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Jacobs Senior Web Developer in Hanover, Maryland

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Your Impact:

Jacobs is seeking a Senior Web Developer in Hanover, MD. The Senior Web Developer is responsible for the following duties:

  • Responsible for designing, creating, testing and maintaining web sites and content that enrich and optimize the exchange of information and produce effective communications and implement a site search capability for finding easy content. Primary users for the site are IC and agency users needing data ingest processes and services.

  • Design and develop visually-pleasing, content rich, user-friendly interfaces with intuitive navigation employing UI/UX principles.

  • Interact with the team members and technical leads for data ingest, data conditioning, access policy and Government counterparts to gather and define requirements and determine specifications. Analyze requirements to determine the most effective web technologies to satisfy their needs. Work with the graphic designer on content and UI/UX implementation.

  • Follow a formal design process that includes adhering to standards and established guidelines (e.g., 508 compliance) for development and delivery of the web site end product.

  • Coordinate creation and collection of necessary technology components and integrate them into a coherent site design.

  • Maintain configuration management, Web code baselines, and hosting environment configuration to perform version control, baselining, and recovery services.

  • Document and maintain web site technical requirements to assist with web site maintenance and upgrades.

  • Generate documentation and training for using WordPress capabilities for end-user content updates, system administration of deploying WordPress configuration and content files, and general support for the Portal/Web site.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • You must have an active TS/SCI with a polygraph

  • Minimum 12 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree is required OR 18 years total in a technical role.

  • Experience designing, creating, testing, and maintaining high-performance, innovative user-accessible web sites and web-based applications including site-search capabilities.

  • Familiar with Web services on JWICS where the Web Portal/Pages are hosted.

  • Ability to develop meaningful user engagement metrics to track usability, user hits on Web pages, and relevant content access for the web site.

  • Experience with UI/UX processes and standards to deploy consistent user experience for the user interface including Section 508 compliance.

  • Experience with WordPress, leveraging WordPress templates and plug-ins, and content management within the tool.

  • Experience with JIRA Service Desk to provide user request tracking, FAQs, and integrated search capabilities.

  • Experience using a variety of Internet technologies, techniques and tools such as graphics and/or web development software applications (e.g., Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Dreamweaver) and object-oriented languages (e.g., Java, CGI, Visual Basic, HTML, XML) to create web page elements such as user interface features, site animation, special effects, and databases.

  • Experience implementing back-end support systems (i.e., REST endpoints) in Node.js and building query systems backed by NoSQL data stores (e.g., ELK stacks).

  • Experience supporting web site planning and deployment, and monitoring and management of the deployed web sites and applications.

  • Experience in scripting, monitoring, and management services for Web site resiliency, availability, backup, and recovery.

  • Ability to develop automation scripts to transition web pages between the dev-ops and production environments.

  • Experience working with IT support team to host production web sites on agency and JWICS infrastructures.

  • Experience troubleshooting and resolving software problems using the latest technologies.

  • Ability to integrate new web products with existing web applications in order to improve the functionality or design of the organization's website.

  • Ability to documentation web site technical requirements.

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.


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a drug-free workplace.

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.