Front-End Developer, Lead in Washington, DC at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 10/19/2018

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Job Number: R0040654

Front-End Developer, Lead

The Challenge:

Are you passionate about crafting an amazing user experience? The right interface can make a Web application easy to use, encourage early adoption, and save time and resources. We’re looking for you, a front-end developer who will use equal parts skill and vision to build an experience that delivers functionality and efficiency.

We need an experienced front end developer who will use their passion to guide a development team to learn new tools and techniques, identify and implement system improvements, and mentor teammates. This is an opportunity to solve problems in government agencies by collaborating with a development team to build digital solutions with user centric design. You’ll coordinate UI/UX designers and back-end developers to create a seamless user experience using React, Angular, Vue. Your team will ensure accessibility for all users by developing a front end that functions across browsers, platforms, and devices while meeting accessibility and security requirements. With mentoring, positive code reviews, and opportunities to learn new tools and skills, we focus on growing as a team to make the best solutions for our customers. Join us as we build systems to change the digital landscape in government for the better.

Empower change with us.

Build Your Career:

A challenging and dynamic work environment isn’t all we have to offer. When you join Booz Allen, you can expect:

  • access to experts in virtually every field
  • a culture that focuses on supporting our employees
  • opportunities that provide stability while offering variety

You’ll also be exposed to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal featuring more than 5000 functional and technical courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site bootcamps, certification training, academic programs, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want, as you chart your own course for success.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience with building Web applications, and open-source writing JavaScript
  • 4+ years of experience with a JavaScript MVC framework in a single page architecture, React, including Angular, or Vue
  • Experience with standard Javascript async frameworks and patterns, including closures, callbacks, promises, and error handling
  • Experience with modern version control system, such as git or mercurial
  • Knowledge of software engineering fundamentals and their practical application
  • Ability to clearly articulate Web development methods and approaches to Web stakeholders.
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with GraphQL and/or Cytoscape
  • Experience with Node.js
  • Experience with Leaflet, Jest, Mocha, Chai, and Jasmine
  • Experience deploying apps to AWS or Azure, Agile processes, and Common design patterns (GoF)
  • Experience with Atomic Design, RxJS, Bitbucket, Jenkins, SonarQube and Jira
  • Experience in deliverying great technology quickly and comprehend ship in a fast-changing environment
  • Ability to be a self-starter attitude and make decisions independently

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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