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Front End Developer in Silver Spring, MD at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 5/21/2019

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Job Description

ConsultNet is actively recruiting for a Front-End Web Developer who will be responsible for creating robust and user-friendly web interfaces for our clients. The Front-End Developer is a part of a team of analysts and back-end developers.

The Front-End Developer will work on new and existing applications for a variety of federal clients in the health market, building custom applications for unique client needs. The ideal candidate must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple competing priorities and assignments working in a structured manner following SDLC processes like CMMI, Agile and SCRUM practices.

  • Work iteratively with team to refine the design and functionality leading to production code
  • Produce high quality, user-friendly highly interactive web interfaces
  • Collaborate with business analysts, developers, QA testers, DBAs and server administrators throughout the software development life cycle
  • Consistently communicate the status of their progress to their management and members of other groups on the project
  • Trains clients, users and project staff in the use of resultant applications and systems and provides ongoing technical support. Assists in writing and maintaining technical documentation
  • Build UI that works across modern browsers (multiple versions) and also on various screen sizes/devices.
  • Work closely with software developers to create web applications that adhere to 508 standards compliance
  • Drive effective teamwork, communication and collaboration to achieve results


  • Highly skilled at front-end engineering using Object-Oriented JavaScript, various JavaScript libraries and micro frameworks (jQuery, AngularJS, Backbone) HTML5 and CSS3
  • Experience developing Single page applications
  • Experience consuming REST APIs
  • Experience with WordPress and other Content Management Systems (CMS) with experience in PHP scripting language
  • Experience in using D3 Highcharts, or other javascript based data visualization libraries Working knowledge of .NET and MVC Framework
  • Working knowledge of Visual Studio and similar IDEs
  • Knowledgeable of databases and data-driven design
  • Experience in designing systems that meets Federal regulatory requirements for Accessibility (508) and overall best practices for user experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent with at least 5+ years of related experience
  • Minimum 3+ years' experience as developer or user experience professional
  • Experience working in a federal consulting firm environment is preferred
  • Able to facilitate with clients to clarify overall solutions, goals and objectives
  • Exhibit clear oral and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service/client service skill

Be a part of the ConsultNet difference. As a leading national provider of IT staffing and solutions, ConsultNet delivers exceptional services to startup, midmarket and Fortune 1000 companies across North America. Since 1996, we've partnered with clients to create rewarding opportunities for our consultants, successfully building teams that have surefire results.
In the past two years alone, we have placed more than 1,500 consultants in contract, contract-to-hire, or direct placement opportunities. We understand communication is key to finding the right job that matches your skills and career goals. For us, it's not just the work that we do; it's how we do the work. Our breadth of offerings extends to multiple IT positions in major markets throughout the country, see more at