Jan 07, 2022

Front-End Developer Lead ID: PROG107142021 Washington, DC

  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • Washington, DC
Full-Time Administration Customer Service Defense Engineering Information Technology Other Training

Job Description



Title:Front-End Developer LeadID:PROG107142021Department/Labor Location:AARDT&E- Advanced Aircraft Research, Development, Test & EvaluationJob Type:Full-timePhysical Location:Washington, DCDescription

AMEWAS, Inc., a growing Department of Defense (DoD)/ Federal Contractor, built on the premise of “Innovating Tomorrow’s Solutions Today.”  We’ve created a close knit family culture focused on continual learning, professionalism and high-performance. Our customers give us praise for the quality of our product:  our employees.

Come find out why.

The position:

AMEWAS, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated and talented Front-End Developer Lead to support Advanced Aircraft Research, Development, Test & Evaluation.

This position is classified as AMEWAS labor category Programmer.

About the location:  Washington, DC https://washington.org/

A typical day as a Front-End Developer Lead may include:

  • Must have drive, skills and abilities to take Confluence to the next level and provide a smooth and appealing user interface while maintaining functionality the right candidate will need CSS, HTML, Javascript, skills 
  • Formatting and integrating pages so they look less like a flat confluence architecture and more like a professional web site. 
  • Integrate Confluence, JIRA, and Big Picture capabilities to meet AMP, Analysis Pillar specific, and supporting OPNAV DCNO knowledge management requirements.  Apply plugins where needed.    
  • Digital Platform Administration Functions (Confluence, Big Picture, JIRA)
  • Support JIRA Instance Admin Duties (Creation of New Project, Custom Fields, Notification Schemes, Issue Type Schemes, Screen Schemes, Workflow Scheme, Security Schemes)
  • Respond to Plug-in requirements through R&D efforts.  
  • Administrate / Maintain Security Schema (Permissions and Group Member Ships)
  • Document technical configurations and support the development of business plans from a technical integration perspective.
  • Support technical Help Desk calls (access issues, how to use tools, etc).
  • Support Development of Training Videos and periodic Community training events.


  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 4 years’ relevant work experience
  • CSS, HTML, Javascript desired
  • DoD Secret security clearance

Skills crucial to success at AMEWAS, Inc.:

Customer-focused attitude with high level of professionalism and discretion. Ability to work effectively with management and part of a team to meet targets.  Is reliable, possesses initiative, and works well as an individual or part of a team.

Physical environment and working conditions:

The physical environment requires the employee to work in an office, sitting in a cubicle or at a desk, looking at a computer for most of the workday.  Work is physically comfortable. The employee has discretion about sitting, walking, standing, etc.

The employee may be required to travel short distances to offices/conference rooms and buildings on site.  In some occasions, the employee may be required to report to offices or buildings near the work site. 

Refer to a friend:

If you know someone who may be interested, please share this posting.  We are a growing team and there may be more opportunities like this one here at AMEWAS, Inc.! 

More about Us:

AMEWAS, Inc. is a small, Veteran-run company that has been providing excellent technical, engineering, administrative, and management services to the Department of Defense for more than 35 years. At AMEWAS we understand the need for a successful work/life balance and are focused not just on fulfilling customers’ needs, but ensuring our employees are a top priority as well.

Staying connected to our core values sets us apart from our competition! AMEWAS easily recognizes and rewards performance, dedication and longevity. We are committed to investing in our employees and their future by providing them with competitive compensation, career development, optimum working conditions, and unique benefits.

AMEWAS participates with E-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.

It is the policy of AMEWAS, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunities for all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law. Additionally, AMEWAS, Inc. will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known or perceived disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process may call 301-863-7102. Finally, AMEWAS, Inc. strictly follows guidelines regarding the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Be sure to check out the rest of our website at www.amewas.com for more information about our company, benefits & family!

Our excellent benefits and perks include:

  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance
  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick leave
  • Generous tuition & training assistance program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Sign-on bonuses
  • Employee longevity recognition
  • Community involvement & outreach
  • Team building events
  • Recognition program
  • Wellness program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Mobile service discount
  • Discounted gym membership

If you’re still interested (and we hope you are!), please submit your application.


Technical Customer Service, Documentation-Technical Writing



Security Clearance

Active DoD Secret

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