UI Engineer

| Greater Boston Area

Apply if you are…

  • Excited about collaborating with product management and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the health insurance market
  • Energized about working in a Start-up Organization building a cloud-native environment
  • Artful, possess superior UI skills and are able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts, and transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces
  • Enjoy conceptualizing original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
  • A self-starter, have professional maturity, thrive in fast paced environment and are knowledgeable in a highly technical environment. Ability to cope under pressure and prioritize work accordingly

We expect you to….

  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Coordinate with product design, management and engineering to integrate and prototype designs.
  • Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards
  • Assess graphics, UI and multimedia technologies and components to meet product requirements
  • Create UI coding standards and implement by teams and organizations.
  • Optimize JavaScript and UI code for best performance

and have….

  • Proven UI experience, and strong DATA VISUALIZATION experience as you will be working extensively with data dashboards
  • Demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, OmniGraffle, or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for rapid prototyping.
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Ability to present your designs and sell your solutions to various stakeholders.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
  • BS/MS in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, or related
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process

Next, you probably have a history of doing the following:

  • Regularly shipping quality code into the wild. (finish work matters)
  • Maintaining high quality code through constructive peer review. (no know-it-all’s allowed)
  • Prioritizing customer experience above all else. (they are why we’re here)
  • Pushing to constantly improve your craft. (always be learning)
  • Collectively taking ownership & pride in the product. (no silos)

Also, our stack looks like this:

  • We develop mostly in JavaScript, but care more about software engineering concepts than specific language wars.
  • We do continuous deployment to production, which means..
    • We write good tests. Not tests for the sake of tests, but tests that help us think out code design and protect ourselves from regression and ultimately move faster.
    • We have a service-oriented design. We have a core data management and analytics platform and are building a host of analytical apps and tools to connect to it.

Here’s why we think you should come work with us:

  • You will become part of an amazing culture with a supportive executive
  • You will work with an amazing team you can learn from and teach.
  • You will experience joining a high-growth/high-traction organization.
  • You will hear “Yes, let’s do that!” and then have the opportunity to successfully execute on your ideas.
  • We have a vibrant, open office that utilizes modern technology.
  • You will grow more here than you would anywhere else. That is a promise!.

Compensation…

  • Negotiable based on experience and qualifications.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • PythonLanguages
    • AWSLanguages
    • TerraformLanguages
    • GitlabLanguages

Location

Up and coming tech area! We are a 5-minute walk from Sullivan Square and have convenient onsite parking.

What are Abacus Insights Perks + Benefits

Culture
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
The Abacus office is located in a dog-friendly building.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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