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Lead Software Developer (AWS/JavaScript)

C4 Technical Services Reston ,VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Lead Software Developer
Reston, VA
Contract - Hire or Direct Hire 


Profile: They seek a senior to lead-level candidate with SOLID AWS solutions experience and JavaScript coding. This team is the interface with the vendors for scoring feeds and then connects to the program applications. They are moving all data to the cloud in 2020 and candidates must have experience with AWS to be of service to them...especially this role.

What you’ll do

•Develop and implement standards, patterns and processes which establish consistency across enterprise data, reduce risk, and promote efficiencies in support of the organization’s goals and objectives

•Develop and implement solutions, based on that set of standards, patterns and processes

•Define and communicate best practices for modeling, storing, and moving data to support cloud applications

•Design and develop solutions to move/replicate data from an in-house database to AWS data store

•Mentor development team members on data best practices and cloud technologies

•Develop full stack AWS Cloud solutions (with emphasis on Data) and continuous delivery frameworks that improve the ability of the IT delivery teams to efficiently deliver solutions with quality.

•Write complex code, building infrastructure as code, work with “cloud” based environments, and build the supporting automated tool sets to test and deploy the systems they develop.

•Take responsibility for the quality of their work; will develop and implement a set of quality criteria and the associated validation method to ensure that any deliverable meets the expected quality levels of our customers, use quality management to ensure quality levels are maintained, seek new approaches and techniques to improve quality levels, employ reviews and observations to maintain the quality and continuous improvement process, and analyze the impact of quality control and quality assurance on project performance.

•Use metrics to establish feasibility of new initiatives and develop plans, including budget, sequencing and time frames.

•Actively review their own and the team’s work processes and implements improvements seen from other teams or in industry to drive continuous improvement of the team’s efficiency, speed, and quality

•The candidate will also take responsibility for creating design specifications, unit testing, and preparing technical documentation. Design may include understanding and documenting “current state” implementation

•Ensure procedures and methods are established and adhered to, to operate in PROD as well as to share information with customers and cross-functional team members.

 About you

•A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or MIS.

•7+ years of experience in software systems, programming, database development, and infrastructure development and administration

•Minimum 5 years demonstrated experience with full stack development.

•3+ years demonstrated experience with AWS cloud supported programming languages: JavaScript (ES6), Node JS, React JS.

•3+ years hands-on with AWS Lambda, SNS/SQS, S3, IAM, CloudWatch, EC2, RDS and DynamoDB, AWS CLI, Step Function, Kibana

•Fluency with CI/CD toolsets such as: Jenkins, Ansible, CloudFormation, BitBucket

•Strong problem solving and analytic skills

•Ability to handle multiple projects and assignments simultaneously and effectively in a cross-functional team environment

•Ability to work independently and within Agile teams. Scrum Team Member attitude – willingness to support the team to be successful in any area necessary

•Demonstrated experience in leading and mentoring technical staff in the development and usage of cloud technology and solutions

•Working knowledge of AWS Serverless architecture

•Working knowledge of distributed architectural design patterns

•Strong and evolving competence in several programming languages and technologies, working knowledge of multiple tools sets, technologies and implementation environments

•Ability to use or learn: KMS, ALB/ELB, Route 53, VPC

More about you

•Expertise in the knowledge of programming languages, relational databases, and NoSQL databases

•Experience building infrastructure as code using AWS CloudFormation or similar scripting techniques

•Familiarity with monitoring tool suites like Kibana, NewRelic, DataDog, SumoLogic, and Nagios

•Strong practical Linux based systems administration skills and scripting experience in a Cloud based environment

•AWS certificate/s is/are a plus

•Experience with automated testing tools (i.e. selenium, Cucumber) are a plus

•Experience with Agile Scrum practice a plus

C4 Technical Services


Reston, VA