Product Release Schedule for 2017 – This Is Going To Be a Busy Year!

Product Release Schedule for 2017 – This Is Going To Be a Busy Year!

Happy New Year! In 2016, we released CIW User Interface Designer and CIW Data Analyst certification; the second and third of seven new certifications in the brand new CIW Web and Mobile Design series. Upon release, we conducted webinars for these new certifications. A recording of those two webinars can be viewed by clicking below.

CIW UI Designer Video CIW Data Analyst Webinar Video

In addition to the webinars, both certification courses have a course overview video that can be viewed by clicking below.

CIW User Interface Designer Product Video CIW Data Analyst Product Video

This year, we are excited to announce that we will be releasing CIW Social Media Strategist in January 2017, with CIW Multimedia Specialist, CIW Mobile Application Developer, and CIW E-Commerce Services Specialist all being scheduled for release throughout 2017. These four certification courses will finalize the CIW Web and Mobile Design series.

In addition to finishing this new certification series, we are excited to announce that we will be releasing a new update for the CIW JavaScript Specialist certification also in 2017. The CIW JavaScript Specialist certification is one of the most popular web certifications and one of the most wanted-skills amongst web designers and web developers.

CIW is committed to a vision of preparing students and professionals for the growing web and mobile design environment. In this high-demand field, CIW certifications ensure that certification holders possess the edge they need to succeed in today’s web technology-driven world. We look forward to serving all students and professionals who are pursuing IT careers and aspirations in 2017. The CIW team is wishing all of you the best in your professional and academic endeavors. 2017 is going to be a great year!


BAE Systems Seeking Another CIW-Certified, Jr. Web Designer/Developer in Landover, MD Location

BAE Systems Seeking Another CIW-Certified, Jr. Web Designer/Developer in Landover, MD Location

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Jr Web Designer/Developer
BAE Systems
Landover, MD

Seeking highly motivated Web Designer to support a Coast Guard production environment. The candidate will design/redesign, maintain and administer customer owned websites following customer standards and best practices.

Candidate must pay attention to detail to ensure no errors exist such as classification issues, or mismatched font sizes.

The candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Convert products in MS Word format into HTML/CSS using Adobe Dreamweaver and/or an XML authoring tool and post the HTML, XML, and PDF versions to the prescribed websites.
  • The candidate will ensure that all postings have valid HTML code with relevant metadata;
  • Ensure that all XML versions are validated against the Library of National Intelligence (LNI)’s web based validator; Ensure that web pages do not have broken links and are uniform with other pages on the same website;
  • Survey internal and external customers to gather feedback in regards to website improvement and enhanced functionality;
  • Present feedback to management to determine how the feedback will be used;
  • Perform minor modifications to existing ICC dynamic websites written in ColdFusion and JavaScript and create snippets of ColdFusion/JavaScript code to pull data from databases to display as a webpage;
  • Design/redesign customer’s websites which includes creating the look, layout and features of the website.

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Must have Clearance, and four or more years related industry experience.
  • Must have knowledge of programming languages, operating systems and Internet applications.
  • Familiarity with Web design and development tools and understand the recommendations of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
  • Must be proficient with XML, HTML, CSS, and basic web programming scripts.
  • Must have experience using Adobe Dreamweaver, Microsoft Word, and SharePoint Services.
  • Must be able to prioritize, organize, and schedule work assignments and projects.
  • Must have knowledge of SQL or MySQL Database queries and functions for custom web reporting and formatting.
  • Must have basic knowledge and ability to use ColdFusion code.
  • Must be detailed oriented and have strong organizational, communication skills in both oral and written form, and the ability to work well with others.
  • Must be able to work individually on multiple projects in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted during the course of work.
  • Must have experience working for the federal government or be capable of sophisticated design and branding representative of a federal government agency.
  • Must have at least one year of experience handling US classified documents.

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW) or equivalent certifications,
  • Security+ Certification, Experience working with the US Coast Guard or similar Agency,
  • Working knowledge of Intelligence Community classification and handling markings and the appropriate way to treat documents.

About BAE Systems

Intelligence & Security BAE Systems is a global defense, aerospace and security company with more than 80,000 employees worldwide, delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.

Intelligence & Security provides comprehensive and strategic support to any mission, anytime, anywhere. The sector serves a diverse customer base, including the U.S. Department of Defense; the intelligence community; U.S. federal civilian agencies including the Department of Justice, the Department of Homeland Security and commercial clients. The sector is headquartered in McLean, Va., and employs approximately 10,000 employees.

People are the greatest asset in any company. BAE Systems is committed to a high performance culture and provides an environment where the work we do matters and where people are challenged to reach their full potential.

Read more and apply for the position at BAE Systems.

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Northrop Grumman Seeking a CIW-Certified, Web Software Developer in Woodlawn, MD

Northrop Grumman Seeking a CIW-Certified, Web Software Developer in Woodlawn, MD

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Web Software Developer- Health IT
Northrop Grumman
Woodlawn, MD

Description

Northrop Grumman technology services sector is seeking Web Software Developer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Woodlawn, MD.

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects? If so, Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. It’s not the systems that drive us: it’s the soldier our systems bring home. It’s not just the equipment that motivates us: it’s the people our equipment protects. It’s not the innovation that gets us up in the morning: it’s whom those innovations serve. We’re united by our work to help people and protect the world. And that mission makes our team even stronger.

This is an excellent opportunity to learn, grow, and be a part of a first class organization working on complex, leading edge enterprise network security. Position is responsible for providing engineering services in support of an enterprise-wide environment in one of the Federal Government’s largest civilian agency. Emphasis of the position will be on using a .NET Framework, ASP.NET, ColdFusion, SQL, RESTful and other web services to create a dynamic, informative, user-friendly service portal known as the SSA Office of Systems Operations and Hardware Engineering (OSOHE) One Stop.

The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Information technology support services contract for the SSA.

Description of Work:

  • Use a .NET Framework, ASP.NET, ColdFusion, SQL, RESTful and other web services to create a dynamic, informative, user-friendly service portal known as the SSA Office of Systems Operations and Hardware Engineering (OSOHE) One Stop.
  • Enhance communications among the OSOHE staff and Divisions in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Enhance the service portal interface that stakeholders use to request assistance or support from OSOHE.
  • Enhance the backend process of the portal and enable dynamic updates to the service portal using an administrative portal interface.
  • Review portal content and add, remove or update service offerings as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with HIPAA policies and procedures and Section 508 requirements.
  • Use Google Analytics to extract pertinent management information (MI) and make it available for analysis
  • Develop content governance and consistency on the various OSOHE Intranet websites.
  • Enhance or modify portal service offerings that provide software developers within the agency a single defined testing and data collection process, regardless of whether the program uses mainframe, open systems or batch processing, to move the code from development to production.
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics to management and non-technical audiences, as well as interface with the customer on a daily basis.
  • Become knowledgeable on the HIPAA policies and Section

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.

  • Master’s degree and 5 years of experience or Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of experience or High School and 11 years of related IT experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in ASP.NET or C# on a .NET Framework
  • Minimum of 2 years of utilizing ColdFusion and SQL in a .NET Framework
  • Must be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.

  • Experience with developing to Section 508 standards
  • Experience with all phases of the SDLC, design and development of detailed test automation software
  • One or more of the following certifications:
    • Master Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW)
    • Master CIW Administrator
    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
  • Experience in RESTful or any other Web Services
  • Experience in IT web engineering, design, development, and troubleshooting using tools such as XML, HTML, AngularJS, NodeJS, JavaScript, Java, Adobe Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Visual Studio in the design and programming of complex Internet/Intranet Web applications and interfaces

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visitwww.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Read more and apply for the position at Northrop Grumman.

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