Front End Developer (React)

Excel Technologies - Herndon, VA3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $91,000 - $120,000 a year
Excel Technologies is an IT services firm founded in 2003 to support the most critical missions of the US government – missions which protect our citizens, our environment, our economy, and our democracy. We’re proud of our team and the work we do together and we’re looking for the right people to join us. We embrace diversity and our employee policies and benefits packages reflect that commitment. We expect excellence, we reward excellence, we go above and beyond for the clients we serve, and we celebrate the successes we help make possible.

We are looking for a Front-end Developer to help build a suite of modern digital products/services to be consumed by thousands of health care providers across the country. Applicants should be fluent in React, component libraries such as Bootstrap and Foundation, Node/NPM based development tools, semantic HTML5, CSS, and CSS pre and post processors. Any potential applicant must provide a portfolio for review (web links to sites / apps they have built) and ideally a GitHub account with viewable (not private) repos.

US Citizenship Required

At least 2 years of solid experience as a front-end engineer building large scale consumer-facing web applications using React
At least 2 years of solid experience with Test-Driven Development using testing frameworks such as Jest, Mocha, Karma, Jasmine, Supertest
Expert level understanding about JavaScript
Fluency in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, API utilization and related tools, frameworks and libraries (Bootstrap, Sass, Axios etc)
Good understanding of the web technology fundamentals: HTTP, SSL, and JSON
Experience with ES6+, Webpack (or similar), Babel (or similar)
Experience translating mock-ups, designs, and wireframes into working client-side single-page responsive web applications in HTML, CSS/SASS, and JavaScript
Experience with version control tools specifically Git and GitHub
Meaningful experience productionizing large, complex consumer-facing web applications (with examples)
Experience working with Node based development tools (including NPM, Yarn) to facilitate code formatting consistency, linting, testing, bundling etc.
Experience working with and coordinating with other team members using Slack, HipChat
Experience working in team environments that use agile methodologies such as Scrum, XP, SAFe