Full Stack Developer

Cognosante - Mclean
new offer (06/12/2021)

job description

**Security Clearance required:
**Able to obtain Public TrustCognosante is on a mission to transform our country’s healthcare and national security systems. With our health and security-focused solutions, we help public sector organizations achieve the important task of providing the best possible public services to American Citizens. From Enterprise IT, Data Science, and Security Services, to full-scale Consumer Engagement and Interoperability solutions, we are moving government services forward with transformation and innovation. Learn how we are making a difference in people’s lives today!**Job Description**Cognosante is seeking an experienced Full Stack Developer with a strong track record of delivering high caliber results with high client satisfaction. The successful candidate must be energetic, communicative, intelligent, passionate, and motivated, and have a passion and aptitude for ensuring software quality.As a Full Stack Developer, you will be part of the team responsible for our software development efforts working on difference challenging problems for various customers. You will be involved in rapid prototyping and quick rollouts of ideas in fast-paced environments working alongside some of the most talented and smartest people in the industry. You will be part of a team dedicated to change Healthcare IT. Superior communication and collaboration skills are essential to this role. The ideal candidate will have a knowledge of VA, Community Care, and DevSecOps. Expertise in Jira is desired.The position is fast paced on a complex, high priority project, requiring both hard and soft skills and focused dedication. The candidate must be an effective communicator and collaborator, and a mature and empathetic team member. This role requires a passion and commitment to supporting VA in meeting the needs of our Veterans and their families.**Key Responsibilities**+ Be an advocate for our VA customer stakeholders and the ultimate beneficiaries of our solution - our Nation’s Veterans+ Design, develop, and participate in coding activities+ Work with the development team and production support team to ensure the applications are working as expected+ Work with the Project Manager and Technical Lead to provide updates and progress on development projects+ Participate in architecture enhancements by supporting enterprise and maintenance releases+ Engage with external team members, business owners to explain the existing and new applications or functionalities+ Maintain and assist in documenting processes to support other development efforts+ Identify process improvement opportunities+ Develop presentations and project documents+ Collaborate with program management, VA stakeholders, the program team, and Cognosante management as to ensure a high level of quality across the project to ensure its success+ Develop a keen understanding of program goals and requirements and develop a vision to both meet the customer’s current needs, and for evolution of the program to meet changing client needs+ Anticipate project challenges and risk scenarios and prepare, lead, and execute proactive mitigation strategies to ensure optimal results+ Meet individual potential and performance expectations+ Maintain knowledge of VA rules and regulations+ Plan, monitor, and control relevant tasks outlined in the contract and statement of work+ Understand and comply with Cognosante’s COMPASS and SDLC methodologies and with the Agile methodology used for the project+ Escalate key issues and recommended solutions to project and client leadership+ Interact effectively and professionally with clients, stakeholders, partners, sub-contractors, and vendors recognizing you will be the face of Cognosante in many conversations+ Other duties as assigned by program leadership**Required Qualifications**+ 5 years of relevant experience+ Bachelor's Degree (Computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline)+ 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education+ Extensive experience and knowledge to design, code, test, debug, and document software in a variety of programming languages+ Vast knowledge of the latest programming languages and techniques, and extensive experience in creating strategies for developing IT systems and applications+ Experience in evaluating alternative approaches and selecting optimal approaches**Candidates that do not meet the required qualifications will not be considered.****Additional Minimum Qualifications**+ Experience with Visual Studio, including:
O C# developmento SSIS developmento SharePoint UI developmento Web Services developmento Applications development (mostly WinForms)o Windows Installer development+ Experience with SQL Server Management Studio, including:
O Server/database managemento DDL script developmento DML script development+ Working knowledge of PowerShell, including:
O Management task scriptingo Build/deployment script development+ Experience with Jira and GitHub+ Basic scripting language and frameworks (JavaScript, Angular, React, Node.Js, etc.)+ Experience with Docker and Jenkins+ DevOps knowledge with deployment experience in public or private cloud+ Passionate and motivated self-starter that excels in a dynamic, fast-paced environment requiring only limited supervision+ Strong ability to foster collaborative work in dynamic team environment+ A team player and a consistent, dependable performer, with an excellent work ethic, flexible “can-do” attitude, and a results-driven commitment to success+ Must have excellent communication, analytic, problem solving, and customer service skills+ Able to manage multiple competing deadlines+ Must be capable of working closely with Program Leadership and Subcontractor PMs to understand issues and work towards resolution+ Ability to demonstrate solution features to stakeholders, share knowledge, and provide tool and process guidance+ Basic understanding of healthcare system to include patients, providers, payers, pharmacy, hospitals and their associated business processes and operations+ Proficiency with MS Office Suite, MS Teams, MS Project, and SharePoint+ Strong knowledge of Agile/Scrum methodologies+ Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal+ Availability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends as required+ Open to occasional travel (~10% to VA and Cognosante locations)+ Ability to obtain and maintain a VA NACI clearance+ US Citizen**Preferred Qualifications**+ Experience working in an agile scrum solution development environment+ Knowledge of VA’s Community Care program and systems+ Experience with Jira+ Experience working in a CMMI-DEV or CMMI-SVC environment at Maturity Level 3 or above+ Strong prioritization skills, for both individual and teamwork+ Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task, with strong delegation and follow through+ Availability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends as required+ Current VA clearance, PIV, and GFECognosante will not provide sponsorship for employment-based immigration benefits for this position.**As a covered federal contractor, Cognosante requires all employees regardless of position, work location or telework status to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or prior to your start date;
whichever comes first. Cognosante will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to disability or sincerely held religious belief.**Cognosante is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.We’re solving Americans’ health and safety challenges with technology, innovation, and purpose.At Cognosante, we help improve how the nation delivers services to its citizens through innovation and transformation. We're committed to creating positive results with lasting impact, and are always looking for passionate people who share our values to join the Cognosante family.Cognosante was founded to address a critical gap in the health IT market—the need for a smart, nimble company, unencumbered by legacy systems and unafraid to challenge accepted wisdom. We have been able to extend out impact beyond health and into security and social services. Our continued success is the result of our expertise and insights, combined with our actively fostering a culture that encourages diversity of people and ideas.Every day, we help government agencies solve difficult problems. We’re ensuring health professionals have accurate, secure, and timely health data so Americans get the healthcare they need. We help Federal and State agencies navigate healthcare reform and empower their technology transformations. We’re addressing the social determinants of health to remove barriers to healthcare access. And, we’re proud to help our military do its job more safely by leveraging stronger IT networks and using cybersecurity and biometrics technologies that replace outdated legacy solutions. We’re also helping create more options for Veterans, active duty military personnel, and their families to obtain health services in their communities.Passion for what we do. Pride in how we do it. At Cognosante we are all VIPS. We create _value_ by being enterprising. We develop _innovative_ ideas and solutions. We _perform_ at our best and deliver results. We _share_ achieved results and recognitions.Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of millions? Join us.**Highlighted Benefits for Full-time Employees**** - Medical - Dental - Vision - 401k - Flexible Spending Accounts - Paid Time Off - Work/Life Solutions - Pet Insurance**Cognosante is an equal opportunity employer (https:
//www.Dol.Gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.Htm). We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. If you’d like to view a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email jobs@cognosante.com. Cognosante is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to jobs@cognosante.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.**_T_** **_o all recruitment agencies:
Cognosante does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to our requisitions, any Cognosante email address, any Cognosante employee, or to any company location. Cognosante is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes._**COVID-19 isn’t stopping our hiring process nor our business as (semi) usual. We’re still reaching candidates, virtually and we’re still working, remotely! Are you a self-starter who likes to work from home and is interested in this position? Apply today!**Quick tips on virtual hiring success:
**+ **Test your tech** —make sure your internet connection and video conferencing program are both working prior to your interview.+ **Dress appropriately** —dress for success and ensure your surroundings are tidy.+ **Be prepared** —do your homework, rehearse your responses to key interview questions, and prepare your own questions.+ **Be personable** —make eye-contact, smile often, and demonstrate enthusiasm for the role.+ **Remove distractions** —engage with the interviewer by removing all distractions, including your smartphone.

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