Software Engineer II (Full Stack Developer - Backend focus)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jul 28, 2021
Closes
Aug 05, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Office of the Clerk for the U.S. House of Representatives is seeking a dynamic and innovative Software Engineer (Fullstack/JavaScript Developer) 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.
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Responsibilities

The Office of the Clerk for the U.S. House of Representatives is seeking a dynamic and innovative Software Engineer (Fullstack/JavaScript Developer) 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. The nature of the work also requires that the candidates must be willing to work overtime and/or work after hours on a short notice as needs arise. This position is full time onsite at our location on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC. Limited telework is available depending on Congressional schedules.

Travel Required

Not required - Not required.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
10

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • USAJobs Conditions of Employment


Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, and equivalent work experience is preferred.

Minimum five years professional experience as a software engineer.

Strong written and verbal communications skills.

Experience developing microservices using ASP.NET or a similar framework such as Spring Boot.

Experience developing applications using relational databases such as PostgreSQL, SQL Server, MySQL or Oracle.

Experience building containerized applications using Docker and/or Kubernetes.

Experience developing unit tests in Nunit or a similar testing framework.

Experience building GraphQL APIs and using GraphQL frameworks such as Apollo.

Experience working as part of an engineering team using agile processes and modern development workflows such as gitflow.

Education

Additional information

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

You will be evaluated using a structured interview process.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

Resume submission

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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