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Organization: Houston Engineering Inc.
Title: Software Engineer / Programmer
Location: Maple Grove, MN USA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-06-30

Position Description:


Software Engineer / Programmer
Location: Maple Grove, MN

To apply, go to: http://www.houstoneng.com/careers

At Houston Engineering Inc.(HEI) we are scientists, engineers, GIS specialists, programmers, and surveyors providing innovative and practical leading-edge water quality solutions to public, private and non-profit clients. Within our growing HEI geo sector (www.heigeo.com/web-development), we specialize in development of web, mobile and GIS applications for a variety of clients around the U.S. Our work is conducted from multiple offices throughout MN and ND, but our reach goes well beyond the Midwest. Our unique perspectives on integrating GIS and web technology with engineering and science has made us a leader in the development of water resources applications.

We pride ourselves on our commitment to meeting our client needs and providing a productive (and fun) atmosphere for our employees. Join our team…as our Maple Grove office has an exciting opportunity for a Software Engineer. We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about web and mobile programming, has excellent communication skills and thrives in a fast-paced environment.

Essential Functions
• Participate in software requirement discussions
• Consult with other developers on design strategies
• Write programming code
• Test and debug programming code
• Deploy applications to servers or client machine

Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Bachelor's or Technical Degree in Computer Science or related field.
• Minimum 2 year of experience with web application development
• Proficient with JavaScript, CSS, HTML and JSON
• Experience with JavaScript frameworks, preferable Dojo, JQuery, JQuery mobile and Bootstrap
• Experience with developing applications that use REST API or web services
• Programming experience with either Python (Django Framework) or .NET (C#) using MVC concepts
• Experience writing web applications that use enterprise databases such as PostGreSQL, Oracle or Microsoft SQL server
• Ability to learn new technologies quickly and with minimum assistance
• Willingness to work within a team environment
• Interest in GIS and mapping technologies
• Ability to discuss technical items verbally and in writing

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with mobile application development using HTML5 and PhoneGap
• Experience developing GIS a with OpenLayers, ESRI JavaScript API, or Leaflet
• Experience with PHP
• Experience with Desktop ESRI GIS application development using Python and ArcPy
• Background working with scientific data in water resources, natural resources or civil engineering
• Prior consulting firm experience

Benefits of Joining HEI
This is a full-time position offering competitive pay, yearly bonuses, an excellent benefits package including company paid health, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability. Other benefits include Paid Time Off, paid holidays, and a generous 401(k) and profit sharing plan. We offer an entrepreneurial, creative, and flexible work environment which allows you to pursue your creative vision in a supportive, relaxed, and professional setting. The challenge and opportunity you seek can be found at Houston Engineering!

To apply, go to: http://www.houstoneng.com/careers

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability