Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Remote to start, Washington, DC metro areas

The User Interface (UI) Developers will design and implement highly visual and interactive web applications. These applications will support next generation defense and intelligence operations with a focus on incorporating machine learning insights to automate and scale analysis. Teams will be working in an Agile development environment and expected to identify and mitigate risks and bottlenecks associated with big data environments. 

The work:
• Perform human factors engineering and UI development activities associated with designing, developing, and enhancing applications
• Write code to interface with a variety of APIs to exchange data, settings, and initiate processing, and consult with API developers to define endpoints and workflows
• Conduct cognitive task analyses with analysts to understand their analytic workflows, develop sketches and wireframes (e.g., inspired by commercial designs), and iterate through sketches and wireframes with analysts to optimize the user experience
• When appropriate, develop prototypes from wireframe design concepts and evaluate them with users to collect feedback and incorporate feedback into the sprint backlog
• Participate in sprint review demonstrations to gather analyst feedback
• Collaborate with other scrum teams to share user experience best practices and lessons learned and with the Training and Outreach team to update user training materials to reflect new and modified user interfaces
• Provide human factors and application inputs to engineering artifacts
• Uses processes and tools that support the DevSecOps pipeline including JIRA, Git, Junit, Jenkins, SonarQube, Fortify, and Artifactory
• Troubleshoot technical issues and recommend appropriate action



Qualifications

Here's what you need:
• Bachelor’s degree or comparable years of experience in a science or engineering field
• Expertise with JavaScript and related ecosystems and frameworks, preferably React, Angular, jQuery, Plotly, Leaflet, Redux, and Node
• Ability to review and maintain existing code and applications
• Ability to research and evaluate new concepts and processes to improve performance

The extras:
US citizenship required, dual citizens not eligible 

Bonus points if you have:
• Experience with troubleshooting cross browser compatibility issues
• DOD8570 IAT Level 1 or 2 certified (A+, Security+, etc. certification)

Important Information:

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 Federal Services.


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


Equal Employment Opportunity: 

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.


Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.


Accenture Federal Services is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.


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


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


Locations

DC,DC - Washington
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