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Web Developer

at Polaris Alpha

Posted: 6/25/2019
Job Reference #: 3272
Keywords: computer, technical

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  • LocationSchriever AFB, CO
    Req #
    Position Type
    Full Time
    FLSA Status
    Engineering - Software Engineer
    Security Clearance
    Required Top Secret/SCI
  • Job Description

    Polaris Alpha, a Parsons Company, has emerged as a leader in the development of cutting-edge solutions for the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. Our tremendous success can be attributed to our people and our priorities. We hire the best, we make them a priority and we never lose focus on the mission. It’s why we’re here. We have built this cultural legacy by working closely with analysts and operators to understand their needs and delivering meaningful value through innovative, cost effective and intuitive software solutions.

    Our Space Operations Directorate is passionate about making America the undisputed leader in Space because we understand that ensuring our nation’s security for future generations depends on it. Polaris creates game changing space solutions by teaming highly respected subject matter experts with brilliant technologists. Are you a Web Developer looking for an opportunity to grow your skill set? Do you want to be part of an award-winning team that is helping the government solve major national security challenges in the space domain? We need your help.

    You will have the opportunity to participate in the design and development of a real-world, cutting edge Space Situational Awareness applications that are changing how the Space community is doing business. The primary focus will be the implementation of interactive web applications focused on data analysis and visualization.

    Required Skills

    • This position requires the selected candidate to hold an active Department of Defense TS/SCI level security clearance which requires US citizenship while working in support of a government contract.
    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or technical discipline with minimum of 2 years of industry experience. Eight (8) years of additional experience, applicable training and/or certifications may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree.
    • Experience with standards-based web design using HTML5 and CSS3
    • Experience using web services with JavaScript (AJAX)
    • Experience working with web service data formats (JSON, JSON-P, XML)
    • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative/distributed team environment

    Desired Skills

    • Working understanding of the W3C Web Component standards
    • Experience using various JavaScript libraries and frameworks (such as AngularJS, JQuery, D3, Underscore, NodeJS, etc.)
    • Experience developing Web Applications from the ground up
    • Experience with Git, Jenkins, and Maven
    • Working knowledge of the US intelligence community and DOD systems

    Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
    Normal office setting, therefore the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking. Use of hands to operate computer equipment. Frequent near vision use for reading and computer use.

    EOE M/F/D/V
    Polaris Alpha is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
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