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UI/UX Developer

Company: Praxis Engineering Technologies
Location: Virginia
Posted on: April 3, 2021

Job Description:

Come put your creative skills to the test and join our team to develop and deliver web applications that enable the support of numerous mission applications! This UI/UX opening is a part of one of our largest prime contracts in Virginia, and with 30 current applications and more coming, it is sure to provide you with exciting and challenging work! What you will be doing:

  • Work closely with users to determine the feature set they desire and how to cleanly present this feature set within the application
  • Design wireframes of potential designs using modern wireframing tools such as Balsamiq or Adobe XD, or even traditionally with pen and paper
  • Test designs with users in a focus group setting to determine what works and doesn't work with the design, and to apply feedback from earlier sessions
  • Work with back-end developers to integrate functionality from the server-side of the application
  • Test and improve the accessibility and web standards of applications using tools such as screen-readers and alternative forms of navigation What you need:
    • NodeJS environment proficiency
    • Experience working with a package management tool such as NPM or Yarn
    • Experience with building and deploying front-end applications using tools such as Webpack and Babel
    • General working knowledge of the full stack in order to diagnose problems and communicate with back-end developers. Deeper knowledge of the server-side layer technologies such as Python, Java, or Ruby on Rails a plus
    • Familiarity with web standards for accessibility and how to implement them
    • Experience with screen-reading technologies such as JAWS or NVDA
    • Experience designing for alternative navigation schemes such as keyboard-only navigation. Mobile design experience for touch a plus
    • Familiarity with common design heuristics, such as those developed by Nielson, and how to implement them
    • Experience with wireframing tools such as Balsamiq or Adobe XD a plus Clearance
      Active TS/SCI with an appropriate--polygraph--is required to be considered for this role Who are we?
      Praxis Engineering* was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Annapolis Junction MD - with growing offices in Chantilly VA and Aberdeen MD. Praxis Engineering is a consulting, product, and solutions firm dedicated to the practical application of software and system engineering technologies to solve complex problems.--

      With over 350 employees supporting more than 50 contracts, Praxis brings together world class engineers with proven engineering best practices, domain expertise, commercial technologies and proven agile management approaches--to create high value solutions aimed at helping our customers meet their most critical business and mission objectives. *Praxis Engineering is a wholly owned subsidiary of--General Dynamics IT .

      Why Praxis?--
      We are focused on continual learning and evolution. We don't do things because "that's the way we've always done things"; we listen to our employees and adapt to the changing marketplace. We look at the big picture and encourage our engineers to get training and certifications in emerging technologies that will help shape our customer's mission. We've been profitable year after year. We're always on the lookout for great engineers to join the team and we recognize that our employees are the heart and soul of what we do. We focus on recruiting talented people, treating them right, and then allowing them to do what they do best. No red tape. No micromanagement. Smart people want to work with smart people, and we love people who are passionate about what they do, and finding ways to do it better. And then there is the...
      • Office perks such as free soft drinks and snacks (both healthy and not-so-healthy)
      • Praxis swag (annual gift certificate to purchase top brand Praxis apparel)
      • Parental leave
      • 401k contribution/match: combination of profit share/contribution (4%) and employer match (up to 4%) for a total of 8%.
      • Training is a priority!--Take advantage of our endless--in-house training opportunities - or seek out vendor offered (paid) training opportunities like conferences, certification courses and seminars.--
        • Conferences--(recently attended by Praxis employees): AWS Summit, IoT World, Black Hat and DefCon.
        • Training & Certifications:--Splunk, AWS, Big Data/Cloudera, VMWare, Scrum Master...the list of certifications goes on and on!
        • Praxis University:--Cyber Research, Data Analytics, IoT, AWS and RedHat course offerings and hands-on training.
        • We truly believe the right work-life balance can exist, and it's here at Praxis. Our work is extremely important, but your job is just a part of who you are. When you enjoy your life outside of our walls, you're at your best the next time you walk through our doors. We do all we can to assure that happens every day. Praxis Engineering provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,--sexual orientation,--gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, or any other protected class. You have been redirected to a Praxis Engineering job page

Keywords: Praxis Engineering Technologies, Duluth , UI/UX Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Virginia, Minnesota

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