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Jacobs Software Engineer - 1-TS/SCI with Poly in Fort Meade, Maryland

Your Impact:

The Software Engineer 1 is responsible for the development, maintenance, and enhancement of complex and diverse software systems, encompassing processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems, all based on well-documented requirements. This role can be performed individually or as part of a collaborative team effort. Key responsibilities and contributions include:

· Reviewing and testing software components to ensure they align with design requirements, meticulously documenting test results.

· Swiftly resolving software problem reports and discrepancies to maintain system integrity.

· Employing software development and design methodologies suitable for the specific development environment, taking into account hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, and the integration of Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) or Government Off-the-Shelf (GOTS) solutions where possible instead of new development. This also involves in-depth requirements analysis and synthesis, from the system level down to individual software components.

· Analyzing user requirements to derive software design and performance criteria for optimal results.

· Debugging existing software and rectifying defects to ensure the reliability and stability of the software systems.

· Offering recommendations for enhancing documentation and software development processes, thereby adhering to industry standards.

· Designing and coding new software or modifying existing software to introduce new features and functionalities.

· Seamlessly integrating existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments to ensure compatibility and efficiency.

· Developing simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories to facilitate data access and management.

· Composing or reviewing software and system documentation for clarity and comprehensibility.

· Assuming the role of a team lead when necessary, depending on the software development process employed for a given project.

· Designing and implementing intricate database or data repository interfaces and queries to optimize data retrieval and manipulation.

· Developing or implementing advanced algorithms to meet or surpass system performance and functional standards, ensuring high-quality software solutions.

  • · Assisting in the development and execution of test procedures for software components to validate their functionality and reliability.

· Crafting software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, collaborating with users or system engineers, studying systems flow, data utilization, and work processes, and investigating and addressing problem areas.

· Modifying existing software to rectify errors, adapt to new hardware, or enhance overall performance.

· Designing, developing, and modifying software systems using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure the outcome and consequences of the design decisions made.

By implementing these responsibilities and contributions, the Software Engineer 1 plays a vital role in the development and maintenance of robust and high-performance software systems..

Here’s what you’ll need :


· A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional SWE experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a Bachelor's degree.

Minimum Years of Experience:

· Seven (7) years’ experience as a SWE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.

The ideal candidate will have experience with:

· C

· Python


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