Position Summary

Effectual Full Stack Developers are members of the Public Sector Program Management team responsible for ensuring that customer-facing projects are delivered with exceptional customer satisfaction and technical excellence. Effectual Full Stack Developers are “Brand Ambassadors” and are expected to stay current on leading practices to deliver high-quality, well-conceived solutions to customers.

A Glimpse into the Daily Routine of an Effectual Full Stack Developer

Create fully functional applications and architectures to assist with the day-to-day operations of our client’s organization including application refactoring and migration. A good understanding and hands-on experience with front-end, business logic and back-end tiers. They are critical in administering technical support for existing applications and will be called on to provide input on architecture design, migration, test, and maintenance and support of new applications. Leads development or refactoring of applications using best practices. Provide technical support and consultation for projects and processes. Assist in technical planning and providing of recommendations for technical solutions. Routinely perform application development and testing for new or existing applications. Create and update system design and development documents as well as engineering solutions in run books and user guides. Use Git with Gitlab repository to store, manage, and update code. Meet with product owners to properly flesh out requirements and articulate the task back to a team. Follow the Agile methodology to document and coordinate tasks and issues in Gitlab. Address additional client development needs as they evolve. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather and analyze business and functional requirements for application development and modernization, feature enrichment and enhancements, and migrations
  • Hands-on experience with
    • Front-end development with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap, AJAX
    • Java/J2EE development
    • Spring Framework and Spring Boot
    • Web services development with both SOAP(limited) and REST Services
  • Knowledge of NodeJS and JavaScript Frameworks(React, JS Promise, jQuery) with the ability to build applications with the latest tools and software.
  • Working with databases
    • MySQL and Oracle databases including SQL data read, write, and manipulation
    • Ability to create, store, and use structured and unstructured data
    • Knowledge of integrating databases into Spring projects with and without the use of JPA
  • Deploying on application servers such as Apache Tomcat and leveraging containerization for future workloads
  • Scripting and automating manual task for improved efficiency
  • Work closely with the client and stakeholders to solicitate and analyze requirements, offer design options, build and present prototypes, incorporate review feedback, develop, test, manage GIT CI/CD, participate in the deployment and post-production activities
  • Understanding of Git and branching
  • Assist in the development of project documentation, including requirements documentation, functional specifications, process flows, and user guides
  • Provide expert guidance and support to project teams during the application development lifecycle, ensuring adherence to project timelines and deliverables
  • Foster strong relationships with stakeholders, actively engaging and communicating to ensure alignment and successful delivery of application development projects


  • Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in related field AND
  • Minimum Experience: 8 years of experience OR
  • Substitution/Alternative to Minimum Education and Experience: Must have at least 10 years of on-the-job experience
  • Be able to work remotely but, be able to go on-site as requested and/or occasionally with potentially some form of post-pandemic cadence, on-site in Washington DC
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • 7+ years of experience with Java J2EE development, Restful Web services, XML/JSON, Tomcat
  • 4+ years of experience with JavaScript Frameworks (React, JS Promise, jQuery)
  • 4+ years of experience with Node/Application.js,
  • Demonstrable knowledge of SDLC methodologies like Agile / Scrum
  • Strong understanding or the ability to learn AWS and Cloud technologies/architectures
  • Experience with Maven and integrating it into Spring based applications
  • General knowledge of database DDL and DML
  • Strong knowledge of Git for branching and merging
  • General understanding of shell and bash scripting
  • Understanding and ability to set up CI/CD development pipelines
  • Experience creating and maintaining certificates, certificate chains, and trust
  • Can generate proficient documentation using the Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively collaborate and engage stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities to translate requirements into technical specifications
  • A quick-learner and operating with minimum supervision in a changing environment
  • Hardworking and self-motivated, with the ability to work in team and individual settings
  • Detail-oriented and able to stand behind the quality of the work
  • Able to properly understand and communicate level of effort, define due dates, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work Eastern Standard Time Zone schedule

Nice-to-Have Skills and Experience

  • Active Clearance or Public Trust (DOJ Preferred)
  • Experience working with Selenium or another front-end testing framework
  • Experience working with Containers and multi container orchestration software
  • Proficiency in database analysis, mapping, and design
  • Stay updated with emerging AWS cloud technologies, public sector regulations, industry trends, and best practices related to application migrations
  • Experience building UI’s with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap, AJAX
  • Ability to meet with application users to develop UX designs for better application development
  • Ability to design and curtail frontends using design tools such as photoshop 

Company Offered Benefits

Full-time employees are eligible to participate in our employee benefit programs:

  • Medical, dental, and vision health insurances,
  • Short term disability, long term disability and life insurances,
  • 401k with Company match
  • Paid time off (PTO) (120 hours PTO that accrue over one year)
  • Paid time off for major holidays (14 days per year)
  • These and any other employee benefit offerings are subject to management’s discretion and may change at any time. 

Salary Range for this position: $108,900-$175,800

CA ID: SSC15000471 “Salary ranges provided are for informational purposes only and may vary depending on factors such as experience, qualifications, and geographic location. The final salary offer will be determined based on the candidate’s skills and alignment with the role requirements.”

This job description may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described, and may be amended anytime at the sole discretion of the Employer. Duties and responsibilities are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship. Effectual Inc. is an EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected classification in its hiring, promoting, or any other job-related opportunity.

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