Front End Web Developer
The Climate Corporation - San Francisco, CA

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The Climate Corporation’s mission is to help all the world’s people and businesses manage and adapt to climate change. To achieve our mission, we have built a unique technology platform to enable, for the first time, the real-time pricing and purchasing of customizable weather insurance. Managing over 200 TB of data, including 34 trillion+ weather simulation data points, 150 billion soil type observations, and more than 3 million daily weather measurements, we are one of the largest users of Amazon Web Services.

The Climate Corporation is focused on the enormous challenge and opportunity of protecting the $3 trillion global agriculture industry from the financial impact of adverse weather – the cause of over 90 percent of crop loss – with fully automated weather insurance products. We are also building web and mobile applications that unleash the power of our unique data and analyses to help farmers manage their daily work with field-level weather and crop insights.

At The Climate Corporation, leaving a mark on the world is in our DNA; we want to make a lasting and meaningful real-world impact. We relish big problems because they are the most interesting to tackle, the most rewarding, and typically, the most valuable to solve. We also thrive on finding the possible in the impossible.

If you are the best at what you do, you like solving interesting problems, and you are looking for like-minded people dedicated to having a major impact on the world, we are eager to talk with you.

See our video about what it’s like to work at The Climate Corporation:

Front End Web Developer

The Climate Corporation is seeking a talented Front End Web Developer to work closely with our Product and Marketing teams. We are a fast paced team with a fantastic evolving product, and you are someone who loves to pick things up quickly and contribute. This is a challenging and dynamic opportunity for someone who lives and breathes HTML/CSS/JavaScript.

What you will do:
Work as a front-end web developer with cross functional teams

Understanding and refining user interface requirements, designing and writing code, clearly documenting the development process

Participate in setting front-end coding standards and guidelines for all TCC products

Understand the necessity of and contribute to coding standards

Stay abreast of the new front-end web development technologies; integrate them with teams to enhance the usability and efficiency of the site

Contribute to large-scale, web-based projects; ensuring robust and lasting solutions are implemented

What you bring to the table:
Minimum 2+ years of experience in developing front-end and user interface code for large scale web sites

2+ years of experience coding in HTML, JavaScript and CSS. Experience in Ajax, XML, JSON

Experience with various other markup languages (ASP, CFM, PHP, XSL, JSP etc.) is a plus

Ability to address and quickly fix browser compatibility issues

Ability to learn, leverage and contribute to standard libraries (Bootstrap, Backbone, Django, etc)

Knowledge and eagerness to implement current web design and development trends including HTML5, CSS3

Experience with SilverStripe CMS a huge plus

Familiarity with server side technologies and back-end frameworks

Experience using git for version control

Strong teamwork, communication skills and time management abilities

Passion for creating a great user experience and interaction

Ability to work independently and with a team

B.S. / B.A. degree or equivalent work experience. Computer Science degree is a plus

What We Offer:
Our team is composed of some of the most brilliant interdisciplinary minds in the industry. Climatology Specialists, Big Data Engineers, Mathematicians, Front end Application Engineers and more work together to create the most forward thinking technology in the industry. The environment is extremely engaging and fast-paced, with dozens of specialties coming together to provide the best product possible product and experience for our customers. As Mark Twain said, “A great deal has been said about the weather, but very little has been done about it.” Our goal is to change that.

Competitive salary, excellent benefits, and some of the best perks in the industry, including:

Generous stock options. Our success is your success

Catered lunch 5 days a week from a varied array of San Francisco eateries

Endless snacks and company-paid dinner

“3-On 1-Off” Sprints. That means that 25% of your time is spent working on your own innovations for the company

Company sponsored outings, including go-kart races, kayaking, holiday yacht parties, and sporting events, etc.

An always-stocked kegerator

Energetic idea-driven work environment with an exciting culture

Exciting world-changing opportunity - we are solving problems that have a massive impact on the world

A driven, talented team that aims to make a large-scale impact through an innovative technology platform

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