Westat Software Developer in Atlanta, Georgia
Job ID 13101BR
Job Title Software Developer
Location GA - Atlanta
Career Area Computer Systems and Applications
Job Status Full-Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC and across several regional offices throughout the United States.
Westat is seeking an experienced software developer to work in web and smartphone applications at our downtown Atlanta office. Westat’s downtown Atlanta office is home to an interdisciplinary team of software developers and data scientists that work in high-technology transportation data collection, processing and visualization projects. Located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, this office is easily accessible by MARTA and within walking distance of the Fairlie-Poplar historic district. Candidates need to have technical competence in software engineering, design, implementation and testing to be familiar with distributed version control systems.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: working with the client/team members to identify and articulate business scenarios and derive use cases and requirements; preparing data models and specs for API endpoints; creating enterprise class code that meets quality tests; leading and participating in peer review of technical output; providing timely solutions to issues; work in an Agile environment with continuous integration.
·A bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field is required
· 8 years of experience is required with at least 5 years of web application development experience
·Proficiency with either C# or JVM-language (Java, Scala or Kotlin) application development is required
Preferred qualifications: Experience with CSS, jQuery, XML, HTML5, and modern front-end frameworks like jQuery UI and ReactJS is preferred. Experience with either native or cross-platform smartphone application development is highly desirable.
Westat offers competitive benefits with ESOP, 401k, Health, Dental, paid vacation, sick and holiday leave, professional development as well as other benefits.
Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history.
Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.