Senior Full Stack JavaScript Engineer in Reston, VA at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 9/10/2019

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Senior Full Stack JavaScript Engineer Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Senior Full Stack JavaScript Engineer for an opportunity in Reston, VA. As a Senior Full Stack JavaScript Engineer, the ideal candidate will have designed, developed, unit tested, implemented and documented solutions that include not only the code to supports business functionality, but also the underlying infrastructure required to run that code and the systems required to deploy it. The candidate should also possess technical skills and experience in the virtual infrastructure domain, in particular Amazon Web Services. The preferred candidate would also have knowledge and experience with continuous delivery systems.

The candidate will report to the Senior Director and work within an agile application team that develops and maintains highly visible and critical applications. The candidate will have responsibility to design, implement, unit test, document and maintain complex technical software solutions in support of the application development and QA processes. Additionally you will be expected to ensure communications and relationships with customers and cross-team members are professional and meet expectations.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement solutions, based on a set of standards, patterns and processes which establish consistency across the enterprise data, reduce risk, and promote efficiencies in support of the organization's goals and objectives.
  • Developing full stack solutions and continuous delivery frameworks that improve the ability of the CB IT delivery teams to efficiently deliver solutions with quality.
  • Write complex code, building infrastructure as code, work with immutable "cloud" based environments, and build the supporting automated toolsets to test and deploy the systems they develop.
  • Responsible for the quality of their work; will develop and implement a set of quality criteria and the associated validation method to ensure that any deliverable meets the expected quality levels of our customers, use quality management to ensure quality levels are maintained, seek new approaches and techniques to improve quality levels, employ reviews and observations to maintain the quality and continuous improvement process, and analyze the impact of quality control and quality assurance on project performance.
  • Use metrics to establish feasibility of new initiatives and develop plans, including budget, sequencing and time frames.
  • Actively review their own and the team's work processes and implements improvements seen from other teams or in industry to drive continuous improvement of the team's efficiency, speed, and quality
  • The candidate will also take responsibility for creating design specifications, unit testing, and preparing technical documentation.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or MIS.
  • 5 - 7 years of experience in software systems, programming, database development, and infrastructure development and administration
  • Minimum 5 years demonstrated experience with full stack development.
  • 2+ years demonstrated experience with AWS cloud supported programming languages like JavaScript, React JS and Node JS development.
  • 2+ years hands-on with AWS Lambda, SNS/SQS, S3, IAM, CloudWatch, EC2, RDS and DynamoDB, AWS CLI
  • Working knowledge of distributed architectural design patterns
  • Strong and evolving competence in several programming languages and technologies, working knowledge of multiple tools sets, technologies and implementation environments
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong problem solving and analytic skill Ability to handle multiple projects and assignments simultaneously and effectively in a cross-functional team environment

Related Skills & Other Requirements:

  • Expertise in the knowledge of programming languages, relational databases, and NoSQL databases
  • Experience building infrastructure as code using AWS CloudFormation or similar scripting techniques
  • Ability to use or learn: KMS, ALB/ELB, Route 53, VPC
  • Fluency with CI/CD toolsets such as: Jenkins, Ansible, CloudFormation, BitBucket
  • Familiarity with monitoring tool suites like DataDog, SumoLogic, NewRelic, and Nagios
  • Experience with Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible in production environments
  • Strong practical Linux based systems administration skills and scripting experience in a Cloud based environment
  • Experience with automated testing tools (i.e. selenium, Cucumber) are a plus


About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 27 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com.

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