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UI/UX Front-End Developer ( R-00080558 )


AI Developer



Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a UI/UX Front-end Developer for a critical and strategic new opportunity supporting the United States Space Force/Space Systems Center Enterprise Cross-mission Ground’s Defensive Cyber Operations for Space Branch (SSC/ECXCO). SSC/ECXCO is designated as the responsible office to provide enterprise level DCO capability to the Space Enterprise. To accomplish the mission, applicant will be part of a team to prototype key defensive cyber features to include delivering space enterprise protection and threat detection, identification, protection, and response capabilities; Developing cyber solutions for the Enterprise Ground Service and future space systems; Providing operationally relevant cyberspace solutions through iterative development to meet mission needs today; Supporting legacy mission systems innovation/modernization during transition to Enterprise Ground Systems. These capabilities are to be provided by Leidos via a small Agile SW Development team, co-located with the SSC/ECXCO customer in Colorado Springs, CO. This is a full time position that must work at a customer location and no telework is allowed. No clearance is required.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Translate concepts into wire frames and mockups that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Facilitate the customers ' and product owners ' product visions by researching, conceiving, wire framing, sketching, prototyping, and mocking up user experiences.
  • Design and deliver wire frames, user stories, user journeys, and lockups.
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features.
  • Collaborate with other team members, stakeholders and customers
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team of designers, product managers, and engineers on all phases of the product development life cycle
  • Incorporate best practices for accessibility, usability, web performance, and design into our products and ultimately champion a more consistent and delightful user experience.
  • Provide mentor ship to other frontend engineers and designers in all aspects of UX development.
  • Perform research, evaluations, and validations of moderate complexity.
  • Use appropriate research methodology, tools, and protocols to conduct user-centered research.
  • Writing clean, functional code on the frontend
  • Unit testing and fixing bugs or other coding issues
  • Build the front-end of applications through appealing visual design
  • Develop and manage well-functioning databases and applications
  • Write effective APIs
  • Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software
  • Create security and data protection settings
  • Build features and applications with a mobile responsive design
  • Write technical documentation

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or software engineering and 5+ years experience.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Holds an active Secret Clearance
  • Programming languages: Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, HTML5
  • Education: technical (STEM) master’s degree
  • Basic knowledge in the following: Adobe XD, Confluence, JIRA, UI and UX strategies, front end web development, Git versioning control

Pay Range:Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00