Senior Software Developer, Full Stack Developer - Python/Django

c++, python, AWS, GCP, Cloud, XML, JSON, RESTful, Agile, Big data, Biotechnology, Django, Selenium, Software, Software development, Web services, Web applications, Public health, RDBMS, React.js
Full Time
$80,000 - $175,000
Travel not required

Job Description

We are searching for a Full Stack Developer with Python and Django to support the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) is part of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in North Bethesda, MD. NCBI is the world’s premier biomedical center hosting over six million daily users that seek research, clinical, genetic, and other information that directly impacts biomedical research and public health – at NCBI you can literally help to accelerate cures for diseases! 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

This is a full-time position with full benefits. You will start out working remotely until we beat Covid. We are looking for those IT professionals that enjoy having a passion for what they do and want to work for an organization that gives back to the community. That's what a position at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will give you is an opportunity to contribute to the betterment of America's public health system. Be on the cutting edge as discoveries are made to improve your countries health!

Duties & Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build 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 visualization, using modern APIs and frameworks
  • 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)



  • Requires at least 5 years of Software Development experience 
  • BS in Computer Science or scientific field (engineering, physics), or equivalent experience
  • Proficient with one of the current languages: Python, Kotlin, Java, JavaScript, C++, C#, Ruby, etc.
  • Experience in the design and development of sophisticated, modern web applications and services
  • Familiarity with relational databases
  • Should be self-initiated, intuitive, and possesses technical and business acumen

Highly Desired

  • 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
  • Selenium testing
  • Proficient understanding of Git version control system 
  • Experience with agile development processes
  • Excellent teamwork, communication and collaboration skills

I.S. Mavens attracts the best people in the business with our competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing, professional service and technology focused organization, please apply today! 

Due to Covid-19 this position will be remote until further notice. As of now we anticipate that this role will go back to an in person position located in Bethesda, MD. 



Dice Id : 10214219
Position Id : FullStack
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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