Job Description

Tracking Code
2966-317
Job Description

McKean Defense is a Naval Life Cycle Management, Engineering, Enterprise Transformation and Program Management business headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. McKean’s engineers, developers, technical staff, programmers, analysts, and program managers identify and deploy new shipboard technologies, integrate information technology across shipboard platforms, and develop strategies to support the Warfighter. McKean’s employees create strategic solutions to help customers reach new levels of mission support and transform their organizations. McKean Defense is employee owned, and values the life experiences of potential candidates, including those who have served our Military. Currently, 38% of McKean’s employee owner workforce are veterans.

McKean Defense Group is looking to hire a Software Developer for our Philadelphia office. The developer will primarily be programming in PHP and will be tasked with writing back-end APIs for web applications. The developer will also be expected to write middle ware services, create domain entities, services, repositories, and factories. The position entails collaborating with UI developers, software architects, and stakeholders on a regular basis. Must be willing to work within an agile software development team. Developing test procedures, analyzing test results, and peer reviewing other developers' products are other expected responsibilities.

The position also entails assisting in development of a Oracle database schema (tables/queries/relationships/etc). The development of the database must be done in accordance with configuration standards (DISA STIGs).

Required Skills

-Using Zend Expressive Restful API

-Using middleware services

-Creating domain entities and services, data repositories, and factories

-Experience with Swagger and Docker

-Working with UI developer(s) to build the required services

-Must possess problem solving skills and be proactive in researching solutions

-Must be open to learning other technologies and languages, like C#, as other projects present themselves

-Experience with phpDox, phpQA, and phpUnit are a plus

-Work with customers to define software requirements

-3+ years developing in PHP doing back-end development

-Working in a collaborative environment with other developers, customers, and managers

-Working with UI developer(s) to build the required services

Candidates should have a Secret clearance or be able to obtain one.

Required Experience

-3+ years developing in PHP doing back-end development

-Working in a collaborative environment with other developers, customers, and managers

-Working with UI developer(s) to build the required services

-3+ years working with and developing with database systems (Oracle a plus)

Four year college degree or equivalent work experience

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

McKean Defense is an E-Verify company.

Job Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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