Front-end Developer JavaScript

Location: Rockville, MD
Date Posted: 10-10-2014
Ariadne seeks a talented Front-end Developer specializing in JavaScript to develop and maintain the National Center of Biotechnology Information (NCBI) web portal. This is a full-time position located at NIH campus in Bethsda, MD.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • help develop new components for the NCBI JavaScript library (based on jQuery and jQuery UI), working alongside our CSS experts
  • create new components for user interaction and scientific data visualization, using modern browser APIs (no IE6 or IE7!)
  • maintain and enhance the NCBI client-side logging utility
  • work on automated broswer testing (using Selenium) of your JavaScript components
  • work with other internal groups as a JavaScript expert
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.  

Highly Desired
  • front-end performance
  • HTML5 APIs
  • mobile platforms
  • client-side templating
  • accessibility
  • usability/HCI
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