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React Developer in Rockville, MD at Lucas Group

Date Posted: 12/3/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Rockville, MD
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 4 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    12/3/2018

Job Description

Our client is an innovative IT professional services firm located just outside the Washington DC beltway, is looking for candidates with a high degree of versatility, integrity, and technical ability for a novel research and development program benefiting some of the most-prestigious government agencies. Their approach is to go beyond contractual requirements and pursue innovative projects that allow it to exceed customer requirements. In addition to developing with leading-edge application web/mobile and big data frameworks, employees will be challenged to demonstrate creativity and adaptability; the ability to safeguard sensitive information and work independently; and the ability to contribute on tight-knit, cross-functional teams within an agile, startup culture.

The client is seeking a Software Engineer to join their growing team.

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop scalable web applications with rich and modern user experiences
  • Work with engineering team to investigate design approaches as well as evaluate new technology and technical feasibility
  • Collaborate with engineering team to forecast functionality that will be developed during each sprint
  • Write high quality, production code
  • Create prototypes, mockups, and staging sites for review and feedback
  • Optimize applications to ensure high performance

Qualifications

  • 4+ years of professional production experience with React.js, Express.js, Node.js or similar frameworks (Full stack preferred)
  • Portfolio or samples of past work and projects
  • Experience working on a cross-functional Scrum team
  • Strong understanding of development best practices (e.g., coding standards/reviews, testing operations)
  • Experience using version control systems such as Git
  • Experience using issue tracking tools such as JIRA
  • Experience with RESTful Services and APIs

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field

Clearance:

  • Must be able to obtain a government clearance