Front-end Engineer - UI/UX

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Circonus delivers telemetry data Intelligence for the most demanding use cases. Collect, store, manage, and analyze IoT and monitoring data at unprecedented volume and frequency.
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Our Frontend Engineers are responsible for developing high performance, responsive user interfaces for Circonus. The clean, intuitive, and beautiful user interfaces you build will play a critical role in the Circonus user experience -- allowing users to navigate through data and visually manipulate massive data sets to gain new insights. You’ll develop core front-end components of a fast, scalable, complex web application (JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, jQuery, and Vue.js) using your expert level knowledge of JavaScript. The sleek, beautiful results of your work make you an integral part of our team as you define, design, and develop new features, while improving existing ones. In particular, we’re seeking someone to help lead an effort to rewrite a legacy jQuery-based application with Vue.js. Prior experience with such a rewrite is strongly preferred - please mention it directly within your cover letter.

Responsibilities

  •         Work in the office or remotely, or both (but not at the same time)
  •         Collaborate with cross-functional development team to bring static designs and prototypes to life, providing constructive feedback to optimize implementation and usability
  •         Design, build, maintain, and deploy scalable, standards driven web applications with HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  •         Support our shift from jQuery to Vue.js
  •         Experiment with new ways of visualizing large amounts of time-series data
  •         Address and/or fix UI/UX issues with the Circonus UI and other open source UI components as required
  •         Embrace emerging standards while promoting best practices
  •         Implement, maintain and support software integrations with Circonus
  •         Provide solutions to technical problems of varying scope and complexity
  •         Collaborate with management in determining priorities and risks associated with projects
  •         Ensure all relevant processes, procedures and product documentation is up to date
  •         Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  •         5+ years experience architecting, designing, and developing user-interfaces in a commercial software environment
  •         Experience re-architecting and/or re-implementing UIs for a legacy enterprise web application
  •         Significant experience designing, implementing, and modifying responsive web applications with jQuery and Vue.js
  •         Experience using and/or building component libraries with jQuery, Vue.js, BootstrapUI or Highcharts
  •         Fluency with HTML5, CSS, Javascript and Canvas
  •         Comfortable quickly developing prototype and/or throwaway code to prove out new/cutting edge integrations or Circonus functions and features
  •         Comfortable working with git and GitHub for version control, including opening/reviewing pull requests, branches, etc
  •         Ability to take on and complete tasks in unfamiliar IT environments
  •         Significant experience planning, prioritizing, and organizing
  •         Excellent analytical, problem solving, and debugging skills
  •         Comfortable working in fast paced environments with a goal-oriented mentality
  •         Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Preferred Experience

  •         Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, or equivalent work experience
  •         5+ years experience working within a SaaS environment
  •         Experience with Sass/Scss and Bootstrap
  •         Experience with data visualization libraries such as D3 and Flot
  •         Knowledge and experience with component based design, style guides, style tiles
  •         Experience working with project management software such as JIRA
  •         Experience with wireframe tools such as Sketch, or Adobe XD
Circonus is a software company that is changing the way the world monitors both IT infrastructure and the business it powers. Our SaaS and on­-premise solutions enable companies to combine monitoring, alerting, event processing, and predictive analytics into a unified solution. Visualize any data, in any application, from any system, in real-time. Circonus scales from a single team to a worldwide organization that tracks thousands of devices analyzing millions of metrics. API driven automation empowers developers and makes operational teams incredibly efficient, while analytics drive insights that improve organization-wide performance. We enjoy a global reach, but our customers primarily cluster on the East Coast, California, and to a lesser degree, Europe. Our success stems from (a) delivering an industry-leading product and (b) an obsession with customer satisfaction. Culturally, we operate like a startup. Small, agile teams making quick decisions and short, iterative cycle times. We relish our core values of respect, integrity, value and growth, among others. This is probably the kind of place where you want to work. All of our positions include a discretionary PTO policy, generous employer covered health and dental insurance, employer matched 401K Plan and more. 
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