Job Opening

Software Engineer/Web Development Position Available


Posted: 01/22/2021

Open Until: 04/10/2021

*Software Engineer/Web Development - Remote Work Options Available*
*Tracking Code - *200-532

*Job Description*

If you find Earth Sciences to be interesting and you would like to have a role in sharing geodetic data with researchers and scientists around the world; UNAVCO has the perfect opportunity for you!

UNAVCO seeks an experienced *Software Engineer/Web Developer *to support UNAVCO’s web development and maintenance. UNAVCO maintains and operates theGeodetic Facility for the Advancement of Geoscience (GAGE) which provides support to the NSF investigator community for geodesy, Earth Sciences research, education and workforce development with broad societal benefits. As part of GAGE, UNAVCO operates a large network of geodetic instruments (primarily GNSS) and a world class data facility and archive. This facility supports a broad range of applications from the study of plate tectonics and earthquakes to real-time precise vehicle navigation and fiducial networks.

The *Software Engineer/Web Developer *will work with other development teams to build web applications and enhance existing web applications. They will work with other UNAVCO organizations to gather requirements and provide feedback. They may also work with UNAVCO community members on defining requirements to address community needs. This position is expected to help support the existing web site (mostly written in PHP) and work with another organization to transition material from existing to new WordPress site.

This position will also perform the role of a software engineer with responsibility for design, development, implementation, testing, and documentation for software to support web applications. Developing software and providing technical leadership in software development of new technologies, choosing between alternative approaches with originality and significant technical risk. Participate in development of non-user facing software and helps other developers with user interface designs. Determining testing philosophy, goals and objectives.

*Required Education and Experience:*

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Geophysics or related field and six years software development experience.

*Job Location*

Boulder, Colorado, United States. UNAVCO supports a robust remote work environment, while the job is located in Boulder, alternate living locations will be considered.

UNAVCO offers very competitive benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Supplemental Benefits, 4 weeks Paid Time Off (PTO), and a retirement plan with a 10% employer contribution.

*Salary - *78,288.00 - 117,432.00 USD

*Applications will only be accepted via UNAVCO's career website *([url=][/url])* *and must include the following application documents:*

1. Cover Letter outlining your specific experience with and interest in this position; and

2. Complete resume.

*Incomplete applications will not be considered. **Application review begins Friday, February 5, 2021 and will continue until position is filled.*

We are unable to provide sponsorship for work authorization within the United States. UNAVCO is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer. UNAVCO values diverse perspectives and backgrounds in all positions within the organization and is fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and State laws, and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. UNAVCO encourages applications from candidates who are different socioeconomic backgrounds, candidates with unique life experiences, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of the BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ communities. All qualified and complete applications will be considered. Individuals with a disability need ing an accommodation as part of the employment selection process should contact or 303.381.7515.

UNAVCO supports a safe work environment for all staff. As part of our commitment, UNAVCO conducts background checks. Background checks will vary and are based on position requirements.

How to Apply

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