Software Engineer/Web Development Position Available

Annette Tangye tangye at
Thu Jan 21 23:53:14 UTC 2021

*Software Engineer/Web Development - Remote Work Options Available*

*Tracking Code - *200-532

*Job Description*

If you find Earth Sciences to be interesting and you would like to have a ro
le in sharing geodetic data with researchers and scientists around the
world; UNAVCO has the perfect opportunity for you!

UNAVCO seeks an experienced *Software Engineer/Web Developer *to support UNA
VCO’s web development and maintenance. UNAVCO maintains and operates the
Geodetic Facility for the Advancement of Geoscience (GAGE) which provides
support to the NSF investigator community for geodesy, Earth Sciences re
search, education and workforce development with broad societal benefits. As
part of GAGE, UNAVCO operates a large network of geodetic instruments (prima
rily GNSS) and a world class data facility and archive. This facility
supports a broad range of applications from the study of plate tectonics and
earthquakes to real-time precise vehicle navigation and fiducial networks.

The *Software Engineer/Web Developer *will work with other development teams
to build web applications and enhance existing web applications. They will
work with other UNAVCO organizations to gather requirements and provide fee
dback. They may also work with UNAVCO community members on defining requirem
ents to address community needs. This position is expected to help support
the existing web site (mostly written in PHP) and work with another
organization to transition material from existing to new WordPress site.

This position will also perform the role of a software engineer with
responsibility for design, development, implementation, testing, and docume
ntation for software to support web applications. Developing software and pr
oviding technical leadership in software development of new technologies,
choosing between alternative approaches with originality and significant
technical risk. Participate in development of non-user facing software and
helps other developers with user interface designs. Determining testing
philosophy, goals and objectives.

*Required Education and Experience:*

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Ge
ophysics or related field and six years software development experience.

*Job Location*

Boulder, Colorado, United States. UNAVCO supports a robust remote work en
vironment, while the job is located in Boulder, alternate living locations
will be considered.

UNAVCO offers very competitive benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision,
Life, Disability, Supplemental Benefits, 4 weeks Paid Time Off (PTO), and a
retirement plan with a 10% employer contribution.

*Salary - *78,288.00 - 117,432.00 USD

*Applications will only be accepted via UNAVCO's career website *(
** *and must include the following
application documents:*

1. Cover Letter outlining your specific experience with and interest in this
position; and

2. Complete resume.

*Incomplete applications will not be considered.  **Application review
begins Friday, February 5, 2021 and will continue until position is filled.*

We are unable to provide sponsorship for work authorization within the
United States. UNAVCO is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative ac
tion employer. UNAVCO values diverse perspectives and backgrounds in all p
ositions within the organization and is fully committed to achieving a dive
rse workforce and complies with all Federal and State laws, and regulations
regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. UNAVCO encourages
applications from candidates who are different socioeconomic backgrounds,
candidates with unique life experiences, women, veterans, individuals with d
isabilities and members of the BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ communities. All
qualified and
complete applications will be considered. Individuals with a disability need
ing an accommodation as part of the employment selection process should
contact HR at or 303.381.7515.

UNAVCO supports a safe work environment for all staff. As part of our
commitment, UNAVCO conducts background checks. Background checks will vary
and are based on position requirements.


Annette Murdock-Tangye

Human Resources Administrator


6350 Nautilus Drive

Suite B/C

Boulder CO 80301

C: 501.681.5381

O: 303.381.7515

tangye at
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