Software Engineer

Arlington, VA 22201
United States

Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description
At Blue Raster, we pride ourselves in developing applications and tools that help our clients solve, clarify, and visualize many of the world’s critical challenges. Our team is passionate about what we do, our clients, and how our work makes a positive impact on our world.


We are looking for a Software Engineer to help us create innovative and modern web and mobile applications. You will be taking an active role in developing the full stack, bridging the gap between the front-end elements and the server-side infrastructure. You will be responsible for how the application looks and functions. The successful candidate will be both independent and collaborative, and possess the desire to continuously learn and teach others about the newest technical advancements. You'll work with a talented team to deliver engaging web and mobile mapping applications that have a direct impact on our clients and their global missions.


  • Use JavaScript and React to develop high quality, reliable, tested code
  • Inspire innovation and cultivate an environment of continuous improvement
  • Continuously educate yourself and others on the latest developments in the industry
  • Ensure your technical decisions support our goals of quality, performance, scalability, reliability, availability, and security
  • Write clear, maintainable and high-performance code
  • Effectively debug new issues within a production system
  • Review and test code against modern browsers and mobile devices
  • Motivate and mentor members of the development team
Job Requirements
-A Bachelor’s degree or higher
-3+ years of web development experience
-In-depth knowledge and experience with JavaScript (ES6)
-2-3 years of experience with React, Redux, Express
-Familiarity with front-end build tools, e.g. Gulp, NPM and Webpack
-Understanding of AWS technologies like S3, SQS and EC2
-Excellent problem-solving, design, development, and debugging skills
-Technical Leadership: the ability to inspire and mentor your teammates to deliver quality software solutions
-Interest in mapping technologies: Experience with ArcGIS API for JavaScript a plus
-Must be legally eligible to work in the United States, we cannot sponsor H1B Visas
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