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Software Developer - Front End / Javascript
Job CategoryMA - Software Engineering and/or Development
Clearance LevelEligible to Obtain
LocationMassachusetts, Lexington
Req Code17:BC-D4-022
  
Job Description
Solidus is searching for a Software Develoepr to support the front-end development of browser-based applications. Examples of representative applications the candidate would contribute to include JavaScript-based browser tools that display hundreds of XML messages per second on a map display and WebGL-based renderings that present dynamic mission data to users.

Responsibilities:
- Responsible for the full lifecycle of gathering user requirements, drafting interface and component designs, fully-implementing those designs, and iterating on the results to meet sponsor needs 
- Work independently and efficiently with little guidance 
- Operate and communicate well in small teams (2-12 people), while tackle challenging technical problems
- Must have a very strong understanding of object-oriented, MVC-based software design as it relates to JavaScript
- Must have a deep understanding of web browsers and the DOM, and must have a keen eye for visual design

The successful candidate will join a group that conducts systems analysis on a broad range of problems related to surface surveillance, force protection, and homeland defense.

Requirements:
- US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance
- MS plus 3 years minimum experience or BS plus 5 years minimum experience 
- Expertise with object-oriented, vanilla (non-library-based) JavaScript development
- Expertise with jQuery, AJAX, HTML, and CSS development
- Experience with WebGL (or OpenGL), HTML5, and CSS3 development
- Experience debugging web applications using the Chrome Developer Tools or Firebug

Preferred:
- Experience developing web application front-ends using OpenLayers
- Experience with web programming languages (PHP, Java, Python, Ruby, etc.)
- Experience developing software system architectures
- Experience developing RESTful web services
- Experience developing SQL based database systems (e.g., PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL)


Applicants selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship may be required. Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. NOTICE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, DISABLED VETERANS AND OTHER PROTECTED VETERANS. It is the policy of this Company to seek and employ qualified individuals at all locations and facilities, and to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees in recruiting, hiring, placement, training, compensation, insurance, benefits, promotion, transfer, and termination. To achieve this, we are dedicated to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans. The objective in adopting the Affirmative Action Programs is to place qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans and other protected veterans in all job classifications. These Affirmative Action Programs are available for inspection by any applicant or employee by contacting the Company's EEO Coordinator, in the Human Resources office, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm