Senior Web Developer -- UI/UX Lead (SRF 2255)

Job Title: Senior Web Developer -- UI/UX Lead (SRF 2255)
Requisition ID: 160029T
Job Category: Applications
Job Type: Regular
Primary Location: USA-VA: VIRGINIA-ARLINGTON
Schedule: Full-time
Remote Work Authorized: No
Relocation Assistance: Not Available
Travel: No
Clearance Level: Other
Employee Status: Regular
Posting Date Jun 3, 2016
Description
Created after 9-11-2001, the Department of Homeland Security consolidated numerous agencies' data centers for central management. CSRA plays a key role in the Department's IT integration strategy. CSRA's DC-1 program is committed to delivering an efficient, responsive, and mature data center operation through excellence in service delivery, performance, and continual service improvement.
CSRA is seeking an UI/UX lead for a small development team. Expertise in Atlassian Products Jira, Stash, Bamboo, and Confluence is essential to this position. We are especially seeking candidates with experience in Server Administration: LAMP/WAMP. Other useful skills include knowledge of User Interface Design principles/Responsive Web Design experience with grid frameworks such as Susy or Singularity and task runners such as Grunt or Gulp.
Job Duties include:
Coordinates with client and overall team technical lead to develop and maintain aspects of government client websites, including versions for mobile platforms.
Advises government personnel and technical team members on associated UI/UX practices.
Utilizes familiarity with web development & content management tools to design and support the production of website packages (code, modules, themes, etc.), utilizing revision control software and managing a local development environment.
Communicates and collaborates with technical team members and government hosting platform resources to plan and deploy updates, fixes and new versions to test, staging and production environments, including security updates and non-routine content updates (e.g., alerts, tips, bulletins, etc.).
Administrates e-mail communications system, fixes automation issues; administrates Google Analytics accounts and integrates with website; administrates USA Search and collaborates with search services to provide sensible search results from websites; provides account management for Akamai users and manages edge caches.
Provides helpdesk reach back support as subject matter expert to publications team.
Plans and leads major technology assignments.
Evaluates performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success.
Functions as a technical expert across multiple project assignments.
Essential Job Functions
Develops highly complex code and integrates artwork, text, video, and sound into client websites. Creates highly complex, customized applications to enhance website capability based on business needs.
Builds table frames and forms and writes highly complex script within the browser to enhance site functionality.
Ensures that web pages are functional across different browser types; conducts tests to verify user functionality. Resolves complex production support problems by identifying issues and recommending, and when approved, overseeing implementation of solutions.
Investigates and resolves matters of significance for end-user problems and escalates if necessary. Identifies issues and gathers information; determines and recommends courses of action.
Provides training and support for business system analysis and process definition to ensure compliance with standard operating procedures.
Works with end users to address requirements, usability, accessibility, security, and change requests to ensure website functionality. Identifies issues and recommends solutions.
Creates test plans, and reports test results. Works with outside vendors as necessary, in developing tests to ensure future site functionality.
Researches, tracks, and understands new web technologies to provide technical leadership in developing service applications and analyzing business requirements. Makes and implements recommendations for new policies and procedures.
Oversees with cost management for site project. Performs necessary quality assurance activities to ensure optimum site functionality.
Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel.
Qualifications
Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field preferred
Eight or more years of web, internet, or programmer/analyst experience
Experience working with local area and wide area networks
Experience working with web authoring languages such as C++, Java, XML, HTML, CGI, ASP
Experience working with multimedia applications, database interactions and data modeling tools
Other Qualifications
Requires minimum of Associates Degree and/or 5-15 years of experience. Bachelors Degree preferred
Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments which are broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks.
Has the ability to apply a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments.
Technical skills:
Linux/Unix/Mac OS X
Drupal Frontend development
PHP
Experience with Git
MySQL
Javascript/Jquery
CSS/SASS
HTML
Strong analytical and problem solving skills for design, creation, and testing of internet/intranet web sites
Strong interpersonal skill to interact with customers and team members
Strong communication skills to interact with team members and support personnel
Cost management skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to lead others on the project team
CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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