Senior Node.js Developer

Location: Woodlawn, MD
Date Posted: 06-13-2018
PSR Associates, Inc. is an IT consulting firm specializing in Staffing and Recruiting Services. People. Solutions. Results. Founded in 2003, PSR Associates, Inc. is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with additional offices in Tampa, FL; Washington, D.C.; Charlotte, NC; Austin, TX; and Irvine, CA.

Job Description
  • Provide development support to the government client and enable design, development, and implementation for a Disability System.
  • Participate in the full life cycle of an agile project and design and develop user interfaces/applications and conduct testing
  • Understands the business problem statement, user scenarios, and technical constraints
  • Plan for and conduct implementation activities
  • Participate in planning, retrospectives, demos and daily stand-ups
  • Continuously develops knowledge and skills on pertinent systems
  • Perform thorough unit and functional testing of the code to ensure high quality bug free code
  • Provide weekly and monthly status to the management
  • Develop presentations in MS PowerPoint and conduct briefings to project stakeholders
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics to management and non-technical audiences, as well as interface with the customer on a daily basis
  • Become knowledgeable on the HIPAA policies and procedures for the program and ensure awareness of HIPAA breach process. Understand your role in HIPAA compliance and be able to execute that role in an effective manner
 
Basic Qualifications:
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Needed
  • Bachelor’s degree and 14 years of experience, Master’s degree and 12 years of experience, or 18 years of experience in lieu of a degree.
  • 3+ years of strong Javascript front-end/back-end development experience
  • 6+ months experience in at least two of the following technologies: Node.js, and/or React.js., Angular, Express.js, NGiNX, and Redis
  • Experience with popular Node.js web frameworks and/or utility libraries such as:  Express, Hapi, Underscore/Lodash, Async, Bluebird, and Grunt.
  • Experience with code coverage, unit testing, and integration tests.
  • Experience with version control systems (e.g. Git).
  • Strong proficiency working with database systems such as MySQL, MongoDB, Oracle, and/or PostgreSQL.
  • 2 years of experience in Agile/Scrum methodology and tools (e.g such as Rally, JIRA, or Version One)
  • Proficient in With Serialization Types Extensible Markup Language (XML) & JavaScript Object Notation (JSON).
 
Preferred Qualifications
Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.
  • Prior Social Security Administration (SSA) disability experience is a plus
  • Experience building RESTful APIs
  • Experience with React.js frameworks (e.g. Redux)
  • Experience with ECMAScript 6
  • Experience with designing and developing distributed systems
  • Experience with microservices and respective architecture design principles and scalability best practices.
  • Experience in conducting system end-to-end testing
  • Experience with Container Technologies Docker - (swarm, compose).
  • Experience with scheduling and orchestration technologies (kubernetes, zookeeper, etcd, consul).
  • Experience in creating API design/technical documentation (Raml, swagger)
  • Experience in using debugging and observability tools for live systems dtrace, strace dtruss
  • Experience in post-mortem analysis of a node process.
  • Experience writing complex SQL queries.
  • Experience in messaging protocols such as AMQP (Rabbitmq, Kafka, Nats).
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