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Illinois, United States of America (Remote)
JOB #R2101952

Lead Software Developer, Front-End (Remote)

Who we're looking for

ICF Next is looking to hire a Lead Software , to join the team. As a Lead Software , this person will work as part of an Agile development team to interpret requirements, design technical solutions, provide estimates and feedback, and deliver high-quality code to web CMS and application solutions.

This person will participate in discussions with the Agile team and clients to understand project requirements and issues and design solutions. Senior Experience Developers build solutions independently or with the support of a technical architect, and contribute to development tasks performed by others, and support QA engineers and clients through UAT and deployment.

*We are open to supporting 100% remote work anywhere within the US.*

Below are the requirements for this role:

Must Haves

  • 5 to 7 years of professional experience building websites, CMS solutions, or web or mobile applications

  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS, ES6 JavaScript, and Web Standards

  • Proficiency with JavaScript libraries including jQuery and underscore/lodash

  • Proficiency with browser developer tools, git code versioning platforms, and JIRA

  • Proficiency with building responsive web interfaces (RWD)

  • Proficiency with WCAG guidelines and Web Accessibility development practices

  • Experience with JavaScript application frameworks such as React JS, Angular.js, Vue.js, Ember, or similar Web application frameworks

  • Proficiency with AJAX, browser data tools, and DOM

  • Proficiency with front-end workflow automation tools and build tooling, including CSS precompilers, JavaScript testing and build tools, and CI/CD tools

  • Familiarity with Agile Software Development practices and concepts

  • Ability to design technical solutions and provide technical estimates

  • Experience with deployment of web solutions

  • Strong technical and consultative communication skills

  • Ability to provide leadership and mentoring to other developers

Required Skills


  • JavaScript ES6, jQuery, underscore/lodash

  • React, AngularJS

  • Gulp, Webpack

  • SASS, LESS, Stylus

  • Git

  • JIRA, Confluence, or similar

  • Browser Developer Tools

  • Agile Software Development

Good to Have

  • Contributes to Open Source Projects.

  • Experience with JavaScript testing, debugging, and performance tuning

  • Experience with Web Content Management Systems (WCS/CMS) such as WordPress, Sitecore, AEM, or similar

  • Experience writing and reviewing software requirements documentation

  • Experience conducting and participating in code reviews and providing technical guidance to peer developers

  • Experience with web and application UX and visual design consultation and planning

  • Experience with web and web application technical design and planning

  • Familiarity with node.js

Educational requirements

Bachelor's Degree requirement


Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Chicago, IL (IL14)

Web Development

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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