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Applications Developer Jobs in Washington Dc

PowerApps Developer

Apex Systems

Bethesda, MD

.NET Developer Specialist

Accenture Federal Services

Washington, DC

Site Reliability Engineer

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance

Washington, DC

Sr. Applications Developer/Tech Lead

Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd.

Maryland City, MD

ELT Developer, IT Senior Engineer

University of Maryland

Berwyn Heights, MD

App Development Advisor - McLean


McLean, VA

Sr. Application Developer

Credence Management Solutions, LLC

Tysons Corner, VA

MS Dynamics Portal Liquid Developer (13566)

The Baer Group

Alexandria, VA

Systems Engineer II

SimVentions, Inc - Glassdoor ✪ 4.6

Washington, DC

Washington Applications Developer Jobs Overview

With rapid job growth and excellent salaries, applications developers enjoy outstanding job security. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statics predicts that the number of applications developer jobs, among other software developer jobs, will skyrocket over the next decade, with a growth rate of 22%. That makes app development one of the fastest-growing careers.

Application developers develop, test, modify, and repair apps. This can be a fulfilling career if you like diving into creative projects and solving technical issues. You'll work on web apps, desktops apps, and mobile apps. The following are some of the most common types of app developers:

  • Front-end developers work on the parts of a web app that users interact with, including the user interface, user experience, and the general aesthetics.
  • Back-end developers work on the structure behind a web app, like databases, email systems, and other functionalities.
  • Full-stack developers are versatile and work in both front-end and back-end development for web apps, typically after a few years of work experience.
  • Mobile developers work on apps for mobile platforms, most commonly iOS and Android.
  • Game developers develop games for desktop or mobile platforms.

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About Working in Washington, D.C.

Looking for the cosmopolitan city life? Washington, D.C., has it all—combining history, politics, and culture to generate a distinctively energized metro atmosphere. And there's much more to the nation's capital than governmental concerns. Locals will tell you how well-developed the city is, with high-caliber museums (and architectural feats within and bordering the National Mall), loads of restaurants to satisfy any true foodie, convenient public transportation, and opportunities for green-space adventures in national and state parks right outside the urban core.

Washington, D.C., jobs are also expected to grow by 33.7% in the next 10 years (a faster rate than the U.S. average of 33.5%), so now's a great time to make a career move. Cost of living is higher than the national average, but that isn't unusual, given the nature of the location (and you're likely to find a higher-paying job here as well). Additionally, employment and housing possibilities are plentiful in the greater D.C. area, with headquarters for various businesses, corporate sprawls, and government contractors. So you may want to explore nearby Alexandria in Virginia and Bowie, Rockville, and Annapolis in Maryland for further job openings too.

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How Much Do Applications Developer Jobs Pay in Washington, D.C.?

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