About Bitfocus, Inc.
Founded in 2003, Bitfocus, Inc. is changing the way communities nationwide integrate software, systems, data, and policy to innovate and strengthen the nation’s social safety net. We develop software and administer data systems that affect and change lives, connecting our most vulnerable populations to the most effective resources available in their communities. Our products empower organizations and communities to better leverage their resources, helping them to become data-driven in their efforts in all areas of health, human, and social services.
Our diverse and inclusive culture has played a key role in our success at Bitfocus. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or disability.
*** This is a fully remote/work-from-home position. ***
About Our Engineering Team:
Our Engineering team’s mission is to promote a data-driven decision-making culture to solve homelessness. We do this by combining a team of experts in development, analytics, database infrastructure, and integration with social services experience. From Feature Releases into Clarity Human Services, to development project initiatives, to system infrastructure and QA engineering, we play an integral role in the ongoing stability and enhancement of Clarity Human Services.
As a Front End Software Engineer, You Will:
- Contribute to the ideation and development the over-all UI/UX vision for the ClairtyHS system
- Foster relationships, liaising with all engineering teams to develop new features in Clarity Human Services, improve current functionality, and expand system capabilities.
- Translate business requirements into ClarityHS solutions, while maintaining a customer focused, security/compliance first approach
- Clearly communicate and document solutions, including visually through technical diagrams.
You Will Love This Position If:
- Maintain and Build upon the ClarityHS application, utilizing web development best practices
- Work with back-end developers to integrate UI/UX components with APIs (REST, GraphQL) and databases
- Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical requirements or UI/UX design
- Debug errors, troubleshoot issues, and perform routine performance optimizations
- Write high-quality, scalable, and reusable code
- Stay plugged into emerging technologies and industry trends
Required Experience That Drives Success In This Role:
- You have the ability to think outside of the box and formulate solutions that continually push technical boundaries and improve system capabilities.
- Have a willingness and drive to problem solve, analyze, and continually learn.
- You are self-motivated, innovative, and enjoy seeing the results of your hard work.
What Makes You Stand Out:
- Proficiency with HTML5, including custom HTML5 elements/Web Components
- Familiarity with CSS preprocessors such as Sass, Less, or Stylus
- Experience with build tools such as Grunt, Gulp, or Webpack
- Basic proficiency with image editing and web design
- Experience with cross-browser compatibility testing
How Bitfocus Will Support You:
- Experience with multi-project Angular architecture
- Experience working in a completely remote company.
- In depth knowledge of HUD and federal partner funding policies and data standards.
- Working knowledge of data sciences.
- Innovative approach to meeting development project requirements and deliverables.
- Basic working knowledge of back-end development languages… ex. PHP, Python, .Node
- Progressive Web Application knowledge
- Robust onboarding and training support
- A unique, friendly, and caring culture! Hear more from our employees on Glassdoor.
- Medical, dental, vision insurance
- Medical insurance covered at 100% for employees
- 401K Retirement Plan
- 12 weeks of fully paid parental leave
- Paid time off
- Paid volunteer time off
- Bitfocus primarily uses Apple computers; all new employees receive either an iMac or MacBook Pro to use in their role at Bitfocus
- Opportunities for professional growth and development