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Posted:
1/15/2020
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Information Services
Junior Software Developer
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Attain | Tacoma, WA
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Job Description

Who We Seek:

* Passion Seekers. You genuinely care about the work that you do and its impact on society.
* Self-Starters. You're a go-getter who isn't afraid to step up and disrupt the status quo.
* Entrepreneurs. You bring fresh ideas to the table, work hard, develop business and consistently seek new challenges.
* Collaborators. You're a great contributor to a high performing team that accomplishes great feats for our clients.

What You Will Do:

* Develop and implement new software programs.
* Maintain and improve the performance of existing software.
* Clearly and regularly communicate with management and technical support colleagues.
* Design and update software databases.
* Test and maintain software products to ensure strong functionality and optimization.
* Recommend improvements to existing software programs as necessary.
* Provide ongoing system and application maintenance and troubleshooting.

Required Skills:

* 1+ years demonstrated experience in software development for web or mobile platforms.
* 1+ years demonstrated experience in JavaScript, HTML5, CSS.
* Strong experience with software development processes, agile and waterfall.
* Strong familiarity with software development design patterns, common data structures, and algorithms, profiling/optimization.
* Exposure to creating and consuming RESTful, Query, and hybrid APIs.
* Demonstrated understanding of projects from the perspective of both the end-user and the developer.
* Solid experience with major programming languages: Javascript, and C# or Java or C++.
* Ability to estimate software development time and schedules in an agile environment.
* Ability to analyze and document complex system requirement specifications.
* Ability to develop software and subsystems according to specifications.
* Strong with source control systems (e.g. Git).
* Working experience in the software development lifecycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
* Ability to work independently and multi-task effectively.
* Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
* Flexible and willing to accept a change in priorities as necessary.
* Strong attention to detail.
* Strong communication skills.
* Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance (Required)
* Ability to obtain Security + certification
* Valid WA Driver's License (Required)

Desired Skills:

* 2+ years of experience in cross-platform development using technologies such as React, and Cordova.
* Experience with JIRA, Git, Azure a plus.
* Strong experience using typescript.
* Strong experience using UML to develop software design documents.
* Ability to work across various computer operating systems (Windows, Linux, OS-x).
* Experience with machine learning.
* Familiarity with virtualization technologies, such as Docker; and build technologies, such as Jenkins.
* Strong experience with REST services and Swagger documentation

Years of Experience: 1+

Minimum Education Required: Associate's Degree

About Us:

Attain is a place for great ideas and the people who have them. As a management, technology, and strategy consulting firm, our professionals provide innovative solutions to revolutionize government, education, health, and nonprofit organizations and positively impact those they serve. We are business analysts, technologists, digital strategists, managers of change, and forward thinkers, with the entrepreneurial drive to shape the future. Our team is present in 40 states and the District of Columbia.

Visit www.attain.com/careers to explore your path forward with Attain.

Attain is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For more Information on Equal Employment Opportunity visit EEO and EEO Poster Supplement.

About Attain

Attainment Company is an independent, family owned business based in Verona, Wisconsin. Since 1979 Attainment Company has been dedicated to helping people with cognitive disabilities succeed at school, work and life. Don Bastian, founder and CEO, created Attainment's first product when he was a program coordinator at the Rock County Rehabilitation Services (now called Kandu Industries) in Beloit, Wisconsin. The Work Skill Development Program, which used a task analysis approach to teach work behaviors to young adults with disabilities, is the foundation for our present Work Activity Packages. Attainment Company has for many years, advocated supported employment as a community-based alternative to sheltered employment for adults with significant disabilities. Here, Don Bastian, CEO, chats with three long-time supported employees. Larry (center) has been with Attainment for 25 years, Mike (far left)for 14 years, and Steve (second from right) for 10 years. Lindsay Kinney is their supervisor. Soon after Attainment's inception, we began publishing functional life skill curricula. A picture-based cooking program called Look n' Cook was soon followed by Illustrated Shopping Cards, Looking Good, Keeping House, Stepping Out, and Plan Your Day. These unique programs were the first to combine picture cueing, story-based instructional video and structured lesson plans. They have all been updated and are still popular today. Times change and so does Attainment. We created our first assistive technology device and instructional software in 1993. The Pocket Talker was known for its easy use, durability and value. These qualities are still inherent in the contemporary GoTalk line. The newest version of our first software program, Dollars and Cents, anchors the Attainment Workstation, an all-in-one touch screen computer preloaded with 32 Attainment programs to teach math, literacy, life and work skills. In 2001 Attainment launched the IEP Resources publishing brand. Its premier publication, Writing Measurable IEP Goals and Objectives, by Barbara Bateman, has sold over 60,000 copies. IEP Resources is now a leading publisher focusing on critical issues in special education. In 2006, Attainment established a growing older adult product line. Award-winners include Aerobics of the Mind, Mind Your Mind and the DVDs , What Every Caregiver Needs to Know About Alzheimer's Disease and Straight Talk About Dementia. In 2007, Attainment Company, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, published the ground-breaking Early Literacy Skill Builders (ELSB). ELSB is the only scientifically-based reading program for children with significant developmental disabilities, including autism. So what's coming next? All kinds of good stuff!