Full Stack Developer in Columbia, MD at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 6/25/2020

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Job Description

Job Description

The Full Stack Web Developer will serve on the Enterprise Portal team.  The Portal provides the customer with single sign on, and makes use of micro-services. The full stack web developer will build Portal-related web applications. The ideal candidate will promote high quality, use of best practices and an outstanding user experience (UX).  The full stack developer will independently identify and resolve UX pain points, will stay current with regard to portal/web technology and will require minimal management direction/supervision. 

Role and Responsibilities

  • Actively participate in the entire application lifecycle
  • Elicit and fulfill front-end and back-end requirements
  • Develop functional and fast-responsive web applications, using markup languages
  • Enhance/leverage mobile-based and web-based features
  • Troubleshoot UI and ensure optimal performance
  • Fix bugs and improve usability
  • Employ the latest technology to re-build legacy apps
  • Perform training and support development activities
  • Utilize/promote best practices, including reusable code

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
  • 5 years of experience on a software development team, with a minimum of 2 years of experience with the full stack of a web application 
  • Working knowledge of front end frameworks
  • 2 years of experience with unit, and end-to-end testing 
  • 2 years of experience building web API’s
  • 2 years of experience with Javascript (JQuery, Backbone, React, Angular)  CSS (SASS, LESS)  Node 
  • 2 years of experience with AWS, Relational databases (Mysql; Postgres), Caching (Redis; Varnish), Docker 
  • 2 years of experience with continuous delivery and integration tools: Jenkins, Nexus, Artifactory
  • 2 years of experience with build/SCM tools: Maven, Gradle, NPM
  • 2 years of experience writing build scripts using Python, Unix Shell (bash,ksh) or perl
  • 2 years of Hands-on Unix/Linux experience
  • Requires the ability to pass CMS background check and meet the residency requirement for residing in the US for at least 3 out of the last 5 years.

Desired Education and Experience

  • US Citizenship or Greencard/Permanent Resident strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies and working closely within small teams and vendors
  • AWS certifications
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.