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Software Engineer


Hanover, MD

Software Engineer

Location: Hanover, MD
Category: Software
Job ID: INT0002CP

Critical Mission Solutions

Challenging Today. Reinventing Tomorrow.

We’re invested in you and your success. Everything we do – whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications – is more than just a project. It’s our challenge as human beings, too. That’s why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It’s our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world’s greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed –today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Jacobs is seeking a Software Engineer to support a long-term prime contract in Hanover, MD.  The Software Engineer will: 

Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements
Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements
Design and code new software or modifies existing software to add new features
Debug existing software and corrects defects
Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments
Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories
Make recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards
Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards
Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components
Write or review software and system documentation
Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, conferring with users or system engineers; analyzing systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigating problem areas
Serve as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project
Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance
Design, develop, and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict measure outcomes and consequences of design
Design or implement complex database or data repository interfaces/queries

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Basic Qualifications:

Seven (7) years of experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.  Four (4) years of additional software engineering experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree. 
Security clearanc:  TS/SCI w/ Poly

Desired Requirements: 

Familiarity with virtualization desired
Seven or more years of relevant Java programming experience to include at least two years of Java version 1.7+ and development of presentation tiers. 
One or more years of experience using Spring familiarity with JavaScript desired
Two or more years of JSP and servlet programming experience
Two or more years of experience with JEE and enterprise web application design and development
One or more years of experience designing and writing REST-ful applications
Ability to create and deploy applications in an Apache Tomcat web server
Experience writing Interface Control Documents (ICDs)
Experience with Microsoft Office Tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Six or more years of experience programming on Linux platforms
Three or more years of experience using a revision control application such as: git, Subversion (SVN), CVS, ClearCase
One or more years of experience generating and documenting design specifications of system-level components in a UML-based tool (e.g. Confluence/Gliffy)
Two or more years of experience with test-driven development
Familiarity with Perl, Oracle, PL/SQL, and/or mySQL

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Essential Functions:

Physical Requirements:

Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.


Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday.  However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.
Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing.
Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously.
Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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