Javascript Developer | Houston, TX - Job.com

Javascript Developer

for Rice University in Houston, TX

Job Description

### Position Information

## Position Summary

OpenStax is seeking a talented Javascript Developer who will work with the OpenStax CNX development team to deliver new features and updates for the OpenStax CNX web platform and develop new interactive elements and simulations for use in educational content. This position will write code and participate in as part of an agile development team. The Javascript Developer will assist the Technical Director as needed.

## Education Required

Bachelor's Degree

## Concentration / Degree Type

Computer science or other related field.

## Substitution for Education Requirement

May substitute additional related experience, above and beyond what is required, on an equivalent year for year basis in lieu of the education requirement.

## Education Preferred

Masters degree in computer science.

## Experience Required

3 years

## Type of Experience

Hands on web development experience with proven skills in CSS, HTML and Javascript.

## Substitution for Experience Requirement

May substitute additional related education, above and beyond what is required, on an equivalent year for year basis in lieu of the experience requirement.

## License/Certification Required

Not specified.

## Skills Required

* Deep knowledge of libraries such as Bootstrap, Backbone and jQueryUI.

* Experience using Agile development.

* Demonstrated ability with the following: REST APIs, Test Driven Development, writing Unit Tests, using Linux and Github.

## Skills Preferred

* Python coding.

* XML transformation experience.

* SQL experience.

* Experience using Trello.

## Internal / External Contacts

Frequent contact with partners who are developing related software, and with projects that develop or use educational content.

## Physical Demands

May work for extended periods at a computer (up to 8 hours).

## Working Conditions

Occasional travel to work with partners or attend conferences and meetings. Working to meet deadlines.

## Security Sensitive

Yes

## Quick Link for Posting

http://jobs. rice. edu/postings/4303

## Job Duty Name

## Description of Job Duty

* Attend meetings.

## Percentage of Time

5

## Job Duty Name

## Description of Job Duty

* Other tasks as assigned.

## Percentage of Time

5

## Job Duty Name

## Description of Job Duty

Interactives Development

* Translate flash based simulations in to interactive elements.

* Work with content development team and subject matter experts to test simulations and interactive elements for pedagogical accuracy.

## Percentage of Time

20

## Job Duty Name

## Description of Job Duty

Software Development

* Develop software for single page application written in Backbone, Bootstrap and JQuery UI.

* Upgrade Aloha Editor plugins.

* Develop CSS.

## Percentage of Time

70

*Job Title:* Javascript Developer

*Department:* OpenStax

*Full Time/Part Time:* Full-Time

*Requisition Number:* S15386

*Open Date:* 06/04/2015

*Salary Information:* Salary Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications

*Work Schedule:* Monday through Friday, 8 a. m. to 5 p. m. ; occasional weekend and after hours work may be required.

*Benefits Eligible:* Yes

*Eligible for Overtime:* No

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