We're looking for a Front-End Developer

We're looking for another FED to join our growing front-end team.


Posted by Hamish Campbell
January 9th, 2018

Applications have now closed, and this position has been filled. 

We’re looking for a developer specialised in web application front-end engineering to join our growing front-end team. Our ideal candidate has an eye for quality in user interface design and design systems, and is ready to apply their experience in a fast moving development environment.

If you have a track record of delivering high quality code for web applications, now is the perfect time to join Koordinates and shape the future of our product and our team.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Implement high quality web interfaces that enable users to publish and access geospatial data. You’ll provide solutions to difficult UI and UX challenges within a complex web application environment.

  • Contribute to a common set of reusable design and interaction elements, plan and implement front-end components and architecture, and bring front-end best practises to the Koordinates platform over an extended period of time.

  • Plan and implement front-end asset build & test systems to ensure a high level of application stability.

Who we're looking for:

  • You’re an experienced front-end developer with a strong product focus. You have evolved and improved products over time and are capable of architecting complex front-end solutions.

  • Familiarity with modern JavaScript. We're building with ES6 and the React ecosystem, with static typing (Flow) and redux. As well as creating new features using our preferred frameworks, we have a significant codebase of well structured older Javascript that we’re gradually evolving or replacing.

  • You’ll have a design sensibility with an eye for typography, proportion and colour.

  • You can think architecturally about how to encode a design system for a large application in CSS and template files so that it’s maintainable, consistent and easy to use.

  • You have experience with front-end asset build tools, front-end component testing and error reporting.

  • Your positive attitude, respect for your peers and your excellent verbal and written communication skills make you great at collaborating with your team.

Why Koordinates?

Koordinates is changing the way Earth’s data is published and accessed. Using our platform, organisations publish their open data, share their private data, and build new products using our out-of-the-box APIs. We have over 40,000 users accessing over 14TB of geospatial data, and we’re growing every day.

Koordinates is a great place to work. Our team is friendly, energetic and committed to making easier to publish and access geospatial data. We are situated over three locations and two time zones so we’re used to working in a distributed and flexible environment. We ship code daily, our continuous integration systems ensure that our build & test processes happen on every push to GitHub, and passing builds are a single click to deploy. We provide you with the tools, training and support you need to deliver the highest quality software to our clients and end-users.

We’re proud to build an award-winning platform and we're expanding to introduce our product to the world. As an experienced software engineer, you will be ideally placed to shape your career and share in our success.

Ideally, this role will be based in either our Wellington or Auckland offices, though we are open to applicants based in other locations. We’re always up for discussing flexible working arrangements.

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