Front End Software Engineer (Hybrid) - 19474

Date: Jul 24, 2024

Location: Columbia, MD, Maryland, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Enlighten, honored as a Top Workplace from the Baltimore Sun, is a leader in big data solution development and deployment, with expertise in cloud-based services, software and systems engineering, cyber capabilities, and data science. Enlighten provides continued innovation and proactivity in meeting our customers’ greatest challenges. 

We recognize that the most effective environment for your projects doesn’t always look the same. Our hybrid work approach ensures that you can make lasting relationships with your team and collaborate in-person to get the job done—while having the flexibility to work from home when needed to achieve focused results. 
Why Enlighten?
At Enlighten, our team’s unwavering work ethic, top talent and celebration of innovative ideas have helped us thrive. We know that our employees are essential to our company’s success, so we seek to take care of you as much as you take care of us. Here are a few highlights of our benefits package:
•    100% paid employee premium for healthcare, vision and dental plans.
•    10% 401k benefit. 
•    Generous PTO + 10 paid holidays.
•    Education/training allowances.

Job Description

Enlighten is seeking a motivated Frontend Developer to join our team! We're looking for someone who is passionate about building intuitive applications that meet the needs of our users. Asking questions, failing fast, and writing maintainable code are at the center of what we do while building applications for the Big Data Platform (BDP). Our team is dedicated to mentoring and supporting our colleagues, and we believe that everyone has the potential to grow and excel. Work is performed in a hybrid environment with a great team.

#LI-DW2 #Mid-Senior Level

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with the creation, enhancement, and maintenance of web applications
  • JavaScript / CSS / HTML coding and code review
  • Work closely with designers, backend engineers, and data scientists to build holistic user experiences 
  • Help define and interact with REST based API’s
  • Troubleshoot customer reported issues in applications and providing support
  • Write unit tests and conduct quality assurance testing

Minimum Qualifications

  • Security Clearance - Ability to obtain a Secret level security clearance; U.S. Citizenship required.  Will also consider a candidate with a current security clearance. 
  • At least 5 years of experience with front end software development/engineering with a B.S. Degree in Computer Science or related field; 3 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 9 years relevant experience.
  • 5+ years of experience with JavaScript and one or more web application frameworks (ie: Vue / React / Angular / Backbone) or similar demonstrated competency.
  • Familiarity with Git or other version control software.
  • Comfortable working on a *nix command line.
  • Self-motivation; Ability to multi-task and prioritize open issues / tickets accordingly.
  • Problem solving skills and ability to review information and compile data appropriately as needed.
  • Ability to work a hybrid schedule with some on-site time with our team. 

Preferred Requirements

  • Previous experience with BDP is a plus.
  • DoD 8140 / 8570 compliance certifications may be required in this position as directed by the customer.

We have many more additional great benefits/perks that you can find on our website at []. 
Enlighten, an HII Company, is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans and Disabled Employer. U.S. citizenship may be required for certain positions. HII Is committed to cultivating an inclusive company culture to promote collaboration and enhance creativity by hiring a diverse work force.