• Front-end Developer (Javascript/Django/Python)

    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
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  • Overview

    Medical Science & Computing (MSC) is an exciting growth oriented company, dedicated to providing mission critical scientific and technical services to the Federal Government.  We have a distinguished history of supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government agencies. MSC offers a dynamic and upbeat work environment, excellent benefits and career growth opportunities.


    We attract the best people in the business with our competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, Medical and Flexible Spending Accounts, Pre-Tax Transit Assistance and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing, professional service and technology focused organization, please apply today!

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Medical Science & Computing is searching for a midlevel or senior Front-end Developer specializing in JavaScript to support the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  This is located at the NIH Campus in Bethesda, MD.


    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Develop, create, and incorporate new components for user interaction and scientific data visualization, using modern APIs and frameworks (jQuery, jQuery UI, Node, Angular, React, et al.)
    • Build robust, performant, user-facing web applications in python/Django supporting millions of daily users
    • 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)

    Position Requirements


    • 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
    • Basic knowledge of Python/Django (including testing)

    Highly Desired

    • Front-end performance
    • Adept at agile techniques and practices (DRY, KISS, 12factor, TDD)
    • Selenium testing
    • Accessibility
    • Usability/User-centered design


    Medical Science & Computing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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