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JavaScript Front-End Engineer / Build GUIs for Cancer Researchers

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JavaScript Front-End Engineer / Build GUIs for Cancer Researchers

Are you a Front-End Engineer looking to use your skills to actually make a difference in the world? In this role you’ll be building out complex GUIs used my scientists to do research to cure and aid in recovery for cancer.  This is a major organization looking to expand their software development presence in downtown Chicago.  This will start out as a long term, opened ended contract role but could certainly convert to a perm role but should feel like a full-time permanent role in all other ways (full benefits, collaborative culture, great job security.

In this role, you’ll be working with React and Angular to build various front-ends of various different applications typically focused on data visualization of heavily transactional applications. In this role you’ll be joining a small tight knit group of developers but will also assume a lot of autonomous work.  If this sounds like the type of work that will excite you to come to work every day – apply now!

Required Skills & Experience

  • At least 2 years of professional work experience developing complex GUIs
  • Strong Skills in HTML5 CSS3, ideally with experience using advance CSS tools like SASS and LESS
  • Strong fundamentals in JavaScript -ideally using cutting edge JavaScript Frameworks – React, Angular 4+, Vue, etc.  
  • Ability to work with various JavaScript Libraries – jQuery, LoDash, etc.
  • A strong plus with state management – Redux, NGRX, etc.
  • Experience working inside an application within Enterprise SaaS or large scale data environment

Daily Responsibilities

The Offer

  • Competitive Pay: Up to $50/hour, DOE
  • Contract Duration: 6 – 12 Months+

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical & Dental Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit
  • Dynamic work environment
  • Ability to convert to perm long term


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.


Workbridge Associates, part of the Motion Recruitment network, provides IT Staffing Solutions (Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Direct Hire) in major North American markets. Our unique expertise in today’s highest demand tech skill sets, paired with our deep networks and knowledge of our local technology markets, results in an exemplary track record with candidates and clients.

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