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MAXAR Front-End Developer (TS/SCI) in Arlington, Virginia

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Maxar is currently looking to add a solid Front-End Developer. We possess some amazing talent in all other areas of the development stack, and now we need someone to plug in to the front-end full-time to help us bring this web application to life. It’s imperative that our Front-End Developer understand the user-base’s current workflows, workarounds, and existing tools as well as the usefulness and pain points of each.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Use React 16.4 or greater to implement new UI features for:

  • Developing components that present a clear data flow of monetary exchanges between various users/roles within the system.

  • Enhance the design and architecture of the application to align with our customer’s vision for displaying data in a dashboard for various application roles.

  • Refactor and/or redesign application components to be re-usable across the system.

  • Utilize new and cutting edge React ecosystem libraries to better enhance the maintenance and usability of the application.

  • Ensure security within our application is locked, manage users and their roles appropriately following industry best practices.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have a current/active TS/SCI security clearance and be willing and able to obtain a CI Polygraph.

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, UX/UI Design.

  • 3 years of software development experience, majority on the front-end.

  • Recent experience with:

  • Front-end frameworks, e.g. Angular 2 or higher, React, Vue.

  • Git version control and branching workflows.

  • Cloud technologies, e.g. AWS EC2 and RDS, Docker, OpenShift.

  • Writing unit tests using modern testing tools, e.g. Jest, Jasmine.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with ES 6+ syntax and methods, e.g. spread, de-structuring, array methods map/reduce/filter.

  • React Hooks.

  • Experience with build tools, e.g. npm, Webpack, Yarn.

  • Experience with core React libraries, e.g. Redux, Reselect, Styled Components.

  • Experience with SaltStack or another automated configuration management tool.

  • Experience working in a microservice environment.

  • Experience working with MongoDB and/or Postgres.

  • Knowledge of working with Docker containers and building Dockerfiles.

  • Understanding of Agile methodologies, specifically frequent, iterative releases which rely on user feedback to refine features over time.

  • Knowledge of Design Thinking principles.

  • Previous experience working alongside UX/UI designers.

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MAXAR Technologies offers a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; choice of medical plan; dental, life, and disability insurance; a 401(K) plan with competitive company match; paid holidays and paid time off.

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Maxar Technologies offers a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; choice of medical plan; dental, life, and disability insurance; a 401(K) plan with competitive company match; paid holidays and paid time off.

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