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WordPress Web Designer / Developer

Job Title: Web Designer/Developer

Location:  Silver Spring, MD

Clearance Required: Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance



This position supports the National Weather Service (NWS) Office of Science and Technology Integration (OSTI). Located in Silver Spring, MD, the office is designed to manage the execution of acquisition and development programs meeting the needs for current and future NWS operations. Some of the programs managed include: Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), product improvement project for observing systems (e.g., ASOS, Automated Surface Observing System and NEXRAD), NexGen, Weather Radio Improvement Project (WRIP), Hurricane Forecast Improvement Program (HFIP) and Regional Climate Reference Network (RCRN) to access science and technology options, prepare solutions and development plans to meet service requirements.Â

This position oversees the design, development and maintenance of various websites supporting OSTI and its many stakeholders, including the Weather Modeling community. Manages and maintains UFS (Unified Forecast System) community website on Wordpress and creates content and maintains UFS Twitter Account, along with other web-related duties.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform website design and creation. Plans, designs, develops, tests, edits, maintains, and documents look and flow of websites.Â
  • Interview clients to help them clarify their goals for establishing a website.
  • Design or supervises design of digitized images, banners, bullets, charts, image maps and other graphics to enhance appearance of site.Â
  • Requires knowledge of programming techniques and computer internet systems.
  • Work under general supervision; report to IBSS Program Manager
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures of web development


Required Skills /Education/ Certifications & Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree
  • 5-7 years of experience in web development.
  • Possess programming skills
  • Linux environmentÂ
  • Perl, shell scripting
  • MySQL or MariaDB databases.Â
  • WordPress experienceÂ
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written


About IBSS Corp.

IBSS is a Woman-Owned business. Since 1992, IBSS has provided specialized professional, scientific, technical, cybersecurity, IT, and software engineering solutions to the Federal sector. Our clients include the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Department of Defense (DoD), and the Department of Justice (DOJ). We are committed to serving our clients and employees by delivering service excellence, creating value through technology, and continually improving our skills, services, and processes. Moreover, we maintain an ISO 9001:2015 certification which allows us to optimize current industry best practices to enhance delivery outcomes for our clients.


IBSS offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage with company-paid deductible, paid time off, federal holidays, matching 401K plan, tuition/professional development reimbursement, and Flex-Spending (FSA)/Dependent Care Account (DCA) options.


IBSS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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  • Published At
    1st, December 2022
  • Location
    Maryland, United States
  • Type
    Full Time
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