.NET Developer and Front End Developer

Rockville , MD
Sep 24, 2021
Oct 13, 2021
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 .Net and Front-End Developer, who will support an NCI-funded project. You will participate in the development of the systems architecture including component definition, database definition, and interface design.  
Job Responsibilities:
•    Analyze business requirements, prepare detailed system specifications, as well as implement and unit test solutions.  
•    Collaborate with developers and architects of related systems to define, implement, and validate integration of systems. 
•    Work with other junior staff to ensure adherence to coding conventions and procedures, as well as compliance with design and functional requirements. 
•    Interface with the testing group and other users to screen and evaluate defects and determine the appropriate corrective action.  
•    Support the installation, monitoring and operations of the systems in production phases.

Basic Qualifications:
•    A Bachelor's degree, preferably in an Information Technology field.
•    7-10 years of object oriented software development experience using .NET technologies. 
•    Experience with User Interface design using ASP.NET Web Forms and Entity Framework. 
•    Experience with JavaScript, JQuery and AJAX.

Preferred Qualifications: 
•    Experience in developing interactive custom dashboard solutions for websites.
•    Experience in integrating third party ASP.NET GUI widget controls from third party vendors such as - Telerik, Obout, Infragistics, DevXpress etc.
•    Working knowledge of classic ASP.
•    Database modeling and development in Oracle platform and PL/SQL development.
•    Development of webservices and the use of XML technologies.

Minimum Qualifications:
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  
•    Ability to follow processes and manage tasks within multiple initiatives/projects concurrently.  
•    Strong desire to learn new skills and technologies. 
•    Work well independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
•    Able to work well under pressure and deadlines.

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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