Westat Front-End Web Developer in Rockville, Maryland
Job ID 14737BR
Job Title Front-End Web Developer
Location MD - Rockville
Career Area Computer Systems and Applications
Job Status Full-Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.
Westat is seeking an entry level front end web developer with strong web design and user interface development skills.
Support the development and operations of java/.Net based applications and components as part of a large enterprise system with domestic and international users.
Develop code using industry best practices for maintenance of external/internal web site(s), the web-based system(s).
Test web applications in multi-platform, cross-browser development.
Produce front-end system requirement documents.
Build UI according to UI/UX designs and troubleshoot/resolve defects in UI components
Optimize front end for maximum speed and scalability
Ability to work collaboratively with a team on a variety of projects and extend functionality within current web-based applications.
Participate in requirements, design, and code reviews.
A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or related field and 1 year of experience is required.
Experience with React.js is required.
Westat offers competitive benefits with ESOP, 401k, Health, Dental, paid vacation, sick and holiday leave, professional development as well as other benefits.
Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history.
Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law