Sr. React Developer
Job Description Summary
At MAXIMUS, we are growing our digital solutions team to better serve our organization and our clients in the government, health, and human services spaces. We believe that great outcomes define our success. We like to turn bold ideas into delightful solutions. We use methodology grounded in design thinking, lean, and agile to help solve complicated problems in a cost effective, rapid, and precise manor.
Within our Digital organization, we are building a team that is focused on User Experience and Front End Development. The Sr. React Developer is a member of that team.
The Sr. React Developer will develop and test the user interfaces for new software solutions and new versions of existing software solutions in the digital solutions portfolio. They understand and apply applicable design and coding standards. They lead and participate in the creation and maintenance of front end web development standards and best practices. They participate and contribute in design and planning meetings, daily scrums, code review sessions and pair programming.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Design, develop, code, test, and debug new software or enhancements to existing software of complex software applications.
Perform maintenance on existing software products and contribute knowledge of business applications.
Contribute as necessary to the development of all project artifacts throughout the system development life cycle.
Write SQL queries and analyze existing queries for performance tuning.
Perform post-deployment verification.
Review the existing documentation.
Document technical specifications.
Work closely with the UX Designers to implement a specified UI design within the constraints of the technical solution and work to find compromises when desired designs cannot be achieved.
Field technical questions from other developers, Product Management, Quality Assurance, and other departments.
Provide development estimates for new development initiatives and enhancement requests.
Investigate and resolve bugs and deficiencies in the product codebase.
Build and maintain internal tools to streamline the software development process and enhance productivity.
Build strong and collaborative relationships with cross-functional teams to launch new products, features, and services on time and within budget.
Assist with other tasks and projects as assigned.
Requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor s degree; or 3 years with a Master s degree.
Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.
Bachelor s degree or equivalent experience in a creative or technical field. Graduate degree preferred.
5 years of front end development experience HTML5, CSS3, Java
Script (jQuery, Ajax).
3 years of experience in using React JS to build enterprise level, multi-client/tenant web sites, experience with Drupal content management system is a plus but not required.
3 years of experience working with 3 or more of: Ember, Vue, Bootstrap, Angular, Node, Backbone, Adobe Experience Manager, WordPress, Drupal, PHP, Java
Experience with RESTful web services design and development.
Experience with AWS Services.
Experience working in an agile, preferably SAFe, environment.
Understanding accessibility and device responsiveness compliance.
Portfolio demonstrating experience is preferred but not required.
Experience with software engineering fundamentals including object-oriented design, data structures, dependency injection, testable code, and algorithms.
Write clean, maintainable code, and read and review code created by others.
Experience working with a distributed team (on/off shore)
Experience working in a mixed environment of employees and vendors
Strong planning and organizational skills
Be highly collaborative, a fast learner and willing to work wherever you're needed on the team.
Domain knowledge of health care, call center, or public sector preferred but not required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Design, develop, code, test, and debug new software or enhancements to existing software of complex software applications.
- Perform maintenance on existing software products and contribute knowledge of business applications.
- Contribute as necessary to the development of all project artifacts throughout the system development life cycle.
- Write SQL queries and analyze existing queries for performance tuning.
- Perform post-deployment verification.
- Review the existing documentation.
- Document technical specifications.
- Requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor s degree; or 3 years with a Master s degree.
- Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
- Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
- Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.
Since 1975, MAXIMUS has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs.
MAXIMUS delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, MAXIMUS is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit
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