Senior Full Stack Developer

Macfadden PAE

About the organization

Macfadden is now part of PAE. Founded over 30 years ago, Macfadden has provided federal agencies with critical on-the-ground support to U.S. government humanitarian missions around the world as well as financial and IT system support. Through program management, human resources services, financial management systems support, information technology solutions, knowledge management, travel coordination and communications support, Macfadden enables effective U.S. government humanitarian response to international disasters. Macfadden’s workforce includes approximately 300 employees primarily located in the Washington, D.C. area.

Duties

Job Description
Macfadden, now part of PAE, is seeking a senior software developer to support USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI). In this position, you will have the opportunity to build new web applications; as well as maintain current applications using the latest frameworks and technologies available to achieve desired business outcomes. You will build custom web applications to user specifications while working with other developers on the team. This position requires a high degree of skill in custom web application development. OTI is a fast-paced, exciting office where you will have the opportunity to be part of an elite team on the cutting edge of emerging issues around the world.

Essential Functions:

Produce project solutions within the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC), through working sessions with IT Team and stakeholders
Lead design meetings and make recommendations for new IT software projects to support and enhance our existing systems
Support concurrent initiatives specific to infrastructure and software development
Maintain technical documentation for new and existing applications
Assist in the development of JavaScript/Drupal functionality using contributed modules, along with creating custom modules
Develop APIs as relating to decoupled apps or service oriented architecture
Adapt to new languages, methodologies, and platforms to meet the needs of the project
Additional responsibilities can be found on complete application.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:
6+ years of web development experience
BS Degree in computer science, computer engineering or a related field, OR, High School GED with additional work experience related to the duties of the position.

Required Skills:
Proficiency with web development languages such as JavaScript and PHP 7
Experience working in LAMP (Linux/Apache/MySQL-MariaDB/PHP) stack.
Excellent knowledge of Drupal 7 & 8
Proven competency with JavaScript frameworks (jQuery, Backbone, OR React, etc.)
Must have experience in OOP (Object-Oriented-Programming), ability to adhere to coding and documentation standards
Have worked with ticketing and version control services, e.g. Jira, Bitbucket/Github (Git)
Must be organized and work well in a team setting. Be open to feedback from others and give honest non-judgmental feedback to others.

Preferred Skills:
Composer, Drush/Drupal Console
React, npm/Yarn, Javascript ECMAScript 6 (ES6), Apollo
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
PostgreSQL and PostGIS
Knowledge of SDLC, Agile/Scrum, Continuous Integration (e.g. Jenkins)

U.S. Citizenship is required; selected candidate must be able to qualify for a government sponsored security clearance.

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