Full Stack Developer
Data & Analytics Department

Washington, DC

USU Grade 8
Salary starts at:

This position in the Data & Analytics Department is responsible for completing tasks related to the design, development, implementation and maintenance of Web-applications and/or services, PC, and client/server software programs to meet user needs. This requires utilizing multiple programming languages, including database/SQL scripts, and development conventions. An ideal candidate should be a fast learner of new tools/technologies and is abreast of the latest trends in the software industry. Some travel may be required.


  • Design and implement efficient, reusable and intuitive Web applications, microservices and database changes to meet user needs.
  • Take end-to-end product and features ownership from design to implementation, including the responsibilities for code roll-out and responding to customer issues
  • Estimate development effort, assist in the planning of implementation and rollout of system changes
  • Ensure software stability via regression and unit testing so production operations run successfully
  • Assists in developing documentation required for new programs, modifications, or off-the shelf packages.
  • Assists in the implementation approach for new software programs, modifications, and off-the shelf packages.
  • Assists in post implementation reviews to determine if software programs or modifications meet user requirements and whether procedures can be made more efficient or effective.
  • Suggests ways to improve the department's procedures and standards based on process analysis, results evaluation, and information gained from external sources.
  • Evaluates software by reviewing technical documentation and demonstrations.
  • Keeps current on emerging technologies via professional organizations, technical or functional reference manuals and magazines, and other external sources, and transitions knowledge to IS management/staff.
  • Documents work performed in accordance with department standards and reports on the progress and status of assigned projects to managers.
  • Provides basic support to users by analyzing and resolving user problems with custom developed or packaged applications.
  • Must be able to independently design, code and test major features, as well as work jointly with other team members to deliver complex changes
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Requirement:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in Computer Science or a related discipline.

A minimum of three (3) years of related work experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Experience in one or more software languages and technologies including Java, JavaScript, HMTL5, J2EE, Python, etc.
  • Extensive experience in full-stack software development using Java, NodeJS, RESTful, HTML/HTML 5, JavaScript, JSON, Ajax and CSS technologies.
  • Experience building web services, like REST/OAuth/JSON, and a good understanding of microservices architecture.
  • Experience with commonly used open source products like Hibernate, Angular, and Maven.
  • Experience with automated test tools used during the development process (e.g., Selenium, Cucumber, JUnit).
  • Extensive experience with relational database development, database queries, stored procedures, data modeling (e.g., MySQL, MS SQL).
  • Experience with NoSQL database technologies like Cassandra, MongoDB, DynamoDB is a plus.
  • Experience with application servers like Tomcat, Wildfly, etc.
  • Experience with source code/configuration management tools (CVS, GitHub)
  • Expertise in a DevOps environment.
  • Experience with collaboration tools (e.g., Jenkins, JIRA, Confluence).
  • Programming experience on/with Linux platforms.
  • Experience and skill in the use of development tools (e.g., databases, report writers) and conventions for the PC, client/server and mainframe environments.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

**Submit résumé and cover letter to: recruiting@afscme.org**

Posting Date: April 26, 2018

AFSCME is an equal opportunity employer, and, as such, does not discriminate against an employee or applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification protected from discrimination under applicable law.

WHEN APPLYING: Be sure to indicate that you saw this information at UNIONJOBS.COM.