Full Stack Software Developer - Web Applications

Arup Group New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference to the world.

We are a global group of technology consultants who combine leading technical domain and market expertise to offer world-class advisory services and solutions for our clients. Our teams have a deep understanding of our client's businesses, the physical and virtual environment in which they work and the technology trends and the challenges which exist.

An ambitious Data Business Stream has been created to transform how Arup works and benefits from Data, which is highlighting significant opportunities for data-driven products and capabilities across multiple strategic business areas including, but not limited to, Property, Aviation, Infrastructure, Water and Geotechnics. You will work with teams of Consultants, Developers, Data Scientists and Designers, in a creative and supportive environment, enabling team members to fulfil their professional and creative interests.


We are looking for a Full Stack Software Developer with a wide range of knowledge and experience of producing software solutions within a dynamic environment across the development lifecycle. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, an excellent problem solver, and a fast-self-learner able to adapt to new technologies and platforms. The candidate should have experience of working within an agile development environment and be comfortable with working to deadlines and budget constraints.

Key Responsibilities

  • Development of innovative software solutions to support commercial projects

  • Work with internal technical and domain experts to design and implement software solutions

  • Develop and support legacy projects and tools

  • Support and mentor junior developers

  • Work with project teams to understand requirements and design solutions, identify new opportunities, and support project delivery

  • Produce costed bids and proposals for new work and work closely with clients and project teams to develop opportunities

  • Provide input on technical reports and systems design specifications for a wide range of projects

  • Presentation and documentation of solutions to non-technical audiences

Requirements and Skills

Person Specification:

  • Has a keen interest in the use of digital technologies and their application within the built environment

  • Has the ability to solve complex problems, and the ability to learn and adopt new methods and technologies as required by project demands

  • Able to communicate complex technical ideas to a non-technical audience

  • Is self-motivated and takes pride in their work

  • Works under minimal supervision. Has defined areas of responsibility

  • Responsible for checking the quality and accuracy of own and others' work

  • Responsible for meeting agreed deadlines

  • Represents the team/group/profession/discipline at external meetings

  • Responsible for defined parts of external design projects

  • Responsible for developing/organizing events, activities, processes, and internal projects of some complexity

  • Responsible for the development of others, providing guidance, training and feedback

Essential Skills and Qualification:

  • A minimum of a Bachelors degree, or equivalent experience, in computer science or other numerate discipline

  • 2 or more years development experience in a commercial environment

  • Extensive Web application development experience in JavaScript/Node.js/HTML/CSS

  • Strong familiarity with relevant frameworks, especially Angular 8

  • Strong in Java and/or Python

  • Strong in object-oriented design principles

  • Use of 3rd party APIs, Frameworks and development kits

  • Development and support of relational databases (SQL) and/or NoSQL technologies

  • Agile Development methodologies

  • Use of software build tools and Git for source code management

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Desirable Skills:

  • Ability to genuinely think and work across the full stack

  • Experience of visualization techniques and libraries, e.g. D3.js

  • Experience in DevOps processes such as docker for continuous integration

  • Experience and knowledge in GIS, Spatial and 3D Data

Arup offers an excellent benefits package including healthcare, 10% 401k match, 4 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO), 9 paid public holidays, and bonus compensation in the form of Profit Share.

Arup is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where our people are encouraged to thrive.

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