UI / UX Developer

Job Locations US-CA-San Diego | US-VA-McLean
Software Development
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Clearance Level


BigBear.ai is seeking a UI/UX Developer to create the interfaces for data-driven products which answer questions and provide advice in intuitive, engaging ways. A successful candidate will have the experience applying JavaScript frameworks to render charts and graphs, be familiar with UX design best practices, and be eager to proactively visualize the results of the analytics produced by AI/ML engines. The UI/UX Developer will help ensure that “the BigBear way” is consistent, pushes the envelope of what is possible, and differentiated. 

In joining the Product and Technology Team, you will work in close partnership with AI/ML engineers, developers, data scientists, and BigBear.ai leadership throughout the process, and play a key role in the development and implementation of the product vision, strategy, and execution. The ideal candidate will have a growth mindset and a creative and collaborative approach with customer satisfaction top of mind.  You will be self-driven and fueled by your passion for building and delivering amazing products to market.

This is an ideal opportunity to be part of one of the fastest growing AI/ML companies in the industry. At BigBear.ai, we're in this business together. We own it, we make it thrive, and we enjoy the challenges of our work. We know that our employees play the largest role in our continual success. That is why we foster an environment of growth and development, with an emphasis on opportunity, recognition, and work-life balance. We give the same high level of commitment to our employees that we give to our clients. If BigBear.ai sounds like the place where you want to be, we'd enjoy speaking with you.

What you will do

  • Participate in the design and perform the development of product interfaces
  • Ensure interfaces are intuitive, visually appealing, and well branded
  • Deliver well documented, formatted, tested, and efficient code on schedule
  • Work very collaboratively with a development team to ensure goals are met and team is effective
  • Support education of marketers, trainers, and other corporate staff on use and capabilities of interfaces

What you need to have

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in UI and software development
  • Expertise with the following:
    • All phases of software engineering to include requirements analysis, development, testing and integration, maintenance, and problem resolution.
    • JavaScript frameworks, particularly ReactJS, NodeJS, and MaterialUI
    • Interfacing with RESTful APIs
    • Resolving cross-browser compatibility issues
    • Incorporating, configuring, and customizing charting, mapping, and other visualization capabilities like D3JS, Leaflet, and Plotly
    • Visualizing data aggregations to answer specific questions, especially via a dashboard which allows self-service data filtering and exploration
    • Designing and implementing modern design patterns
    • Leveraging asynchronous and parallel processing mechanisms like WebWorkers
    • Managing client state management and data cache frameworks like Redux
    • Git-based workflow tools and concepts (GitHub, Branching, Pull Requests or similar)
    • Using and writing automated tests with a test runner (Selenium, Jasmine, Mocha, QUnitor similar) 
    • Understanding of and the ability to write queries against SQL, NoSQL, and graph storage systems 

What we'd like you to have

  • Degree in a technical field
  • UX or human factors design certification
  • Experience with 3D and augmented/virtual reality visualization frameworks
  • Experience with mobile application development 

About BigBear.ai

BigBear.ai is a new leader in decision dominance serving the national defense and intelligence communities. The Company delivers high-end capabilities across the data and digital spectrum to deliver information superiority and decision support. BigBear.ai provides a comprehensive suite of solutions including artificial intelligence and machine learning, data science, advanced analytics, offensive and defensive cyber, data management, cloud solutions, digital engineering, and systems integration. BigBear.ai’s customers, including the U.S. Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and U.S. Federal Government, rely on its advanced technology solutions to analyze information, manage risk, and solve complex problems, leading to better decision making. Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, BigBear.ai has additional locations in Virginia, Massachusetts, and California. 

BigBear.ai is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disabled Employer. 


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