Web Application Developer in Aberdeen, MD at DCS

Date Posted: 6/26/2020

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Job Description

DCS Corporation is seeking a talented Web Application Developer to develop, maintain and enhance complex database centric web application software 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.

High School Diploma and minimum of 16 years of experience.

PHP Web development framework.

Proficiency with PHP, SQL and familiarity with the MySQL database software.

Desired Skills:

Experience with CakePHP web development framework preferred.

Experience with team programming and structured programming experience preferred.