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Application Programmer in Killeen, TX at NOK-KaiHonua

Date Posted: 7/3/2018

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Job Description

Location:  Fort Hood, Texas (Killeen)

Job Summary:

KaiHonua, LLC has an immediate opening for an Application Programmer to join our rapidly growing team. The Application Programmer designs and builds applications using a variety of programming languages, techniques, and tools. Designs and develops user interface features, site animation, and special-effects elements. Contributes to the design team’s efforts to enhance the look and feel of the organization’s offerings. Designs the application to support the organization’s strategies and goals relative to external communications; and requires understanding of programming technologies.

Responsibilities: (Not listed in order of importance; other duties may be assigned) Must be able to perform the following with minimal guidance:

  • Administer existing Asset and Service Management applications using standard development tools and in-house developed scripts.
  • Develop and administer Microsoft Reporting Services and Crystal Reports according to management requests using AC/SM databases.
  • Administer and develop custom Ruby on Rails based asset management web site.
  • Draft and maintain SOP documents for the functional category.
  • Develop applications to support the enterprise, including creation of the data models, databases, survey/add/update of reuse library, development of interfaces, application control logic, forms (screens), objects, reports, queries and menus.
  • Plan tests, prepare test data, execute testing, identify, analyze and repair errors and retest an application or module prior to implementation and placing into production.
  • Prepare, update, and distribute end-user and/or system operator's manuals that contain the product design and procedures and other relevant information necessary to use and administer the system. Also prepare, update and distribute on-line help facilities, technical manuals, SOPs, and maintain automation documentation.
  • Provide advice on automating functions, integrating requirements with existing capabilities, communication requirements, control and administration of systems, types of information management systems, operating systems, equipment; infrastructure compatibility.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Headquartered in Hawaii, KaiHonua, LLC is a SBA Certified NHO 8(a) Small Business specializing in global information technology and offering professional solutions in IT Design & Installation, Cybersecurity Engineering & Support, Application Integration & Development, Software & Hardware Engineering, Network & Systems Management, Information Systems Security, and Business Management Services.

Leveraging over 30 years of providing IT services to the federal & commercial market with projects located around the world, our team possesses innovative expertise in the development of a wide range of technology solutions.  KaiHonua, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

Our service commitment is simple - "Quality IT Solutions... On Time & On Budget."


Job Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related degree
  • Equivalent combination of knowledge and specialized experience may be acceptable in lieu of a degree
  • 5+ Yrs. experience in software development
  • Must possess and maintain an IT I level certification IAW AR 25-2 and an IAT- II certifications IAW DoD 8570.01-M
  • Secret Clearance
  • Thorough understanding of current Asset and Service Management software (e.g. Remedy ITSM and/or HP OpenView AssetCenter, HP Service Manager, and ConnectIt.
  • Familiar with Ruby and Ruby on Rails framework.
  • Experience with Microsoft Structure Query Language (SQL) Server and Transact-SQL (T-SQL) procedural language; Microsoft Visual Studio, Visual Studio .Net, and object oriented programming languages (current versions).
  • Excellent customer service skills whether on the telephone or troubleshooting customer issues on-site; project a positive image and professional manner at all times; ability to work within the confines of a set time schedule.
  • Knowledge and experience communicating system analysis concepts to technical and non-technical personnel; ability to develop technical documents and produce system design documentation.
  • CompTIA Security+ baseline preferred. Full CE certification required; Microsoft certifications, Remedy ITSM and ITIL V3 certifications desired.
  • Strong people skills as well as good verbal and written communication skills and have a history of success with customer facing environments.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Capable of conveying complex information in a simplistic manner
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong self-starter requiring minimal supervision
  • Able to take proactive measures to prevent problems rather than reactive by nature
  • Strong verbal and written communication to effectively express concepts, plans, and proposals
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Security Clearance:

Position requires an active DoD Secret security clearance



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