React Front – End Developer

at Applied Research Associates, Inc
Published November 21, 2022
Location Raleigh, NC
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA), Algorithms, Model and Assessment Division (AMA) in Raleigh, NC is seeking a React Front-End Developer for a physics-based computational system deployed on AWS Gov Cloud. You will be a core member of the development team in helping define, develop and deploy this vital cloud service for use in the Department of Defense. To succeed, you should have a solid understanding of React front-end architecture and be passionate about participating in all stages of the software development lifecycle.

React Front-End Developer Responsibilities:

Your day-to-day tasks will include planning and executing the development of cloud-enabled web applications while helping to plan the evolution of the environment. In addition, activities include:

  • Build great customer experiences by developing the web-UI front-end for a vital Department of Defense service
  • Extend technically by providing input and, at times, help develop the back-end system of this service
  • Collaborate with our customers, colleagues, and other ARA teams in defining and developing an integrated solution
  • Contribute to our high-engineering standards on the team through quality code and process consistency

React Front - End Developer Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a US citizen and be able to obtain a Secret security clearance
  • BS in Computer Science with 5-7 years of relevant work experience OR 11-13 equivalent practical experience in lieu of a degree
  • REACT front-end architecture
  • Experience with automated testing, both in your development workflow and through CI/CD
  • True problem solver with a drive to find solutions to technical challenges

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience deploying and integrating Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) software into a cloud environment
  • Experience working on US Government programs

About Us:

Applied Research Associates, Inc. (aka ARA) is an employee-owned international research and engineering company known for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. We were founded in Albuquerque, NM in 1979 as the disco era was, thankfully, closing out and the personal computer era was beginning. We employ over 1,500 professionals and continue to grow. ARA offices throughout the U.S. and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense, civil, and health technologies, computer software, and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement.

ARA also prides ourselves on having a challenging culture where innovation & experimentation are the norm. At ARA, employees are our greatest assets, so we give our employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take active roles as owners. The motto, Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit sums up the ARA experience. The company realizes employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels. We are also very proud of our Womens Initiative Network (WIN) whose purpose is to motivate, support, and encourage professional career development for women to maximize career and professional accomplishments.

To find out more about Algorithms, Modeling & Assessments Division visit our website at:



  • 5 - 7 years: Relevant Work Experience



  • Bachelors or better in Computer Science or related field

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