1+ months

Full Stack Developer

Bethesda, MD 20814


We blend deep domain expertise in health IT, life sciences, public safety, and grants management with advanced technologies to help Federal agencies solve complex problems that improve, protect, and save lives. As a rapidly growing company, we combine entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, and an outcomes-based approach to cultivate a culture of innovation, customer success, and employee growth.

Duties & Responsibilities

MSC is searching for a Full Stack Developer to work within a multidisciplinary team supporting our work at NIH. The position will be based in Rockville, Maryland. The candidate should be a skilled and motivated developer with expertise contributing to scientifically based development projects using JavaScript and Python and working within the confines of multiple cloud environments such as AWS, Google Cloud, and Azure. The successful applicant will be involved with developing bioinformatic tools from data acquired in collaboration with scientists, biologists, and/or clinicians across the NIH.


  • Provide expertise on a broad range of topics, including but not limited to: cloud architecture, infrastructure, application development, and database management
  • Translate client requirements into technical design and determine appropriate technology solutions
  • Oversee the development, technical review, and implementation of integrated systems to fit specific client needs using component subsystems
  • Interact with and coordinate with data science and engineering teams to reach a singular unified goal
  • Take an active role in the development process to deliver solutions for challenging problems
  • Maintain a comprehensive and holistic view of system-wide platforms when designing and implementing solutions



  • Minimum B.S. in computer science, data science, bioinformatics, or other related field.
  • Higher level education will be considered in lieu of relevant work experience
  • 3+ years of experience working with JavaScript and Python (Java and C/C++ a large plus)
  • 3+ experience with multiple cloud services (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Experience with the following is preferred:
    • TypeScript
    • js
    • Angular 6+
    • SQL databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL)
    • NoSQL databases (MongoDB, Cassandra)
    • Containers and container orchestration tools (Docker, Kubernetes)
    • DevOps tools (Jenkins, TravisCI)
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn/adopt new technologies
  • Critical thinking, problem solving, and attention to detail
  • Familiarity working in an Agile environment


Required Personal Qualities

  • Excellent oral, and written communication skills, and ability to document projects and provide status reports. Writing and code samples will be required.
  • Excellent team and interpersonal skills. Ability to both take direction and work in a self-directed environment, effectively interact with all levels of staff and external contacts, and ability to work as an effective team member.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills, and flexibility to handle a variety of tasks, and shift priorities as needed.



Medical Science & Computing (MSC), a Dovel company, is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Posted: 2020-06-04 Expires: 2020-09-06

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