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Jacobs Programming Specialist Principal in Fort Huachuca, Arizona

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Your Impact:

Are you ready for a challenging position supporting the Warfighter? Join the Jacob’s team to accept this challenge and deliver solutions!

Jacobs is searching for a Principal Programming Scientist (PS) for designing and developing Web applications to support the reporting requirements of the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC). The application will be developed using the JITC DevOps Pipeline technology, which is a state of the art process, technologies and environment to provide low cost high quality software by building security into the software in a continuous integration (CI) / continuous delivery (CD) pipeline.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

• Member of the Web Application Development Team.

• Responsible for designing and developing web applications to support the instrumentation requirements of JITC.

• Responsible for coordination and preparation of meetings and teleconferences and developing their associated products, such as product backlog, sprint burn down charts, and briefings.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Required Education, Training, and Experience:


• Must have a Degree in Computer Science or related field

o Master’s degree and at least 4 years of experience; or

o Bachelor’s degree and at least 6 years of experience; or

o Associate’s degree and at least 12 years of experience

• CompTIA Security + CE, CCNA, JNCIA, Scrum Master, or other related certification

Additional certifications in the area of specialization may be substituted for 1 year of experience. One year of experience can be substitued by 15 semester hours completed toward a Masters's degree. The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties.

• Must have at least 6 years of experience with software development

• Analytical and critical thinking skills

• Must be proficient developing Web applications

• Must be familiar with the following:

o Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

o HTML 5

o JavaScript

o C# with .Net and /or C# core

o Microsoft SQL Server 2016 or later

o Visual Studio 2019 or later

o Scrum/Agile software development

• Knowledge of DevOps Key concept

• Knowledge On Various DevOps Tools and Technologies

o Docker

o Kubernetes

o Source Code Management

o Configuration Management

o Continuous Integration (CI)/ Continuous Deployment (CD)

o Continuous Testing

o Continuous Monitoring

• Quality oral and written communication skills

• Secret clearance or the ability to get a Secret clearance

Essential Functions:

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching, turning 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 distances may be required.

Work Environment

An inside and outside environment (considerations: closed quarters, close together, lighting). Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions.

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.


Core work hours will be between 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. 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 office or work site is required. Travel to and from customer’s locations and the test fields 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)