Web Design Principal at SAIC in Springfield, VA

September 20, 2020
Springfield, VA
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Web Design Principal


Overall Assignment Description:

OCC/OCCV Visual Communications Division requires Web Design Principal Level 4. The contractor shall
provide support for the OCC/OCCV Visual Communications Division by applying
extensive knowledge of various sciences (e.g., Computer Science, Programming);
web development technologies (Cold
Fusion, C#, Java, and PHP); APIs or web
service technologies (e.g., REST APIs, SOAP, and XML); and browser-based technologies and libraries
AJAX, jQuery, Angular, Handlebars, Bootstrap or similar design and HTML
templating frameworks). Requirements are to:

Duties may include:

Maintain legacy Cold
and C# applications and work within the office and across the agency to migrate
existing code to more modern, sustainable solutions.

Maintain legacy
Oracle, MySQL, and SQL Server databases.

Regularly update
legacy applications with current content, based on guidance and input from
division (OCCV) and office (OCC) leadership.

Institute regular
backup routines for legacy content and data until applications migrate to a
more institutional, sustainable solution.

Document both inline
and external documents code, database connections, external touchpoints,
table structures, etc. for all legacy applications and databases.

Work with OCCV
designers to develop and deploy new, modern front end interfaces to current

Research and, once accepted
by OCCV leadership, implement modern web design technologies to incrementally
improve user interfaces and workflow efficiencies.

Create designs for
complex client web and mobile applications utilizing current industry
programming techniques.

Partner with internal
and external teams and application users to conceptualize, design, and
prototype excellent user experiences while maintaining functionality and simple

Develop and share
recommendations on industry best practices on information architecture, user
experience, accessibility compliance, and use of graphics, mobile optimization,
responsiveness, and other web best practices.

Work with OCCV
designers to create intuitive user-facing products by transforming an idea from
scientific presentations into web applications.

Work with OCCV
designers to create visual concepts by using Java
Script and other browser-based
technologies such as, Asynchronous Java
Script and Extensible Markup (AJAX),
jQuery, and Bootstrap.

Utilize the NGA DevOps
systems and tools (Git, Jenkins, etc.) to ensure compliant code and ensure best

Build efficient and
reusable resource and guidance libraries for future design use.

Ensure the technical
feasibility of UI/UX designs.

Identify and
troubleshoot customer issues on NGA s content management system (permissions,
api, web parts).

Utilize XML-parsing,
XSLT, CSS, Web Services and REST of multiple systems including Microsoft
Point. Possess associated technical knowledge of admin and servers
associated with Share
Point such as SQL Server administration, Windows Server
Administration, active directory control, etc.


Skills and Experience:


Bachelor s degree in
computer science or related field

experience developing, deploying, and maintaining Cold
Fusion, C#, Java, and PHP

experience developing and maintaining Oracle, MySQL, and SQL Server databases.

experience implementing front-end, user experience design and development.

Demonstrated experience
applying best practices for web accessibility, usability, and technical

experience maintaining a web and/or CMS applications.

Education: Level 4

and detailed knowledge of the full functionality of Adobe Master Collection
CS5 graphic design software, and the designing of products for printing on
digital press and web. Knowledgeable in developing and implementing creative
visual and strategic solutions from scientific presentations to websites to
online productivity tools.

and/or bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience within field

11 - 14 years

Job Expires: 2020-12-19
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