Web Application Developer/Administrator – Alaka`ina Foundation – Silver Spring, MD

Job title: Web Application Developer/Administrator

Company: Alaka`ina Foundation

Job description: The Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) has a need for a Web Application Developer/Administrator to support our government customer located in Silver Spring, MD.DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research and Development of Cloud-based Analytical and Storage Solutions.
  • Investigate existing (e.g., Digital Biobank) and developing cloud-based, DoD-approved solutions for genomic data storage, sharing, and analytics.
  • Infrastructure and IT Linux Support.
  • Assist with administering a flexible, Linux based HPC computing environment (PBS, Torque) to allow the use of state-of-the-art microbial genomic software and command-line tools.
  • Provide expertise to MRSN leadership for new hardware and software capabilities including academic, open source, and commercially available systems.
  • Development of a centralized genome repository.
  • Design, maintain, and administer a software/hardware Linux-based infrastructure for the seamless data transfer of raw sequencing data between different analytical and storage servers.
  • Development of user-friendly interface for genomic repository.
  • Develop a graphical user interface to provide access to the 65,000 sequenced isolates genomic repository and genetic information. This genomic dataset should be quarriable by MRSN personnel and select partners with no programming and bioinformatic expertise.
  • Assist the development of interactive reports and surveillance dashboards (using tools like R, Tableau, Shiny, Microsoft PowerBI through existing DoD solutions like CarePoint and others) to improve the quality and usability of MRSN deliverables/products and maximize engagement of customers and stakeholders.
  • Provide ongoing maintenance and support for the ARMoR-D application.
  • Support and implementation of computing environments; software patches; bug fixes; application feature enhancements; end-user support and training; system documentation; new application feature creation and implementation; data imports, exports, and cohesion; and assuring and maintaining application and system security.


  • Current/active industry certification in web-based application development technology (C#.net; ASP; HTML5).
  • Security Plus certification to meet DoD 8570.01 requirements.


  • Ability to develop database linked web applications using .net, MVC, Entity Framework, LINQ to SQL, IIS and CAC authorization in a DoD environment.
  • Direct experience using tools like R, Tableau, Shiny, Microsoft PowerBI.
  • Ability to install and administer IIS web services.
  • Ability to lead software development projects.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must have an active Secret clearance.

​The Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is a fast-growing government service provider. Employees enjoy competitive salaries. Eligible full-time employees enjoy a 401K plan with company match; medical, dental, disability, and life insurance coverage; tuition reimbursement; paid time off; and 11 paid holidays.We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are proud to state that we do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. If you are a person with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process, please click to request accommodation. We E-Verify all employees.The Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is comprised of industry-recognized government service firms designated as Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO)-owned and 8(a) certified businesses. The Family of Companies (FOCs) includes Ke`aki Technologies, Laulima Government Solutions, Kūpono Government Services, and Kāpili Services, Po`okela Solutions, Kīkaha Solutions, LLC, and Pololei Solutions, LLC. Alaka`ina Foundation activities principally benefit the youth of Hawaii through charitable efforts which includes providing innovative educational programs that combine leadership, science & technology, and environmental stewardship.For additional information, please visit .#LI-JS1#ClearanceJobs

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Location: Silver Spring, MD

Job date: Sat, 04 May 2024 01:24:40 GMT

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