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Web Application Engineer

Posted on: Oct 09, 2014

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at CU is looking for an experienced front-end engineer to join our growing web application team. Current projects make use of AngularJS, D3, and HighCharts to enable interactive analysis of spacecraft telemetry, solar irradiance, and data from the latest Mars mission, “MAVEN.” If you’re a JavaScript pro and are interested in joining a small agile team in the space sciences, let us know!

About Us: LASP is a University of Colorado space research lab at the Boulder campus. As an Institute of CU-Boulder, LASP is at the international forefront of space science research in solar, planetary, atmospheric and space plasma physics. LASP’s record of excellence in space instrument and spacecraft construction, mission operations, and science data analysis for Earth, planetary, and deep space missions is supported by organizational expertise in space-flight electronics, mechanisms, detectors and optics across a wide spectral range — including sensors for energetic particle, dust, electric field, and magnetic field measurements.

**We are excited to have a new member join our team and would like to invite interested applicants to reach out to Front-End Lead, Lon Riesberg for any questions you may have at 303.492.9388 or

Due to ITAR restrictions, only US Citizens and Permanent Residents may apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelors degree or higher in computer science, a physical science, or related field, or comparable professional experience.
• At least 2 years of recent experience in web application engineering.
• Demonstrated experience developing applications in JavaScript and HTML5.
• Strong problem solving skills; adaptable, proactive, willing to assume responsibility where appropriate.
• Ability to work with others as part of team.

Please include work samples with your application, such as URLs, and an indication of your role in their development.



Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must complete the Faculty/University Staff and EEO Data (application) form, and upload the following required documents:
1 — Cover Letter
2 — Curriculum Vitae/Resume
3 — List of 3 Professional References, including all contact information (NOTE: hiring unit will request an official letter of recommendation when appropriate in order to fulfill the requirements for the hiring dossier)
4 — Proof of Highest Degree Earned

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at
The University of Colorado Boulder conducts background checks on all final applicants being considered for employment.

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