Software Developer – JavaScript with Security Clearance

at Chenega Corporation
Published May 18, 2022
Location St. Louis, MO
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Summary The Software Developer - JavaScript works closely with the other UI and backend developers to develop geospatial-based applications and solutions leveraging the Esri platform. This position will have the opportunity to develop applications using various cutting-edge technologies following an 'Agile' process. Working within an Agile-based process, the person in this role will be responsible for developing and testing JavaScript and UI code as dictated by project requirements. Responsibilities * Envision, design, and develop web applications and UI modules for large-scale deployment and management in the intelligence community and Department of Defense. * 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. Qualifications * Bachelor's degree or master's degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, GIS, or a related field depending on position level * 2+ years of experience designing, building, and delivering web applications * 1+ years of experience using and developing applications with JavaScript toolkits and UI libraries, like Dojo, Ext JS, and YUI, etc. * 2+ years of experience building object-oriented JavaScript * Experience with HTML, DOM, CSS, event model, and cross-browser development * Experience with AJAX, JSON, and REST * Experience with using Agile software development methodologies (Scrum) * Background check required * The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: * Top secret clearance is highly desired * 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 * Excellent problem-solving, verbal, and written communication, design, development, and debugging skills * Knowledge and practice of test-driven development methodology * Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting * Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time-related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment * Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals * Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others * Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications * Experience working in a home office setting as well as the ability to train end-users on frequently asked technical issues * Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone with good phone skills and a professional demeanor * Previous customer service experience strongly desired * Good problem-solving skills with the ability to visualize a problem or situation and think abstractly to solve it #NJVC, LLC