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Web Applications Developer - PHP/JavaScript- E1057

AMDEX is a seasoned high-technology services firm specializing in data sciences and cloud solutions, application development and maintenance, program management, and health IT operations leveraging experience and trusted talent to solve the federal government’s most pressing business and technical challenges. Our staff is a family of professional individuals who provide services that exceeds our client's objectives.  We value our employees and do all we can to take care of them.

JavaScript/PHP Programmer develop and maintain Web-based scientific annotation and data-sharing system. This is a great opportunity to join a team on the forefront of cutting edge development. This location is metro accessible with many onsite amenities.

Job Summary:

This is a mid-level programmer position for the development and maintenance of a Web-based scientific annotation and data-sharing system, in a small-team environment. Qualified applicants must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, results-driven individuals who can learn quickly and work well within a fast-paced environment and who have good interpersonal as well as time-management skills.


  • Develop, optimize, and maintain a Web resource, including the PHP codebase.
  • Create front-end interactive components with JavaScript (specifically using jQuery and AJAX).
  • Build and consume REST services utilizing JSON and XML.
  • Conduct unit- and integration-tests to achieve acceptable software quality.
  • Decompose high-level scientific, business and user requirements into functional requirements.
  • Responsible for version control and documentation of artifacts produced through approved procedures and protocols.
  • Work closely with technical project leadership and client to plan, develop, and deliver system modernization, enhancement, and operations and maintenance capabilities.

Required education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, bioinformatics, engineering, science or related fields.   A graduate degree is a plus.
  • 3+ years of experience developing Web applications in PHP and JavaScript.
  • 1+ years of SQL design skills and experience with MySQL, Postgres, or other relational database products.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills including the ability to create and deliver clear reports and documentation.

Desired experience:

  • Experience using various JavaScript libraries such as jQuery, Prototype, RequireJS and D3,
  • Proficiency with the MediaWiki platform.
  • Working knowledge of other Web technologies, including CSS, SVG, and HTML5.
  • End-to-end development experience in an agile environment.
  • Familiarity with responsive best practices for Web development.
  • Experience working in a Unix or Linux environment.
  • Experience working with scientific data.

AMDEX Corporation offers a competitive salary package and attractive benefits package.  

Group Health Insurance

¨       Medical

¨       Dental * Ortho available

¨       Vision

Employer Paid Life and Disability Insurance

10 Federal Holidays                              PTO accrual with annual cash-out program available

401(k) Plan with company match            Flexible Spending Accounts: Medical, Dependent, Transit

Tuition Reimbursement                          Training Assistance 

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