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Jacobs Senior Software Engineer - TS/SCI w/Poly - Hanover, Md. in Hanover, Maryland

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Your Impact:

Jacobs is currently seeking a Software Developer in Hanover, MD. The applicant will be part of a Development Team utilizing software frameworks to build cutting-edge applications. The software engineer will be involved in all parts of the software process; from configuring and managing the production environment to writing, testing, and deploying the code. If you are a software engineer self-starter and go-getter looking to expand your knowledge in all parts of application development, then this is the position for you.

Duties will include capturing user requirements and designing user interfaces/experiences (UI/UX) that are elegant and forward-thinking, selecting and implementing technologies that are the best fit for the application, managing and configuring the application code, and documenting and testing the application during its lifespan.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • TS/SCI w/Poly Required.

  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other relevant field

  • 5+ years of applicable software development work experience is required. In lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree, an additional three (3) years of applicable software development work experience may be substituted for a total of eight (8) years of relevant work experience.

  • Experience with JavaScript (e.g., React, NodeJS), CSS, HTML, Ruby on Rails, Agile Development Methodology, MongoDB

  • Experience working with source code management systems such as Git

  • Self-motivated individual that can think outside the box

  • Ability to create cutting edge applications from well-established APIs

  • Ability to manage and configure Windows and Linux workstations for testing, development, and production environments

  • Knowledge of different data backends such as MySQL and MongoDB and the ability to configure and manipulate the data in those backends

  • Strong desire to stay up-to-date on current web technologies and ability to suggest areas in which those technologies can be used to improve or enhance new and existing applications

  • Ability to openly discuss and review technical proposals, requirements, designs, algorithms, source code, and reference documents with engineers, content creators and managers

  • Ability to develop modular code components

  • Effective communication, writing, documentation, and requirements gatherings skills are needed to be effective in this role for working with other members of the Team and with the Customer to meet the requirements of the program

Desired Requirements:

  • Experience developing applications for Computer Network Operations

  • Experience developing applications in languages such as C++ or Java

  • Experience with Java Enterprise Development, ActiveMQ

  • Ability to create and manage applications using Red Hat Package Manager (RPM)

  • MERN stack development

  • API design and development

  • Ability to develop aesthetically pleasing and user-friendly front end

Essential Functions:

Physical Requirements:

Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.


Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

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.



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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.