Senior Javascript Developer

Javascript, JQuery
Full Time
Negotiable
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

7+ Years of OOP and 3 Years of JavaScript development
 
As part of this role, you will be working with a talented team to help develop and build multiple web based applications for a civilian Federal client with a citizen-engagement and information-sharing mission. If you enjoy working with Objected Oriented JavaScript, Bootstrap, jQuery, Search, MEAN stack components, and within an agile environment, this should be a fun and exciting opportunity for you.
 
JOB SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The ideal candidate for this position meets the requirements of the position, is personable, and can work in a team. Excellent oral and written communications skills are a necessity.
- Under minimal direction, perform the Senior JavaScript Developer role on various web applications and infrastructure components
- Lead parts of new and existing front-end, back-end, and API development, translate business requirements into user stories
- Provide software engineering support using cutting-edge technologies and modern framework
- Collaborate with other developers, architects, and client team to build scalable solutions
- Work with other developers, testers, PMs to deliver high quality and deployable software within each sprint
- Work independently on development of code, creation of unit tests, rapid prototyping of new libraries
- Develop search-related functionality
- Mentor more junior developers when needed
- Keep up-to-date with latest technology trends and standards in the industry and evaluate the adoption of new technologies in solution architectures if applicable
- Automates and maintains deployments scripts using tools such as Jenkins and Ansible for continues integration and delivery
 
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Must be flexible, able to work in a highly collaborative environment and work independently and collaboratively as needed; must be able to multi-task.

  • 5-7 years of Objected Oriented Programming (e.g. Java, C++, PHP, Python, etc)
  • 5+ years of critical thinking and overall problem solving skills
  • 3+ years of JavaScript (OO) programming experience or MEAN stack experience
  • 3+ years of solid JQuery programming experience
  • 3+ years of database experience (Oracle, MySQL, Postgresql, or Mongo)
  • 5+ years of HTML/CSS experience
  • Experience with responsive HTML design, CSS, jQuery,and Bootstrap
  • Ability to work independently and in an awesome team setting
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field 

Desired Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in an Agile environment and strong understanding of Agile methodology
  • Experience with writing and consuming RESTful web APIs
  • Experience with Media players (like JW Player) preferred
  • Experience with Linux/UNIX and automation highly desired
  • Experience with 508 compliance web testing
  • Federal Government experience as a contractor
  • Experience using ticketing systems such as Jira and web collaboration tools such as Confluence
  • Experience with search frameworks such as Elasticsearch or Solr would be a plus
  • Experience with mobile development a plus

EDUCATION
- Undergraduate Degree (in in computer science, engineering or related field) highly desired but can be substituted with 4 additional years of experience

Posted By

Tom Merkel

2010 Corporate Ridge, Suite 700 McLean, VA, 22102

Dice Id : 10382761
Position Id : 921278
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