General Dynamics Information Technology UI/UX Developer in Columbia, Maryland

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

No Active Clearance Required

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

No Active Clearance Required

Suitability:

Public Trust

Job Family:

Information Technology

Job Description:

GDIT is an IT technology solutions company specializing in data management, software engineering and business intelligence solutions

The program objective is to design, build, or acquire innovative, cost-effective, and efficient Portal engineering services to meet the mission of CMS.

Position Description

The User Interface (UI) /User Experience (UX) Developer provides Web design/front-end development and Responsive Design best practices/analysis for the Enterprise Portal team. Design, development and UX activities will include mobile-ready Web 2.0 user interfaces.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Develop reusable dynamic mock-up and user interface screens, using story boards, process flows and sitemaps, where the end result is ready to use by the development team.

  • Must be able to utilize Portal style guidelines to develop dynamic UIs that meet U.S Web Design Standards and that are Section 508 compliant.

  • Responsible for all aspects of Responsive Design: content-first design, information architecture, wireframes, UI components and in-browser prototypes. Will use Responsive Design to provide end-to-end dynamic mock-ups.

  • Develops pages in HTML and CSS (with SASS), with coding around templating frameworks like Bootstrap.

  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers.

  • Works closely with members of the development and test teams to ensure the front-end code can be effectively integrated with the technical solution.

  • Works as an effective team member in an Agile software development team.

  • Provides best practices of human factors and ergonomics, particularly in a graphical user interface (GUI) environment.

  • Analyzes current application usage metrics for trends, patterns, issues, and opportunities for UX optimization.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field

  • 6+ years of hands-on development experience in a key role through the product development cycle of successfully launched responsive web sites and/or applications

  • 6+ years of experience in web design and front-end development using JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5, XHTML, and CSS3, Bootstrap, LESS and/or SASS.

  • Working knowledge of user centered design (UCD) patterns and best practices

  • 2+ years of experience with code management tools like Eclipse, Jenkins, GIT, JIRA

  • 2+ years of experience incorporating reliable unit and end-to-end testing to UI frameworks such as Jasmine, Minification, and Karma

Desired Education and Experience

  • Experience in the healthcare industry, especially the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

  • Experienced integrating with REST APIs, and developing Single Page Applications

  • Experience with developing themes and skins

  • Experience with script frameworks like Node.js, Backbone.js, Angular.js

  • Experience working with Agile software development methodology

  • Experience with the development of micro services for a Portal environment

  • A presentable web design portfolio demonstrating required experience is strongly preferred.

# of Openings:

1

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

T elecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:

USA MD Columbia - 10500 Little Patuxent Parkway (MDC183)

Additional Work Locations:

CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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