Web Developer Intern

Allen Park, Michigan
14 Oct 2016
20 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
As a programmer / web developer you would provide programming support in the development of online systems to improve the efficiency of managerial tasks and the organization of data within a test laboratory environment. You would be responsible for delivering and supporting information technology services by developing, testing, implementing, and maintaining web-based application systems. Application uptime is maximized through continuous monitoring of potential failure modes and feedback from end users. Participation with colleagues to troubleshoot reported web-based application problems and issues is required. Tasked with looking for ways to improve existing applications (i.e. decreasing application load/computing times, integrate new functionality, etc.) and develop new applications that perform tasks which previously were performed manually. They apply knowledge in a variety of client and server side programming languages (i.e. JavaScript, SQL, PHP, etc.) to produce efficient web interfaces for a variety of users - technicians, engineers, and managers. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A wide degree of creativity, resourcefulness, self-motivation, and versatility is required.

The online systems are constantly being evolved to improve computing times and increase user-friendly aspects by incorporate newly released features. Most of these features are used via jQuery plug-ins and custom user interfaces aimed at optimizing monitor screen space and displaying only the information the user needs to see to accomplish their specific objective.
  • Currently enrolled as an engineering student in an accredited program
  • Languages/Applications - HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery, ColdFusion - some experience in both server side (ColdFusion, PHP, ASP, etc.) and client side (JavaScript, AJAX) coding needed
  • General coding background (2+ years desired)
  • Database experience - SQL, table creation & modification (2+ years desired)
  • MS Office Applications
  • Adobe Dreamweaver/ColdFusion Builder
  • Visual Basic/VBA macro development experience a plus
  • Mobile device application experience a plus
  • The ability to work and handle complex assignments with a high degree of independence is a must

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

Lifting less than 50 lbs- 25%

Slip resistant hardened toe shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection in designated areas, 100%

Exposure to high noise areas possible in test facility- 25%

Sitting (90%), Standing (50%), Bending (25%), Stooping (25%)

Work Environment

Inside, office environment, test lab, 100%

Exposure to testing equipment- 25%

May require occasional local travel- 15%

Equipment and Machines

Computers,, fax machines, copiers, telephones- 100%

Occasional use of hand tools- 25%


Regular attendance is required Monday-Friday- 100%

Day shift

Regular attendance and timeliness is critical

Other Essential Functions

Must complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, health performance evaluation, and background check.

Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management, and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communication skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to self or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Dependable personal transportation to work site is required.