Careers at Performant

We are a team of software developers who love using web technologies to meet research challenges. We engage with problems of transcription, textual markup, annotation, linked open data, spatial and temporal visualizations. We have been working on projects funded by major government and private charitable organizations since 2006.

Web Application Developer

Performant Software Solutions LLC is seeking a web application developer to join our team. You can work in one of our two offices, in Charlottesville VA, or Boston, MA, or remotely. The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

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Requirements:

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    Strong interest in the digital humanities;
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    Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
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    Strong programming skills in at least two of: JavaScript, HTML/CSS, Ruby/Rails, PostgreSQL;
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    Experience in team-based web application development;

Additional desirable skills and experience include:

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    React, Redux, ES6;
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    Web-based mapping and/or data visualization toolsets such as Leaflet, D3, R;
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    Open standards for humanistic scholarship, such as TEI, IIIF, Web Annotation and Linked Open Data
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    Experience developing software for the humanities.

How to Apply

To apply, please send a cover letter and resumé to the link below. If you have a portfolio or a project of which you are particularly proud, please send a link to that as well. Thank you, and we look forward to hearing from you!


Performant is committed to diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.