User Interface / User Experience (UI/UX) Developer – NAVSUP OIS - Remote

Clearance Level
Secret
Category
Software Development
Location
Remote, Working from the USA
Key Skills For Success

Agile Methodology

Prototyping

User Experience (UX)

User Experience (UX) Research

User Interfaces (UI)

REQ#: RQ174959
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

User Interface / User Experience (UI/UX) Developer – NAVSUP OIS

Overview/ Job Responsibilities

GDIT is seeking a User Interface/User Experience (UI/UX) Developer for the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Ordnance Information System (OIS) to provide technical expertise on a mission-critical program whose purpose is to develop, modernize, enhance, operate, and maintain services for OIS mission critical systems.

This role will support the Next Gen/Modernization development team, working with a team of Developers, Business Analysts, and Product Owners to support the design, creation, and maintenance of the OIS application and contribute to other key parts of our tooling and infrastructure, with a specific focus on improving the user experience.

This position can be performed remotely; however, approximately 10% travel will be required for client meetings 5 times a year in Mechanicsburg, PA or Yorktown, VA. 

Primary Responsibilities:

The UI/UX Developer will be responsible for the following:

  • Conceiving and conducting user research, interviews, and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.

  • Design the overall customer-facing interface of the product and iterate upon it to ensure a great user experience

  • Optimize application front-end for maximum speed and usability

  • Facilitate the customers' and product owners' product visions by researching, conceiving, wire framing, sketching, prototyping, and mocking up user experiences

  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions

  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features

  • Take a human-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs

  • Collaborate with back-end and front-end developers  to improve usability

  • Take smart risks and champion new ideas

  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team of designers, product managers, and engineers on all phases of the product development life cycle

  • Incorporate best practices for accessibility, usability, web performance, and design into the product and ultimately champion a more consistent and delightful user experience

  • Provide mentorship to other front-end engineers and designers in all aspects of UX development

  • Perform subjective and objective research both qualitatively and quantitatively, to gather deep end-user understanding

  • Perform usability/heuristic evaluations and validations across the product or solution life-cycle

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have DOD Secret level clearance to start; U.S. Citizen required only for Federal Clearance Requirement

  • Certification Requirements: Directive 8570.1/8140 - IAT II: Security+

  • BA/BS or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 6 years (or Masters or equivalent experience, plus 4+ years) of experience in UI/UX development and/or product development

  • Experience developing with Angular, React, Vaadin, or Vue

  • Experience with CSS frameworks, JavaScript, jQuery

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development environment

  • Experience employing an iterative, user-centric design process in UX design/interactive prototyping

  • Experience taking input from multiple sources and synthesizing it into coherent design ideas

  • Experience defining interaction models, creating userflows, storyboards, wireframes, and prototypes

  • Detail-oriented and a highly motivated self-starter that is able to work closely in a collaborative role with other team members

  • Excellent communication, collaboration and teaming skills and experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Navy experience

  • SAFe experience and knowledge

  • Designing/developing for Mobile Applications

  • Knowledge of SEO principles

  • Understanding of and/or experience designing for 508 Compliance

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

6 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Certification

Security + - CompTIA

Travel Required

10-25%

Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $101,150 - $136,850. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.