Job Type Full Time: Contract to Hire
Location Rockville, MD
Education Level Bachelor's Degree

Are you a creative, innovative, driven front end/Javascript developer that wants to help solve big problems? Then, consider WebFirst - We are an award-winning web & mobile application development company that is building cutting edge technology solutions in the areas of global health, education, agriculture and international development. We work in the latest technologies - from Drupal 8 development to IOT (Alexa) to mobile applications. We have engaged clients across the federal government and non-profits - Including:  US Department of Agriculture, Health and Human Services, Voice of America, and National Institutes of Health.

Location: Rockville, MD - at WebFirst HQ

We are open to (1-2 days/week telecommute) after an initial f/t ramp up period in our office working with our team. Prefer local to the DC area.


  • 3+ years of total experience in JavaScript related technologies including Node.js, React, Typescript, Angular JS, JQuery, front end integration with CSS3 and HTML5
  • Prior experience of buliding multiple mobile applications with a Javascript framework
  • 2+ years of strong experience in Apache Cordova / PhoneGap, Ionic, or React Native hybrid mobile application development for iOS and Android.
  • Experience in hybrid mobile feature development - Push Notifications, Camera, Location, offline data storage
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and consuming REST/JSON services.
  • Experience with version control (preferably GIT), continuous Integration, deployment and configuration.
  • Care about modern best practices, including code reviews and iterative development
  • Broad knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Accepts and values mentorship, learning, and sharing knowledge

Desirable Skills: 

  • Experience developing native iOS or Android Apps.
  • Experience with server-side development
  • Experience with both relational and NoSQL databases
  • Integration experience with CMS Platforms such as Drupal and WordPress
  • Experience with Serverless and Microservices architectures.

Public Trust clearance is required i.e.  Must be able to pass a government background check for federal contracting work.

Applicants who submit code samples and/or profile link will be given priority

Anticipated Start Date: September 15, 2019


At WebFirst, we value our staff's input and strive to create a learning environment for our team! Moreover, we are committed to creating a solid work-life balance with daily flex time and monthly paid leave time for community service activities. We like to have fun as well - with

  • Regular happy hours
  • An annual picnic
  • Holiday party
  • Outdoor Activities

We offer a comprehensive benefits package (including health, dental, vision, life, LTD and STD), company-matched IRA program, an annual profit sharing program, and 3 weeks of annual leave.

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