Axle Informatics

  • Senior Backend Node.js Developer

    Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
    Posted Date 6 months ago(10/12/2018 10:56 AM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Senior Backend Node.Js Developer


    Axle Informatics is a bioinformatics and information technology company that offers innovative computer services, informatics, and enterprise solutions to research centers and healthcare organizations around the globe. With experts in software engineering, bioinformatics and program management, we focus on developing and applying technology tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate the discovery in translational research. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of health (NIH). 



    • Leads the technical planning, user story creation, technical acceptance creation and coding of a project
    • Guide and manage other developers that are contributing code to the project
    • Estimate the level of work of development tasks within a project
    • Identify and correct complex bugs and problems
    • Plan technical architectures that minimize or eliminates performance problems, complexity, or solution fragility
    • Review mockups and other artifacts
    • Interact with business stakeholders and guide them through decision making, determine best approach, provide time and cost estimates and develop high quality solutions using Node Js and Authentication
    • Create and update models, views, and templates
    • Work with front-end developers to integrate their Angular (4+) code
    • Develops web pages using latest responsive design development techniques
    • Quick thinking and ability to solve complex issues and problems




    • Overall programming experience of 5+ years
    • Have a bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or information systems (preferred)
    • Knowledge of the software development life cycle in a large enterprise environment
    • 5+ years of hands-on experience with Node.js
    • 5+ years of experience with JavaScript and/or AngularJS in a web app environment
    • 3+ years’ experience with database design and maintenance (PostgreSQL AND CouchDB preferred)
    • 2+ years professional experience with cloud ecosystem, development, and scalability
    • Proficiency administering large databases (PostgreSQL and CouchDB preferred)
    • Previous experience with social sign-in and/or single sign-on authentication development and implementation
    • Previous experience writing unit tests
    • Hands-on experience developing, releasing, and maintaining large-scale software applications (web/mobile)
    • Strong understanding with distributed ledger technology (blockchain), particularly Hyperledger Fabric
    • Must be a self-starter and enjoy working and mentoring in a team with other passionate professionals


    The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.





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