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Node.JS Application Developer

Cambridge, MA · Computer/Software

KBR, in support of the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, is seeking a Node.JS developer. Candidate will be part of a high-profile application Modernization project for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that provides vehicle safety information to the public in support of NHTSA's mission to improve safety on our Nation's highways. The successful candidate will be joining a team of professionals in a fast-paced environment where they will be a key player with technical development responsibilities. An ideal candidate for this position will be a self-starter who values their work and that of their team members.  Candidate must be clearable for position of Public Trust
Essential Job Functions
  • Work as part of a team developing applications and services using Agile development methods
  • Contribute to team and organizational improvements in process and infrastructure
  • Design and develop dynamically scalable, highly available, highly reliable and fault-tolerant applications using Node.JS
  • Code, test, debug, implement, and document efficient database driven web applications
  • Develop unit test plans to satisfy functional and technical requirements
  • Prepare appropriate documentation such as program code, and technical documents
  • Assist the project manager in preparing estimates and justification for assigned tasks
  • Participate in software development processes with quality assurance, version control and build processes
  • Work with management to resolve issues and validate programming requirements within areas of responsibility
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; degree in computer science, mathematics or related field preferred
  • Must have a minimum of three years of Node.JS experience
  • Experience in developing dynamic interactive web application user interfaces using advanced JavaScript frameworks like AngularJS and JSON supported technologies
  • Demonstrated experience of design and implementation of micro-services architecture and RESTful web services
  • Familiarity with the whole web stack, including protocols and web server optimization techniques
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving aptitude
  • Attention to details
Other Qualifications (Nice to have)
  • Some experience of developing with Amazon Web Services (AWS Simple Queue, AWS simple, workflow, etc.) with appropriate SDKs will be nice to have
  • Experience of developing application with Amazon Lambda
  • Knowledge of cloud reference architectures and AWS best practices
  • Knowledge of and experience with Federal security regulations, standards, and processes including FISMA, FIPS, NIST, and FedRAMP is a plus
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