2 - Full Stack Web Application Developer (Front-end Focus) at Varen Technologies (Columbia, MD)

2 - Full Stack Web Application Developer (Front-end Focus) at Varen Technologies (Columbia, MD)

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Location: Columbia, MD
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-09-14 05:00:28

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We are looking for a Full-Stack Web Application Developer to produce scalable software solutions, with a focus on application front-end development. You will be part of a cross-functional team that is responsible for the full software development life cycle, from conception to deployment.

As a full-stack developer, you should be comfortable around both back-end and front-end coding languages for web applications (some backend server development experience is a plus), development frameworks, and third-party libraries.

In particular, you should be familiar with AWS technologies that support web applications. Your focus will be on continued development, maintenance, and releases for a full-stack web application with occasional support for a backend server application. You should also be a team player with a knack for visual design and utility. If you’re also familiar with Agile methodologies, we’d like to meet you.

US Citizenship Required*


  • Full-stack frontend development, testing, release and operations support within an Agile team
  • Write and maintain clear, secure, extensible, and scalable code primarily within a Node.js/React stack; Java on occasion
  • Collaborate with and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, release and support technical solutions in full-stack tools and technologies
  • Work with product owners to understand desired initiatives and implement application capabilities
  • Maintain knowledge of market trends and development in web application development frameworks and related, emerging technologies to provide, recommend, and deliver best practice solutions
  • Develop and deploy web applications in an AWS environment
  • Work with development teams and product managers to design software solutions
  • Develop and manage well-functioning databases and applications
  • Write effective APIs
  • Extend and integrate with front-end applications
  • Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software
  • Create security and data protection settings
  • Write technical documentation

The most successful candidates have:

  • Proven experience as a full-stack frontend developer in a similar role
  • 6+ years of overall experience in software development
  • 3+ years of JavaScript / React experience
  • 1+ years of Java experience - preferred
  • 2+ years of AWS experience specifically with services that support web applications and servers (Lambda, ECS, ECR, EC2, S3, SQS, SNS, Secrets Manager, CloudWatch)
  • Hands-on experience with JIRA as a sprint planning/development and project management tracking tool
  • Experience working with a Version Control system (preferably Git) - Developer level knowledge of CI/CD integration – using branching/merge approaches
  • Experience in creating highly available and scalable infrastructure in AWS cloud by using various AWS services
  • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g. HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, JSON)

*Security Clearance:

Must be able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance. COVID-19 vaccines are required for staff supporting federal programs that are operated within a government facility. Hiring candidates with a permanent residence within commuting distance to Columbia, MD.