Chenega Corporation is looking for a Software Developer - JavaScript Jobs


    The Software Developer - JavaScript works closely with the other UI and backend developers to develop geospatial-based applications and solutions leveraging the Esri platform. This position will have the opportunity to develop applications using various cutting-edge technologies following an 'Agile' process. Working within an Agile-based process, the person in this role will be… responsible for developing and testing JavaScript and UI code as dictated by project requirements.


    • Envision, design, and develop web applications and UI modules for large-scale deployment and management in the intelligence community and Department of Defense.
    • 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.


    • Bachelor's degree or master's degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, GIS, or a related field depending on position level
    • 2+ years of experience designing, building, and delivering web applications
    • 1+ years of experience using and developing applications with JavaScript toolkits and UI libraries, like Dojo, Ext JS, and YUI, etc.
    • 2+ years of experience building object-oriented JavaScript
    • Experience with HTML, DOM, CSS, event model, and cross-browser development
    • Experience with AJAX, JSON, and REST
    • Experience with using Agile software development methodologies (Scrum)
    • TS/SCI Clearance
    • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief

    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
    • Excellent problem-solving, verbal, and written communication, design, development, and debugging skills
    • Knowledge and practice of test-driven development methodology
    • Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting
    • Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time-related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals
    • Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others
    • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications
    • Experience working in a home office setting as well as the ability to train end-users on frequently asked technical issues
    • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone with good phone skills and a professional demeanor
    • Previous customer service experience strongly desired
    • Good problem-solving skills with the ability to visualize a problem or situation and think abstractly to solve it