• Software/User Interface (UI) Developer

    Job Locations US-DC Metro Area
    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Growth requires a strong foundation, and at Buchanan & Edwards, our people are our strength. They are the foundation for building the next generation of innovative IT solutions, revolutionizing the industry, and solving the nation’s most critical challenges.


    Let Buchanan & Edwards help you unleash your potential and reach your goals.

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    • Presentation layer UI development and prototyping synthesizing visual, motion, input and interaction design across a diverse and rapidly evolving technology ecosystem
    • Contribute technical expertise throughout all stages of product design and development, conceptual design, visual design language and motion personality, input language, UI platform and tools maturity, prototyping and production
    • Implementation of accessible UI
    • Ownership of quality standards, process, schedule, costing, resources and deliverables
    • Offer alternatives when technology constraints require design compromises
    • Help develop and refine UI pattern libraries and interaction guidelines
    • Utilization of responsive design and emerging coding and design practices
    • Bring a multi-disciplinary point of view of product design to the conversation
    • Synthesizing requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and facilitate engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines.
    • Designing/developing web, software, mobile apps, prototypes, proofs of concepts (POC’s), and production ready
    • 100% hands-on coding
    • Resolve defects/bugs during QA testing, pre- production, production, and post-release patches
    • Will integrate with consumable security services, driving adoption of 24X7 proactive security monitoring on all TIO environments and systems, while integrating compliance operations
    • Articulate technical challenges and solutions.
    • Dealing well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly.
    • Work cross-functionally with various FBI teams: product management, QA/QE, various technical and operational divisions to drive forward results
    • Contribute to the design and architecture of the projects within the TIO’s portfolio
    • Experience with Agile Development, SCRUM, or Extreme Programming methodologies


    • BS in computer science or equivalent work experience
    • 3+ years’ experience developing web, software, or mobile applications
    • 1-2+ years’ experience developing prototypes at the right level of fidelity for each phase of development, from startup through launch and beyond
    • An Active Top Secret (with SCI eligibility) security clearance is REQUIRED
    • Certified - AWS Solutions Architect or 1-year experience in role
    • Experience with AWS, CI/CD, and containerization (Cloud formation, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon S3, Amazon EC2, Amazon Redshift, automation tools, Linux, Docker, chef or puppet, etc…)
    • Strong experience with any of the following Object Oriented Languages (OOD):
    • Experience with the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
    • 1+ years’ experience with web services (consuming or creating) with REST or SOAP
    • Solid communication skills: Demonstrated ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences
    • Expertise in software processes, web services, multi-tiered systems, and enterprise application integration
    • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases
    • Experience with unit testing & Test Driven Development (TDD) 5+ years of work experience on web or device applications
    • Excel in the implementation, production, and shipment of highly-polished user interfaces
    • Expert in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and the ability to execute production-quality code from designs
    • Experience with any CSS tools (SASS, PostCSS, LESS, etc)
    • Experience with client-side JavaScript frameworks such as Angular/React, etc
    • Familiar with server-side technologies such as Node.js or .NET
    • Experience building responsive and mobile-first applications
    • Strong understanding of JavaScript including prototypal inheritance and design patterns
    • Exposure to RESTful APIs and familiarity with industry best- practices
    • Familiar with unit testing libraries like Jasmine, Mocha, etc
    • Familiar with version control systems (Git, TFS, e)
    • Experience developing, maintaining, and innovating large scale, consumer facing web or mobile applications
    • Experience with social, mobile, cloud/SaaS, big data, or analytics
    • Familiar with the development challenges inherent with highly scalable and available web applications
    • Experience with open source technologies (if no practical work experience w/ Big Data, or cutting edge front-end technology—you’re prototyping and/or researching the up and coming technology and solutions
    • Experience with various, modern web frameworks
    • Ability to create and assess design solutions based on user goals and key scenarios
    • Problem solving, creative, and communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively cross functionally with other teams (Engineering, Program Management & Marketing)
    • Strong collaboration influencing skills, proven ability to lead and inspire
    • An ability to work through ambiguity and multiple priorities
    • Have a passion for quality, innovation, and world-class designs
    • Experience with multiple devices and platforms (e.g. cross browser, tablet, smart phone)
    • Understanding of front-end performance characteristics
    • Experience with SPA (Single Page Application) development
    • Knowledge of localization techniques for the web
    • Strong understanding of software best-practices including familiarity with SOLID and DRY coding principles
    • Experience with Open Source software, and an appreciation for contributions is a plus
    • Experience with UI automation testing and integration tests is a big plus
    • Experience with cross-platform mobile development such as React Native, React, Xamarin,
    • Ionic, PhoneGap, etc is a Online portfolio (public github or similar is a plus)

    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.


    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal Opportunity Employer –Minorities / Women / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Buchanan & Edwards is an E-Verify employer.






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