Front Developer

Clearance Level
None
Category
Software Development
Location
Rockville, Maryland

REQ#: RQ138721

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges. 

GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to securely and expertly apply the latest technology. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on a Front-End Developer joining our team to support one of our federal customers in Rockville, MD.

At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. We are looking for a developer with strong front-end skills to support a client’s internet initiative. The developer will deliver innovative solutions for improving the effectiveness, reach, and content of the internet site to improve the effectiveness of the client’s workforce. Our team will sustain, expand, and improve the Drupal-based site with static and dynamic content, including integration with other internal and external sources.

This role requires a combination front-end programming skills (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and JavaScript frameworks) aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices), and accessibility. The best candidate has a strong understanding of industry trends and using agile methodologies for development and deployment processes that can be used in Drupal-based systems. Some back-end knowledge is preferred, especially micro services.

The candidate will be responsible for working across the software life cycle, with an emphasis on design and development.  The ideal candidate, while focused on front-end development would also be able to contribute as developer to other parts of the application and testing stack. The candidate will work collaboratively with the team to best realize system requirements in the Drupal platform by identifying what is best provided by Drupal and its modules, what should be customized and to implement and integrate these solutions to create a compelling experience for users. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Write clean, maintainable, testable, and extensible code using platform and industry standards using JavaScript HTML, CSS, and frameworks such as React, Foundation, Ozone, jQuery, and Bootstrap in a Drupal context.  Writing code in PHP and/or Java is a plus.
  • Configure libraries and builds using tools such as Composer, Maven and NPM
  • Integrate external resources, especially web services, and make them available to users through web user interfaces
  • Ensure the accessibility (e.g., 508 compliance) of Drupal-based web solutions
  • Contribute to all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle (e.g., Requirements, Design, Development, and Testing)
  • Conduct multiple levels of testing including unit, system, integration, and performance, with automation where possible.
  • Collaborate with the team on agile activities including to estimation, iterative planning, and retrospectives
  • Integrate development work as part of Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipelines
  • Manage code and other artifacts using Git
  • Participate in code reviews.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent in in computer science/systems, information systems/technology, engineering/engineering technology, software engineering/programming, management, natural sciences, social sciences, mathematics, or business/finance.
  • 5+ years of development experience

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:

  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Customizable health benefits packages
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Rewards program for high-performing employees

Not sure this job’s the one for you? Check out our other openings at gdit.com/careers.

 


About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.

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