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The MITRE Corporation Javascript Application Developer in Bedford, Massachusetts

Javascript Application Developer


Why choose between doing meaningfulwork and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's becauseMITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges—andwe're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE isdifferent from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporationchartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts toinfluence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government createlasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation,defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference everyday—working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Ourworkplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptionalprofessional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation thatembraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth.If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE—and make adifference with us.


Do you love a good pull request? MITRE IT's WebDevelopment department is looking for a web front end developer who loves whatthey do and wants to put their passion to good use helping us develop and improveour web applications.

In this role, you will work with product ownersand a team of developers to develop and maintain custom web applications forMITRE employees. You will be primarily working in front end applicationdevelopment but will also have opportunities to work in all the layers of theweb application stack: web services development, database interactions, andeverywhere in between. There are also opportunities to expand your skills inmobile application development, data science, and machine learning as we defineour future architectures.

Best of all, you will work with talentedpeople, learn a lot, and get to introduce new ideas and concepts to anopen-minded team.

Key Functions

  • Write easy to read, maintainable, andtestable code in JavaScript with a focus of Vue.js for the front end andNode.js for the back end

  • Work closely with other developers,designers, testers and project leads in a supportive working environment.

  • Lead and execute medium to large sizesoftware application projects.

  • Enhance and maintain existing applicationswritten in a variety of languages and frameworks


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science,mathematics, or a related degree.

  • 2 years of hands-on development ofproduction JavaScript web applications

  • Task management skills and a proactivecommunicator. You'll be responsible for leading and executing medium to largesized projects.

  • Experience with modern softwaremethodologies (Agile, Scrum, Kanban, etc.).

  • Working knowledge of GIT, Database Systems(SQL or NoSQL), and unit testing concepts and frameworks

Preferred Qualifications

  • Desire and ability to learn newtechnologies

  • Experience with Node.js

  • Experience with Vue.js or AngularJS.

  • Experience with Python and/or Java

  • Experience with mobile development - iOS,Android, responsive or progressive web apps.

Job SW Eng, Comp Sci & Mathematics

Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Bedford

Other Locations United States-Virginia-McLean

This requisition requires a clearance of None

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting May 24, 2019, 8:59:59 AM

Req ID: 00053538

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