Job Description / Skills Required
Swift Navigation is looking for a skilled, motivated and passionate web front end engineer who is excited to create leading edge, highly interactive web interfaces for autonomous vehicles. We will look to you to make hard problems simple for our customers, and create user experiences that are reliable, predictable, elegant and awesome. You have excellent engineering skills and take pride in the quality of your work, continuously deploying tested code, delighting customers and making a difference every day.
Candidates should have skills and experience with:
Algorithms and data structures
Modern libraries and debugging tools.
Browser quirks and their remedies.
Building front-end code with server-side technology.
Source control, testing frameworks and other aspects of developing in distributed software teams.
Current trends and best practices in front-end architecture, including performance, accessibility, security and usability
Understanding of software development life cycle for continuous delivery of web applications to the cloud
Eye for good visual and interactive design
Agile methodology and Scrum
Strong candidates will also have:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Human Computer Interaction, or related technical field
5+ years general programming experience + semantic HTML and CSS.
Swift Navigation, Inc. was founded in 2012 to make GPS positioning technology more accurate and affordable. Its GPS and GNSS positioning products are available a fraction of the price of the competition and deliver 100 times better accuracy than the GPS in a cell phone. Swift Navigation’s technology benefits a multitude of industries and applications—including autonomous vehicles, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), precision agriculture, robotics, surveying and space. With its innovation and technology honored by Inc.’s 2016 and Forbes2017 30 Under 30 lists, Swift Navigation is enabling a world where fields farm themselves, drones fly safely and autonomous transportation can take you home.
We are located in San Francisco, close to public transportation and are well financed. Swift offers unlimited vacation days, competitive salary and benefits, 401(k), a casual office environment, hackathons and tech talks to push the professional growth of all or employees. Come join us!