Software Engineer (Frontend Developer)

Job Description:  
At Houston Engineering Inc. (HEI) we are scientists, engineers, GIS specialists, software engineers, and surveyors providing innovative and practical leading-edge science-based solutions to public, private, and non-profit clients. Within our growing HEI technology sector (, we specialize in development of web, mobile and GIS applications for a variety of clients around the U.S. Our work is conducted from multiple offices throughout MN and ND, but our reach goes well beyond the Midwest. Our unique perspectives on integrating GIS and web technology with engineering and science has made us a leader in the development of water resources applications.

We pride ourselves on our commitment to meeting our client needs and providing a productive (and fun) atmosphere for our employees. Join our team…as our Maple Grove office has an exciting opportunity for a Software Engineer (Frontend Developer). Primary focus will be on developing components using React ecosystem. We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about web and mobile programming, has excellent communication skills and thrives in a fast-paced environment.

Essential Functions:
• Participate in software requirement discussions
• Consult with other developers on design strategies
• Write programming code
• Test and debug programming code
• Develop reusable responsive components using React and Redux

Required Qualifications and Experience:
• AA Degree in Computer Science or related field required, BS Degree preferred.
• Minimum 2 years of professional experience with JavaScript, CSS, HTML5 and React/Redux or similar frontend JavaScript libraries
• Ability to discuss technical items verbally and in writing
• Good understanding of React Framework Concepts
• Experience with using REST APIs with React Components (promise, fetch etc.)
• Good grasp of responsive development (using any grid/responsive library e.g., Material UI)
• Familiarity with common front-end development tools such Webpack, NPM, Git etc.
• Familiarity with relational database management systems

Additional Desired Qualifications:
• Experience with backend development such as Python, Django, PostGreSQL
• Experience with GIS web application development
• Experience with mobile application development
• Experience with web UX design
• Experience with Cloud services, such as Amazon Web Services
• Experience deploying application to Linux operating systems
• Background working with scientific data in water resources, natural resources, or civil engineering
• Prior consulting firm experience

Benefits of Joining HEI
This is a full-time position offering competitive pay, yearly bonuses, an excellent benefits package including company paid health, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability. Other benefits include Paid Time Off, paid holidays, and a generous 401(k) and profit-sharing plan. We offer an entrepreneurial, creative, and flexible work environment which allows you to pursue your creative vision in a supportive, relaxed, and professional setting. The challenge and opportunity you seek can be found at Houston Engineering!

Houston Engineering Inc. (HEI),
Job Location:  
Maple Grove, MN
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