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in Alexandria, VA

$49 per hour
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Job Description

Designs and builds programs using a variety of software applications, techniques, and development tools. Writes basic or more routine programs according to specifications provided. Develops user interface features, site animation, and special effects. Develops code using C#, ASP.NET, HTML, JavaScript, SQL, or other programming languages. Performs functionality and navigation testing. Tests logical structure to meet program requirements.

Job Responsibilities

* Partners with content developers and graphics designers to discuss needs, and draft designs of software. Works with more experienced developers to ensure needs are technically feasible and designs can be executed.
* Provides technical site maintenance and advice on routine/basic issues related to animation, search engine techniques, link integrity, navigation, browsers, graphics, and other technical web topics.
* Develops the requirements of a product from inception to conclusion. Tests, debugs, and refines the software to produce the required product.
* Reviews functional specifications from which programs will be written and then designs, codes, debugs, and documents programs.
* Works on user interfaces of interactive web applications that align with ADA 508, and cross browser compliance.
* Writes clean, reusable code to develop functional web applications with scalability, performance, and security in mind.
* Maintains compliance with standards and conventions in developing programs.
* Trains with senior developers on how to modify and create systems software and ensures systems efficiency and integrity.
* Conducts analysis, development, and maintenance of software in a supervised setting.
* Conducts systems tests, monitors test results, and takes appropriate corrective action for the more routine/basic issues.
* Runs coded unit tests and works with Testers/Information Assurance to address program and/or security findings.
* May prepare documentation, including block diagrams, logic flow charts and software program documentation. Participates in development of software user manuals.

Minimum Qualifications

US Citizen with an Associate's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems a related field or equivalent relevant experience; Bachelor's Degree preferred.
0-2 years of experience with programming or web development activities.

Other Job Specific Skills

* Must be willing to obtain a Public Trust Clearence.
* Must be detail oriented, as well as able to work well with clients.
* Experience with Java, C#, Python, XML, JavaScript, or other programming languages in order to design and develop prototypes from the ground up.
* Participate in all phases of web application or software development with a focus on design, development, and implementation using Java, C#, SQL, JavaScript, or other programming language.
* Experience working with scalable databases and developing applications against a relational database such as Oracle or SQL Server preferred.
* Strong verbal and written communication skills.
* Designs, develops, enhances, debugs, and implements software. Troubleshoots production problems related to software applications.
* Ability to multi-task, work well under pressure, and work in a closed environment with others.
* Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology.
* Demonstrates problem solving, logic, and analytic skills.
* Must be able to apply knowledge of technologies, applications, methodologies, processes and tools to support a client, project or entity.