ICF Senior Software Engineer (Node/React) – Remote in Reston, Virginia

March 26, 2024

Job Description


ICF is a mission-driven company filled with people who care deeply about improving the lives of others and making the world a better place. Our core values include Embracing Difference; we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces, and hires dimensions of difference.

Our Health Engineering Solutions (HES) team works side by side with customers to articulate a vision for success, and then make it happen. We know success doesn’t happen by accident. It takes the right team of people, working together on the right solutions for the customer. We are looking for a seasoned Software Engineer who will be a key driver to make this happen.

Our core work hours are 10am – 4pm Eastern Time with the option to start earlier or work later depending on your time zone.

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer with a solid understanding and experience with the Node.js platform, its tooling, JavaScript, TypeScript, MongoDB, and AWS cloud infrastructure services such as Lamba, Fargate, Step Functions, and Glue. You will work on a closely-knit Scrum team to solve complex backend problems, such as integrating external services into our services, adding and modifying database structures, and implementing new REST services with a focus on security, performance, and scalability. You will dig into business requirements and implement complex logic using modern technologies. We believe strongly in test-driven development, continuous integration, and continuous deployment, and we have a strong DevOps mindset. This position is open to a mid-level to principal professional depending on experience.


  • Ability to work in an existing codebase and collaborate with a diverse team

  • Experience in building enterprise-scale backend REST APIs with frameworks such as Express.js, using an API-first paradigm

  • Intimate knowledge and experience with MongoDB (nonSQL)

  • A mindset towards building systems for the cloud and DevOps fundamentals

  • Working knowledge of AWS cloud infrastructure services such as ECS, Lambda, Fargate, Glue

  • Hands-on understanding of virtualization and experience with Docker

  • Focus towards building security, performance, and scalability into services from the beginning

  • Experience with debugging code and troubleshooting technical issues in order to craft appropriate solutions

  • Flexible and willing to accept a change in priorities as necessary

  • Strong critical thinking, attention to detail, and analytical skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently

Based on your experiences and interests, we may ask you as a technology professional to support growth-related activities, including (but not limited to) RFI, RFP, prototypes, and oral presentations. Team members are also expected to uphold and maintain appropriate certifications necessary for their practice expertise.

Tools & Technology:

  • Node.js

  • Express.js

  • Axios

  • Mongoose

  • MongoDB

  • PostgreSQL

  • MySQL

  • Typescript

  • AWS Lambda,

  • AWS Step Functions

  • AWS Fargate

  • AWS Glue

  • Docker

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field

  • 5+ years of relevant experience with a Bachelors; or a Master’s degree with a minimum of 3 years’ experience.

  • 2 years’ experience working with Node and React.

  • Must have lived in the US for a total of 3 full years (out of the last 5 years)

  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance.

  • Candidate must reside in the US, be authorized to work in the US, and work must be performed in the US.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • FHIR and FHIR API’s

  • Identity Management (like OKTA)

  • Log analyzer tools (like Splunk)

  • Experience working in the healthcare industry

  • Federal Government contracting work experience

Job Location: This position requires that the job be performed in the United States. If you accept this position, you should note that ICF does monitor employee work locations and blocks access from foreign locations/foreign IP addresses, and also prohibits personal VPN connections.

Working at ICF

ICF is a global advisory and technology services provider, but we’re not your typical consultants. We combine unmatched expertise with cutting-edge technology to help clients solve their most complex challenges, navigate change, and shape the future.

We can only solve the world’s toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy (https://www.icf.com/legal/equal-employment-opportunity) .

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email [email protected] 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 workplace discrimination rights (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.pdf) , the Pay Transparency Statement (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) , or our benefit offerings which are included in the Transparency in (Benefits) Coverage Act. (https://www.icf.com/legal/equal-employment-opportunity)

Pay Range – There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is:

$84,533.00 – $143,706.00

Nationwide Remote Office (US99)


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