Software Developer

Employer
Westat
Location
Rockville , MD
Posted
Apr 05, 2021
Closes
May 22, 2021
Hours
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.

Job Summary:
Westat is seeking a Software developer to be a part of corporate IT team developing web and mobile applications to support its varied business needs, using cutting edge technologies, tools and Cloud environments. 

Job Responsibilities:
•    Participating in the design and creation of scalable software.
•    Writing clean, functional code on the front-end and back-end.
•    Developing new technical approaches and capabilities to incorporate into the system.
•    Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency.

Basic Qualifications: 
•    A Bachelor's degree preferably in Computer Science or related fields.
•    2 plus years of experience in a Web or Software Developer role. 
•    Experience working with some combination of ASP.NET, ASP.NET Core platform, or web development frameworks like PHP.
•    Good knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
•    Experience with any programming language like C#, Java, C++ or Typescript

Preferred Qualifications: 
•    Experience working with CSS frameworks like Bootstrap and JavaScript frameworks like VueJS/ReactJS or similar
•    Experience working with REST APIs.
•    Familiarity with relational databases like SQL Server and knowledge of XML and JSON data formats. 

Candidates should have excellent analytical communications skills, as well as being a self-learner and able to work independently in researching and presenting technical solutions, is highly desirable.

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

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.

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