Software Developer - Junior in Rock Island, IL at KaiHonua

Date Posted: 11/18/2022

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Job Description

Position:  Software Developer - Junior (CCDC)

Location:  Rock Island, IL

Job Summary:

KaiHonua, LLC has an immediate opening for a Software Developer - Jurnior to join our rapidly growing team. Under general supervision, the Software Developer develops codes, tests, and debugs new software or enhancements to existing software. Has good understanding of business applications. Works with technical staff to understand problems with software and resolve them. Resolves customer complaints with software and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements. May assist in development of software user manuals.

The candidate shall provide software development and maintenance expertise by participating as a developer member of a Software Development Team (SDT). The candidate shall be competent to work on most phases of applications programming activities and require little to no instruction and guidance in performing routine tasks. The candidate shall collaborate with other members of the SDT including software development leads, product managers, testers, business analysts, and other developers to understand and implement individual work efforts and overall product vision.

  • Develop, improve, and maintain software source code
  • Develop, improve, and maintain software diagrams or models
  • Develop, improve, or maintain software documentation
  • Document software development lifecycle efforts
  • Provide recommendations for designs, solutions, and/or improvements.
  • Notify SDT members appropriately
  • Attend and participate in SDT meetings
  • QLIK and SiteFinity

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Not listed in order of importance; other duties may be assigned) and must be able to be performed with minimal guidance.

The candidate shall utilize effectively and efficiently the following programming languages, tools, frameworks, concepts, and platforms operating on Microsoft Windows Server platforms to develop, improve, and maintain source code on large scale web-based software and systems as prioritized by the SDT:

  • Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
  • Refactoring
  • Microsoft C#
  • Microsoft .NET Framework Libraries (3.x and higher)
  • Microsoft ASP.NET Web Forms
  • Microsoft ASP.NET MVC (3 and higher)
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 and higher
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) (2013 and higher)
  • HTML (4.01 and higher)
  • JavaScript/ECMA Script
  • JQuery (1.x and higher)
  • CSS (2 and higher)
  • Bootstrap (2 and higher)
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
  • SQL / TSQL
  • Microsoft SQL Server (2014 and higher)
  • Database Design
  • Balsamiq Mockups (3 and higher)
  • SharePoint Designer
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures including DoD STIG requirements
  • Other duties as assigned


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.

Software Development is considered IAT Level One (1) per DoD 8570.01-M. and contract employees must possess all necessary certifications prior to performing on the contract. The computing environment (CE) certification most appropriate for specific tasks associated with software development is Microsoft.

  • Design, create, and modify web sites
  • Analyze user needs to implement web site content, graphics, performance, and capacity. 
  • May integrate web sites with other computer applications
  • May convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible web formats by using software designed to facilitate the creation of web and multimedia content.
  • Possesses experience developing web-based applications utilizing HTML, JavaScript/JQuery, AJAX, and SQL technologies
  • The developer shall perform and coordinate information system maintenance through data updates, software modifications, and new software development that meets the AQL in this PWS
  • Applies fundamental concepts, processes, practices, and procedures on technical assignments
  • Performs work that requires practical experience and training. Work is performed under supervision
  • Web Development Fundamentals, Exam 98-363. (or most current equivalent/comparable Microsoft certification)
  • Candidate employees must have at least three (3) years of paid experience in software development using the platforms, programming languages, and frameworks specified in the Specific Tasks section.
  • It is preferred the candidate be certified in QLIK; both in the business analyst, and data architect roles. However, this is not required as long as they can apply knowledge of QLIK to create visualizations, mash-up, and data integration.
  • The candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge in the SiteFinity application to create pages, forms, custom layouts, controls, publication and other day to day aspects of utilization of the application.

Education / Experience / Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related work experience (relevant experience - field preferred – and education may be considered in lieu of a degree)
  • 1-3 years of experience
  • Must possess and maintain an IT I level certification IAW AR 25-2 and an IAT I certifications IAW DoD 8570.01-M

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time.  Position may require typing and reading from a computer screen.  Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner.  May include lifting weigh up to thirty (30) pounds as necessary.  

Security Clearance:

Position may require an active DoD security clearance.  Must be a US citizen


KaiHonua LLC offers a comprehensive benefits package including Paid Time Off, a matching retirement program, and competitive salaries that commensurate with skills and experience.  For more information about our company, please visit our website at

Company Summary

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."

KaiHonua LLC reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time.  The above job description is not all encompassing.  Positions functions and qualifications may vary depending on business needs.

KaiHonua LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, creed, religion, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status or legally protected characteristics.


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