Career Opportunities

Web Developer
Requisition Code:IT1247
Location:Rockville, Maryland
Department:Information Technology
Schedule:Full Time
Job Responsibilities
J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) is seeking a highly motivated Web Developer to join our Rockville location. The Web Developer will work on a wide range of projects to support communications, development, and scientific projects as well as other web and design projects. JCVI is a unique research organization and has been at the forefront of genomic/DNA discovery for more than 2 decades. We are looking for someone who exhibits the same kind of passion and flexibility that has defined our research. If you are a talented backend developer but also believe in rich user experience and design, then we may have a spot for you.
Successful candidates will have a BA/BS, preferably in Computer Science, Web Development, Design, or similar. Ultimately, we are looking for someone with a solid foundation in development and interest in user centered design. We are looking for a team player who is willing to jump in and learn to fill in the gaps where needed.Candidates should have the following:• Highly proficient in HTML/CSS• Highly proficient in JavaScript• Familiarity with common JavaScript libraries (jQuery/etc)• Familiarity with the MVC development model• Proficient in developing in PHP/MySQL (LAMP environment)• Comfortable with UX/UI design principles• Solid understanding of web security principles• Able to articulate ideas in both written and oral communications• Able to contribute broadly as a team member to drive communications and marketing goalsPreferred

Additional Skills• Experience developing for one or more CMSs: WordPress, Drupal• Experience with Bootstrap, Less, responsive design, and Git • Bonus: Experience with social media integration• Bonus: Experience with online fundraising/integration• Bonus: Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop/Illustrator/etc)

JCVI offers an excellent working environment and a competitive benefit package. For more information and to apply to this position, please visit our website at  Equal Opportunity Employer.