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Web Information Architect

at General Dynamics Information Technology in Bossier City, Louisiana, United States

Job Description

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Public Trust/Other Required: NACI (T1)

Job Family: Web Development

General Dynamics IT is seeking a Web Information Architect to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI).

We are seeking a Web Information Architect to join our web development team to support both front and back-end development. The primary focus of this position is on organizing, structuring, and labeling content in an effective and sustainable way to ensure NCEI’s users are able to quickly and easily find information. In addition to the technical skills listed below, the ideal candidate will work effectively in a highly collaborative Agile environment and exhibit a self-motivated, can-do approach to their work with vigor, quality, and determination. The Web Information Architect will:

Be a member of an Agile Scrum team to implement business, technical, and functional requirements for a website consolidation and modernization effort.

Manage refinement and execution of the site plan for the organization of legacy web content, enhancement of search features, and the consolidation of disparate scientific websites into a single site that exhibits a unified brand for NCEI.

Ensure that web designs, theming, and branding are consistent with the architectural roadmap

Spearhead website management of user authorization, Google analytics, search.gov awareness, and related website administrative duties.

Assist contract management with managing team dynamics including the hiring and onboarding of new team members.

Analyzes customer requirements to provide websites according to the client’s moderately complex specifications and needs.

Coordinates with graphics and web designers to develop web applications and websites.

Tests and makes recommendations for web applications and websites for next level production.

Maintains and recommends updates to websites ensuring changes are implemented without

disruption.

Creates and implements contingency plans in preparation of website outages.

Maintains current knowledge of relevant programming that will enhance web applications and websites overall functionality.

Required Skills

Experience with site structure, organization of online content, and taxonomy

Search engine optimization

Proficiency working with REST APIs in a microservices architecture

Experience with JSON and/or XML file formats

Proficiency with HTML, CSS/SASS, and JavaScript

Experience with Drupal 8 and/or 9, or other content management systems

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

Strong time management and problem-solving skills

Ability to work independently and cross-functionally with attention to detail

Preferred Skills

Experience developing and customizing Drupal 8 custom modules

Familiarity with Agile Scrum development process

Familiarity with GraphQL

Familiarity with React, Angular, or other JavaScript frameworks

Familiarity with Jenkins, Puppet or some other CI/CD tool

Familiarity with Jira, Google Tables, or other issue/project tracking tool

Familiarity with cloud computing and practices. AWS experience preferred.

Education

BA/BS Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent experience),

2+ years of experience

Web design and/or architecture, or comparable work experience

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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

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Job Posting: JC193141494

Posted On: Sep 24, 2021

Updated On: Oct 03, 2021