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Federal - Senior Front End Developer

Job Location: VA - Arlington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00630662


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Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Washington, DC


Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

Accenture Federal Services (AFS) is looking for a Senior Creative Front End Developer with expertise in cloud-native web development to join The Distillery. The Distillery is a rag-tag group of software developers and designers who will be rapidly prototyping web and mobile applications for a variety of Federal clients. We need someone who lives at the center of design and technology and understands what it means to bring something to life with animation and visual detail. 

The person we are looking for has a, "Never say no attitude", understands how to make things happen quickly, and doesn't buckle under pressure; while leading and mentoring a team of developers to do and be the same. We’re talking modern web development, cloud-native, and emerging tech. We want you to have an opinion about React vs Angular vs Vue. Our opinion is serverless computing is the future and need you to lead the charge. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 years of relevant developer experience
  • Worked at an creative or digital agency for last 3 years
  • Experience on enterprise level mobile/responsive websites
  • Expert Object-Oriented JavaScript 
  • Strong HTML5 Canvas (Animation)
  • Strong JS Framework experience (Angular, React, Vue) 
  • Strong Node (Express, Koa2, Sails.js) 
  • Solid experience with other web frameworks and emerging technologies like AI and WebGL

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Back-end experience (.NET, Java, Python, PHP, Ruby, etc...) 
  • DevOps experience (AWS, Azure) 
  • Unity experience


An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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