Java Script Developer , position at Dovel Technologies in Bethesda, MD

Dovel Technologies, LLC
September 15, 2020
Bethesda, MD
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JavaScript Developer (Full Stack, Angular 2+), full time position


We blend deep domain expertise in health IT, life sciences, public safety, and grants management with advanced technologies to help Federal agencies solve complex problems that improve, protect, and save lives. As a rapidly growing company, we combine entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, and an outcomes-based approach to cultivate a culture of innovation, customer success, and employee growth.

Duties & Responsibilities

Medical Science & Computing is searching for a Java
Script Developer with Angular2+ experience to provide support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC and it is on-site in Bethesda, Maryland.

The NIH requires the services of a software developer who will be responsible for supporting the development of tools that can be used in electronic health records, personal health records and research, and which are based on health information standards (e.g.
FHIR). These tools are mostly written in Java
Script (both client and server code) with a little Java. The position has the following duties:

  • Full-stack web application development.
  • Eventually managing a substantial module of the project.


  • Minimum B.S degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline, with MS in these areas preferred.
  • With a Computer Science degree, at least three years of relevant programming experience, or with another degree, at least five years of relevant programming experience. In either case, candidate should have a good understanding of algorithms and data structures.
  • At least three years of server-side web-application development experience in Linux/Unix environment.
  • Developing applications in Node.js.
  • 5 years of Java
    Script programming.
  • 3 years of experience with Angular2+
  • Experience working on web sites where quick response times are important and finding ways to improve performance.
  • Experience with writing tests for code, and with code reviews.
  • Experience working using a Unix command line, including basic shell scripting.
  • Good working knowledge of the Git version control system.

RequiredPersonal Qualities
  • Solid oral, and written communication skills, and ability to document projects and provide status reports. Please be prepared to provide code samples.
  • Solid team and interpersonal skills. Ability to both take direction and work in a self-directed environment, effectively interact with all levels of staff and external contacts, and ability to work as an effective team member.
  • Solid organization and time management skills, and flexibility to handle a variety of tasks, and shift priorities as needed.

Additional Desirable Skills and Experience After


Items Are Met
  • Experience with FHIR
  • Experience developing search-based web applications based on a Lucene-based search engine like Elasticsearch or Solr.
  • Knowledge of how to secure web applications against attacks.
  • React, Vue, Web Components
  • HTML5, CSS
  • Webpack
  • SQL
  • RedHat Linux
  • JIRA or other issue tracking tools
  • Knowledge of biomedical terminology
  • Experience with tools created by the National Library of Medicine (e.g., UMLS resources, Entrez E-utilities.)

Medical Science & Computing (MSC), a Dovel company, is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Job Expires: 2020-12-14
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