Detroit Labs

OnSite JavaScript Developer

1 year ago
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Detroit Labs OnSite is looking for JavaScript developers to join one of several projects in downtown Detroit. Various roles include building automotive apps that will be on the market in 1-2 years, features for a new product at a startup company, and more. We’re implementing modern designs that incorporate the latest and greatest features and interactions.


This role is with our OnSite business unit; successful applicants will be working at the client site in downtown Detroit. This is a full-time salaried role with full medical and dental benefits, 401k matching, conference/training budget, monthly team outings, and more.




  • Experience building software with more than one development methodology, and the ability to weigh the pros and cons of each. 
  • Quality focused, with a software development style that incorporates unit testing, continuous integration, and other modern development practices to create software that is high quality and maintainable over time. 
  • Experience with software estimating and able to estimate new software features with the information readily available at the time when software estimates are requested.
  • Expertise designing and consuming data APIs. 
  • Mobile development experience, either native, code generation platforms, or responsive web is a plus. 


The ideal candidate is:

  • Excited to learn new things and share what they learn with others
  • Creative and flexible in their development approach
  • Tenacious, with a reputation for taking on and completing all of your tasks and completing them to the best of your ability. 
  • Able to balance introducing the newest and latest technologies and frameworks into a project as well as using tried, true, and stable technology to achieve their goal



  • 3+ years of experience in JavaScript
  • Vanilla JavaScript / OO understanding
  • Team-based source code management, with Git or a similar tool
  • Writing unit and other software-based tests

Nice bonuses:

  • Significant experience working within agile-based teams
  • Previous automotive experience


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