NewWave HQ

  • Data Visualization Developer

    Job ID 2019-1230
  • Overview

    NewWave is an information technology company helping businesses and government agencies modernize and thrive by applying the power of technology. NewWave began making a mark in the federal healthcare space in 2004, where we continue to actively modernize systems to improve healthcare’s value for millions of Americans. Since then, our work has expanded across various sectors and industries, where we help our customers stay ahead of the new and make the world in which we live, better.


    NewWave is seeking an experienced Data Visualization professional with a passion for creating beautiful and compelling visualizations. We are seeking someone who is self-motivated with a depth of knowledge that allows you to complete tasks with minimal handholding. Our ideal candidate has a proven track record of success with data visualization projects and is very comfortable describing your past achievements.

    • Extract data from multiple big data sources
    • Create elegant and attractive visual stories from a variety of data source types
    • Present findings in a way that compels and enables decision makers
    • Use in-depth understanding of both data and visual sides of visualization to deliver high quality work products that delight end users
    • Demonstrate consultative approach to work with business analysts, UI/UX, and engineering teams to solve problems
    • Participate as core member of Agile team across all planning, analysis, design, development, and testing activities including participation in all scrum ceremonies


    • Exemplary SQL and JavaScript skills
    • Strong combination of experience working the following technologies:
      • Modern BI Platform (e.g. Looker, Tableau, etc.)
      • HTML/CSS
      • Javascript Frameworks (e.g. React, Node, Angular2+, etc)
    • Experience managing development and deployment at scale in a cloud environment on modern platforms (AWS, Azure)
    • Demonstrate understanding of Agile and CI/CD practices and principles
    • Strong sense of empathy during interactions with stakeholders
    • Ability to provide a portfolio of previous data visualization work
    • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Analytics, Mathematics, Statistics, Information Systems, Economics, Management or other quantitative discipline with strong academic record

    Residency Requirement

    • Must have lived in the United States at least 3 out of 5 years.


    Qualifications We Would Like You To Have (but realize you may not):

    • Familiarity or experience with Spark and Databricks
    • Experience specifically working with Looker and building Looker Blocks
    • Familiarity with geo-spatial visualization technoloiges and techniques (ArcGIS, etc)


    FLSA Status

    • Exempt

    Interpersonal Skills

    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and organizational skills - must be able to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writing
    • Should be extremely facts and data oriented.
    • Should be deadline and closure oriented.
    • Strong persuasion, facilitation and influencing skills.
    • Should be self-driven.
    • Strong analytical, organizational and project management skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead and work with cross functional teams including senior level individuals.
    • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment with varying priorities, based on a team building culture.


    NewWave is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. NewWave is a proud Veteran friendly employer.







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