Jacobs Software Engineer/Application Developer (Senior-Level) in Eglin AFB, Florida
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Jacobs is seeking a qualified Software Engineer/Application 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 with 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.
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Jacobs is seeking a self-motivated, energetic Software Engineer/Application Developer that will provide support to the 39 th 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.
Overseeing all stages of fundamental computer and information science in support of Electronic Warfare (EW) systems that support the importation of data from a number of EW databases and is used by engineers to review, modify, and export data in various formats.
Participate in the design, analysis, simulation, requirements definition, performance specifications, procurement, test and evaluation of EW integrated systems/equipment.
Identifying issues and developing solutions to hardware and software issues.
Applying engineering, analytical, and technical disciplines and skills to establish and maintain long-term engineering, operation, and maintenance support for the in-service system capabilities.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Required Education and Experience:
7 years direct/related experience (5 years within the 7 years must be relevant/direct application development experience)
BS or BA degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics
At least one (1) year of the foregoing experience shall have been as team leader or supervisor
Expert knowledge of Agile\Scrum Practice
Experience as a Project Manager, Product Owner and Scrum Master
Ability to work with people and manage a team, as well as projects
Experience with gathering requirements from customer and translate into stories for the developer to develop from
Experience with understanding underlying code structures and knowing how and where to incorporate new functionality, while maintaining clean source code and code efficiency – and communicating to the developer for implementation
Experience developing software applications using C# and .NET
Experience using Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
Experience developing both Windows and internet applications
Experience developing in MS TFS (Team Foundation Server) IDE, using TFS as a software source repository and managing assigned Stories, Tasks and Bugs; knowledge of basic branching and merging
Experience with MVC, Entity Framework (EF), and BootStrap
Experience with development of Application Programming Interface (API’s)
Experience with Agile development process as a software developer
Required Clearance :
Must have SECRET, with ability to obtain, and maintain TS/SCI with DCID 6/4 eligibility within 5.5 years at the time of application
Must be willing to submit to a CI polygraph
Required Certification :
- Active, or must be able to obtain, DoD 8570.01-M IASAE-II certification (e.g. CASP CE, CISSP (or Associate), or CSSLP or better)
Experience with MS Azure Cloud environment, tools and services
Experience with MS Azure Cloud DevOps Services
Experience with Bootstrap
Working knowledge of radar, electronic warfare systems (EWS) and geographic information systems (GIS)
Web based applications development using Java
Experience developing unit tests and test plans
Experience developing platform agnostic applications
Experience in relational database systems such as MySQL, Microsoft SQL, or Oracle Database
Strong experience optimizing SQL stored procedures and functions
Experience with scripting languages such as PowerShell, Bash, VBScript, or Perl
Experience with tools and concepts supporting software version control systems
Technical knowledge and technical writing ability for writing technical requirements, design documents, and deployment documentation
Applying theoretical expertise to creating new technologies; conducting analyses of scientific, engineering and other technical problems.
Develop Application Programming Interface (API’s) to simplify design, administration and use of new tools and products, or manage existing ones.
Participate in Agile development process as a software developer.
Act as team leader developing desktop and client/server applications with C#, ASP.Net, and SQL Server, troubleshooting and fixing customer issues, deploying software applications at customer site, developing plans, guidelines, or controls and directing the work of other computer scientists, software application developers, specialists, and technicians.
Essential Functions for Position
Ability to quickly adapt to new situations
Ability to work well in a project team environment
Ability to multi-task; easily adapt to changing work environment
Ability to work effectively with strong, diverse personalities
Demonstrated ability to offer exceptional customer service
Outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Capacity to work unsupervised
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.
Due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required.
Work site is located at Eglin AFB, FL.
Office setting that includes sedentary physical effort. However, may include lifting of weight up to thirty (30) pounds
No unusual hazards nor unusual environmental conditions on job site
The DoD and USAF have implemented specific COVID-19 mitigation measures and contract employees must comply with established guidance.
Equipment and Machines
Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work-related tools as required.
This position supports an operational work center providing 18 hours/day coverage during the standard Monday-Friday work week.
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 be able to work assigned shift on either rotational and/or permanent basis.
Outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to work effectively with strong, diverse personalities.
Strong organizational and time management skills, including ability to manage multiple activities, and tasks simultaneously.
Must always demonstrate professional behavior 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.
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 (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .