Science Systems and Applications, Inc. - Science and Technology with Passion


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FrontEnd Software Engineer
Reference #:17-2188
Open Date:11/16/2017
Location:Pasadena, CA
US Citizenship Required:Yes
Job Description:
SSAI is seeking a self-motivated, talented Frontend JavaScript Developer to be a part of a fast-growing team working on the latest in mobile and web technologies.  This individual will be a key member of The GLOBE Program and development team in support of NASA, the State Department and NSF. If you enjoy working on the latest web and mobile technologies and have the drive to create something that will have a global impact, then the GLOBE Program is for you!

About GLOBE:
The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program is an international science and education program that provides students and the public worldwide with the opportunity to participate in data collection and the scientific process, and contribute meaningfully to our understanding of the Earth system and global environment.  Announced by the U.S. Government on Earth Day in 1994, GLOBE launched its worldwide implementation in 1995.  In 2013, the GLOBE Program received the Liferay Pulse Award for “Website of the Year”.  Check out for more information.

Required Qualifications:
  • Experience with JavaScript and JS frameworks such as Angular JS and React JS
  • Experience in working with Mobile Interfaces
  • Experience in HTML 5, Bootstrap, and JQuery required
  • Familiar with CSS, HTML
  • A strong focus on User Interface and proper design
  • Ability to pivot and work on multiple tasks at the same time
  • Must be detail-oriented with good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Enjoy working in a team environment and work well with a distributed team
  • US Citizenship required
Desired Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with agile software development life-cycle
  • Must be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of the JavaScript Framework Technologies
  • Familiar with Bootstrap and Responsive Web Development