Front End Developer

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Posted Date 4 months ago(4/23/2020 5:23 PM)
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The Front-End Developer will work with the Forge, LMI’s internal technology accelerator and innovation hub, to develop technology solutions for LMI and its federal government clients. This position will be responsible for developing user interfaces for web-based applications, taking into consideration the overall user experience. The Front-End Developer will apply modern frameworks, such as JavaScript-based Angular, React, and Vue, and design principles to create simple, intuitive, and impactful user interfaces. This position will both develop fully custom application modules and integrate distributed services from existing enterprise applications and third-party applications. This position also inform build-buy decisions for obtaining desired functionality.


The Front-End Developer will:

  • architect technical solutions and develop high-level designs based on business requirements;
  • write high-quality JavaScript, HTML, and CSS to create an exceptional user experience;
  • design and develop responsive front-end web application interfaces;
  • build efficient and reusable front-end systems and abstractions;
  • identify, establish, and share front-end design best practices;
  • ensure compliance with web standards and accessibility requirements;
  • own the design of clean user interfaces and development of customer-facing features;
  • convert mockups into standards-compliant front-end code and implement template, CSS, and JavaScript changes;
  • apply DevOps principles to continuously deliver high-quality software and shorten the software development lifecycle;
  • participate in design and code reviews, and collaborate with a strong, passionate engineering team;
  • work with UX/UI designers to build a functional front-end with appropriate aesthetics;
  • work with data scientist and back-end engineers to integrate analytics products, such as digital assistants and machine learning models;
  • perform quality assurance and regression testing of web components, including browser compatibility;
  • troubleshoot and fix front-end issues, and find and address performance issues; and
  • interface with customer stakeholders to provide technical explanations and support.


  • Degree (Master’s preferred) in web design, technology, engineering, mathematics, computer science, or related technical discipline
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in front-end application development
  • Ability to analyze and improve the performance of web application interfaces
  • Capable of turning complex concepts into web features with intuitive abstractions and design while reducing complexity
  • Ability to track and address design features, bug fixes, and integrations with limited guidance from others
  • Experience using the Atlassian suite of products, including JIRA, Bamboo, Confluence, FishEye, Crucible, and Bitbucket
  • Comfortable working with agile teams, developing prototypes and functionality in short development sprints
  • Experience converting mockups built in tools such as Adobe XD, InVision and InDesign into web interfaces
  • Experience developing customer-facing software interfaces
  • Experience working on large-scale applications
  • Preferred experience with cloud development and architecture using AWS or Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with application performance optimization and tuning best practices
  • Knowledge of application security best practices
  • Experience developing applications using web development frameworks, such as Angular (1.x/2+), React, and Ember
  • Experience working with server frameworks, such as Node.js and Express.js

Applicants for this position may be subjected to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Please note that only US Citizens are eligible to obtain security clearances.

EEO Statement

LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer-all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. 


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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other factors protected by applicable law.

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