Jest will default to utilize babel when your
babel-jest. Depending on your environment this may already be the case! In this quick lesson, find out why that is and how to ensure that continues to work.
Just out of curiosity. What plugin are you using to launch the console within atom? Also, what plugin / add on are you using to customize the side bar with custom icons for your babel file, etc.?
You can find answers to those questions and more here