The Climate Corporation

Senior Software Engineer, Web-UI

Front End Developer in Seattle, WA

Posted 2019-12-16

Position Overview:
The Climate Corporation is revolutionizing the agriculture industry with a platform and products that are helping the world’s farmers sustainably increase productivity with digital tools. The team you’d join is responsible for building a framework used by other web teams, and ensuring the success of web apps by guiding their delivery. This is a “right place at the right time” situation, with the company embarking on an initiative requiring significant investment in scalable web solutions. Start on a team with a fresh mission and opportunities to build new software. Our team demeanor: cool-headed, stable, inquisitive, honest, respectful. We avoid stress and crunch time with solid planning.

What You Will Do:
Develop the foundational components that other web teams will use inside and outside of our company. Your development work will be on this shared framework, and your interaction with other web teams will give you a stake in their web app deliverables.
Write code in a modern, purposefully-chosen tech stack, including React, TypeScript, and Apollo/GraphQL.
Work within a team of front end web specialists in a transparent and collaborative style, with careful attention to code reviews, test automation, and optimal implementation.
Write code that immediately goes live after you merge it. Big hint: One of your interview questions is going to be: “how do you continuously deploy without releasing bugs?”
Your role will present you with frequent opportunities to assist tech leads with planning and technical design, represent the team as a subject matter expert, and other high-communication tasks.

Basic Qualifications:
Excellent written and verbal communication.
3+ years of web-UI-focused software development experience.
Experience building web applications with React.
Experience with advanced or newer JavaScript language features like web workers or promises.
Experience with modern CSS, including preprocessors.
Experience with Git and common workflows and branching strategies used by teams.
Experience with test development and tools like: Mocha, Jasmine, WebDriverIO, Jest.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience developing and releasing code inside of a CI/CD pipeline.
Experience with functional programming.
Experience working with non-engineering teams, e.g. Product and Design, to ship software and features.
Experience performance-tuning JavaScript / browser applications.
Advocate of web standards, accessibility and modern web development industry standards.
Experience with any of the following: server-side JavaScript (Node.js), GraphQL, TypeScript.

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Company summary

The Climate Corporation aims to help farmers around the world protect and improve their farming operations with uniquely powerful software and hardware products. The company’s proprietary Climate FieldViewPlatform™ combines hyper-local weather monitoring, agronomic modeling, and seamless data integration to deliver Climate FieldView Prime™, Climate FieldView Plus™ and Climate FieldView Pro™, mobile SaaS solutions that help farmers improve profitability by making better informed operating decisions.

The company’s unique technologies help the global $3 trillion agriculture industry to stabilize and improve profits and, ultimately, help feed the world.

For more information, please visit or follow the company on Twitter @climatecorp.


Catered meals and a large assortment of snacks, drinks, fruits, coffees, and teas to help you get through the day; company-sponsored outings, including go-kart races, kayaking, holiday yacht parties, and sporting events, etc.; superb medical, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits; 401(k) matching program; gym membership discounts; flexible spending account (FSA); vision insurance; health savings account (HSA); health care on-site (some locations); free weekly massages (some locations); employee stock purchase plan; performance bonus; stock options; equity incentive plan; charitable gift matching; maternity/paternity leave; work from home (most teams); fertility assistance; dependent care; adoption assistance; childcare reduced or flexible hours; military leave; family medical leave; unpaid extended leave; vacation and time off; employee discounts; free lunch or snacks; commuter checks and assistance; pet friendly workplace (some locations); mobile phone discount; company car; travel concierge; legal assistance; professional support; diversity program; job training; professional development; apprenticeship program; tuition assistance.

Tech Stack

We have the attitude of using the best tool for the job. For us that means using Clojure, Hadoop, AWS, Java, HTML5, React, Backbone.js, Rails, Scala, and our own set of tools.

Interview process

1) Recruiter Phone Screen (30 minutes): We share more information about the company and the role, as well as ask questions to learn about your background, skills, and interests.

2) Technical Phone Interview (60 minutes) with a member of the hiring team, over a tool such as CoderPad ( This is used to see how you would write and implement a simple solution in code in a reasonable amount of time.

3) Onsite Interview Loop (1/2 - 3/4 day) to assess CS Fundamentals, Domain Knowledge, and Design & Architecture and Culture Add.

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