Software Developer

Location: Reston, VA

Req#: 478464
Company Information
Job Description

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting Group is seeking an experienced software developer to join our growing team.

Responsibilities Include:

  • As the software developer you will be responsible for the design, development, and engineering of software solutions using Node.js, Angular.js, LoopBack, and other JavaScript-based frameworks for web development
  • The primary responsibility of this role is the design and development of custom JavaScript applications that leverage a wide range of underlying data sources; including Microsoft SharePoint, MongoDB, and other relational and non-relational databases.
  • The successful candidate will work directly with customers, test engineers, and others throughout all stages of the development lifecycle to implement application enhancements.
  • Responsible for technical design, coding, and documentation.
  • Unit tests code in preparation for testing and production implementation
  • Supports business applications in production operation
Skills & Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience.
  • 2-4 years of experience with unit and integration testing of code, with an understanding of  JavaScript testing frameworks like Karma, Mocha
  • 2-4 years Experience with Node.js, including Express
  • Experience with Angular 1.x, jQuery, and other JavaScript frameworks
  • Experience with Bootstrap or other responsive, fluid design frameworks
  • Strong knowledge and experience with HTML5 and CSS3
  • At least one year of experience with agile development methodology, preferably SAFe or Scrum.
  • At least one year of experience developing applications for enterprise business customers.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • SharePoint 2013 experience is preferred
  • Experience with automated build tools, continuous integration, and continuous deployment
  • Experience with JIRA or Redmine Agile Lifecycle Management software
  • Experience with development and deployment into cloud environment
  • Experience with RESTful, SOAP, and geospatial web services
  • Experience with delivering remote unique complex Geospatial systems to the US Government strongly desired. 
  • Good oral and written communications skills with experience in delivering/presenting to the customer are a plus.  
  • SAFe certification
  • Other related experience with fielded systems and mission/system operations along with system sustainment for high system availability requirements a plus

At Octo, our focus is on delivering results that matter. We are a premier provider of digital solutions and services to the federal government specifically in the areas of UI/UX, Agile, Data, and Cloud services.  We support and modernize our federal customer’s mission critical systems and functions. Agility is at our core: it is the mantra that drives us to succeed. We work quickly, analytically and deliver on agency priorities.

Octo is a growth-oriented firm that provides a unique, differentiated employee culture relative to our Federal market peers.  We leverage this growth-oriented and employee-focused culture to attract and retain a higher grade of talent than our peers to be an employer of choice.

  • Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only
  • We are unable to sponsor H1B applicants for this role
  • Relocation will not be offered
  • Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment
  • Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation