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A JavaScript developer is a professional software developer who specializes in the JavaScript programming language.

JavaScript is a popular language to use for developing websites and web apps. JavaScript developers will often be proficient with several JavaScript software libraries and frameworks, such as jQuery, Node.js, React, and Vue. 

In the section below, we will cover a sample job description, exploring the daily responsibilities and necessary qualifications for a JavaScript developer. 

The Job Overview

We are seeking a dedicated full-stack JavaScript developer to join our growing company. You will work on projects with other team members to create solutions using JavaScript frameworks. As a full-stack JavaScript developer, you will need to have a keen eye for detail and the ability to think logically, as well as be able to apply software design patterns and best practices to develop bespoke solutions to project requirements. Your duties will include writing and testing software for new projects as well as maintaining existing projects.

Responsibilities

Below are some of the responsibilities a full-stack JavaScript developer is expected to assume in their position:

    • Design and develop bespoke software solutions to meet project requirements
    • Fix bugs in, update, and maintain existing projects
    • Integrate third-party services and APIs into projects, such as for communicating with other platforms for payment processing or data retrieval
    • Use a variety of popular JavaScript tools and frameworks, such as jQuery and Node.js
    • Work as part of a team of other front-end web developers and back-end software engineers to meet various sprint and project deadlines
  • Develop tests for existing code to catch bugs and ensure the software is secure and stable
Job Qualifications and Skill Sets

Below are the qualifications expected of a JavaScript developer:

  • Either a bachelor’s degree in a technical field involving coding (e.g., computer science, engineering, information technology, mathematics) or equivalent technical experience
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript (also known as ECMAScript), including familiarity with data structures, data typing, and prototype inheritance 
  • Knowledge of one or more of several popular JavaScript tools and frameworks, such as Node.js, CSS, React, Ember, or Vue
  • Familiarity with common programming best practices, data patterns, and software design structures 
  • An understanding of common software project team management tools and practices, such as version control software, sprints, and daily scrums
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