The AM Agency
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Human Health & Performance IT (HHPIT) Application Developer / SharePoint Developer

Position Description (PURPOSE/FUNCTION):

The Human Health & Performance IT (HHPIT) Application Developer / SharePoint Developer will provide support for the design, development, testing and implementation of applications and data information systems and/or interfaces for various users, including the JSC clinics, Space Medicine staff, and mission medical support teams and/or technical application solutions to meet customer needs by developing .NET Applications, configuring SharePoint sites using built-in SharePoint functionality and custom SharePoint solution development (client-side). The general purpose of many of these systems is to support the accumulation, storage, display, analysis and exchange of human subject health and research related data between various groups. Software development activities may be performed using a variety of technologies, including HTML, JavaScript, Microsoft Visual Studio, SQL Server, XML, SQL Server Reporting Services, ASP.NET, C#, BizTalk, and SharePoint. Operating systems include Windows 10 and above (desktop), and Windows 2008 and above (server). This position may provide technical oversight and direction to other developers, reviewing and guiding designs and ensuring proper fit into the technical environment.

Responsibilities:


• Responsible for compliance with Safety, Health and Environmental plan; must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the Company’s safety policies and rules and must be willing to report safety violations and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisory or management personnel.
• Responsible for compliance with the Quality Assurance Plan, policies and procedures
• Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance level as determined by the Company
• Responsible for completing all assigned training
• Know, and adhere to, KBR policies, procedures and work rules, and demonstrate a strong work ethic.
• Maintain confidentiality of all medical and personal information to which access has been granted.
• Participate in all areas of the design, development, testing, implementation, training and support of various application development projects and SharePoint-related HHPIT application development projects according to applicable HHPIT work instructions & processes.
• Support the technical goals of the Application Development Team by working closely with the HHPIT Team Lead as applicable in all application design and development phases.
• Participate in design and planning meetings to support the technical infrastructure needs of various projects.
• Gather and document functional requirements as needed from user representatives.
• Develop and document technical design based on functional requirements.
• In cooperation with the HHPIT Team Lead, Architects and other Application Developers, design all layers of proposed applications, including user interface, middle-tier and database, as well as interfaces between applications.
• Develop code to support the requirements and design for all layers of proposed applications and interfaces, including user interface, middle-tier and database.
• Configure SharePoint to support the requirements and design for all layers of proposed applications/sites.
• Conduct appropriate unit testing and system/integration testing of all developed applications and SharePoint sites.
• Assist with the proper coordination and conduct of user acceptance testing of all developed applications and SharePoint sites.
• Work with users and technical support staff to coordinate and execute proper migration of developed applications and SharePoint sites into a production environment.
• Assist in the development and delivery of user and/or technical support staff training on developed applications.
• Support the adoption, implementation and constant continual improvement of accepted processes for software development, code migration and configuration control.
• Assist in the evaluation of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) products related to all of the above.
• Provide weekly status reports of work activities to applicable Application Development Team Lead(s).
• Create documentation to support all of the above, as well as additional items as necessary.
• Develop, execute, and adhere to project plans and project schedules for all work as approved by the Application Development Lead(s)
• Balance academic software development principles and customer requests with practical constraints to meet project deadlines
• Utilize Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) as both a Code Repository and Application Lifecycle Management tool.
• Provide support/mentoring to other developers for architecture and programming guidance. Decompose application requirements, assign technical tasks, and verify completeness of solutions for junior developers.
• Ensure compliance with all applicable KBR and NASA standards and work instructions.
• Establish, promote and maintain a service-oriented, customer-service focused culture that supports new custom development, COTS and sustaining activities.
• Ensure that deliverables meet KBR and NASA quality standards.
• Other duties as assigned. Responsibilities occasionally require work on weekends and/or evenings, sometimes with little to no advance notice.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
1. REQUIRED:

The position requires a bachelor’s degree plus 15 years of work experience in the information technology field, with a minimum of 7 years of most recent experience in multi-tier application and database development using ASP.NET, C#, SQL, MVC, Entity Framework or other Object Relational Mapping (ORM), JavaScript, plus 7 years work experience with SharePoint, or combination of Application Development and SharePoint Development experience.

Experience with Object Oriented programming is required.

Knowledge of, and experience with relational database design/development and analytical database design/development is required.

Knowledge of, and experience with formal software development project management tools and methods is required.
A proven ability to coordinate with team members, project staff, customers, users, and other stakeholders to successfully develop, conduct, and implement software development projects is required.

The ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with personnel at all levels, both one on one and in groups, is essential.

The flexibility to adapt to new development tools and technologies is essential. Candidates must be self-starters who have a proven ability to work independently.

2. DESIRED:

Prior NASA experience

Experience with SharePoint Provider Hosted Apps integration with SharePoint

Microsoft Certified Professionals or other software development related certification

Experience with software development in a medical environment

Experience with modeling concepts and modeling tools

Experience with integration tools and standards

B. SKILLS/TRAINING
1. REQUIRED:

Demonstrable experience in the following technologies is required: C#, HTML, Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft SQL Server, basic SharePoint skills, XML, ASP.NET, MVC, Entity Framework
Ability to coordinate with team members, project staff, customers, users, and other stakeholders to successfully develop, conduct, and implement software development projects.

2. DESIRED:

Experience with the following technologies is desirable: SSRS, InfoPath, SSIS, SSAS, BizTalk Server, Team Foundation Server, jQuery, LINQ, SharePoint developer skills, Angular JS or other responsive web UI Framework.
Ability to design software in a tiered architecture to ensure maintainability and proper separation of concerns.
Knowledge of and experience with TFS as a formal software project management tool

Job Category: IT Programming
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Houston TX

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