Principal Javascript Engineer
GTP, Inc. - Reston, VA

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Job Description A UI expert at building modern, sophisticated interfaces using JavaScript. They have mastered HTML 5, CSS 3, JavaScript and jQuery, and have significant experience with MVC Javascript libraries like backbone.js, angular.js, ember.js, and JavaScript templating engines like Handlebars and Dust. Ideal UIE4s will have experience with large enterprise software projects, from conception to delivery to testing.

This position will interact closely with project management and software engineers to shape project requirements and guide projects through completion.

  • · Must be able to problem solve on a white board using hand-written pseudo-code (HTML, CSS, and JavaScript)
  • · Must understand advanced JavaScript functions without needing a computer for reference
  • · Must have created at least one JavaScript plugin, widget, or framework from scratch
  • · Must have working knowledge of at least one MVC JavaScript framework (backbone.js, angular.js, ember.js, can.js, knockout.js, etc.)
  • · Build, test, deploy and maintains front-end code for web pages and applications in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery
  • · Investigate and pioneer new JavaScript technology
  • · Build reusable code modules, plugins and frameworks using JavaScript
  • · Participate in project planning and estimating
  • · Works tightly with other members of the team
  • · Lead and mentor junior members of the UI team


  • · 5+ years of professional experience in web development, with a focus on JavaScript.
Related Skills & Other Requirements:
  • · Expert knowledge of JavaScript and jQuery
  • · Expert knowledge of XML and JSON
  • · Experience using javascript and jQuery with server side technology
  • · Expert knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3
  • · Expert knowledge of accessibility and WCAG2 AA compliance
  • · A Computer Science degree
  • · Mobile web development
Additional Information We are committed to excellence, and we are passionate about technology. We have high standards for our people and, in turn, we offer a work environment that fosters the same.

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