Sunfire Solutions Cleared UI/UX Software Engineer - Principal Fairfax, VA · Full time

Cleared UI/UX Software Engineer (15+ yrs, UI/UX Design, JS Frameworks, CSS)

Description

We are looking for talented UI/UX Software Engineers with active security clearance (preferably TS/SCI with poly) to design and implement web-based solutions for our clients. You will work closely with stakeholders and management to gather requirements, take the lead on technical challenges, and mentor junior team members. In this role, you should be able to work independently with minimal supervision, communicate effectively, stay organized, and provide detailed technical analysis. 


Join a team of experienced engineers that love working with the latest technologies, enjoy hands-on development, and strive to build the best solutions to meet our users’ needs.


What you will be doing:

  • Providing significant “ground up” UI/UX guidance, leading the design of web-based applications
  • Designing completely new solutions, or modernizing existing applications
  • Developing quick UI prototypes when necessary to showcase next-gen features
  • Writing clean, professional code, and encouraging others to do the same
  • Analyzing user experience, interactions, and usability to develop effective interfaces
  • Driving consistency through component reuse, themeing, and style guides
  • Collaborating with other engineers on system architecture, UI/UX concerns, and other application design elements
  • Designing low and high fidelity mockups and wireframes that illustrate user interactions
  • Troubleshooting and debugging technical issues
  • Sharing technical knowledge with other developers


What you will not be doing:

  • Spending your days writing user documentation, or designing powerpoints
  • Simply installing and integrating COTS products
  • Working with stagnant technologies
  • Writing status reports or justifying career-goal metrics


Technical Skills:

  • 15+ years of demonstrated software engineering experience in a front-end or full-stack capacity
  • Extensive knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, CSS (Less/Sass), and modern front-end frameworks (Vue.js, React, Angular, etc)
  • Experience designing high-fidelity wireframes, mockups and other UI prototypes
  • Extensive knowledge of REST APIs, JSON processing, JSON Web Tokens
  • Experience with NPM, Node.js
  • Knowledge of advanced web topics, worker threads, web sockets, storage APIs
  • Knowledge of OO design patterns and software architectural patterns
  • Familiarity with linux operating systems
  • Familiarity with AWS services and cloud deployments



What you’ll need:

  • Active US Government Security Clearance
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Willingness to take on challenges and learn new things
  • Desire to be at the forefront of your field
  • Ability to work individually or in groups
  • BS/BA in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent experience


Salary

$190,000 - $230,000 per year