The Leidos NISC IV program is looking for a computer software front end engineer to join our team in Washington, DC and support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The ideal candidate must be able to handle multiple mission critical IT projects from new development to sustainment.
The ideal candidate will be responsible for the following requirements:
- Required to have four (4) years of experience in front end software development.
- Proven experience ensuring compliance with Section 508 standards from the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
- Design and produce web-based user interfaces that drive backend servers using RESTful APIs
- Produce automated functional tests for web-based user interfaces using Jasmine and Karma
- Implement front end solutions that utilize angular state management technologies such as RxJS, Akita, NGXS, or NGRX.
- Train other team members on Angular and other front end technologies and provide guidance as needed
- Proactively identify issues and bugs and provide solutions to mitigate and resolve these issues
- Maintain code quality and document all required artifacts
- Perform audits at the end of each software development project lifecycle • Implementing software development best practices for the FAA.
- Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or similar area and 4+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience.
- Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and pass FAA security screening for positions of public trust.
- 2+ years’ experience with Angular technology
- 2+ years’ experience with front end development (ex – Angular 6+, HTML5, SCSS, Typescript)
- Strong experience interfacing front ends with Web Services like REST or SOAP.
- Proven experience implementing cross browser web application using the latest front-end technologies
- Experience with test-driven development and automated testing frameworks.
- Excellent communication, documentation and presentation skills
- Solid understanding of Agile Project Management methodologies
- Capable of delivering on multiple competing priorities
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Experience providing rough order of magnitude cost estimates for proposed solutions.
- Demonstrated experience and understanding of Agile methodology including Scrum and Kanban.
- Experienced with implementing and using configuration management for multi-environment IT applications
- Demonstrated ability to engage customers to resolve root cause issues in a positive, non-adversarial manner.
- Great organization skills to prioritize, follow up, deliver, and communicate status of assigned actions.
- Deep analytical skills to understand complex procedural problems, identify root causes, and provide solutions.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Experience testing angular code with Jasmine, Karma, and Postman
- Experience with Angular UI component frameworks like PrimeNG and Angular Material
- Familiarity with Source code management and integration (ex – Git, Bitbucket, Jenkins)
- Experience with angular state management technologies such as RxJS, Akita, NGXS, or NGRX
- Experience with AWS cloud technology
- Experience of CSS grid layout and/or CSS frameworks like Bootstrap or Materialize
- Master’s degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Technology or related field.
- Familiarity with the Federal Government work environment.
- Familiarity with FAA configuration management and transitioning systems to operations including change control board, Application Data Center (ADC), Enterprise Data Center (EDC) and MKS tickets.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:1000
Potential for Telework:Yes, 25%
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Software Engineering
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