The Government Health and Safety Solutions Operation is seeking a Software Application Developer (Drupal/PHP Developer) to support an exciting project at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Office of Extramural Research (OER). The positions will be located in the Bethesda, Maryland vicinity.
The successful candidate will work in an agile and fast paced environment supporting NIH scientists, researchers and IT professionals whose mission is to solve unique and challenging problems. The Developer will have the unique opportunity to interact directly with analysts and other technologists to ensure applications and tools meet the mission requirements. Individual must be a motivated, self-driven team player who interacts well with others, and is a good communicator with the ability to communicate technical results to the team and advise/consult with other team members on project related issues.
The successful candidate will participate in all software development activities such as research, design, development and maintenance of the web-based system. The Developer will be responsible for performing complex development tasks involving Web Site maintenance using Drupal and supporting dependent applications and maintenance efforts. Must be very detail-oriented with strong development and unit testing skills, and work to ensure the accuracy, completeness, and integrity of data in multiple database environments.
Applicants will qualify for the Developer position with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent based on evaluation of academic credentials, training and/or experience) as well as related experience to include web development using Drupal, HTML, PHP, jQuery, Angular, PostgreSQL, SVN, GitHub, Apache and Team Foundation Server. Suitable combination of education, training and experience is acceptable. Experience may have been gained before, during or after degree. Applicants must supply specifics on directly-related experience and qualifications as indicated above in resumes and cover letters to be considered for a position.
REQUIRED EDUCATION/SKILLS: Bachelor's degree in a related technical field and 4+ years related technical experience (or equivalent based on evaluation of academic credentials, training and/or experience) or a Master's Degree in a related technical field and 2+ years of related experience.
- Must have experience developing web applications in PHP, jQuery, PostgreSQL, SVN, GitHub, Apache, HTML/XHTML, CSS
- Must be familiar and experienced with Drupal (7 & 8)
- Must be familiar with Object Oriented Design and use of Design Patterns.
- Must be an effective verbal and written communicator, able to work with both technical and business users
- Must have a commitment to delivering high-quality software and data
- Must demonstrate a sense of urgency, and the ability to work independently and proactively in achieving team and individual objectives
- Must be able to understand the business uses of data and develop designs and specifications to meet those requirements
- Must be comfortable in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
- Must have strong attention to detail and an inquisitive mindset
- Prior experience working on Federal grants management systems
- UML and database design
- CMMI process experience
- Section 508 compliant design
- Automated unit testing
- Production support experience
- Experience working with the following technologies and platforms is a plus: .NET, Java, SQL Server, MySQL
Requires the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Software Development
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