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Principal Visualization Engineer

Engineering | San Mateo, CA

Job Description

About You

You are driven to push JavaScript and the web browser beyond what others have already done. You have a reputation for being a skilled programmer and also have a passion for the way the pixels look on the page.  You’re an experienced professional (15+ years) of building amazing things speaks for itself.  You are passionate about creating extraordinary web experiences by writing beautiful code. You have experience with JavaScript, CSS and semantic HTML and have strong debugging abilities across all major browsers.  You've worked efficiently in large JavaScript codebases and know how to keep the code modular and loosely coupled. You are passionate about patterns and practices that tame the complexities of building, maintaining and testing JavaScript-heavy single page web applications.  You enjoy being apart of a collaborative team that is focused on building a product that will delight customers.

The Role

A principal developer sets direction across the front-end team through hands-on leadership. You will be responsible for leading the development of high performance, responsive user interfaces for visualizing data. The clean, intuitive, and beautiful user interface you will build plays a critical role in the Platfora user experience -- allowing users to navigate through data and visually manipulate massive data sets to gain new insights and also to share and tell stories around their data.  You will own architectural strategy and develop core frontend components of a fast, scalable, complex web application (Haml, CoffeeScript, HTML5, SASS, CSS, JavaScript) using libraries and frameworks (e.g. Knockout JS, Angular JS, Ember JS, Batman JS, Closure).  

Tags: JavaScript, CoffeeScript, HTML5, CSS3, Haml, SASS, LESS, Closure, Knockout JS, Angular JS, Ember JS, Batman JS, D3, Business Intelligence, data visualization 

About Platfora
Platfora is the #1 native Big Data Analytics platform for Hadoop. Platfora puts big data directly into the hands of line-of-business people through self-service analytics that help them uncover new opportunities that were once impossible or impractical across transaction, customer interaction and machine data. An interactive and visual full-stack platform delivered as subscription software in the cloud or on-premises, Platfora Big Data Analytics is creating data-driven competitive advantages in the areas of security, marketing, finance, operations and the Internet of Things. Leading organizations such as Citi, Comcast, DirecTV, Disney,, Opower, Riot Games, Vivint and The Washington Post use Platfora.

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