Front End/UI Developer - (Hybrid)

Rockville , MD
Jul 11, 2022
Aug 11, 2022
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Westat is committed to building a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity, belonging and equity for all. We believe that our greatest strength draws on the different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences of our employees.

Job Summary: 
Westat is seeking a Front End/UI developer to become a part of our IT team to implement user interfaces for web and mobile business solutions using innovative technologies, and tools. 

This position is full time and eligible for a flexible hybrid work schedule.

Job Responsibilities:
•    Participating in the design and development of Web based business applications. 
•    Writing clean, functional & secure code.
•    Work collaboratively with a team and communicate well.

Basic Qualifications:
•    A Bachelor's degree, preferably in computer science, information technology or quantitative field.
•    One year of experience or equivalent coursework in HTML, CSS, or JavaScript.

Preferred Qualifications:
•    Knowledge or experience working with CSS frameworks like Bootstrap. 
•    Experience or knowledge of Web development frameworks like ASP.NET. 
•    Knowledge of JavaScript libraries or frameworks such as VueJS, ReactJS or similar.
•    Knowledge or experience with any programming language like C#, Python, Java or similar. 
•    Familiarity with relational databases like SQL Server and knowledge of XML and JSON data formats.   

Minimum Qualifications: 
•    Excellent analytical and technical skills with a high attention to detail.
•    Strong communication skills.

Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account

Protecting the health and safety of our employees and survey participants is a top priority for Westat. As a federal government contractor, Westat will require Westat staff, regardless of work location, to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon hire and to follow all safety protocols, subject to approved accommodations under applicable law.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.