Position Details

CHIEF is looking for a Front-End Developer with 5 years’ experience specializing in JavaScript to help build robust, performant, user-facing web applications in Python/Django supporting millions of daily users. As a part of our Dedicated Services Team, you will be working directly with our team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Campus in Bethesda, MD.

What You'll Do

  • Develop, create, and incorporate new components for user interaction and scientific data visualization, using modern APIs and frameworks (e.g., jQuery, jQuery UI, Node, Angular, React, et al.)
  • Work as an integral part of an agile product team to deliver an unbelievably great user experience
  • Deliver responsive, accessible, mobile-friendly code of high quality (automated test/build/deploy)

What It Takes

  • Must be intelligent, self-motivated, a quick learner, technical, and have a curious mind
  • BS in Computer Science or scientific field (engineering, physics), or equivalent experience
  • Excellent JavaScript skills (including ES6+)
  • Semantic markup and modern web layout techniques
  • Responsive design
  • Experience in JS testing
  • Front-end performance
  • Adept at agile techniques and practices (DRY, KISS, 12factor, TDD)
  • Basic knowledge of Python/Django (including testing)
  • Selenium testing
  • Accessibility
  • Usability/User-centered design
  • Must be U.S. Citizen; position is full-time, on-site; no recruiters or agencies please