Front-End Developer

Reston, VA 20190

Posted: 02/13/2023 Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 25261 Remote Friendly:

Job Description

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Front-end Developer to join our team at our client’s site in Reston, VA.

Key Role:

Research, conceive, and develop innovative software applications for use across the DoD and Intelligence Community (IC). Ensure successful delivery of new services and capabilities while enabling a rapid pace of innovation and prototyping. Leverage the latest technologies and frameworks in a DevOps pipeline. Create intuitive visualizations of large scale data and geospatial analytics using strong user experience principles. Engage with multiple functional groups to comprehend client challenges and prototype new ideas and new technologies and help create solutions to drive the next wave of innovation. Design, implement, schedule, test, and deploy full features and components of solutions. Ensure quality software delivery through thorough testing and reviews.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong competencies in UI development, data analysis/visualization, and software design
  • Experience developing front-end applications using JavaScript and at least one JavaScript framework such as AngularJS, Angular, Vue, React, or Dojo
  • Experience with HTML and CSS, including CSS frameworks, such as Material Design, Bootstrap, or Foundation
  • Experience with usability analysis, testing, and client-facing engagements, including design discussions and product demonstrations
  • Comfortable switching between different languages and learning new ones as necessary

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience building solutions that directly enable the mission of DoD or US Intelligence Community
  • Experience working with various intelligence disciplines, including GEOINT, HUMINT, MASINT, OSINT, and SIGINT and the data and tools associated with these disciplines
  • Experience with Agile or Kanban software development methods
  • Experience with using JavaScript mapping libraries, including ArcGIS, Leaflet, Mapbox
  • Experience with ArcGIS Server/Portal and interoperability with custom web applications
  • Experience developing backend RESTful micro-services using languages such as Python or NodeJS
  • Experience with a task runner/build system to include Gulp, Grunt, Webpack or Rollup
  • 3 years of programming experience in at least one of the following: C#, Java, Unity3D, Python, or JavaScript
  • Experience with multithreaded code, 3D drawing algorithms, and multiplayer networking
  • Experience optimizing code for memory, CPU, and file constraints
  • Experience with testing frameworks, including Protractor, Jasmine, Karma, or Selenium
  • Experience with at least one JavaScript package manager such as npm, bower or yarn
  • Experience with network security, including access and authorization for PKI and chain trusting
  • Knowledge of JIRA, Confluence, Git, and GitLab
  • DoD 8570 Compliant Security+ or CISSP Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS clearance is required.

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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