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Senior Web Developer – Dewberry – Fairfax, VA


Job title: Senior Web Developer

Company: Dewberry

Job description: Job DescriptionDewberry is currently seeking a Senior Full Stack Web Developer to join our Resilience Solutions Group in our Fairfax, VA office (note: alternate offices and remote locations may be considered on a case-by-case basis). The role will support federal, state, and local government clients to help them better understand, prepare, and respond to natural disasters, climate change, and sea level rise.Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.ResponsibilitiesYou will gather requirements, design, and write all aspects of our web stack, leveraging React, Go, Postgres, and Docker on AWS infrastructure to build websites and supporting back-end systems such as Batch & Lambda routines, REST APIs, and databases. You will write data munging / cleaning / pipelining routines.The role fits into an existing team of passionate developers and earth science modelers with backgrounds in hydrology, fluid dynamics, meteorology, computer science, geographic information systems (GIS), environmental science, civil engineering, and statistics. Projects are version-controlled in Git (GitHub). Some projects involve publicly accessible websites and/or open-source codebases. Many projects involve geospatial aspects and interactive maps leveraging vector and raster data.Recent federal and state clients include:

  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) – HQ and Regions
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
  • Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (VADCR)
  • Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)
  • Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ)
  • New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC)
  • New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA)
  • Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB)
  • Texas General Land Office (GLO)
  • National Academies of Sciences (NAS)

Required Skills & Required ExperienceRequired Skills & Experience

  • 10 years of experience in web development using ReactJS, NextJS, JavaScript, or TypeScript
  • Bachelor’s degree or professional experience in computer science, web development, earth sciences, hydrology, fluid dynamics, meteorology, GIS, or statistics
  • Proficiency in basics of HTML, CSS, SQL (preferably PostgreSQL), Git, Linux, and Python
  • Experience building and consuming REST APIs
  • Strong problem solving and persistence
  • Professional communication
  • Willingness to showcase skills through a portfolio, example apps, or shared code

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Docker: development of images and container orchestration
  • GIS programming: GDAL, PostGIS
  • GIS web map app frameworks: OpenLayers, MapBox, Leaflet
  • GIS web data services (serving and consuming): WMS, WFS, WCS
  • AWS: S3, EC2, Batch, Lambda, RDS
  • Python analysis: numpy, xarray, scipy
  • Python GIS: rasterio, geopandas, shapely
  • GitHub Actions
  • Desktop GIS (QGIS, ArcGIS)
  • Statistical machine learning (regression, decision tree, random forest)

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for our employee’s. So if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.#LI-Hybrid

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Location: Fairfax, VA

Job date: Sat, 18 May 2024 04:46:40 GMT

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