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Web Application Developer - PHP and SQL
Ref No.: 20-00271
Location: MD

Job description

Seeking a talented Web Application Developer to develop, maintain and enhance complex database centric web applicationsoftware in support of U.S. Army scientific research objectives. This position will be on-site with our Army customer and require familiarity with a broad set of web software development and software engineering skills.The developer will be the lead responsible for maintaining and extending a set of custom web-based applications written in PHP and using SQL to interact with data in a MySQL database. The PHP applications are written using the CakePHP framework so experience with this is preferred, but previous use of other similarly structured programming frameworks is acceptable.Essential Job Functions:The developer will be the lead responsible for maintaining and extending a set of custom web-based applications written in PHP and using SQL to interact with data in a MySQL database. The PHP applications are written using the CakePHP framework so experience with this is preferred, but previous use of other similarly structured programming frameworks is acceptable.The existing applications include capabilities for:Inserting, modifying and deleting data into the database with associated error checking.Loading externally generated Excel data files into the MySQL database.Providing process for a variety of needs which in most cases include the uploading of user files and automated generation of PDF documents email notifications providing for review and approvals of a variety of work flows throughout the organization.Generating a variety of reports for on-screen display and also for on demand Excel file generation.Generating onscreen graphs.This position will enhance and extend these existing capabilities.Required Skills:Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.Experience with database centric business web applications.Minimum of 5 years of experience directly with development of database centric web applications or 10 years of more general web application development experience with 2years of experience with database centric web applications.Proficiency with PHP, SQL and familiarity with the MySQL database software.PHP Web development framework.The programmer must also be able to interact with stakeholders to identify and decompose system requirements.Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Desired Skills:Experience with CakePHP web development framework preferred.Experience with team programming and structured programming experience preferred.