Web Developer

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Bluestaq is on the hunt for a self-starting, ambitious individual who is not afraid to question assumptions or learn a new skill/technology on the job to solve a problem. We are looking for creative individuals with the ability to identify novel and intuitive ways for representing information. You should have several years of experience in developing web applications and are familiar with techniques and libraries for visualizing data within 2D and 3D environments.  As a Bluestaq Web Developer, you will have the opportunity to effectively work and communicate technical concepts with all levels from ranging from developers to government officials and operational analysts.

Bluestaq is an emerging software technology company focused on providing innovative software and analytical solutions for a variety of government and commercial customers. Core technologies that we specialize in are cloud-based enterprises, information security, modeling and simulation, and artificial intelligence.

Desired Qualifications

  • 2+ years of UI/UX + Web Development Experience
  • Strong development skills with Angular 5
  • Proficiency with scripting languages (python, javascript, typescript, bash, etc.)
  • Knowledge of applied security concepts (authentication, authorization, protocols)
  • Experience with REST-based services and dynamic query parameters
  • Hands-on experience with Open API
  • Experience with JSON and XML
  • Experience with javascript libraries for data visualization and 3D visualization such as D3.js, three.js, Cesium or other equivalent libraries
  • Proficiency with HTML 5, CSS, AJAX, JQuery, and bootstrap
  • Familiarity with GIT
  • Experience with build systems (Maven, Gradle)

Education

BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, or EE, or relevant industry experience is required.

A qualified candidate must hold or be able to obtain a DoD/IC TS/SCI clearance.

Bluestaq is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants regardless of age, gender, race and religion, disabilities, or protected veteran status. 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • Twitter BootstrapLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

The vibrant, urban setting of Downtown Colorado Springs embodies the innovative, dynamic, industrious, and collaborative brand identity of Bluestaq.

An Insider's view of Bluestaq

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The daily vibes within the office perpetuate a relaxing and open environment conducive to learning and exploration. The caliber and experience of the employees are very high, and while this may feel daunting at first, you quickly realize that everyone is more than happy to answer questions and help you along your journey.

Chris

Enterprise Software Engineer

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

I empower the Bluestaq team to be more creative through mandatory, management-led foosball, a fierce arcade game, SwagTron adventures, and baseball sessions.

Dave

Chief Scientist and Co Founder

What are some social events your company does?

The Bluestaq team randomly collides at the happy hour cabinet to laugh, share ideas, a beverage, and collaborate.

Becca

COO

What are Bluestaq Perks + Benefits

Bluestaq Benefits Overview

Everything we do at Bluestaq starts and ends with our world-class team. Our team focused approach is pervasive across our culture, the open work-space that encourages teammate interaction or our industry-leading benefits. Our goal is to create the most talented team possible, and that team deserves nothing less than the best benefits industry can offer.

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Bluestaq partners with non-profits that share our passion for innovation, technology, and community.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Bluestaq provides 100% employer-paid Short and Long Term Disability Insurance for employees.
Dental Benefits
Bluestaq provides 100% employer-paid Dental Insurance coverage for employees and their dependents.
Vision Benefits
Bluestaq provides 100% employer-paid Vision Insurance coverage for employees and their dependents.
Health Insurance Benefits
Bluestaq provides 100% employer-paid PPO Health Insurance coverage for employees and their dependents.
Life Insurance
Bluestaq provides 100% employer-paid life Insurance for employees. Bluestaq provides a base benefit of $100,000 and supplemental life of $100,000 for a total of $200,000 in life insurance.
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Bluestaq employees take advantage of the bike paths, trails, and gym right next to our headquarters.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Automatic enrollment into a 401(k) the day an employee starts. This benefit is offered to all full-time employees, with no vesting period required.
401(K) Matching
All employees receive an automatic monthly contribution from Bluestaq of 4% of their base salary into the 401k account, and we match 100% up to an additional 6%. The total contribution is 10%.
Performance Bonus
Bluestaq offers a yearly performance bonus depending on the company and individual performance. Our year-end bonuses are very competitive with the industry best.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Bluestaq is committed to helping employees face the demands of juggling work, family, and life-related issues by offering flexible work arrangements.
Family Medical Leave
Bluestaq will provide eligible employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave to employees who meet the eligibility requirements.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Bluestaq offers every full-time employee 20 days off each year. Bluestaq will buy back any unused PTO at the end of each year.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
At Bluestaq, we believe in work-life balance. Whether it's an aerial show, TopGolf, Whirlyball, bowling, BBQs, throwing a baseball or taking a walk.
Game Room
We work hard and we play hard. It is impossible to stare at a computer screen for 8 straight hours. We encourage our employees to take a periodic break and challenge a co-worker to a Foosball match.
Stocked Kitchen
Energy is important, and we don’t want hangry team members. Bluestaq keeps a fully stocked snack bar loaded with the team's favorite drinks and snacks.
Some Meals Provided
New team member - a great excuse for a burger bar at lunch. Celebrating a workiversary - let's eat pizza!
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted once per week or when we cut off code.
Parking
We offer employees free Downtown on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Bluestaq offers employees professional development opportunities like the ability to attend job-related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Bluestaq hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Bluestaq allows employes to set aside working hours for learning.

Additional Perks + Benefits

This benefits overview provides selected highlights of the Bluestaq employee benefits program. It is not a legal document and shall not be construed as a guarantee of benefits nor of employment at the Company. Bluestaq reserves the right to amend, suspend, or terminate any benefit plan, in whole or in part, at any time.

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