Full Stack Developer

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Anywhere 🌎
Full Time
Opening date
Closing date
27 Nov 2021

Bixal is a mission-driven, woman-owned small business determined to improve people’s lives through human-centered strategies and transformative technologies, with a firm belief that everyone has the right to an effective government.

We deliver on this belief by partnering with leading Federal agencies to design, develop, and deliver powerful customer experiences through holistic digital product solutions and strategic communications initiatives––bringing a high standard and unique creative energy to our clients––and our wonderfully diverse culture is what makes it all possible.

Bixal unites different people with different perspectives from all over the world! We provide our team with an open and empowered environment where collaboration thrives and solutions flourish.

This position is remote. Bixal does not provide visa sponsorship at this time.

What will you do?*

Support a Software as a Service platform (SaaS) built specifically for federal agencies to simplify compliance overhead, shorten time to market, and provide a consistent user experience. This platform runs on top of industry-provided infrastructure, Amazon Web Services GovCloud. The system is built using software components from COTS and open-source software. The platform handles the security and maintenance of all the necessary front-end, eSign, API, and data management infrastructure.

Use modern open-source software to prototype and deploy backend web applications, including all aspects of server-side processing, data storage, and integration with front end development.

Work in a collaborative environment, including chat and video conferencing collaboration on changes before, during, and after development. Comfortable working in an agile and lean environment to routinely deploy changes.


  • Form-related digital services; such as PDF form digitization, form integration with eSign API and SSO, and data integration with Agency backend systems through APIs and connectors.
  • Website-related digital services including web application development, and form-data integration.
  • Write clean, well-engineered code that conforms to accepted standards.
  • Conduct multiple levels of testing including unit, system load, integration and performance.
  • Create and maintain technical documentation aimed at developers and engineers.
  • Conduct demonstrations, technical discussions, and developing proof-of-concepts.
  • Support partner onboarding during pre-launch and post-launch activities, setting up sandbox accounts for partners to test platforms.
  • Support partners with guidance for application integration, reviewing application readiness, and confirming production deployment.
  • Ongoing support for technical and operational issues which may include identification, assessment and escalation of issues, implementation of bug fixes and vulnerabilities.
  • Take an active role to reduce the manual overhead necessary for operating the platform, rotating secrets, performing updates.
  • Ensure websites meet all Federal regulatory guidance, including 508 and current web content accessibility guidelines (WCAG).
  • Communicate effectively across product, development, operations, and application security teams.
  • Work with business users to gather requirements, write functional and technical specifications.
  • Participate in the introduction of new capabilities and the enhancement or troubleshooting of existing capabilities.
  • Participate in the estimation and planning of iterative/agile releases.
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 4+ years of experience
  • Ability to undergo and pass a Public Trust security clearance
  • Knowledge building websites using static site generators, particularly Jekyll and/or Hugo
  • Knowledge about component based design systems, preferably USWDS
  • Exceptional styling skills, using modern CSS and SASS techniques

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with Ruby and/or Go programming languages
  • Understanding of deployment workflows, including integration with CI/CD technologies
  • Comfortable writing and debugging JavaScript code
  • Experience obtaining a FedRAMP Agency Authorization

Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Flex hours
  • Work from home flexibility
  • 401K with matching incentive
  • Medical/dental/vision benefits
  • Flex Spending Account
  • Company provided short-term disability
  • Company provided life insurance
  • Commuter benefits
  • Generous PTO
  • Paid holidays
  • Professional development opportunities
  • New business referral bonus

No recruiters or agencies please. Bixal is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds._

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