Lead Web Developer
Silver Spring, MD 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
Lead Web Developer
ID 2021-10187
# of Openings 1
Job Locations US-MD-Silver Spring
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(5/11/2021 4:55 PM)
Category Information Technology

We are seeking a lead web developer to perform a variety of programming and data processing assignments supporting the Office of Dissemination with data and forecast products. Candidates must have solid web development background; good communication skills, and an understanding of GIS data. The position will support the GIS Development Team of the Office of Dissemination (ODISS) of the National Weather Service (NWS). The positions are located in Silver Spring, Maryland and candidates are expected to work within the core work hours of 6 AM to 6 PM Monday thru Friday. It is also possible for work to be performed at NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction located in Silver Spring, Maryland

Duties & Responsibilities
    Work with Office of Dissemination scientists to create a common web design to display and disseminate map-based graphics and text information to allow NWS partners and the public to more seamlessly access information across multiple County Watch Areas.
  • Develop software and leverage existing algorithms developed by the NWS to support Impact-based Decision Support Services (IDSS)Enable all NWS GIS map-based applications to use the same GIS map view framework to provide a consistent user experience for NWS data using GIS presentation layers on a scalable web-based map that will leverage functionality from existing applications across geographic and NWS services areas.
  • Develop GIS services supporting flood inundation mapping, excessive rainfall products, and quantitative precipitation forecasts for the initial release of the GIS viewer


  • Bachelor's degree in geography, meteorology, physical science or computer programming or comparable experience
  • Lead Web Developer requires 5-9 years experience in related areas i.e. architecture and design
  • Managerial programming experience i.e. familiarity with leading teams of programmers
  • Strong experience with Python and JavaScript
  • Experience with UNIX/Linux environment
  • Experience with web applications and libraries (e.g., Java, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP)
  • Experience with code documentation (Git, Gerrit, Jenkins, Subversion)


  • Existing favorable National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI)/Tier 1 adjudication
  • Familiarity with web-based Geospatial software
  • Knowledge of Impact-based Decision Support Services (IDSS)
  • Experience with time enabled data
  • Knowledge with APIs
  • Familiarity with open source GIS web applications and server software (OpenLayers and Geoserver preferred)


Due to our contractual requirements, to be eligible for this role, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at time of hire.

Company Description

We are a trusted government partner that blends deep domain expertise with advanced technologies to help our customers solve complex problems that improve, protect, and save lives. As a rapidly growing company, we combine entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, and an outcomes-based approach to support agency missions in health IT, life sciences, public safety, and grants management.

The Dovel Family of Companies offers employees an opportunity to advance beyond a specific role or contract, we offer a path to develop an enriching career. We believe in empowering a culture of innovation, customer success, and employee growth.

What you'll get...

  • Time Off! Flexible schedules and company paid holidays allow you to take the time you need.
  • Investment in YOU! 401(K) company contributions are yours to keep with no waiting period.
  • Choices! Unique healthcare plans to choose from with options like fertility and orthodontia benefits.
  • Discovery! With our tuition assistance and training programs, we support your career advancement.
  • Tax Savings! Enroll in pre-tax Health or Dependent Care Flexible Spending, HSA with company contributions, parking, and/or transit commuter benefits.
  • Support! Working parents and busy professionals - we've got you covered with a supportive culture, confidential Employee Assistance Program and a membership to Care.com.
  • Perks! Employee discounts, peer recognition programs, company-wide wellness challenges, and fun community events.
  • A Voice! A unique culture where you can influence decisions and have your voice heard.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.

AceInfo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 to 9 years
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