Front End Developer (Tech Firm)

Location: Columbia, Maryland
Date Posted: 08-29-2017
Are you looking to partner with a small, fast paced, cutting edge Tech firm? Are you tired of getting lost in the crowd at a larger company where your talents and abilities are limited or overlooked? 

NSS is partnering with a successful and rapidly growing company in search of an experienced Front End Developer who is looking to effect change, showcase their technical abilities and finds working on a variety of projects exciting and challenging! This position is located in Columbia Maryland with the possibility for remote work when appropriate.

*Active Secret clearance required*

In a nutshell, we need someone who loves to code and is motivated to make a BIG impact in a small environment. Here are a few reasons why this opportunity stands out above the rest….
  • Stock Options
  • 100% employer paid benefits
  • Flexibility to work remote when appropriate (likely 1-2 days per week once acclimated)
  • Possibility for a clearance upgrade up to a Polygraph level 
  • Drive and take charge of your own projects!!!
  • Be a “Recyclable Resource”- wear multiple hats and support a variety of clients over an extended period of time
  • Your own office with a view- NO SCIF WORK REQUIRED
Daily Experience:
Candidate should be comfortable fulfilling the front-end development responsibilities of taking a product from concept to market. Dedication to a vision and the ability to see it through are paramount, as the job involves working on a spectrum of advanced security applications for a wide variety of clients. You'll get to act in a senior role working closely with back-end development teams and highly talented engineers who double as likable people to be around. We're looking for someone who is excited to invest and grow with us, ready to dive in and make immediate improvements to our products. Come work with us on interesting things that matter!!

Experience Needed:
  • 5+ years experience in front-end
  • Expert in HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript
  • Expert in SASS
  • Proficient with front-end development libraries and frameworks (jQuery, Node, Angular, etc.)
  • Python, Django, Postgres, RabbitMq
  • Javascript / jQuery
  • HTML5 / Bootstrap
  • Git / Github
  • Able to take a high fidelity mock-up and quickly and efficiently port to a working user interface    
  • Expert in responsive design implementation
  • Expert in cross-browser implementation   
  • Familiarity with visualization frameworks such as d3, chartjs, highcharts, etc.
  • Familiarity with Python and Django
  • Familiarity with mobile front end development (iOS & Android)  
  • Familiarity with 508 compliance
  • Strong passion for the industry and a continuously expanding skill set
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Desire to work on cutting-edge products with integral real-world applications
Additional Details on Offerings and Who We Are:
  • We began as a start-up and quickly bloomed into a well-established data-driven information security company in the MD/DC/VA region. Our core focus is building secure products tailored to customer requirements and offering supportive services to reach security goals. While our work is demanding, the company culture is casual, upbeat, rewarding and fun. We care deeply about our team members and believe that investing in our staff is crucial to the success of our company. Our evaluation of new candidates goes beyond skill set to a look at their personal values and goals, in an effort to gather likeminded people that strengthen our awesome community.
  • Benefits include medical, dental and vision coverage, a 401(k) program, stock options, separate pools for vacation and sick leave, profit sharing options, laundry service, catered lunches, a stocked pantry, field trips and other perks. We are sensitive to the work-life balance and aim to provide tailored schedule options when needed. Our new Columbia MD office is light-filled, stocked with refreshments, and tailored specifically to be a happy, comfortable place to spend the majority of each day. We are located in a secure space with an onsite fitness center, cafés, and minutes from a surplus of restaurant and shopping options
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