Karsun Solutions LLC

  • Sr. Web Developer

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/18/2018 10:13 AM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    This position supports Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the Grants Modernization program (FEMA GMM). The FEMA GMM program represents a multi-year effort for IT Modernization and Transformation that will better enable citizens and first responders to apply for and be awarded Federal disaster and non-disaster grants.

    The Karsun team is responsible for new application development, maintenance, enhancement, and operation. This position requires US citizenship, and all employees must be able to pass a Federal Suitability Check for a position of public trust. The Karsun software development team is responsible for the software design and implementation of replacement and modernization of existing legacy applications. 


    Successful candidates are modern development specialists experienced in translating business requirements into software architecture.  In addition to strong software development skills, ideal candidates have demonstrated experience in working on an Agile Scrum team. Primary location is Herndon, VA and will require occasional travel to DC and Winchester for customer meetings.


    The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing responsive web interfaces using JavaScript, HTML and CSS and create user interface standards.  She/he will also be responsible for developing web interfaces accessible based on the Section 508 Compliance.


    • Develop web interfaces for new and existing web-based systems using HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and JQuery across multiple projects.
    • Responsible for developing user-friendly user interfaces that are fully Section 508 Compliant under the supervision of a Software Architect.
    • Troubleshooting and debugging software within a project scope ensuring that work product meets end user acceptance criteria.
    • Managing self-directed assignments to resolve software defects or implement features to meet schedule commitments with a high-level of quality using Agile methodology.
    • Estimates and scopes development tasks, and makes recommendations for innovations and improvements relating to software component designs, including reviewing the work of team members completing elements of designs.
    • Acquires knowledge of industry and company standards, tools and technology with a focus on pragmatic application to business-focused software solutions through initiative and self-study.

    Required Skills:

    • 5+ years of experience in UI development using the latest web technologies, i.e., HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JSON, JQuery, and other front end frameworks
    • Working experience Agile or iterative methodology
    • Experience in Section 508 Compliance
    • Responsive design for mobile devices and multiple browsers

    Desired Skills:

    • Working experience testing frameworks JUnit/TestNG
    • Programming in one of the server-side frameworks (at least one of Angular, Perl, Python, Ruby, PHP, Go, CFML - ColdFusion, Java)
    • Familiarity with continuous integration tools, i.e., JIRA, Rally
    • Experience in Accepted Test Driven Development (ATDD) tools using Selenium, Gherkin, Cucumber, or Protractor 


    • BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field
    • US Citizen
    • Must be able to obtain Federal Government Public Trust

    Karsun Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information


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