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

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

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Location: Columbia, MD
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-09-14 05:00:29

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We are looking for a Full Stack Developer to produce scalable software solutions, with a focus on the system back-end. 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, development frameworks, and third-party libraries. Your focus will be on back-end development with some front-end development as well. 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 development within an Agile team
  • Write and maintain clear, secure, extensible, and scalable code within Python/SparkReact stack
  • Collaborate with and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, 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 developer in a similar role
  • 10+ years of overall experience in software development
  • 5 years of Python experience - required
  • Hands-on knowledge of Spark or Tez - required
  • 5 years of AWS experience or other Cloud technology experience
  • 3+ years of JavaScript / React experience
  • 2 years of hands-on experience with JIRA a sprint planning/development and project management tracking tool

*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.