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Web Developer (Python and Django)

Employer
Medical Science & Computing (MSC), a Dovel company
Location
Bethesda, Maryland
Start date
Aug 11, 2022

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Job Details

The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) is part of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NCBI offers an intellectually stimulating environment where the world's top scientists, skilled software developers, and others work together to solve challenging problems and literally help to accelerate cures for diseases! NCBI is the world’s premier biomedical center, hosting over six million daily users that seek providing over 6 million users each day with research, clinical, genetic, and other information that directly impacts biomedical research and public health. NCBI’s wide range of applications, platforms (Node, Python, Django, C++, you name it) and environments (big data [petabytes], machine learning, multiple clouds) serve more users than almost any other US Government Agency, according to https://analytics.usa.gov/.

 

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Build and maintain robust, performant, user-facing web applications in Python/Django supporting millions of daily users
  • Develop, create, and ship new functionality for user interaction and scientific data backend, using modern APIs and frameworks
  • Build highly efficient backend components using Python, and integrate front end components into the applications
  • Develop and maintain test suites, monitor applications for performance, security and accessibility compliance
  • Work as an integral part of an agile product team to deliver an unbelievably great user experience
  • Deliver responsive, accessible, mobile-friendly code of high quality (automated test/build/deploy)
  • Lead and contribute to code development standards, code reviews, and team process improvements
  • Mentor, coach, and train junior developers
Requirements

 

Required qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science or scientific field (engineering, physics), or equivalent experience    
  • 5+ years of Full stack Web applications development, 3+ years using python and Django
  • Excellent understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Experience with relational database modeling and data migration 
  • Understanding of accessibility and security compliance 
  • Experience with version control systems like Git or SVN  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and team player

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience developing Django web applications and services
  • Working experience with JavaScript Frameworks such as Angular and ReactJS
  • Experience using web services and RESTful APIs
  • Familiarity with search engines and backends (Lucene, Solr)
  • Semantic markup and modern web layout techniques
  • Automated regression testing with Selenium
  • Proficient understanding of Git version control system 
  • Experience with agile development processes
  • Experience in a technical lead role
  • Excellent teamwork, communication and collaboration skills

 

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Company Description

Dovel Technologies and its Family of Companies (Medical Science & Computing and Ace Info Solutions) was acquired in October 2021.

 

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies.

 

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

 

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance, including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

 

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

 

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse, and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Company

Medical Science & Computing (MSC), a Dovel company, is a trusted government partner that blends deep domain expertise with advanced technologies to help our customers solve complex problems that improve, protect, and save lives. The Dovel Family of Companies combine entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, and an outcomes-based approach to support agency missions in health IT, life sciences, public safety, and grants management. 

MSC has long supported Federal health organizations like the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and applies deep understanding of missions, goals, and operations to discover and implement innovative approaches for streamlining and disseminating research efforts, enhancing knowledge sharing, and improving public health. 

Together, Dovel and MSC offer a diverse set of complex biomedical, scientific, and technology services, coupled with attentive and purpose-driven program management to serve mission critical organizations and drive meaningful change in the world.

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