UI Engineer at Abacus Insights

| Greater Boston Area
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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
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AWSLanguages
    • TerraformLanguages
    • GitlabLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • SparkFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

In the heart of Boston Financial District. 10/15 Minute walk from both South and North Station. Short walks to historic North End and Faneuil Hall.

An Insider's view of Abacus Insights

How does the company support your career growth?

Career growth is a focal point at Abacus and something that is always promoted at our all hands meetings. It has been tremendously supported at Abacus and preached by leadership through action. Abacus dedicates funds for each department to attend conferences/workshops and travel associated. I haven't seen that much our of earlier stage companies.

Dave Aquilino

Talent Acquisition Manager

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

We are a small but growing company, located in 2 cities, have beads working remotely, and some travel a lot. Remaining connected to the team is critical and I use as many of the existing tools possible email, Slack, Zoom, confluence. Our offices are all open plan so accessing me is easy and it is more likely that I will access my team!

Minal Patel

CEO

What are Abacus Insights Perks + Benefits

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Participation in the Wonderfund. A non-profit focused on providing comfort and dignity to children in traumatic situations and enrich childhoods that have been impacted by abuse and neglect.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Abacus employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their Health Care FSA, and up to $5,000 annually to their Dependent Care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $12500 monthly maximum payout.
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
Family Medical Leave
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.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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