• Jr Front End Developer (Philadelphia, PA; Princeton, NJ)

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    Posted Date 4 months ago(10/2/2019 2:34 PM)
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    Regular Full-Time

    Since 1975, MAXIMUS has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. MAXIMUS delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, MAXIMUS is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

    Job Description Summary

    At MAXIMUS, we are growing our digital solutions team to better serve our organization and our clients in the government, health, and human services spaces. We believe that great outcomes define our success. We like to turn bold ideas into delightful solutions. We use methodology grounded in design thinking, lean, and agile to help solve complicated problems in a cost effective, rapid, and precise manor.

    Within our Digital organization, we are building a team that is focused on User Experience and Front End Development. The Jr. Front End Developer is a member of that team.

    The Jr. Front End Developer will develop and test the user interfaces for new software solutions and new versions of existing software solutions in the digital solutions portfolio. They understand and apply applicable design and coding standards. They lead and participate in the creation and maintenance of front end web development standards and best practices. They participate and contribute in design and planning meetings, daily scrums, code review sessions and pair programming.


    The Jr. Front End Developer is expected to:

    • Work closely with the UX Designer to implement a specified UI design within the constraints of the technical solution and work to find compromises when desired designs can not be achieved.
    • Field technical questions from other developers, Product Management, Quality Assurance, and other departments.
    • Provide development estimates for new development initiatives and enhancement requests.
    • Investigate and resolve bugs and deficiencies in the product codebase.
    • Build and maintains internal tools to streamline the software development process and enhance productivity.
    • Build strong and collaborative relationships with cross-functional teams to launch new products, features, and services on time and within budget.
    • Assist with other tasks and projects as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a creative or technical field.
    • At least 3 years of front end development experience XHTML, CSS, JS
    • At least 2 years of experience working with 3 or more of :React, Ember, Bootstrap, Angular, Node, Backbone.
    • At least 1 year experience working an agile, preferably SAFe, environment.
    • Portfolio demonstrating experience is preferred but not required
    • Domain knowledge of health care, call center, or public sector preferred but not required.


    • Curiosity to learn about new businesses and industries, and ability to quickly grasp and make effective use of industry- and company-specific terminology
    • Solid written and verbal communication skills and leadership
    • Ability to summarize and convey information to stakeholders and sponsors
    • Strong negotiation and objection handling skills
    • Ability to influence others both within and outside of immediate team to achieve results
    • Travel: Ability to travel as required up to 20%. Given the dynamic nature of the team and the need to be responsive to our customers’ needs, some travel may be coordinated on short notice.


    EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.


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