Chenega Corporation Software Developer (JavaScript) in Washington DC, District Of Columbia



Job Title:


Developer – JavaScript





Washington, DC




President, Business Operations




Full Time, Regular



Developer – JavaScriptwill work

closely with the other UI and backend developers to develop geospatial based

applications and solutions leveraging the Esri platform. TheSoftware Developer – JavaScriptwill have the opportunity to develop

applications using various cutting-edge technologies following an ’Agile’

process. Working within an Agile based process, theSoftware Developer - JavaScriptwill be responsible for developing and testing UI code

as dictated by project requirements and working other team members.

Duties and


  • Envision,

    design, and develop web applications and UI modules for large-scale

    deployment and management in the Intelligence Community and Department of


  • 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

  • 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



perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each

essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Computer Science, Engineering,

    Mathematics, GIS, or related field. Master’s Degree preferred

  • 2 years of experience designing, building, and delivering web applications

  • 1 year of experience using and developing applications with

    JavaScript toolkits and UI libraries (such as Dojo, Ext JS, YUI, etc.)

  • Experience with AJAX, JSON, REST

  • Experience with using Agile software development methodologies (Scrum)

  • Extensive experience with HTML, DOM, CSS, event model, and

    cross-browser development

  • Experience developing and deploying software in the Intelligence

    Community or Department of Defense;

  • Experience building and using browser rendered UI components and

    graphics systems (SVG, VML, Canvas);

  • Experience using REST and web service endpoints to create secure web


  • Experience writing tests for testing web applications;

  • Experience developing web applications using ArcGIS API for JavaScript

    or other JavaScript mapping APIs.

  • Top

Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

Knowledge, Skills

and Abilities:

  • 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 and two or more

    years of experience building object-oriented JavaScript

  • Use and develop applications with JavaScript toolkits and UI libraries

    (such as Dojo, Ext JS, YUI, etc.)

  • Excellent problem-solving, verbal and written communication, design,

    development, and debugging skills

  • Knowledge and practice of test-driven development methodology

Physical Demands:(The physical demands described

here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to

successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable

accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform

the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this

Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee

is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach

with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or

balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift

and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job

include close vision.

Work Environment:(The work environment

characteristics described here are representative of those an employee

encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in

a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to

electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of

operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne

particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.


Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity

Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


preference under PL 93-638.


participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.


Organization: NJVC

Title: Software Developer (JavaScript)

Location: District of Columbia-Washington DC

Requisition ID: 1900000901