Jr. Front End Software Engineer (up to 25% profit sharing benefit)

Sterling, VA, United States of America
Nov 23, 2022
Nov 27, 2022
Full Time
Jr. Front End Software Engineer (up to 25% profit sharing benefit)
Job Profile:
Software Engineering T2

JR Type:
Job Category:
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
TS/SCI with Polygraph
Percentage of Travel Required:
Type of Travel:
Program/Opportunity Name:
Program | MAKALU
Referral Bonus Plan:

Job Description:

CACI/BITS is seeking a dedicated Front End Software Engineer to support our Makalu contract. If you are interested and passionate about developing new products and components using modern technologies, then this opportunity is for you! You will be working in a fast-paced, start-up like atmosphere with new development in an agile environment.

On Team Makalu, typical responsibilities include proactively designing the architecture for new components, while also suggesting ways to improve the application and overall UI/UX. Our team works closely together with on-site and remote engineers developing front-end applications and back-end microservices, all dedicated to creating the best products and user experience possible.

Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Day-to-day expectations include solving challenging, but rewarding technical problems, meeting program objectives within the agile development cycle, suggesting ways to improve UX/UI and the software baseline, and introducing new ways to meet mission needs.
  • Be part of an agile team where communication skills and the ability to execute within the established development process are paramount to your and the team's success.
  • Work on new technologies, striving to stay customer-focused and thriving on challenges to build new UI applications.
  • Utilize industry proven design patterns and open source tools.
  • Contribute to a positive and upbeat team atmosphere.

Required Qualifications:
  • An active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related major, or graduation from a coding boot camp
  • 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience working as a member of a development team participating in the complete product development lifecycle
  • Familiarity with Agile software development methodologies
  • Familiarity with modern web technologies and techniques such as HTML5, CSS, CSS pre-processors (e.g. SASS, Less, Stylus), or JavaScript build tools (e.g. Browserify, WebPack, Closure).
  • Familiarity with modern JavaScript frameworks and libraries such as Angular, Ember, React, Redux, Reactive, VueJS, along with the knowledge of when to use them
  • Familiarity with Node.js and the NPM package ecosystem
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Linux environment and Linux shell scripting
  • Knowledge of continuous integration and software CM processes / tools (Subversion, GIT, JIRA, Confluence)
  • Understanding of UI/UX best practices
  • Security +, or other IAT II qualified security certification (within 3 months of hire)

Desired Qualifications
  • A passion for creating beautiful, engaging, intuitive, efficient and highly usable user interfaces
  • Familiarity with Svelte Framework
  • Experience using REST-based web services
  • Experience with vector and motion graphics, including SVG, HTML5 Canvas, WebGL and animation via JavaScript and CSS Experience building rich data-driven web applications
  • Familiarity with real-time communication mechanisms such as WebSockets
  • Familiarity with Node, Cesium, and/or OpenLayers
  • Familiarity with Spring, Docker, and/or Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of microservices based architecture
  • Familiarity with emerging trends in desktop, web, and mobile app development
  • Experience with deployments, dev ops, and / or AWS Experience with Git

What we can offer you:

BITS, a CACI Company, offers very rewarding and unique benefits, which equates to 50% of compensation on TOP of your base salary! The first part is a tax-qualified profit-sharing retirement plan, to which BITS annually contributes up to 25% of your base salary (not in excess of applicable IRS limits) to your retirement account. The second component consists of BITS' Individual Benefit Account (IBA), which is used for premiums, medical reimbursements, dependent care, education and Paid Time Off (PTO) policy. Both components of the BITS benefit package are paid for by BITS, in addition to your base salary and potential performance bonuses. We believe in a healthy home/work balance and both of our locations offer a wide variety of activities to balance with your work life. Learn more at http://www.caci.com/bit-systems/

Our philosophy of employee development and advancement rests on a cultural foundation of providing unlimited and equal opportunity for growth, recognition, and rewards. We provide the environment, support and responsive, available management to nurture and stretch your abilities. We also offer a career mobility program to make it easy to build a dynamic career at CACI and offer flexible work schedule arrangements to support work/life balance.

Company Overview:

CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Pay Range: The proposed salary range for this position is $59,900-$119,800. There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. Employment benefits include health and wellness programs, income protection, paid leave and retirement and savings.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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