Front End Web Developer

Social & Scientific Systems, Inc.
Silver Spring, MD
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Full Time
OverviewSocial & Scientific Systems (SSS) works to improve public health worldwide by providing technical, research, and program management services to government, nonprofit, and commercial clients. The SSS team offers a synergy of expertise in clinical research services, epidemiology and public health studies, health data management and analysis, and program evaluation and policy analysis. Please join our dedicated staff of employee-owners in an environment that values diversity and supports health, well-being, and professional growth.The Front-End Web Developer within SSS's Health Technology Solutions team will be responsible for creating robust and user-friendly web interfaces for our clients. The Front-End Developer is a part of a team of analysts and back-end developers.The Front-End Developer will work on new and existing applications for a variety of federal clients in the health market, building custom applications for unique client needs. The ideal candidate must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple competing priorities and assignments. The candidate must have a strong technical background and be current on modern technologies. You will work closely with a team of software developers, solution architects and end clients in a collaborative environment. You will work in a structured manner following SDLC processes like CMMI, Agile and SCRUM practices.Responsibilities* Work iteratively with team to refine the design and functionality leading to production code* Produce high quality, user-friendly highly interactive web interfaces* Collaborate with business analysts, developers, QA testers, DBAs and server administrators throughout the software development life cycle* Consistently communicate the status of their progress to their management and members of other groups on the project* Trains clients, users and project staff in the use of resultant applications and systems and provides ongoing technical support. Assists in writing and maintaining technical documentation.* Build UI that works across modern browsers (multiple versions) and also on various screen sizes/devices.* Work closely with software developers to create web applications that adhere to 508 standards compliance* Drive effective teamwork, communication and collaboration to achieve resultsQualifications* Highly skilled at front-end engineering using Object-Oriented JavaScript, various JavaScript libraries and micro frameworks (jQuery, AngularJS, Backbone) HTML5 and CSS3* Experience developing Single page applications* Experience consuming REST APIs* Experience in using D3 Highcharts, or other javascript based data visualization libraries* Working knowledge of .NET and MVC Framework* Working knowledge of Visual Studio and similar IDEs* Knowledgeable of databases and data-driven design* Experience in designing systems that meets Federal regulatory requirements for Accessibility (508) and overall best practices for user experience.Other Qualifications:* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent with at least 5+ years of related experience* Minimum 3+ years' experience as developer or user experience professional* Experience working in a federal consulting firm environment is preferred.* Able to facilitate with clients to clarify overall solutions, goals and objectives* Exhibit clear oral and written communication skills* Strong customer service/client service skillsOptionsPosted by StartWire.

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