Front End Engineer – ISeeChange

Remote · Part-Time, Full-Time

ISeeChange is a unique global social media platform dedicated to connecting communities to their changing environment. ISeeChange combines this real-time data with sensor networks to illustrate community-scale climate trends. Cities, engineers, insurers, and researchers use this data to inform planning, public safety, and infrastructure design—enabling them to build solutions that work best for communities by putting their voices and vision front and center. ISeeChange has been recognized by MIT Solve, Echoing Green,Grist 50 Fixers, and the UN’s Global Innovation Coalition for Change. With users in 118 countries and local pilots in New Orleans, New York, Boston and Miami, we are seeking to expand our team as well as expand features on our platform and API.

You will:

  • Design and guide the frontend architecture of our platform.
  • Work closely with the team on designing, developing and improving features.
  • Design, build and maintain testing protocols for our platform.
  • Improve development standards, tooling and processes.
  • Motivation to learn as you go and constantly help to improve our tools and process.
  • Respond and manage frontend bugs or issues.

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • 3 years of experience with javascript to build mobile apps especially tools such Vue.js and Capicator.js.
  • Experience with integrating with backend APIs.
  • Firm grasp of test-driven development and test automation.
  • Excellent communication, listening, and organization skills to work with teammates across disciplines, as well as across time-zones.
  • An attention to detail.
  • Motivation to learn as you go and constantly help to improve our tools and process.
  • Strong and thorough execution skills (you meet deadlines and help others meet theirs)
  • A hunger for making a difference.

What we have:

  • A growing global web and mobile platform with an active community.
  • Opportunities to learn new technologies (e.g. IoT and AI integration) and take responsibility for company initiatives.
  • An international team of values-driven, friendly, and smart people (if we do say so ourselves) to work along-side.
  • A dedication to make the world a better place

What a day might look like for you:

  • Have a meeting with our international team via a Zoom video call.
  • Give feedback on a design or specification document we’re drafting for a new feature.
  • Fix a bug on our web or mobile platform.
  • Make progress on a new feature we’re working on.
  • Help the team track and more efficiently achieve our milestones.
  • Learn something new about our community.

Why work with ISeeChange?
We are our authentic selves. We’re innovators. We’re human- we know that our weaknesses and vulnerabilities matter just as much as our strengths. We engage each other with gratitude, transparency and love. We value community-sourced knowledge, “do no harm” revenue models, and impact-driven work to solve the climate crisis.

How to apply:

Please email jobs@iseechange.org with a statement of interest, resume and an optional link to examples of your work or website.

Cover photo by Marco Kellershoff via Flickr.

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