Software Developer JavaScript

Chantilly, Virginia
Sep 27, 2022
Oct 21, 2022
Full Time

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.

  • 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.

  • 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


Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

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Native preference under PL 93-638.

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