PHP Developer in West McLean, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 10/30/2019

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Job Description

Are you a highly skilled Application Developer, with the capability to gather key metrics from multiple sources, and the ability to architect and implement technical solutions? Do you also have an interest in working for our leading government integrator client? If so, we may have the ideal role for you in McLean!

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident with the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance prior to start.

Responsibilities of the Lead Application Developer:

  • Access multiple data sources to drive software development
  • Develop solutions that utilize retrieval languages and automated test analysis and extraction techniques
  • Design dashboard solution to inform leadership decision-making
  • Code software and create unit and functional tests to minimize defects
  • Troubleshoot and resolve development and delivery issues
  • Resolve pre and post-production defects

Requirements of the Lead Application Developer:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • At least 7 years in software design, development, and support
  • At least 5 years of experience building and deploying APIs/RESTful web services
  • At least 3 years of experience with open source software 
  • Thorough understanding of SDLC methods - Agile, Waterfall
  • Knowledge of web technologies: JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5, etc.
  • Experience with databases, such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, etc.
  • Experience with version control tools: Git, GitHub, BitBucket, etc.
  • Experience in PHP development frameworks
  • Experience eliciting functional requirements
  • Experience with ETL tools
  • Cloud experience a plus

Keywords: Application Developer, PHP, Java, JavaScript, RESTful Web Services, Linux Apache, MySQL, Agile

Job ID: 331559

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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