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Job #: R-00071775
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Website Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2,000
Group: Health

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is currently seeking a full-time Full Stack Developer & Website Administrator who will support the Deployment Health Research Program at the Naval Health Research Center in San Diego, CA. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining web applications and systems in support of scientific initiatives. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who has the ability to plan and prioritize work and work independently. 

Due the COVID-19 pandemic, employees are highly encouraged to work remotely from their home office, although weekly visits to the Naval Health Research Center in San Diego will be required.  Longer term, this position will be required to be on-site at the Naval Health Research Center a minimum of 2 days a week. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Builds, maintains, and optimizes web applications (participants surveys, public facing websites, intranet sites/utilities, etc.);

  • Work across the full platform stack (web/mobile front-end, server-side, scripting, and database systems) to implement features or improve our development workflow;

  • Collaborates with Principal Investigators, data scientists, research coordinators, and the department’s IT team to achieve elegant solutions that meet study needs and ensure requirements are met;

  • Document change control to build/design change control procedures;

  • Facilitate user acceptance testing with research team and address site/content/design feedback;

  • Document lessons learned at the end of each website design project and partner with the project manager or web services lead to address feedback and improve the development process;

  • Maintain code integrity and organization; creating specifications and document best practices for all applications, libraries, and code being developed or updated;

  • Ensure website infrastructure is up to date with system and security updates;

  • Lead the team in best practices in the areas of data integrity and secure coding practices;

  • Ensure user documentation is up-to-date with changes to processes, new processes, and system design changes;

  • Develops new functionality, themes or sites;

  • Manages system performance and system backup.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree and 4 or more years of experience in web application development

  • Knowledge and experience performing Full Stack Web Development using PHP
    or similar web languages

  • Expert understanding of database architecture and experience with MySQL
    and/or Microsoft SQL Server

  • Experience configuring Apache and/or Internet Information Services (IIS) web
    servers and performing security hardening according to best practices

  • DevOps experience managing Linux and/or Windows environments

  • Proven ability to write standards-compliant HTML/CSS/JavaScript utilizing modern frameworks
    such as Bootstrap or Tailwind CSS

  • Experience with git version control software

  • Ability to effectively and professionally communicate with investigators, vendors, and research staff.

  • Due to federal contract restrictions, candidate must be a U.S. citizen and able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance. We will assist any selected applicant in the process to obtain a secret clearance if they do not already have one. After package submission, it typically takes approximately three weeks for employees to be eligible to begin working.

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COVID Response

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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