UI Developer
Leidos
Township of Wall, NJ

About $91,000 - $120,000 a year

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Job Description:
Leidos has a career opportunity for a Front End Developer in Abingdon, MD to support a critical modernization effort of the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) in order to satisfy the vision of Program Executive Office (PEO) Command Control Communications - Tactical (C3T) and Project Manager Mission Command. The Software Engineer will be expected to integrate and collaborate with all technical teams to deliver a fully-functional system.

The AFATDS is a multi-service, automated command, coordination, communication, and computing system that provides automated fire support and coordination to all echelons, from firing unit through theater level, at Army, Marine Corps, Naval Firing Platforms, Navy Command and Amphibious Assault Ships, Air Force Operations Centers, and Joint Command and Control Centers. AFATDS enables the automatic application of the Force Commander’s guidance in the Fires Warfighting Function to plan, execute, and deliver effects at all levels of command within the current and future force. AFATDS can automatically tailor the selection of fire support assets (field artillery, mortars, close air support, naval gunfire, attack helicopters, and offensive electronic warfare assets) based on the Commander’s guidance, thereby enabling maximum effective use of all available fire support assets across the full spectrum of conflict.

This effort is to meet the government’s objective to modernize the underlying AFATDS architecture, redesign the AFATDS front-end to a fully web- and role-based user interface, integrate common services made available through the Army’s Common Operating Environment (COE), and incorporate advanced embedded training technologies to aid in operator-initiated system instruction and refresher training.

Primary Responsibilities

Design and build efficient, well tested, and reusable User Interface custom components using JavaScript, AngularJS, HTML5, CSS, Bootstrap, Foundation, JQuery and other JS driven web frameworks
Analyze and interpret requirements from Architecture and the User-centered Design Team
Ensure consistency with an established software development architecture
Introduce new technologies and best practices as needed to solve business problems
Serve as an integral member of the development team to create practical solutions in Agile/DevOps environment
Be an expert to research and identify technical solutions and be a mentor to our junior staff
Basic Qualifications

BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience. May substitute BS degree for 4 additional years of related experience.
Deep understanding of the fundamentals of JavaScript
Unit Testing and experience working with multiple testing libraries
Real-world experience with Frameworks and Run-time experience environments (AngularJS, Vue, REACT, NodeJS)
Excellent understanding of basic UI/UX principles (ex: usability, proximity, Hick's Law)
Deep understanding of browsers, browser rendering, and browser development tools
Expert in CSS core concepts such as floats, flex-box, grid, specificity, patterns, and anti-patterns
Experience with AG Grid and Material design
Excellent problem solving skills
Experience with Atlassian tools, including Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket
Able to multi-task, self-assign work, and function in a dynamic, fast-paced, Agile environment
Excellent verbal and written skills
Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint)
Ability to obtain a DoD SECRET security clearance
US Citizenship is required
Preferred Qualifications

Experience in User Interface development technologies, such as HTML5, NodeJS, AngularJS, etc
Experience with Service Oriented Architectures (SOAs) and specifically, OSGi
Experience with AFATDS, Army Common Operating Environment (COE) or other PM MC systems
Experience with Python
Experience with Axure and the Adobe Creative Suite
Currently possess an active DoD SECRET security clearance
External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:
Eligible

Potential for Telework:
No

Clearance Level Required:
None

Travel:
No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Shift:
Day

Requisition Category:
Professional

Job Family:
Software Engineering
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.