• Web Application Developer (Linux Environment)

    Location US-NY-Albany
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  • Overview

    Come join our cutting-edge Renewables Energy team in Albany, New York!  As a Web Application Developer, you’ll meet each day’s challenges by supplying our customers with accurate and timely renewable energy generation data.


    Contribute to a Safer, More Secure, and More Sustainable World 


    At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose – to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too. #ThisIsOurNormal


    AWS Truepower, a UL company, is a global renewable energy firm providing quality, innovative energy engineering and advisory services to project developers and operators, investors, utilities, government agencies, and manufacturers.


    • The primary responsibility of this position is to build valuable data for our customers using our database driven web applications. Our geographic information system (GIS) is designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage and present spatial or geographical information with wind and solar power and meteorological data.
    • This position will be responsible for helping to maintain and enhance our existing web applications by working closely with a Senior Web Developer and collaborating with a team of meteorologists, programmers, and IT professionals.
    • Ideal candidate has experience in modern PHP and Javascript while being competent with Linux.
    • In addition to the core web development and database administration responsibilities, other critical aspects of this position include management of real-time data flows across multiple platforms, and improvement in our ability to sustain a 24x7 data delivery and display environment that spans across multiple data centers.

    This position will report to the Software Development Group Lead. 


    The successful candidate will meet the following requirements:

    • University degree in Computer Science, Meteorology or a related discipline plus generally four years of directly related experience.
    • Strong working technical knowledge and/or software development experience.
    • Strong working knowledge in software application or specific program language requirements of software work.


    Preferred experience:

    • Meteorological background and/or experience managing and maintaining live data streams into relational databases
    • Experience with PHP (5 and 7), Javascript (Angularjs), LESS/CSS, bootstrap, angular ui-bootstrap, PostgreSQL and C
    • Experience or exposure to jenkins, spec files, rpm files, yum, shell scripting, cluster queueing systems, gdal, proj4, hdf5, netcdf, epsg coordinate systems and a lot of homogeneous data heavy linux programming
    • Strong Linux Systems experience/knowledge
    • Education and/or experience in the field of meteorology
    • Experience with Highcharts
    • Experience with the AngularJS application development framework
    • Experience with other programming languages, such as Python, Java, Fortran, and Perl
    • Detail-oriented self-starter who is adept at working independently and with colleagues on several projects simultaneously

    Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without sponsorship both now and in the future.


    For more information about our renewable energies team, please visit www.awstruepower.com



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