Battelle Memorial Institute Web Back End Developer in Columbus, Ohio

Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail, and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.

Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.

We are currently seeking a Web Front-End Developer / Software Developer I . This position is located in the Columbus, OH area.

Primary Function

Battelle’s Critical Infrastructure and Security Resilience Business Line is seeking a Software Developer I / Web Front End Developer supporting multiple government programs and internal research and development. This work includes software application and interface development, data management solutions, and customized image processing tools. Our government clients include the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) as well as some international governments and clients.

Major Responsibilities

This position will support application design, implementation, and testing. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Developing web-based front-ends and other user-facing features, emphasizing usability, consistency and visual aesthetics

  • Applying standard practices for coding, testing and debugging

  • Working closely with product management and development teams to develop usable front-end components

  • Creating informative, readable, high-performance reports on incoming field-testing data.

  • Attending and contributing to regular Scrum meetings

Position Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field (e.g., Computer Science, Software Engineering/Development)

  • 0-3 years of experience in web front-end development with UI controls such as Kendo, and JQuery UI

  • Familiarity with best practices in JavaScript development and CSS

  • Experience consuming web service data

  • Familiarity with JQuery

  • Excellent communication and writing skills and ability to work in a cross-functional team

  • Sole US Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain an Active DOD Secret Security Clearance and ability to obtain TSA Suitability


  • A portfolio of source code demonstrating development experience and capabilities required.

  • ASP.NET Core with MVC experience

  • Experience with software revision control systems, such as Git, SVN or TFS

  • Familiarity with Agile / Scrum

  • Familiarity with JS frameworks such as Angular, Node, and Vue

  • Experience with test automation tools such as Selenium

  • Relevant certifications such as MCSA

  • Already possess a Secret Security Clearance.

  • Already possess TSA Security Suitability.

Legal Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.


Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.

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