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Front End Developer - React
Ref No.: 20-00061
Location: McLean, Virginia
Are you passionate about technology? Join our growing team! AboutWeb, an award-winning IT solutions company, has been providing excellence in product development, application design, and cybersecurity solutions, since 1998. We are a diverse blend of engineers, developers, and cybersecurity professionals, providing cutting-edge solutions to real-world issues and solving problems for clients.
AboutWeb is a subsidiary of Penacity, LLC.

This position is a long term contract opportunity to support a commercial client. The initial contract length is 6-9 months with possibility of going full time. The position is located onsite with our client in McLean, VA. The role is a mid-senior level Full Stack Developer- with a focus on front end, specifically React.


  • Development & Execution
    • Demonstrate effective and disciplined software development expertise
    • Deliver solutions on-time with high bar of quality, and continuously improve software engineering practices
    • Focus on the customer and the details that make their experience exceptional
    • Work with Product Owners to understand the desired capability, to define and prioritize work, determine deliverables, and manage workloads
    • Involved in application development, prototyping, modeling and technical consulting
    • Actively facilitates issue resolution and issue tracking.
    • Ensures risks and issues are mitigated/resolved in a timely manner.
    • Be comfortable building user facing applications with modern frameworks
    • Perform engineering activities for performance tuning and monitoring of applications and services
  • Technical Leadership
    • Leads efforts in data, code, and systems analysis to ensure accuracy and completeness in requirements
    • Leverage DevOps practices for Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment Leads the design process and evaluates alternative solutions relating to usability, security, scalability, failover, and performance.
    • Performs and leads through Unit testing and Integration testing
    • Mentor and coach intermediate Developers on both technical and soft skills

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 4 years of full-time experience in software development including design, coding, testing, and support
  • Experience with data application and data product development
  • Strong knowledge of responsive design principles
  • 2+ years of experience with Agile, Kanban, or Scrum methodologies
  • 3+ years of experience in Front-end Development using JavaScript Frameworks: Specifically React
  • 3+ years of experience in Back-end Development using Node.js and/or Python
  • 2+ years of experience in one of the following Cloud technologies: AWS (EC2, Lambda, CloudWatch, CloudFormation, S3, SNS, SQS, IAM)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Related Field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Computer Sciences or related fields
  • Proficient with CI/CD process, Agile and DevOps including analysis, high level design, coding, testing, and implementation, performance tuning, bug fixing and quality control
  • 2+ years of experience in Automated Testing: ATDD, Selenium, Cucumber, JUnit, or SoapUI/Postman
  • Experience in one of container orchestration frameworks (Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, Amazon ECS/EKS or another orchestration tool) is a plus
  • Certified in AWS technologies

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