Careers

Position Description

Job Title:

Innovation Engineer

Reports To:

CTO/VP of Service Delivery

Job purpose

Supporting the Innovation Consulting organization, the Innovation Engineer will participate in exciting innovation consulting engagement and be a part of a fast-growing consulting startup in its infancy. The Innovation Engineer will support development and delivery of complex pilot projects around disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), robotic automation, and internet-of-things (IoT). In this role, the Innovation Engineer will also work closely with the Lead Innovation Architect to help scope and brainstorm client innovation pilot projects.

Duties and responsibilities

As a as key member of a client innovation team, the Innovation Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Serving as lead developer to help clients quickly prototype, test, and deploy pilot projectsbased on early stage technologies
  • Applying rapid innovation practices such as design thinking, lean startup, and agile development to accelerate delivery of client solutions
  • Assisting the innovation team with researching use cases and best practices forimplementing new and emerging technologies
  • Supporting public and private innovation workshops by helping participants developquick technology prototypes related to workshop content

Qualifications

Strong applicants will have the following qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of Java, J2EE development experience
  • Curiosity about innovation and implementing cutting-edge technologies
  • Outside-of-the-box thinking, teamwork, and self-organization
  • Passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies
  • Experience developing applications using modern technologies and frameworks, such as: AngularJS, React, REST, NodeJS, HTML5, CSS, NoSQL databases, Hadoop, Chef, iOS, Android, and AWS/Cloud Infrastructure to name a few
  • Experience developing solutions using software development platforms, such as Pegasystems, Salesforce, and Appian
  • BS / MS in computer science or related engineering field

Requirements

  • U.S. Citizenship or Green Card Required

To apply, please e-mail your resume to: clay@digitalfastforward.com