24 days old

Full Stack Developer - Python/Django

MSC
Bethesda, MD 20814

Overview

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.

 

The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) is part of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  NCBI is the worlds premier biomedical center hosting over six million daily users that seek research, clinical, genetic, and other information that directly impacts biomedical research and public health at NCBI you can literally help to accelerate cures for diseases! NCBIs wide range of applications, platforms (node, python, Django, C++, you name it) and environments (big data [petabytes], machine learning, multiple clouds) serve more users than almost any other US Government Agency according to https://analytics.usa.gov/.

You will join NCBIs team of web developers and software engineers to build robust, flexible web applications, APIs, and services. This role calls for an expert web developer with knowledge and experience in modern web development, testing, UI design and usability principles, and ability to work effectively with user researchers, designers, product managers, scientists, security and DevOps engineers.

Duties & Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build robust, performant, user-facing web applications in Python/Django supporting millions of daily users
  • Develop, create, and ship new functionality for user interaction and scientific data visualization, using modern APIs and frameworks
  • 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)

 

Requirements

Position Requirements

 

  • Requires at least 5 years of Software Development experience 
  • BS in Computer Science or scientific field (engineering, physics), or equivalent experience
  • Proficient with one of the current languages: Python, Kotlin, Java, JavaScript, C++, C#, Ruby, etc.
  • Experience in the design and development of sophisticated, modern web applications and services
  • Familiarity with relational databases
  • Should be self-initiated, intuitive, and possesses technical and business acumen

Highly Desired

  • Experience developing Django web applications and services
  • Working experience with JavaScript Frameworks such as Angular and ReactJS
  • Experience using web services and RESTful APIs
  • Familiarity with search engines and backends (Lucene, Solr)
  • Semantic markup and modern web layout techniques
  • Selenium testing
  • Proficient understanding of Git version control system 
  • Experience with agile development processes
  • Excellent teamwork, communication and collaboration skills

 

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.

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Posted: 2020-09-25 Expires: 2020-10-25

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