Web Developer Intern

Allen Park, Michigan
14 Oct 2016
07 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This position is not currently funded. When funded, viable candidates will receive an email asking them to apply to the funded requisition.

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.