Node.JS/Javascript Developer

Raising the Floor - US · May 3rd 2018

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Headquarters: Washington, DC

This position is a one year contract.


Anytime, Anywhere, Any Computer Access. At Raising the Floor, we’re an international coalition of individuals and organizations dedicated to ensuring that the Internet, and everything available through it, is accessible to people with accessibility barriers due to disability, literacy, or age, and regardless of economic resources. Our vision is to revolutionize the landscape of assistive technology by creating an infrastructure to facilitate the development, distribution, and support of a wide range of affordable accessibility solutions around the world. That is, the Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure (GPII).


You will join a team of bright and talented software developers located across continents, who are passionate about our vision, that of radically improving the access to technology. How? By developing a system that supports the “portability” of user preferences across any platform or device. You will be working in an open source development environment, from anywhere in the world and enjoying a flexible schedule.


As a Node.js and Javascript developer, you will be part of the software development team working with software architects and user interface experts to design and implement features in support of GPII. We are interested in your creativity and thoughtfulness, and not necessarily in your knowledge of particular frameworks.


  • 10+ years of programming experience, including Node.js and Javascript.

  • Experience in an open source and global development environments.

  • Experience with Git and Github.

  • Clear communicator (written and verbal).

  • Ability to focus on deadlines and deliverables .

  • Experience using JIRA and Agile development methodology.

  • Highly motivated and self-directed.

  • Highly Desirable experience: Software Reliability.

This position is a one year contract.

Raising the Floor - US Inc, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable US federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Raising the Floor - US is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment.

To apply: Email your resume or CV to In order to be considered to this position, you must include a brief description of how your skills and experience match our requirements (i.e., a cover letter).

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