Node.Js developer – backend

at Zortech Solutions
Location Baltimore, MD
Date Posted February 23, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Position Role – Node.js Developer


Description of Work:

Responsibilities for this position will include:

●  Provide development support to the government client to enable design, development, and implementation of web-based enterprise software solutions following the Agile lifecycle.

●  Participate on enterprise projects that require migration strategies using web-based technologies and relational databases across multiple platforms.

●  Participate in the full life cycle of an agile project, design and develop user interfaces/applications, and conduct testing.

●  Understands the business problem statement, user scenarios, and technical constraints.

●  Plan for and conduct implementation activities.

●  Participate in planning, retrospectives, demos and daily stand-ups.

●  Continuously develops knowledge and skills on pertinent systems.

●  Perform thorough unit and functional testing of the code to ensure high quality bug free code.

●  Provide weekly and monthly status to the management.

●  Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics to management and non-technical audiences, as well as interface with the customer on a daily basis.

●  Become knowledgeable on the Disability process, ensure understanding of the systems and application processes to be able to execute that role in an effective manner.


Basic Qualifications:

Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities.

●  Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of relative experience, Master's degree and 5 years of relative experience, or 11 years of relative experience in an IT field in lieu of a degree.

●  Minimum of 2 years of experience utilizing Node.js.

●  Minimum of 2 years of experience developing unit tests using Karma and Jasmine, using build automation tools such as Maven and Jenkins, and other tools such as Junit and SonarQube.

●  Minimum of 2 years of experience with Asynchronous programming using promises or observable.

●  Minimum of 2 years of experience with PostgreSQL querying data, filtering data and joining multiple tables.

●  Minimum of 1 year of experience using a code repository such as Nexus with distributed version control such as Git/Bit Bucket.

●  Must be US Citizen or US Permanent Resident (Green card holder)

●  Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Public Trust clearance


Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.

●  Prior Social Security Administration (SSA) experience

●  Experience with relational database systems including PostgreSQL, Oracle, MySQL, and DB2; and writing complex SQL queries

●  Experience with popular Node.js web frameworks and/or utility libraries such as: Express, Hapi, Underscore/Lodash, Async, Bluebird, and Grunt.

●  Strong proficiency working with database systems such as MySQL, MongoDB, Oracle, and/or PostgreSQL.

●  Knowledge of HTTP protocol

●  Experience building RESTful APIs

●  Experience with React.js frameworks (e.g. MOBX or FLUX)

●  Experience with ECMAScript 6

●  Experience with designing and developing distributed systems

●  Experience with microservices and respective architecture design principles and scalability best practices

●  Experience in creating API design/technical documentation (Raml, swagger)

●  Experience in using debugging and observability tools for live systems dtrace, strace dtruss

●  Experience in messaging protocols such as AMQP (Rabbitmq, Kafka, Nats).