UI Developer

McLean, Virginia

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Job Description

Octo Consulting Group is seeking a UI Developer to join our team in McLean, VA. This position will support the Technical Lead, Java Developers and other UI with software development tasking at a Federal government agency.


  • Support development and redesign of federal critical case management system
  • Support development and maintenance of services including adding new features and developing generic frameworks
  • Build reusable UI/Markup Code and libraries
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Develop accessible and 508 compliant UI
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Provide documentation and recommendations for the acceptance or mitigation of any issues and risks associated with requirements, proposed systems, solutions, development, designs, plans and timelines that the contractor identifies
  • Provide support to designated teams in performance of testing.

Skills & Requirements

  • 6-8 years of UI development experience using JavaScript, CSS and HTML
  • 2-3 years of experience in at least one of the following java script frameworks like JQuery, Angular JS, EXTJS, React JS, etc.
  • 2-3 years of Bootstrap framework.
  • 2-3 years of experience in frontend unit and end-end testing frameworks like Jasmin, Karma, etc.
  • Must have understanding and experience supporting 508 compliant applications
  • Must have understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Must have understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Experience with UX design, create wireframes and prototypes for user feedback is a huge plus
  • Experience with any of the following technologies/tools is a plus – US Web Design Standards, HTML5, CSS3, LESS, SASS, Git, and image authoring tools


  • Bachelor’s degree


  • McLean, VA


About Octo Consulting Group, Inc.

Octo Consulting Group (Octo) is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of digital services for the federal government. Octo specializes in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government’s most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment. 

Other Considerations: Relocation will not be offered. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time.

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