECHNOLOGIES WE USE
- React, Bootstrap, Redux, D3
- Ansible, Docker, Vagrant, VirtualBox, Jenkins
- MySQL, PostgreSQL
- Git, Bitbucket, Behave
- NGINX, Apache, Linux, AWS
Simons Foundation is an Equal Opportunity employer, M/F/D/V.
About Simons Foundation
The Simons Foundation is a private foundation established in 1994 in New York City by Jim and Marilyn Simons. With an annual grants and programs budget of $300 million, the foundation’s mission is to advance the frontiers of research in mathematics and the basic sciences.
The foundation pursues its mission through its grant-making division, comprising programs in Mathematics & Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, Education & Outreach and autism research, and through its internal research division, the Flatiron Institute.