GUI Engineer
Big Switch - Mountain View, CA

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[Along with resume submission, please always write a short cover letter covering 1) why you are looking for an opportunity with Big Switch Networks, 2) what you are looking for, and 3) why you think you will be a good fit.]

Big Switch Networks ( is looking for a talented GUI engineer. This individual will collaborate with multiple teams to design and implement user interfaces for web-based interfaces across desktops and mobile devices. Our goal is to build compelling interfaces for existing services as well as for new projects under development. Creative new and experimental ideas are encouraged. Extraordinary candidates of any experience level will be considered.


-- Work with product and UX designers to implement desired UX specifications
-- Work with existing design teams to prototype and develop novel user interfaces
-- Design and build interfaces for screens of all sizes, primarily desktop but including smart phone and tablet
-- Creating a top notch user interface using Java UI technologies such as JavaScript, CSS, AJAX and other web 2.0 technologies
-- Maintain a Java / J2EE based cross-application user experience consistency
-- Server side programming to support client UI including authentication and database operations


-- BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent
-- Experience building UI framework from scratch, including technology evaluation, selection, architecture and implementation
-- Expereince in REST and development with heavy CSS, JavaScript, and AJAX
-- Knowledge of new standards such as HTML5 and CSS3
-- 3+ years experience building AJAX-style UI
-- Experience building web 2.0 user interfaces
-- Experience with Java, J2EE, UI, JavaScript, AJAX, CSS, JSP, HTML, DHTML, J2SE, Java, JSON, XML, MVC, javascript, css, web services, J2EE, Java


-- Masters degree or higher, or equivalent commercial experience
-- Experience managing individuals or being a team lead
-- Experience building applications for Android or IOS
-- Experience with OpenStack Horizon dashboard
-- Multimodal UI design experience including audio and gesture input