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Javascript UI Developer

at Dobra Resources (Reston, VA, USA) Full Time Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Job Description:

Vital and steadily growing software products firm needs a mid- to senior-level Javascript frontend developer. Our environment offers the opportunity to work on fresh, exciting projects with super-smart developers in a dynamic company with a flat organizational structure. This is a company led by technical experts and hands-off IT staff who employ a commercial focus – projects are typically fast-paced with a short life cycle.

The ideal candidate should have 3+ years of in-depth experience using Javascript to build web-based rich client interfaces. We’re looking for someone that is enthusiastic about new web technologies, who’s excited about working closely with a small group of developers, who enjoys taking ownership of their work, who wants to help us think about and design new software solutions, who wants to introduce new technology ideas, and who wants to learn.

Candidates should have extensive experience in the following technical areas:

* Javascript language – including a detailed understanding of OO javascript, closures, and event-driven programming.

* Browser objects (window, DOM, etc.)

* XML (+XHTML), XPath, XSLT

* CSS

Candidates should have experience with the following tools or technologies:

* Object-oriented development

* Javascript frameworks such as ExtJS, Dojo, jQuery.

* Testing methodologies and/or frameworks (e.g. jsunit, selenium, etc.)

* Documentation of source code with JSDoc or jsdoc-toolkit

* Web application backend development technology (e.g. PHP, RoR, Python, Java, etc.)

* Basic RDBMS concepts

Additional consideration will be given to candidates who have experience or familiarity with (any of) the following:

* Adobe Flex

* XUL/XPCOM

* Webkit

* Python, PHP, Ruby, Java, C#

* Build systems (e.g. Ant, NAnt, Phing, Paver, Rake)

* RDBMS experience (PostgreSQL, Mysql, MSSQL)

The position will focus on building RIA applications that communicate with services layers using JSON-RPC, XML-RPC, SOAP, or other similar technologies. We work on a broad spectrum of applications, from interactive data visualizations to complex control-panel applications to secure communication tools.

The firm offers a an excellent compensation plan and a very generous benefits package, including full medical, dental, vision, vacation, sick leave, holidays, disability, 401(k) match immediately vested, and so much more – catered breakfast or lunch weekly and strongly encourage a real work-life balance. Casual work environment, beautiful offices, flexible hours, free snacks and drinks … what else could you need?

Proud to be an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V.

How to apply:

For consideration, forward your resume to: [email protected]