Post Doctoral Fellow- Software Developer

Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 03, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

he Applied Economics Office (AEO) of the Engineering Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards of Technology (NIST) anticipates the need for a Post-Bachelors, Graduate Student, Master’s Degree Holder, or Postdoc in computer science or a related field to develop web applications that enable complex economic analysis.

The position would be supported through the NIST Professional Research Experience Program (PREP) ( ).

Proposed start date: negotiable

Proposed duration: 1 year with potential for extension

Position Location: Telework

General Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop user interface for web applications
  • Develop server-side code including algorithms related to economic analysis
  • Assist with special software development projects as assigned


  • Degree in Computer science, Software engineering, Web development, Programming or related field.
  • HTML, JavaScript, CSS, JSON, Flask or another web framework
  • Python, Ruby, open source databases a plus
  • Google Analytics and data visualization experience a plus
  • Logical thinking and Problem solving
  • Patience and Attention to detail
  • Excellent writing, code documentation and testing skills

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