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IT Specialist (Front-End Web Developer)

Operations - Technology & Innovation
Closing date:
Washington, DC or remote
51, 52, 53 See information on grades and base pay ranges
Who may apply:
Open to status candidates (Competitive service - Permanent), Open to All US Citizens (Competitive service – Permanent)


This position is located at Consumer Financial Protection Bureau OPERATIONS DIVISION. As an IT Specialist (Front-End Web Developer), you will be responsible for contributing to the development and evolution of CFPB technology solutions that support consumer education and financial regulatory requirements.

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As an IT Specialist (Front-End Web Developer), you will:

  • Develop and maintain HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for CFPB's internal and external websites and apps using current design practices, technologies, and frameworks. Code development includes but is not limited to working in the following technology frameworks HMTL, CSS, JavaScript, data visualization (Highcharts, D3, MapBox.js etc.), static site generators, React, Node, Django, Wagtail, and/or Python.
  • Lead or participate in product and design sessions with stakeholders at all levels throughout the Design and Development team and/or bureau.
  • Turn large data sets into intuitive, well-designed web-based visualizations and interactive tools, in conformance with CFPB's style guide and modern web design standards. Solves complex development problems and works with designers and developers to implement usability test and data reporting for the purpose of optimizing web designs and content.

Travel Required

  • Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory Status

  • No

Promotion Potential

  • 53

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Open to status candidates (Competitive service - Permanent)

Current Federal employees on career or career-conditional appointments and reinstatement eligible. Current federal employees on permanent competitive service appointments (including current CFPB employees on such appointments), or former federal employees with reinstatement eligibility; or ICTAP Eligibles; or Eligible under special hiring authorities (e.g., individuals with disabilities, covered by an interchange agreement, or Eligible under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act). Current CFPB employee should check their appointment type before applying to an announcement.

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Open to All US Citizens (Competitive service – Permanent)

Applications will be accepted from all U.S. citizens.

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