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A bit about us
Established in 1993, WeatherBug is a popular weather site and mobile app providing hyperlocal, live weather data and proactive alerting to consumer users. With over 15 million unique users per month, across all platforms, WeatherBug’s vision is to provide environmental intelligence for all aspects of people’s lives. The WeatherBug app is a top-rated weather app in the app stores. In 2019, WeatherBug was named the best weather app by MediaPost’s Appy Awards. WeatherBug is owned and operated by GroundTruth, the leading global location technology platform. Learn more: www.weatherbug.com

We believe that innovative technology starts with the best talent and were recently ranked of Ad Age’s 2021 Best Places to Work. Learn more about the perks of joining our team here.

You will:                     

  • Create cross platform responsive user interfaces
  • Create highly scalable micro-services utilizing cutting edge cloud technologies
  • Collaborate with Engineering leadership to help drive technical strategy
  • Drive best engineering practices within your team(s)
  • Collaborate with other internal teams and vendors to determine appropriate technical approach and implementation, timing, and resourcing
  • Be an internal champion for continuously improving team working processes, code quality, and tools and technology adoption
  • Mentor, and coach team members at different levels of experience in good coding and documentation practices
  • Work with the team members across the organization to understand and incorporate business requirements into product solutions
  • Participate in peer code reviews and technical meetings
  • Contribute to project planning and estimates
  • Explore new technologies and migrate legacy code to more efficient frameworks and structures
  • Provide operational support of your deployed code
  • Create and maintain unit and functional tests in collaboration with the testing team
  • Develop technical and non-technical relationships with key stakeholders and with other teams across the organization
  • Cultivate a culture of engineering excellence
  • Other job-related duties as assigned

You have:

  • Btech degree in Computer Science (or related field) or 10+ years of experience in software development
  • 7+ years of experience in web-based full stack development
  • 5+ years of experience using object-oriented languages (C#, Java, C++, etc.)
  • 2+ years of experience using React
  • 2+ years of experience using git or other distributed source control systems
  • Expert knowledge of client-side web technologies including HTML5, CSS3, TypeScript, JavaScript, JSON
  • Expert knowledge of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, AJAX, and responsive web sites
  • Experience with Unit Testing
  • Proven track record of delivering large scale projects, and an ability to break down large tasks into smaller deliverable chunks.
  • Experience in distributed systems, design and implementation of high throughput, low latency, web applications
  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented design principles, patterns, best practices, performance optimizations, and memory management
  • Ability to communicate and apply common architectural design patterns across a wide range of technical problems
  • Understand technical risks / issues and assists with options to resolve / mitigate
  • Demonstrate creative problem-solving approach and strong analytical skills, combined with a strong sense of ownership, and proactive can-do attitude.
  • Ability to cultivate collaboration
  • Experience in mentoring and supporting peers across engineering teams, fostering best engineering practices
  • Knowledge of the open-source ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks

Would be great if you have:

  • MTech degree in Computer Science (or related field)
  • Experience with user experience / user-centric design
  • Experience with server-side JavaScript frameworks (Express, NextJS, Fastify, Nuxt, Nest, Meteor, etc)
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience with the development of geospatially based interfaces, including the use of GeoJSON, MapBox, Leaflet
  • Experience with Microsoft Web stack (ASP.net MVC, API, etc.)
  • Experience with SEO
  • Experience with consumer apps with large user bases
  • Experience with creating common libraries/components with bundling libraries such as Webpack
  • Experience with React Native
  • Experience with Android (Java/Kotlin)
  • Experience with iOS (Objective-C)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity, inclusion and equity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodations under applicable federal, state and/or local laws. If you need reasonable accommodations in the application process, please reach out to us at careers-gt@groundtruth.com.