Web Design Specialist

3 months ago
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About Engility

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.


Engility is seeking an experienced professional to provide specialized web software development support to an IC customer at the customer site in the Springfield, VA area. Candidate must have a current TS/SCI clearance and be willing to take a CI poly within 90 days of employment.

  • Develops content, and maintains associated systems for agency internal and/or external web sites, including sites hosted on classified networks.
  • Plans, designs, and performs content enhancements and/or updates to websites.
  • Recommends best practices, develops guidance and content standards, and ensures best practices and quality standards are met and maintained.
  • Designs and builds web pages using a variety of graphics software applications, techniques, and tools.
  • Uses a variety of graphics software applications, techniques, and tools.
  • Designs and develops user interface features, site animation, and special effects elements.
  • Contributes to the design group's efforts to enhance the appeal of the organization's online offerings.
  • Designs the website to support the organization's strategies and goals relative to external communications.
  • Ensures website content is current, accurate, and reliable.
  • Provides advice on strategies to maximize available content on distributed servers
  • Contribute to directorate WARs.

Required Qualifications

  • Must have a current/active TS/SCI and be willing and able to pass a CI polygraph
  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree within a related field (or equivalent experience)
  • Requires 11 years of experience within a related field
  • HyperText Markup Language (HTML) expertise that includes the following:
    • Familiarity of HTML syntax for multiple specifications, including HTML 5.
    • Knowledge of the semantic meaning of all HTML elements.
    • Familiarity with the semantic markup for display of lists, tabular data, forms, articles, etc.
    • Knowledge of markup used for layout such as dividers.
    • Knowledge at the level to be able to hand-code markup.
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) expertise that includes the following:
    • Specifying different CSS for various media, devices and displays.
    • Best practices in CSS file organization and structure.
    • Methods for including CSS inline, internal and external via linked style sheets.
    • How to define, combine and group CSS selectors for HTML elements, ID, classes, pseudo classes, child or sibling.
    • Syntax of CSS declarations, properties and attributes.
    • CSS box model and methods for CSS positioning, absolute and relative.
    • Knowledge of properties and attributes to control the display.
    • Familiarity with differences in CSS 2 and CSS 3.
    • Proficient with a CSS Preprocessor such as Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets (Sass) or LESS.
  • JavaScript expertise that includes the following:
    • Understanding how to utilize JavaScript templates (Angular, Handlebars, etc.)
    • Proficient in data filterer, process and output html, json, xml, and rest.
    • Knowledge of the operators, variables, datatypes, objects, properties and methods.
    • Familiarity with control structures such as objects, functions, conditional statements, arrays, loops and expressions.
    • Forms and regular expression validation and submitting data.
    • Knowledge of how to apply logical operators and conditional statements.
    • Knowledge of the DOM HTML objects and their properties.
    • Event handling.
    • Creating and controlling windows and dialogs.
    • Processes for troubleshooting and debugging.
    • Familiarity with development and debugging tools for cross-browser issues
    • Knowledge of how to employ the jQuery library for visual effects, event handling, and document manipulation.
  • Best practices and Content Management System (CMS) knowledge that includes the following:
    • Knowledge of SharePoint client object model is desirable.
    • Methods to ensure browser & device compatibility.
    • Methods for degrading gracefully for older browsers and displays.
    • Methods to ensure accessibility.
    • File compression techniques for improving speed.

Desired Qualifications

  • Graduate Degree within a related field
  • Experience with Gulp, Redmine, Jira, PhP, MySQL, and coldfusion


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