Full-Stack Web Developer - 38168 in Norfolk, VA at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 12/24/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Norfolk, VA
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    Not Specified
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  • Telework
    Telework - Not Eligible

Job Description

HII-TSD has been providing modeling and simulation software to the Navy Service Program for over 20 years, and the exciting work we do for this customer keeps growing with new and continued demand for our state-of-the-art modeling and simulation software that allows Navy sailors to simulate actual warfare scenarios.  The demands for Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and sophisticated Cloud technologies requires that we rise to the challenge to meet the need for years to come.  Come be part of this challenging, exciting software development opportunity!  Read on for more details:

We are searching for a talented Full Stack Web Developer with specific experience developing high traffic and scalable backend systems in Node.js. You would be joining a small but expanding group of passionate developers who work primarily on a research and development project that aims to assist in United States Navy training objectives. The project is a web enabled simulation that is built with React/TypeScript on the frontend and Express/MongoDB on the backend. The application interfaces with High Level Architecture (HLA) compliant simulation systems and components of the core simulation products used in the Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE). The NCTE is a federation comprised of many distributed simulation systems and interfaces used to support Navy and Joint Training, as well as Navy concept development and experimentation. The Full Stack Developer is a contributor to the Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE) software engineering activities in support of Fleet Synthetic Training (FST). 

Duties and Responsibilities 

This developer, receiving prioritized requirements from the Software Development Lead, works with end users to achieve robust, maintainable and effective simulation and supports the continuous improvement of the software infrastructure. Primary development is done on Red Hat Linux platforms using the Node.js development environment with support for TypeScript; RESTful API development is also a focus. The team utilizes Agile/Scrum techniques for team collaboration and development. Git is the primary version control system. 

Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline, plus 2+ years of related experience developing and maintaining software. Subsequent employment, achieving employer funded Security+ and Linux+ certifications will be required if the successful candidate does not have them already.
  • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience. 

Core Knowledge, Skills, Abilities 

  • Experience with web application development and debugging tools 
  • Experience with HTML, CSS and JavaScript; TypeScript experience is a plus 
  • Experience with JavaScript UI frameworks, such as React, Vue, Angular or ExtJS 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to work in a team environment 
  • Ability to obtain related technical certifications 

Favorable Experience 

  • Experience with backend web languages and frameworks, such as Node.js, Java/Spring or Python 
  • Experience with database technologies, such MongoDB or PostgreSQL 
  • Experience with JavaScript state management libraries, such as MobX or Redux 
  • Experience with testing libraries, such as Jest, Enzyme or JUnit 
  • Experience with continuous integration and analysis tools 
  • Experience using software version control tools, such as Git or SVN 
  • Experience with application containerization tools 
  • Security+ and Linux+ certifications 
  • Experience in Modeling and Simulation (M&S) design 
  • Knowledge of HLA and DIS protocols 
  • Experience with C4I Systems 
  • Military domain experience 

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance

About Technical Solutions, A Division of Huntington Ingalls Industries:

Building on a legacy of more than a century of naval shipbuilding, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division is accelerating national security solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide. Comprising more than 7,000 professionals, our unique national security portfolio includes cyber and electronic warfare, fleet sustainment, ISR, live, virtual, constructive (LVC) solutions, nuclear and environmental services, and unmanned systems. For more information, visit tsd.huntingtoningalls.com.



Security Clearance: None
Telework - Not Eligible

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