Frontend Engineer

Posted: 10/27/2021

Location: Kailua-Kona, HI

Summary: Forever Oceans is looking for an adventurous and technically strong Frontend Engineer to help build aesthetic and intuitive software interfaces for the marine aquaculture industry. You’ll be joining a highly motivated, multi-disciplinary team focused on revolutionizing the way fish is produced. Successful candidates will have prior experience creating real-time responsive web applications. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Design and create user interface mockups and turn them into accessible, reliable, and intuitive interfaces on the web.

  • Receive analytical feedback on interactivity of website usage (i.e. Google Analytics/Tag Manager, Hotjar, etc.)

  • Establish communication pipelines with user base to receive feedback and insight for improvements.

  • Research and implement optimization techniques for web based products. (e.g. CDNs, compilation sizes, caching features).

  • Work with cross-functional teams to gather requirements and develop customized products.

  • Provide support for production deployments.

  • Forever Ocean’s policy requires that all employees receive a COVID-19 vaccination

The position is a full-time position working out of Forever Oceans’ Research and Development Center (RDC), which is located in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. This position reports directly to the Software Manager

Desired Experience:

  • BS/BEng in Computer Science, Computer/Software Engineering, related field OR equivalent experience.

  • Experience with one or more of the following technologies:

    • Node.js, Python, Angular, NgRx, Docker, Amazon Web Services, REST

  • Capable of building intuitive, real-time user interfaces in HTML5, Angular, CSS3/Sass, and JavaScript/Typescript.

  • Strong understanding of UX and design

  • Expert in building responsive and mobile friendly designs.

  • Experience building advanced, multi-paramater data visualizations (e.g. D3.js, Echarts, etc.).

  • Proficient in the git CLI with an understanding of how pull requests work within a collaborative team.

  • Experience with photoshop or other tools to create mockups.

Desired Qualities:

  • Strong computer science fundamentals in design, data structures, and problem-solving.

  • Soft skills and good communication is fundamental to this role.

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

  • Passion for working on cutting-edge technologies and eagerness to learn new things.

  • Team player with excellent planning and organizational skills.

  • Ability (and desire) to work at Forever Oceans Research and Development center in Kailua-Kona, HI.

  • Any real-world work experience in a marine environment is a plus.

  • Any trade or physical media skills (e.g. welding, carpentry, electrical) are a plus but not required. 

  • Being able to speak in Spanish is a plus, but not required

  • A love of the ocean.

About Forever Oceans

Forever Oceans is a VC funded mariculture startup that aspires to be the world leader in end-to-end sustainable offshore aquaculture solutions. Formed from a spinout of defense giant Lockheed Martin Corporation, Forever Oceans combines advanced technology and biology to build modular, environmentally friendly offshore fish farms. Our approach will ensure that delicious, sustainable seafood will be available for worldwide consumption today and for future generations.