Sr. JavaScript Developer

Arlington, VA, United States

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Currently, we have an outstanding opportunity for a talented and energetic Javascript/UI developer to join our growing product development team. The Javascript/UI developer at Hobsons will be involved in significant development projects for our market-leading K-12 SaaS application. Your work will focus on developing applications using various cutting-edge technologies following an Agile process.  

We are seeking candidates that have strong development experience and who are passionate about the latest industry trends and innovations occurring in SaaS products.

This position will be located at: Arlington, VA (Clarendon Metro)

Note: U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  • Design and develop software components using modern technologies
  • Collaborate with other team members to incorporate best practices and innovations into our products
  • Leverage team development standards, patterns, and design principles in daily activities
  • Collaborate closely with product managers and user experience during discovery, design, and development
  • Stay current on technology trends and identify ways to innovate our products in the education space



Minimum Qualifications

  •   B.S. in Computer Science or a related field
  •  7+ years developing complex User Interface (UI) applications with contemporary frontend technology stack
  •  Strong understanding of vanilla JavaScript and JavaScript web frameworks like React/Angular, Node etc.
  •  Experience with front-end build tools/task runners like npm and webpack
  •  Experience with architecting Single Page Applications (SPAs) using common design patterns
  •  Hands on experience with ES6, HTML5, CSS3, CSS Preprocessors, etc.
  •  Hands on experience with Material Design concepts and Bootstrap framework
  •  Experience with JavaScript Unit Testing frameworks

Our employees are a direct reflection of our business. Diverse and talented, we are passionate about the power of education and proactive in seeking new challenges and innovations.

But the most exciting part of Hobsons is where we are headed. We believe the biggest ideas are yet to come. We are well positioned for the future with a growing workforce, international expansion, increasing revenue, creative thinking and new opportunities.

Hobsons recognizes the importance of taking care of our most valuable assets – our employees. That’s why we not only offer a comprehensive benefits package but also continuously evaluate our offerings to meet the evolving needs of our workforce.

Benefits Include (but may vary depending on location)

  • Affordable and Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401(k) Plan with Match
  • Flexible PTO offering for all Exempt roles
  • Substantial time off for all Non-Exempt roles, including Floating Holidays and Premium Days for Volunteering, Personal Wellness and/or School Conferences/Visits
  • Education/Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life, AD&D, Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Voluntary Employee Programs: Legal Services, ID Theft & Credit Monitoring


Work-Life Balance & Culture

  • Company Closes December 24th through January 1st as a Paid Holiday
  • Generous Holiday Schedule
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Casual Dress Environment
  • Flexible Work Arrangement Opportunities
  • Global Fitness Program Membership Discounts
  • Hobsons Annual Achievement Awards Event
  • Employee Funded International Charity Programs
  • Adopt A Class - Local Community Involvement
  • Work Perks Discount Program

In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, we actively foster a corporate culture that rewards employee excellence and encourages community service. 

Ability to document identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of original appointment as a condition of employment in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act requirements.

To learn more about Hobsons, please visit our corporate Web site at


Hobsons is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

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