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Full Stack Software Engineer (Remote Eligible)

Company: Mathematica Policy Research
Location: Washington
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Position Description:
Mathematica applies expertise at the intersection of data, methods, policy, and practice to improve well-being around the world. We collaborate closely with public- and private-sector partners to translate big questions into deep insights that improve programs, refine strategies, and enhance understanding. Our work yields actionable information to guide decisions in wide-ranging policy areas, from health, education, early childhood, and family support to nutrition, employment, disability, and international development. Mathematica offers our employees competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, as well as the advantages of being 100 percent employee owned. As an employee stock owner, you will experience financial benefits of ESOP holdings that have increased in tandem with the company's growth and financial strength. You will also be part of an independent, employee owned firm that is able to define and further our mission, enhance our quality and accountability, and steadily grow our financial strength. Learn more about our benefits -here.

At Mathematica, we take pride in our commitment to diversity. Building an inclusive culture that draws on the individual strengths of employees from different ethnic backgrounds, cultures, lifestyles, abilities, and experience is key to our success.

We are seeking a Full-Stack Software Engineer with previous professional experience to join our Web Application Development and Visualization Group within the Health Business Unit. The ideal candidate will immediately contribute to projects by developing features, fixing bugs, and mentoring junior level staff across the stack (frontend, API layer, and database).

We offer our team members:
Variety - Mathematica's project-based structure means that you will work in many different capacities, across the entirety of the stack, each with opportunities for deepening existing skills, developing new competencies, and working with new technologies. We begin new projects frequently, and no two projects are the same.

Agency - The team you will join houses specialists in UX Research, UI and Data Viz Design, Frontend and API development, DevSecOps, Database and Cloud Architecture. In this position, you will have the opportunity to deepen your expertise in any of these fields and be able to craft your career path in these areas (and others) as you see fit.

Community - Within our web development group, you will work with, help, mentor, and learn from both junior and other senior developers. Our group has a strong culture that supports both technical and interpersonal skill development, recognizing that any individual's impact is multiplied when that person can effectively listen to and communicate with others. Position Requirements:

  • Technical
    • Strong development experience along with excellent debugging skills
    • Demonstrated strong proficiency and experience developing in JavaScript (preferably in Typescript with the Angular framework)
    • Demonstrated proficiency in any of the following languages: C#, Python, Java
    • Experience developing applications with SQL databases
    • Preferred: experience building web-based dashboards with D3
    • Preferred: experience analyzing or managing datasets
      • Approach to Work
        • A desire to improve society through evidence-based research
        • Strong attention to detail
        • Internal drive to learn, advocate for new ideas, and teach others
        • Strong communication skills
        • Ability to juggle multiple responsibilities This position offers an anticipated annual base salary range of $75,000 - $100,000. This position may be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on company and individual performance.

          To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, location preference, and salary expectations.

          Various federal agencies with whom we contract require that staff successfully undergo a background investigation or security clearance as a condition of working on the project. If you are assigned to such a project, you will be required to obtain the requisite security clearance. -Must be able to pass a public trust background investigation.

          In accordance with Executive Order 14042 and its implementing guidelines, all Mathematica employees must provide documentation that they have been fully vaccinated or obtain an accommodation through Human Resources by providing documentation from a licensed health care provider that they are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 because of a disability (which would include medical conditions) or provide an attestation that they are entitled to an accommodation because of a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.

          We are not working with staffing agencies to fill this position, and we will not accept unsolicited resumes. Please do not reach out directly to technical staff or leaders within Mathematica, as all questions from agencies go through the Talent Acquisition team.

          Available Locations: Washington, DC; Woodlawn, MD; Ann Arbor, MI; Cambridge, MA; Princeton, NJ; or remote.

          #LI-NN1 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Keywords: Mathematica Policy Research, Washington DC , Full Stack Software Engineer (Remote Eligible), IT / Software / Systems , Washington, DC

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