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Frontend Developer React.js
Ref No.: 21-00006
Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland
Are you passionate about technology and the web? 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.

Position Title: Front End Developer – React.js (Direct Hire/W2s Only)
Our internal solutions group is growing, and we are looking for a passionate technologist to join our team. You will be supporting mission critical software solutions as well as helping to modernize development of the next major version of our flagship software product offering. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys contributing and growing within a dynamic fast paced team.

Job Requirements:
  • 5+ years of hands-on professional knowledge of JavaScript and React.js using and building reusable
  • components.
  • 5+ years of hands-on expertise with client-side/front-end development, AJAX, asynchronous request handling, Single Page Applications (SPA) and JSON data payloads with deep understanding of core JavaScript as well as using various frameworks: React.js (Required), Redux, Angular/AngularJS, Vue, jQuery
  • 5+ years of hands-on expertise with complex and clean user interface usability design, performance and best practices using the following browser standards, technologies and UI libraries: HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, Flexbox
  • Understanding of web application security best practices
  • Professional experience of version control using various Git workflows and code repository systems: GitLab, Bitbucket, GitHub
  • Collaborate with architecture team to translate business requirements into fully functional ui design and prototypes into working code.
  • Excellent written communication skills and ability to document technical content.
  • Mission and customer driven focus, ensuring effective communication at all levels and work is done in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to obtain Federal Government Public Trust and be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Exposure to Agile/Scrum methodologies using any of the following tools: Jira, GitLab, Kanban boards
  • Experience with cloud platforms: AWS, Azure, Google.
  • Experience with APIs/Microservices
  • Ability to estimate, design and implement development tasks in the form of writing, diagramming, documenting complex business requirements.
Desired Competencies:
  • Great technical and business communication, critical thinking, problem solving, and time-management skills.
  • Self-Starter, team player who enjoys and thrives with mentoring and learning in a collaborative environment.
  • Attention to details and quality of own work as well as that of the team, following and promoting adopted best practices.
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects.

If you are interested in applying for this job, or if you know someone who is (we offer referral
bonuses), please get in touch with us at #AW