Jacobs Jobs

Job Information

Jacobs SENTINEL Developer, Sr. in Fort Meade, Maryland

Critical Mission Solutions

Your mission is our mission.

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:

Position Summary

The Buffalo Group, a Jacobs Company, is seeking experienced Computer Scientists to support the SENTINEL web application. Developed in SQL, SENTINEL provides agencies with a stable platform to build a threat database of activity directed against the US Army, its weapons systems, and future technology developments. SENTINEL Developers will support the program goals of safely maintaining existing data, adding functionality and data storage capabilities to meet the existing and new requirements, and supporting daily documentation, integration, and relation of counterintelligence data to support ongoing analytical efforts.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Construct, organize, script, modify, maintain, and populate the SENTINEL database.

  • Maintain website functionality by ensuring configurations are applied and functioning as designed, monitoring available hard drive space, etc.

  • Prepare and present in-progress reviews, including actual versus planned task progress made, schedule status, surveys/interviews conducted, meetings attended, issues, and recommendations.

  • Employ mathematics, statics, information science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, network science, probability modeling, data mining, data engineering, data warehousing, data compression, data protection, and / or other scientific techniques to correlate complex, technical findings into graphical, written, visual and verbal narrative products on trends of existing intelligence data to leverage other IC data sources.

  • Develop machine learning and data mining algorithms, including, but not limited to, Multiple Information Model Synthesis Architecture (MIMOSA) prediction algorithms based on open source capabilities.

  • Integrate and/or code algorithms to support Government intelligence search and discovery missions.

  • Make best-practice recommendations on managing data within hardware, software, storage, and bandwidth constraints.

  • Employ data science techniques to support predictive analysis, social media and crowd-source data analytics, wargaming, and strategy development.

  • Employ exploratory analysis and rapid iteration techniques of large volumes of data to quickly derive intelligence.

  • Prepare products to describe and document findings and activities.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

Experience Required

  • Minimum 12 years’ computer science experience with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience with SQL Server and SQL database development.

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with Visual Basic.

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with C#.

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in developing scripts for extracting, transforming, and loading (ETL) mass data from diverse sources and formatting.

  • Experience with developing machine learning algorithms to perform various tasks for import, analysis, notifications, and enrichment of data.

Special Knowledge/Skills Required

  • Education: Master’s degree in a relevant discipline or bachelor’s degree and an additional 5 years of relevant senior experience, for a total of 17 years.

  • Must possess active Security-Plus credentialing and certification.

  • Must be qualified at Information Assurance Technical Workforce Requirement Level II as defined in DoD 8570.01-M.

  • US government clearance: Current Top Secret/SCI

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. Must be willing to travel as needed.

  • Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check.

  • Must be a US citizen.

The Buffalo Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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) .

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.