Software Developer, CesiumJS

About the job

With more than one million downloads and millions of end users, Cesium is defining the standard for 3D across industries from the construction site to the battlefield, from outer space to underground.

Our leading technical team has written the books, taught the courses, and created the open standards; we are now building the platform for the 3D geospatial ecosystem together with the open-source community. It’s like a game engine to create digital twins of the real world.

We are looking for a creative JavaScript developer to contribute to the open-source CesiumJS library and applications built upon it.

What you’ll do:

  • Use JavaScript and modern software development practices to create reusable libraries, unit tests, and documentation
  • Collaborate with our development team and the open-source community to define the new standard for 3D geospatial
  • Participate in collaborative development using GitHub, code reviews, and CI
  • Work in a fast-paced continuous learning environment

What we’re looking for:

  • Excellent JavaScript development skills with a focus on modular architecture, API design, and performance
  • Fantastic communication in writing and in person, internally and externally
  • Exposure to TypeScript, ES6, npm, or git is a plus
  • Exposure to JavaScript mapping libraries, parallel programming, graphics algorithms, glTF, or WebGL is a plus
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Math, or a related field, or equivalent experience

Cesium offers:

  • Competitive base salary and bonus
  • Stock options to share in the growth that you help create
  • 100% medical coverage for you and your dependents, and 99% coverage for dental and vision
  • 401K with 100% matching up to 3% and 50% matching for 3-5%. 100% vested from day one.
  • 3 weeks paid vacation
  • 12 paid holidays throughout the calendar year, including a winter break
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Learning opportunities including workshops and Kindle or Audible credits
  • Frequent team social events (virtual due to covid)
  • Center city office with roof deck and just steps from public transit (paused due to covid)
  • Free lunch, snacks, and drinks at the office (paused due to covid)
  • Commuter benefit for public transit and parking (paused due to covid)

Cesium was awarded:

  • 2020 Technology Startup Enterprise Award by the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT)
  • 2020 Startup of the Year in the Geospatial World Awards by Geospatial Media and Communications
  • One of Philadelphia’s Best Places to Work in Tech 2020 by Tech in Motion

This role can start remote due to covid. This role is based out of our headquarters in Philadelphia, PA.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and invite candidates from all different backgrounds to bring their unique perspective to Cesium.

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