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Senior Frontend Engineer, Tasking Platform
Posted on 7/14/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Remote
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
JavaScript
Jest
Git
React.js
REST APIs
TypeScript
UI/UX Design
Writing
Requirements
  • Help develop a vision and roadmap to improve our frontend stack
  • Help to sequence and de-risk projects to ensure timely delivery of value
  • Collaborate with product and other cross-functional stakeholders to co-create an impactful customer experience
  • Javascript, including concepts like asynchronous programming, closures, types, TypeScript and ES6
  • React, complete understanding of its main fundamentals like Virtual DOM, component lifecycle, etc
  • Experience with writing automated tests (e.g. Jest, React Testing Library, WDIO)
  • Building delightful UI/UX
  • Understanding of REST APIs
  • Experience in Git, TDD and CI/CD
  • Working in cross-functional teams that put customer requirements first
  • Adaptability and openness to changes and challenges
  • A positive, can-do attitude to work
  • Clear communication skills that resonate with engineers, cross functional stakeholders, and executives
  • A track record of designing, building, and evolving software systems at scale
  • Passion for improving developer velocity
  • A track record of mentorship and growing other engineers
  • Geospatial experience (GDAL, OGR, etc.)
  • Experience with slippy maps (i.e. OpenLayers)
  • Web Infrastructure and performance
  • API Design
  • Oncall experience
Responsibilities
  • Work as an integral member of a cross-functional team focused on improving customer journeys such as:
  • Building out user experiences to task, browse, and analyze hi-resolution geospatial data
  • Optimize slippy maps to work performantly with many layers and POIs
  • Build an intuitive navigation experience for the Planet Tasking Dashboard webapp
  • Operate as a specialist that understands user interaction behaviors and partners closely with designers to deliver great experiences
Planet
Satellite imaging for Earth
Company Overview
Planet is an aerospace and data analytics company that builds small satellites and delivers information about the changing planet.