Front End Developer

The American Physical Society, a leading publisher of scientific journals, based in Suffolk County, LI, is seeking a front end developer. This is an exciting opportunity to apply your strong front end development and UX skills to build applications used in all aspects of scientific publishing.

We’re a group who happily share knowledge and value other ideas, while working in a bright, modern office with a friendly atmosphere and flat hierarchies.

We will challenge you with interesting work while providing you with a collaborative culture in a fast paced environment. Our staff is encouraged to attend industry conferences and we are constantly playing with new tools and use all the latest and greatest technologies, affording you the capability to impact all aspects of your projects.

You must have excellent English communication skills, be a problem solver and a team player, and be results oriented.

Other incentives for working at APS are great pay, great benefits, generous 403(b), fun company events, commuter benefits, and 3 weeks paid vacation.

Required Skills

  • Expert knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and associated web standards
  • Experience writing modern Javascript (ES6/ES2015, ES2017, Typescript, etc).
  • Experience with front-end frameworks such as React or Vue.js
  • Experience with modern front-end tooling (Babel, webpack, gulp, parcel, etc.)
  • Proficiency in building responsive web applications
  • Knowledge of UI/UX design concepts, pattern libraries, style guides, etc.
  • Basic command line proficiency (Linux and/or Mac OS X preferred)
  • Experience with Git or a similar version control system
  • Experience with AWS or similar cloud service providers

Desired Skills

  • Experience doing test driven development with Jest, Jasmine, Mocha/Chai/Sinon, Karma. Integration testing with Selenium.
  • Experience with server side development (node.js, express, etc.)
  • Basic knowledge of GraphQL
  • Experience with additional programming languages (clojurescript, Typescript preferred)
  • Accessibility

To apply please send your resume to: recruit@aps.org

If possible, please also provide code samples and URL's of previous applications you've developed. Candidates who provide links to their GitHub profiles or personal websites with technical articles and/or code samples will receive priority.

About APS

The American Physical Society (APS) is a nonprofit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy, and international activities. APS represents over 55,000 members, including physicists in academia, national laboratories, and industry in the United States and throughout the world. Society offices are located in College Park, MD (Headquarters), Ridge, NY, and Washington, D.C.

Job Openings

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APS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

EOE M/F/D/V