Senior JavaScript Developer

at Motion Recruitment
Published November 16, 2022
Location Philadelphia, PA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Job Description

Looking to fill a Senior JavaScript Engineer role at a company that is the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This company is located in Philadelphia with remote flexibility and is looking for local candidates. The ideal candidate will have expertise and experience with JavaScript, React, Hooks and Typescript.

Join a team of JavaScript and Java developers at an academic project of 50+ developers, data scientists and biologists. This team specializes in scientific websites presenting biological data to researchers worldwide who investigate malaria and other globally critical diseases. The successful applicant will create quality code, modular designs and clean APIs, using external frameworks as needed.

Required Skills & Experience

  • BA/BS. Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or Biology preferred.
  • 3+ years relevant programming experience , or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • In-depth knowledge of JavaScript, and the web platform
  • Expertise in modern JavaScript frameworks, and service-oriented architecture
  • Expertise in standard architectural patterns & best practices, and concepts in computer science
  • Strong interpersonal skills, enabling effective communication with a collaborative team

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years relevant programming experience
  • Masters degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or Biology
  • Experience in React/hooks, TypeScript, modern styling techniques and functional programming skills/interest
  • Interest and skill in client-side build and deploy tools
  • Interest and skill in UX design, experience in a UNIX environment, working knowledge of Java
  • Interest and/or experience in bioinformatics and genomics is a plus

What You Will Be Doing

Tech Breakdown

  • 100% Front End

Daily Responsibilities

  • 80% Hands On
  • 20% Team Collaboration

The Offer

  • Base salary and benefits

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Health, Life, and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition
  • Retirement
  • Time Away from Work
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Wellness and Work-life Resources
  • Professional and Personal Development
  • Flexible Work Hours

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis now and in the future.