Axle Informatics

  • Backend Developer (Blockchain and Hyperledger)

    Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
    Posted Date 5 months ago(11/29/2018 10:48 AM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Backend Developer (Blockchain and Hyperledger)

    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).

    Job Description

    We are looking for a Backend Developer for our cloud services to support our work at NIH. The position will be based in Bethesda/Rockville, MD


    • Designs and implements a blockchain solution using Hyperledger Fabric
    • Sync the blockchain solution to a user interactive front-end application
    • Work with senior back-end developers to create an authentication solution supported by the blockchain
    • Work with front-end developers to integrate their Angular code to the blockchain application
    • Develops web pages using latest responsive design development techniques
    • Create and execute unit tests for the smart contract code
    • Be willing to work alongside back-end and full-stack developers to incorporate their feedback and code into the blockchain solution, and help them work and understand blockchain technology




    • Overall programming experience of 2+ years
    • Have a bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or information systems (preferred)
    • Knowledge and experience of the software development life cycle and agile methodology
    • Strong understanding of distributed ledger technology (blockchain)
    • 2+ years of experience designing and developing blockchain solutions
    • 1+ year of experience using Hyperledger Fabric and Hyperledger Composer
    • 2+ years of experience using Node.js
    • 2+ years of experience with AngularJS
    • Experience syncing a Hyperledger Fabric solution to a front-end web application
    • 1+ years of experience designing and developing web applications in HTML and CSS
    • Strong understanding of secure sign on or social sign in authentication protocols
    • Strong understanding and experience working in a public cloud environment
    • Proficiency with designing and administering databases (preferably CouchDB or PostgreSQL)


    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 on 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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