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Job #: R-00020844
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Website Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

Leidos is currently seeking a full-time Senior Web Developer to support the Deployment Health Research Department at the Naval Health Research Center in San Diego, CA.   The successful candidate will build, maintain and optimize PHP web applications development essential for the operation of several ongoing research studies examining the health and well-being in military personnel and their families. The Senior Web Developer will interact with other team members and research study staff, including Principal Investigators, epidemiologists, physicians, and project support staff. They will be expected to contribute to both the front-end and back-end development to create high-quality, user friendly applications.

Primary Responsibilities:

Build, maintain, and optimize PHP web applications Write clean, efficient, and well-commented code that is both reusable and scalable Translate requirements and designs to responsive functional web applications Write unit tests to assist in quality assurance goals Develops both front-end and back-end applications to support survey research Provide assistance and training to system users; work with study teams to explain website skip patterns and data coding Develop, maintain, troubleshoot, and enhance existing Web surveys and back-end databases Collaborate in project scope; envisioning system features and functionality Research new technologies and implementations.

Basic Qualifications:

-    Bachelor's degree in computer science and 5+ years of related experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

1. Experience with PHP programming language

2. Experience with PHP Frameworks (CakePHP, Zend, Symfony, Yii, CodeIgniter, etc.)

3. Experience with MySQL

4. Experience with administering Linux servers (RHEL/CentOS/Debian)

5. Experience writing standards-compliant HTML/CSS/Javascript

6. Experience with software version control (git, svn, vcs, etc.)

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :

1. Experience with writing unit tests and quality assurance procedures

2. Demonstrated understanding of usability and UX principles

**Due to federal contract restrictions, candidate must be a U.S. citizen and able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance.

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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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