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Organization: Abt Associates
Title: Front-End Web Developer
Location: Rockville, MD USA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2018-04-23

Position Description:

Organization Overview

The Division of Health and Environment (DHE) is a trusted advisor to our clients in providing innovative, evidence-driven solutions that contribute to a healthier environment and the health and safety of individuals, families, and communities. Our clients include: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Army Corps of Engineers, Centers for Disease Control, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Coast Guard, Department of Energy, Department of Justice, Department of Veterans Affairs, Environmental Protection Agency, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Institutes of Health, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, as well as other federal agencies, state and local governments, non-profit organizations, and select private sector entities.


We are currently seeking staff with a background in front-end web development to design and build visualizations, geospatial applications, data dashboards, decision support tools and communication products. Candidates should demonstrate a willingness to seek novel solutions to technology and business problems and the flexibility to acquire the necessary skills for implementation. Ideal candidates are curious, self-directed learners who are interested in developing their technical skillset in a team-oriented consulting environment. Analytical thinking and interest in working in a cross-disciplinary environment that includes developers, GIS analysts, data scientists, economists and policy specialists is important for this position.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Assist in the coding, design, and testing of data-driven web applications, data visualizations, and APIs.

Develop wireframes, mockups, and prototypes.

Technical problem solving.

Create and maintain documentation.

Participate in knowledge sharing with the Abt technology community and support client demos as needed.

Preferred Skills / Prerequisites

Strong JavaScript skills.

Knowledge of Angular or other JavaScript frameworks.

Experience with version control systems such as Git.

Understanding of responsive web design.

Experience with or interest in any of the following is considered a plus as this position offers opportunities in one or more of these areas:

GIS / web mapping (ArcGIS, Leaflet, Mapbox)
Data visualization (D3, Qlik, Tableau)
Data analysis (Python, R)
Content Management Systems (Drupal, WordPress)
Full-stack development (Java, .NET)
Database development (SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle)
Web and graphic design

Candidates should provide links to a finished work product or classroom project. This may include links to a website you helped build, code accessible via a GitHub repository, or a web portfolio.

Minimum Qualifications

BA/BS with 0-2 years of experience OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.

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