ICF Consulting Group, Inc. Front-End Practice Lead in Fairfax, Virginia


We are currently hiring a Front-end Practice Area Lead to manage a dynamic and highly motivated team of interactive and mobile developers in designing and deploying a variety of user interfaces that will enhance the user experience in the digital age. The candidate will be expected to implement frameworks and industry best practices that will drive consistent and repeatable results in support of our clients. They will also be responsible for supporting business development activities as well as supporting various proposals in support of new opportunities. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and adaptable to learning and understanding new technologies, be able to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks, and to meet aggressive deadlines. Must have the ability to work independently, in a team, and across teams producing quality work products with attention to detail.

Key Responsibilities: * Lead a team of diverse front-end and mobile developers * Provide leadership and guidance in the design, architecture, development, and maintenance of a variety of web and mobile based front end technologies * Drive consistent results by developing standards and best practices across the team and monitoring quality of work products * Collaborate with a variety of stakeholders to include Experience Designers, Project Managers, Engineers and Business Analysts to deliver high quality results to our clients * Encourage the use of Agile methodologies and concepts within and across teams * Effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks to meet aggressive deadlines * Manage and mentor team members as they progress through their careers * Identify and groom future high-potential staff members for lead positions * Instill repeatable processes and best practices that can be measured for quality * Support business development activities to include client meetings, proposal support and proposal estimation activities * Participate in internal and external thought leadership activities and develop team members to be able to do the same


Required Skills & Experience: * Bachelor s Degree in a technical field: Computer Science or Engineering related discipline * 8 years of software development experience with Web-based development tools and technologies * 8 years of progressive team leadership/management experience with teams that are both local and distributed * 2 years of experience with the development of and running technology practices that streamline the execution of selling, delivering and maintaining solutions for multiple clients, simultaneously * Experience with mobile development (e.g. iOS, Android, HTML5/CSS) * Working knowledge of at least one mature content management systems; Drupal 7/8, Adobe Experience Manager, Sitecore, etc.

Preferred Skills & Experience: * Understanding of Web development practices, the software development life cycle, and development in accordance with industry best practices and W3C standards * Extensive familiarity with (X)HTML, XML, CSS and JavaScript * Experience with at least two of the following modern UI JavaScript frameworks to include jQuery, React, Redux, Angular/Angular2, RxJS * Experience with at least two server side scripting languages to include Node.js, PHP, R, * Familiarity with one or more of the following (or similar) programming languages: Ruby, .NET or Java * Exposure to Drupal 7 & 8 * Exposure to ServiceNow * Database programming experience, using one or more of Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, or other relational databases

Professional Skills: * Ability to estimate projects * Ability to stay on schedule and produce results in a timely manner * Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills * Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities * Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment * Ability to present solutions to clients or team members

About ICF

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. We are business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists and creatives. Since 1969, government and commercial clients have worked with ICF to overcome their toughest challenges on issues that matter profoundly to their success. Come engage with us aticf.com.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity)

Location: /Virginia-Fairfax/

Requisition ID: /1700001000/