Senior Web Developer

Washington, DC
Sep 11, 2023
Sep 23, 2023
Full Time
Job Summary

Are you looking to develop web solution s that have a direct impact on users? Does the opportunity to connect Veterans to new health care programs fit your idea of meaningful work?

Aptive is seeking a Sr. Web Developer with a strong background in both front-end and back-end development. The Sr. Web Developer will work closely with stakeholders and project team members to develop internet and intranet websites and web-based applications . This role involves a balanced focus on web development , database management , accessibility , and consulting to ensure websites and apps function and perform properly for all kinds of users and devices .

This senior-level full-time position is remote. However, may be expected to travel to Washington, D.C., or other locations in the United States for meetings, events and trainings. This is a contingent hire position.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with communications and marketing SMEs , project team members , and stakeholders to implement and maintain high-quality internet and intranet websites .
  • Develop and maintain robust, scalable front-end web applications using languages and frameworks such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, Vue.js, or Angular.
  • Develop back-end web applications using server-side languages and frameworks such as Python, Java, JavaScript, Ruby, C#, PHP , .NET, or Node.js .
  • Ensure all delivered products are in compliance with section 508 and WCAG 2.1 A and AA for accessibility.
  • Build and maintain database solutions, ensuring data integrity and security.
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed, scalability, and usability.
  • Conduct code reviews, testing, and debugging to ensure robustness and reliability.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree plus 10 years' experience or BA/BS with 12 years of relevant experience, including full front-end and back-end web development for both public and intranet sites.
  • Strong proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Strong proficiency in Python, Java, JavaScript, Ruby, C#, or PHP.
  • Strong proficiency with database technologies such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, or MongoDB.
  • Strong understanding of web accessibility standards (Section 508, WCAG).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of building APIs and implementing business logic on back-end systems that are secure and scalable.
  • Experience building intranet websites with SharePoint.
  • Experience using CMSs like Drupal, WordPress, or TeamSite and static site generators.
  • Experience deploying websites and applications to a variety of cloud computing services like AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform.
  • Experience with version control systems like Git.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A bility, comfort, and confidence in pitching new ideas and aligning on vision and direction with clients.
  • Ability to lead and organize internal and external meetings.
  • Active Public Trust security clearance preferred; ability to obtain one required.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience supporting large federal agencies.
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies such as Docker and orchestration tools like Kubernetes.
  • Experience developing for Salesforces.
  • Experience with microservices architecture.
  • Knowledge, usage, and maintenance of design systems, preferably the U.S. Web Design System (USWDS).
  • Experience with relational databases and data modeling.
  • Experience using web data analytics and SEO tools to improve performance.
  • Experience with SharePoint administration.

About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We're advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.