Software Developer (Javascript)

Njvc Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 months ago


Company Job Title:

Software Developer JavaScript


Top Secret


Washington, DC

Reports To:

Vice President, Business Operations

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full Time, Regular


The Software Developer JavaScript will work closely with the other UI and backend developers to develop geospatial based applications and solutions leveraging the Esri platform. The Software Developer JavaScript will have the opportunity to develop applications using various cutting-edge technologies following an 'Agile' process. Working within an Agile based process, the Software Developer - JavaScript will be responsible for developing and testing UI code as dictated by project requirements and working other team members.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Envision, design, and develop web applications and UI modules for large-scale deployment and management in the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense

  • Rapidly prototype web applications to showcase new concepts and ideas

  • Utilize the ESRI REST API for integrating the web application with back-end web services

  • Create a rich developer-friendly toolkit to consume new server-side GIS functionalities, using the latest relevant techniques and best practices

  • Apply good software design and development practices in daily activities

  • Write comprehensive technical design specifications and support documentation

  • Suggest new technologies and approaches, often demonstrating and championing their use

  • Estimate the duration and level of effort of development tasks

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor's Degree required in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, GIS, or related field. Master's Degree preferred

  • 2 years of experience designing, building, and delivering web applications

  • 1 year of experience using and developing applications with JavaScript toolkits and UI libraries (such as Dojo, Ext JS, YUI, etc.)

  • Experience with AJAX, JSON, REST

  • Experience with using Agile software development methodologies (Scrum)

  • Extensive experience with HTML, DOM, CSS, event model, and cross-browser development

  • Experience developing and deploying software in the Intelligence Community or Department of Defense;

  • Experience building and using browser rendered UI components and graphics systems (SVG, VML, Canvas);

  • Experience using REST and web service endpoints to create secure web applications;

  • Experience writing tests for testing web applications;

  • Experience developing web applications using ArcGIS API for JavaScript or other JavaScript mapping APIs.

  • Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently and in groups to effectively participate in the Agile software development life cycle

  • In-depth knowledge of the core JavaScript language and two or more years of experience building object-oriented JavaScript

  • Use and develop applications with JavaScript toolkits and UI libraries (such as Dojo, Ext JS, YUI, etc.)

  • Excellent problem-solving, verbal and written communication, design, development, and debugging skills

  • Knowledge and practice of test-driven development methodology

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.



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