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*filled* Associate UI/UX Software Engineer at NASA Goddard


ASAP - 9/30/2021



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Skills: UI UX design wireframing HTML5 CSS jQuery pixel perfect

The EED-2 program is seeking an associate software engineer with experience working in a fast-paced Agile development environment performing UI UX design and implementation on large applications. As a member of our UI UX team, the candidate will be responsible for design and development activities for web-based systems that are at the core of NASA’s earth science mission.

Job Responsibilities:
Design and assist in the development of several web-based systems, including requirements gathering and estimation.
Comply with various project standards and requirements of the company as well as the customer and legal requirements of (SEC-508).
Ensure industry best practices and assets are leveraged when necessary.

Required Skills:
1-2 years of experience in core design concepts (composition & layout, color theory, typography, etc).
1-2 years of experience with wireframing and light technical documentation.
An understanding of applications, user interfaces, interactions and all things application and web-related.
Ability to take a design from concept to wireframe to pixel perfect.
Understanding of the iterative design process.
Full understanding of HTML5/CSS/jQuery (ability to hand-code semantic markup and style it)
Energetic, self-motivated, team player
Due to contractual requirements, only US Citizens will be considered.

Desired Skills:
Familiarity with the Atlassian tool suite (JIRA for bug tracking, Confluence for collaboration, and preferably Bamboo for continuous integration and delivery).
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Good experience in preparing IT technical documents.
Familiarity with the git source code management system.
Experience with the Optimal Workshop suite of tools.
Red Canyon Engineering and Software: “Exploring Other Planets, Improving our Own”

Red Canyon contracts with NASA, NREL (National Renewable Energy Lab), DoD, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, Honeywell, Millennium Engineering, United Launch Alliance, Harris Inc., SAIC, Lewis & Fowler, Ball Aerospace, Sierra Nevada Corporation, and Raytheon among others. We specialize in building spacecraft, developing renewable energy technologies to help make our planet a better world and cutting edge research and development. Our disciplines include systems engineering, mechanical design, structural analysis, real time flight and ground software, simulation software, user interface software, and mission management software. We help our contractors with the full life cycle of product development from requirements to test and delivery.

Some of the programs we have previously or currently worked on include: Mars 98, Odyssey 01, Stardust, Genesis and Deep Impact, Mars Phoenix, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Orion, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, GOES-R, OSIRIS-REx, Maven, JUNO, Grail, and the MarsFlight and LunarSIM Simulation. We also work on classified programs.

Red Canyon is located in scenic Denver, Colorado. We are a small company that maintains a flat organization to decrease our overhead and costs to our customers. Our number one focus is to solve some of the most complicated engineering problems humankind is facing.

We have a fun and talented team of engineers and we are committed to our engineers continued success and development. Included in our employment package are immediate HUBZone bonus, health benefits, profit sharing, referral bonuses, and a generous 401(K) retirement plan.

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