The Leidos National Airspace Systems (NAS) Integration Support Contract (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.
Note: The candidate will be working remote full-time due to the current COVID situation and will be expected to report in Washington DC office minimum 2 days/wk in future. The candidate should be flexible to attend in person meetings with the customer when needed
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.
Produce automated functional tests for web-based user interfaces using Jasmine and Karma
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
Create quality mockups and prototypes
Maintain code quality and document all required artifacts
Perform audits at the end of each software development project lifecycle
Implement software development best practices and follow standard design templates at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Build reusable code for future use to be shared across the applications
Front End Software Engineer Basic Qualifications:
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
Proven experience ensuring compliance with Section 508 standards from Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Proven experience implementing cross browser web application using the latest front-end technologies
Experience with test-driven development and automated testing frameworks.
Solid understanding of Agile Project Management methodologies. Experience providing rough order of magnitude cost estimates for proposed solutions.
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.
Experience working with clients to develop the overall look and feel of a website.
Experience buiding web applications that consume web-based Representational state transfer (REST)ful APIs (or Web Service) using frameworks such as Angular or React.
Front End Software Engineer Desired Qualifications:
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 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) configuration management and transitioning systems to operations including change control board, Application Data Center (ADC), Enterprise Data Center (EDC) and MKS tickets.
Implement responsive web design principles which renders well across multiple devices.
Implement front end solutions that utilize angular state management technologies such as RxJS, Akita, NGXS, or NGRX.
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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