Software Engineer II (Web Developer – Fullstack)

Washington D.C.
Jan 26, 2018
Mar 02, 2018
Engineer, IT
Full Time



Position Opening:     Software Engineer II (Web Developer – Fullstack)


Department:              Legislative Computer Systems

                                    Office of the Clerk

                                    U.S. House of Representatives          


Starting Salary:        Up to $104,758


Closing Date:             February 19, 2018


Proposed Starting

Date:                           Immediate


Job Summary:         


The Office of the Clerk for U.S. House of Representatives is seeking a dynamic and innovative Software Engineer (Web Developer – Fullstack) to join a development team that is dedicated to building and enhancing systems critical to legislative operations, used by Members of Congress, Committees, other internal agencies and the public. This position will focus on providing developer level support to both new and existing development efforts.

As an experienced Software Engineer, the applicant must have the temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant and professional manner. The applicant must be someone who takes initiative, enjoys finding solutions when presented with challenges, works to build strong working relationships with key stakeholders, is very detail-oriented, and takes pride in their work. Interested parties must work well under pressure in a professional environment, cooperatively, while collaborating with others. This position requires the ability to work in a small workstation in an office environment without an expectation of privacy, where noise levels are usually moderate. The nature of the work requires that the candidates must be willing to work overtime and/or work after hours on a short notice as needs arise.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, and equivalent work experience is preferred.
  • Three or more years of experience building applications and services while working in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with some of the following front end and back end technologies: HTML5, CSS, Javascript (and frameworks such as Angular), VB.NET, C#, and NodeJS.
  • Experience with SQL or noSQL databases
  • A strong desire to research and study new emerging technologies for consideration in future and ongoing development efforts
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Self-motivated.
  • Experience supporting and working closely with project customers.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills with an attention to detail.


Contact:                  No telephone inquiries please. Interested individuals may fax, mail, or email a cover letter and resume to:


                                    The Office of the Clerk

                                    Legislative Computer Systems

                                    Attn: Mr. Kyle Donahue

                                    2401 Rayburn House Office Building

                                    Washington, D. C.  20515

                                    Fax: 202-225-6826

Hiring for this position is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act. Applicants seeking veterans’ preference consideration should email for further information.

Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactorily completing a criminal history records check. Employment with the U.S. House of Representatives is at-will.  EOE.

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