Nelson Intelligence Solutions
  • 13-Mar-2019 to 01-Apr-2020 (EST)
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Job Category: Software Developer - Javascript

Location: Northern Virginia

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: None

Shift: Day Job

Potential for Teleworking: No

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Minimum US citizen with entry on duty approvals

Description Nelson Intelligence Solutions prides itself of having the most diverse and accomplished staff you will find in your career.  NiS offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for the federal government.  NiS is seeking a Software Developer who will work closely with the other UI and backend developers to develop geospatial based applications and solutions leveraging the Esri platform.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop applications using various cutting-edge technologies following an 'Agile' process. Working within an Agile based process, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing and testing Java and UI code as dictated by project requirements and working other team members.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or master's in computer science, engineering, mathematics, GIS, or a related field
  • US citizenship and ability and willingness to obtain a security clearance 
  • Envision, design, and develop web applications and UI modules for large-scale deployment and management in the Department of Homeland Security
  • Rapidly 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

Preferred Additional Skills

  • A minimum of two years of experience designing, building, and delivering web applications
  • In-depth knowledge of the core JavaScript language and two or more years of experience building object-oriented JavaScript
  • At least one year of experience using and developing applications with JavaScript toolkits and UI libraries (such as Dojo, Ext JS, YUI, etc.)
  • Extensive experience with HTML, DOM, CSS, event model, and cross-browser development
  • Experience with AJAX, JSON, REST

Physical Requirements

  • Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of the time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc.
  • Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time

NIS Overview NiS is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business with an emphasis on Federal government opportunities in support of the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, Intelligence Community and State and local government. NiS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information.

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