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Jacobs Software Developer in Eglin AFB, Florida

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Your Impact:

Mission Statement

Jacobs is seeking a Software Developer to support the United States Air Force’s 53rd Wing Technical Support Services (53rd WTSS) contract. This contract supports the 53rd Wing and 96th Test Wing, both headquartered at Eglin AFB, FL and having units CONUS-wide. The 53 WG is the focal point for the Combat Air Forces in electronic warfare and is responsible for operational test and evaluation of advanced equipment and systems. The 96 TW is the USAF’s test and evaluation center for advanced air-delivered weapons, navigation and guidance systems, and C2 systems. The 53rd WTSS team partners with military and civilian personnel to provide world-class IT technical support for the 53 WG and 96 TW missions. The 53rd WTSS IT support covers full lifecycle IT from concept, to deployment, day-to-day operations / maintenance, and culminating in system retirement / replacement / upgrade.

Both Wings are headquartered at Eglin AFB, FL, adjacent to the white-sand beaches and crystal-clear waters of Northwest Florida’s Emerald Coast.

To learn more about the Emerald Coast, click here: www.emeraldcoastfl.com/

Job Description

Jacobs is seeking a self-motivated, energetic Software Developer software developer that will provide support to the 39th Electronic Warfare Squadron (39 EWS). The 39 EWS supports electronic warfare operational reprogramming and electromagnetic spectrum operations through centralized/standardized intelligence data, the SPECTRE software suite, and the development and fielding of optimized electronic attack techniques.

The successful candidate will develop desktop and client/server applications with C#, ASP.Net, and SQL Server, troubleshoot and fix customer issues and deploy software applications at customer sites.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Required Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience developing software application using Visual Studio C#/vb.Net, ASP.Net, and SQL Server databases.

Required Skills:

  • Understanding of relational databases and ability to interface applications to databases.

  • Practical experience with Visual Studio C#/vb.NET.

  • Practical experience developing user interfaces using model-view-controller (MVC).

  • Practical experience using Entity Framework to create/maintain data-oriented applications.

  • Practical experience with Application Program Interfaces (API’s).

  • Practical experience using scripting languages such as JavaScript, Java, or Python.

  • Strong ability to deploy software and database to customer sites.

  • Ability to communicate with customers to diagnose and resolve technical customer issues.

  • Unit testing experience.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle.

Required Certification:

  • Must have a DoD 8570.01-M IASAE-I / II certification (CASP CE, CISSP, or CISSLP (exceptions may be possible with customer approval).

Required Clearance:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain U.S. DoD TS/SCI-eligible clearance (i.e. DCID 6/4 eligibility).

  • Must be willing to submit to, and be able to pass, a CI polygraph.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional experience building Windows platform desktop and client/server applications using C#, ASP.Net, XML, HTML, and SQL is highly desired.

  • Experience with Microsoft Azure and/or Amazon Web Services (AWS).

  • Familiarity with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (MI) concepts.

  • Experience developing platform agnostic applications.

  • Technical knowledge and writing ability for writing requirements, design and deployment documentations is highly desired.

  • Strong experience optimizing SQL stored procedures and functions.

  • Web development experience interfacing with Microsoft Tools (Excel, Outlook, Word, etc.).

  • Experience with Microsoft Team Foundation Server.

  • Experience working on a government site.

  • Familiarity with ITIL.

  • Familiarity with the Agile and Scrum software development methodologies.

  • Knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF).

Essential Functions

Work Environment

Office setting that includes sedentary physical effort. However, may include lifting of weight up to thirty (30) pounds as necessary. Must be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions. Work site is located at Eglin AFB, Florida. The DoD and USAF have implemented specific COVID-19 mitigation measures and contract employees must comply with established guidance.

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. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distance may be required.

Equipment and Machines

Ability to operate office equipment such as personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.


Shift work may be required on a rotational or permanent basis as determined by mission needs. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.

Other Essential Functions

Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to work site is required. Travel to and from customer's locations may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.




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