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Front End Developer


Excellence Leaves a Lasting Impression, Bring Your Vision to shape a better world.
At Arup, our innovative spirit compels us to express our ingenuity in unique ways — developing many of the world’s most innovative and sustainable buildings, transport and civil engineering projects. Arup is a global engineering and consulting firm of over 14,000 creative minds. Our integrated approach to engineering and design brings together the best professionals to meet our clients’ needs.
Our New York office is currently seeking a Front End Developer to join our Applied Data Strategy Team. We are perpetual problem solvers and are always seeking new and innovative ways to help our clients bring ideas to life. Why are developers important to Arup? We like people who think big. We create the biggest pieces of hardware and software in the world, but our industry is still learning what this means. Bridges and tunnels and skyscrapers all over the world are our MVPs; how can you help us make them better? We are looking for people excited by the potential to use digital thinking to shape a better physical world.
As part of our growing Applied Data Strategy team, you will have experience:
  • with a wide variety of full stack frameworks
  • with open-source projects and rapid prototyping
  • graphically communicating complex information and processes simply
About you:
  • Interest in connecting digital and physical environments
  • Comfortable in an iterative and rapidly changing environment
  • Agile enough to jump into projects and be comfortable in exploring multiple possibilities before landing on a specific solution
  • Demonstrated ability across the following areas:
    • Coffeescript, JQuery, TypeScript
    • Standard UI frameworks such as Bootstrap, Material Design
    • One or more MVC frameworks such as Backbone, Angular, Polymer, Meteor
    • Fluid layouts and Responsive Web Design.
    • Digital Design authoring tools such as Adobe Creative Cloud, Omnigraffle, Balsamiq
    • Consuming REST APIs from frameworks such as Node, Django RF, Ruby on Rails
    • Working knowledge of  relational (e.g. SQL, PostgreSQL) and other (e.g. NoSQL) databases
Bonus Points:
  • If you have worked in an Architecture or Engineering firm
  • If you have worked with software typical to AEC industry – Revit, Rhino, various BIM interfaces
  • If you know server-side programming languages
  • If you have mobile development experience
  • If you think information is beautiful and powerful
Share your passion and experience in a global culture that believes your potential to achieve is endless. 
Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer
Job Number: NEW000083
Category: Information Management
New York, New York, United States

Date Posted: Aug. 12, 2016
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