JavaScript Job: Junior Software Engineer

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Utica, NY - United States of America

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Position: Junior Software Engineer (Entry Level)

Help Us Create the Future

Do you want to be an originator throughout the software development process and join a young, hungry, expanding business? Is learning a life-long pursuit for you? Traditional corporate culture (no sea of office cubicles here) not really your thing? Then this may be the place for you. Our software engineers work with teammates both native to the Mohawk Valley and across the country to deliver cutting-edge products to our customers. As a Junior Software Engineer, you will work with peers and mentors to learn and evolve as a coder, task master and leader. You will be exposed to and gain experience in emerging technologies including AI/ML, Cloud Platforms, and many more. Get fired up to join and remain fired up to perform!!

Position Details

Full-time exempt though a typical work week rarely exceeds 40 hours for this position.

Salary Range: $60,000-$85,000 a year.

The development work will be performed at various locations, including at the company offices in Utica and Rome, NY, the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) in Rome, NY, or remotely. A 100% remote work arrangement is an option for many of our projects!

Due to the clearance required for this position, only U.S. citizens are eligible to apply; as outlined in Executive Order 12968: Access to Classified Information, eligibility for access to classified information may only be granted to employees who are United States citizens.

Responsibilities and Duties

The successful candidate can participate, contribute, and document throughout the Software Development Lifecycle (Plan, Define, Design, Build, Test, Document, Deploy), including:

  • Develop software applications, including web and mobile applications, with our team.
  • Apply knowledge of various languages and technologies, and the ability to analyze and implement new technologies.
  • Maintain quality and ensure responsiveness of applications, code integrity, organization, and documentation.
  • Review and test your work and participate in the peer-review process within the development team.
  • Use AWS CloudFormation to automate deployment of AWS artifacts in different environments
  • Work with customer(s) to create methods to discover metrics and platform data within cloud-based environments

Education and Certifications:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in computer science, computer programming, software engineering, or closely related technical field is required for many of our projects. We will consider candidates with associate degrees or certificates in the areas listed above in combination with experience.


Six months of experience (through collegiate studies, internships, bootcamps or professional positions held) in at least some of the following areas:

  • Programming languages such as Go, Python, Java, JavaScript, TypeScript, C, C++
  • Mobile app development
  • Web development
  • Linux distribution
  • Server-side development (API definitions, REST/GraphQL/gRPC services, etc.)

Knowledge, skills, and experience in the following areas is a plus, but not required:

  • Automated Testing (JUnit, Jest, Cypress, etc.)
  • Application framework experience (Node, React, Django, Spring, etc.)
  • AGILE software development techniques
  • Docker and/or virtualization
  • AWS/Azure/Google Cloud Platform (GCP)


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and must meet and maintain eligibility requirements for, at minimum, Secret access to classified information.


Some remote employees may occasionally need to travel to Technergetics offices in Utica and Rome, NY or client sites.


Our benefits package includes health, life, disability, dental, and vision insurance coverage and a 401(k) policy with a 3% company contribution & 3% company match.

Other perks include generous Paid Time Off (including a PTO "gift day" for your birthday), 11 Federal Holidays per year, two weeks paid maternity/paternity leave, and annual technology "allowances".

Wait! Even more perks include referral bonuses, professional recognition awards, healthcare stipends, tuition/education reimbursement (once certain requirements are met), and flexible daily start and stop times for most projects and positions.

Company Description

Technergetics is a US-based company whose headquarters is in Utica, NY with employees throughout the country. The Utica/Rome area is a hub of cutting-edge cyber technology research, bolstered by the Griffiss Business & Technology Park's tenants and facilities, including the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL). At Technergetics, we work with a wide variety of technologies, including mobile and web apps, Quantum computing, machine learning and artificial intelligence, AI-enabled edge devices, and many more.