Front End Developer

Location: Alexandria, VA
Date Posted: 10-01-2017
Are you interested in supporting the ever-changing technology needs of the U.S. Government by providing services that support defense initiatives? Come look at Stratagem, where we help the U.S. Government solve some of the most difficult and fun problems in the world.
Stratagem is hiring motivated, creative, and technically-minded individuals with a passion and skill for building the state-of-the-art in emerging technologies. We understand that candidates may not be able to check the boxes for all desired qualifications, but what is most important to us at Stratagem is that candidates have exceptional problem-solving skills, creative out-of-the-box thinking, and comfort with quickly learning, evaluating, and deploying new technologies. Successful employees are self-starters, excellent communicators and positive individuals with a passion for delivering uncompromising quality products.
** TS – SSBI Required **
This is a coding position in Alexandria, VA, and we are not hiring your average Java Joe’s. We are looking for the Macchiato with a double shot. You will be given substantial feature ownership, and we'll expect you to contribute product ideas as well as code. Your ideas will help shape the future of Stratagem.
Responsibilities & Skills
Our ideal candidate is a front-end developer with a love for learning, the ability to pivot directions quickly, and someone with a conceptual understanding of UI/UX best practices.  You should love working to build an elegant user interface that people actually want to use, by leveraging modern tools and beautiful design.
As a front-end developer, your responsibilities include:
  • Integrating with a diverse team to deliver in an agile-like manner
  • Designing and building aspects of a web-accessible system
  • Prototyping ideas/concepts to prove a solution quickly
  • Building a user-facing system, that people actually want to use
  • Understanding the end-user mindset and business needs
Your core skills/experience include:
  • Expertise in HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript and jQuery
  • Proficiency in AngularJS, Backbone, or Ember – AngularJS preferred
  • Experience with cloud Infrastructure
  • Familiar Bootstrap (other responsive frameworks)
  • Experience with version control systems like git or BitBucket
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience
  • You are the proud owner of a TS/SCI SSBI clearance
Bonus points if you have experience in any of the following:
  • DevOps experience
  • AWS or C2S experience
  • Experience with Hadoop and/or Spark 
About you
You are an exceptional problem solver, a quick learner, and a creative out-of-the-box thinker who values team work. You are comfortable with the pace and ever-changing requirements of a small development company while maintaining a healthy work life balance.
Who is Stratagem
Stratagem is a small and fast-growing technology company built around the idea that we can make a lasting impact for our customers and employees. We believe in a culture of innovation, fun, empowerment, and family. We want you to learn new skills so you can become more fulfilled in both your personal and professional life.

At Stratagem, our goal is to make our company the last company you work for!
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