Senior Front End Developer

Remote /
Engineering Team /
Full Time Employment
Do you want to work on mission-critical, next-generation products tasked with monitoring and protecting space-based assets that keep our modern world running? Yes, we said space! 

Rocket is an enterprise UX Design company focused on designing mission-critical applications and systems. We are looking for a Senior Front End Developer to help solve some of our nation’s most complex space app user experience challenges. 

We are a small but fast-growing company, and your work will have a direct impact on the success of our business. Though our projects are challenging and complex, our friendly team is fun and supportive, and the work is rewarding! Everyone works remotely from home (pre, mid, and post-pandemic) and we’re adept at collaborating with online tools. 

About You

As a Senior Front End Developer, you have the ability to solve complex problems and produce quality, tested, production-ready code. You understand the fundamental concepts of JavaScript as well as web application best practices. You are able to hit the ground running collaborating and contributing with a fully remote team and a remote client.

Desired Skills and Experience

    • 5+ years of experience developing reactive web applications
    • 3+ years of experience with Node.js
    • Deep understanding of RESTful design principles and experience creating and consuming APIs
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver product features to customers in a production environment
    • Deep knowledge of JavaScript / CSS / HTML and one or more modern frameworks/libraries (Angular, Vue, React) 
    • Exemplary attention to detail to translate designs accurately while maintaining a high level of code quality
    • Expert level understanding of:
    • - Software design patterns, principals and best practices
    • - Iterative prototyping and/or working in Agile development environments
    • Strong skills and experience in effective collaboration and technical problem solving within multidisciplinary teams representing:
    • - Product or service owners and stakeholders 
    • - Creative visual and interaction designers
    • - Business strategists
    • - Technology platform providers 
    • - Software architects and engineers
    • - Quality assurance personnel    
    • - Operational support groups
    • Possess a laser focus on quality, including success with design reviews, testing, etc …
    • Advocate for best practices of iterative software development methodology and contribute to all phases of the software development lifecycle and support
    • Participate in developing and maintaining a healthy developer culture through documentation, code reviews, cross-functional collaboration, mentorship opportunities
    • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills 
    • Ability to accurately estimate project scope and tasks
    • Be a self-starter capable of taking on tasks without explicit direction
    • Due to the requirements of our clients, you must be eligible to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance

Bonus Points

    • Experience with WebGL and 3D JavaScript libraries (Three.js/D3/Bablyon/Cesium)
    • Experience with Web Assembly
    • If you are willing to obtain a U.S. Government Top Secret (TS) Security Clearance
    • Located in the Denver area
    • You love dogs

    • Double bonus points 
    • If you have an active TS Clearance

Rocket Benefits

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
    • Dedicated Health Advocate
    • Employer Sponsored and Voluntary Supplemental Benefits
    • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match 
    • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Paid Time Off and Floating Holidays
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Parental Leave
    • Paid Professional Development Days
    • Commuter Benefits 
    • Employee Assistance Program 
    • Employee Discounts
    • One-Time Remote Work Stipend for home office set up
    • Monthly Remote Work Stipend
    • TSA Pre-Check Stipend
Your actual pay for this role will be based on your skills, experience, and location. 

Affirmative Action & EEO Statement
Rocket Communications is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. 

Please note this job posting is not designed to contain every activity, duty, or responsibility that is required of this position.