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Jr. Cloud Software Engineer in Herndon, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 6/12/2019

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    Herndon, VA
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Jr. Cloud Software Engineer with our industry-leading client in Reston.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Jr. Cloud Software Engineer:

  • Builds, tests, deploys, monitors and maintains production code for complex web and cloud based applications
  • Contributes to backend code development and integration in Java, Python or Node in AWS environment.
  • Drives applications Web layer platform architecture to a more modern design
  • Ensure high code quality. Accountable for the quality of code that is delivered to QA and production.
  • Consistently seeks to enhance the continuous integration methods of the development team to ensure high quality of code.
  • Seek ways to meet underlying business requirements with low-cost, yet highly re-usable patterns and actively escalate requirements that may cause unnecessary risk or cost
  • Thorough understanding of implementing accessibility and progressive enhancement presentation layer coding practices. Works with Interface Design Architects to assure accessibility standards are met at a code level.
  • Responsible for support of and coordinating with other teams such as Security, Technical Operations, Enterprise Operations, etc.
  • Assists with project planning and estimating of initiative scope items. 

Requirements of the Jr. Cloud Software Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree required and at least 3 years of directly-related work experience in a professional position in software development or a related field.
  • Extensive experience in Javascript front-end development of large applications.
  • Expert-level understanding of Javascript/ES6, CSS, Bootstrap and SPA including optimization techniques and Web security layers.
  • Experience with Backbone, JQuery and one of the component frameworks (React/Redux or Angular)
  • Experience in test-driven development. 
  • Experience working in an iterative development environment such as Agile/Scrum.
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills
  • Backend development experience using Python, Java or Node is a plus
  • Experience working in CICD environment is a plus, including build tools such as Gulp/Grunt/Webpack
  • Deep knowledge of Cloud and AWS platform
  • Working knowledge of SQL and NoSQL
  • Experience in adhering to software development guidelines and in performing code and design reviews
  • Experience in documenting design and architecture artifacts and presenting artifacts for architectural review

Keywords: Java AWS, Cloud Engineer, Cloud Software, Software Engineer, agile, scrum, javascript, CSS, SQL, NoSQL

Job ID: 320187

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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