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Jacobs Software Engineer (SWE) Level 2 in Hanover, Maryland

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Your Impact:

** This position is CONTINGENT upon contract award. Our recruiting team will follow up with you on your application. Our hiring team will not start the interview evaluation process until award.

Skills & Tasks

  • The Level 2 Software Engineer (SWE) shall possess the following capabilities:

  • Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements

  • Debug existing software and correct defects

  • Provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards

  • Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features

  • Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments

  • Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories (U) Write or review software and system documentation

  • Serve as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project

  • Design or implement complex database or data repository interfaces/queries

  • Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards

  • Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components

  • Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, confer with users or system engineers; analyze systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigate problem areas

  • Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance

  • Design, develop and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design

  • Design or implement complex algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraints; Perform quality control on team products

  • Implement recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards

  • Oversee one or more software development teams and ensure the work is completed in accordance with the constraints of the software development process being used on any particular project

  • Confer with system engineers and hardware engineers to derive software requirements and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces

  • Coordinate software system installation and monitor equipment functioning to ensure operational specifications are met

Job Duties

  • The Software Engineer develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirements.

  • Works individually or as part of a team.

  • Reviews and tests software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results.

  • Resolves software problem reports. Utilizes software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment.

  • Provides specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade-offs, software reuse, use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS)/Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components.

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Here’s What You’ll Need:

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or 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.

Qualifications

  • Fourteen (14) year’s as a SWE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.

  • Experience working in a minimum of four of the following: High Frequency (HF), Very High Frequency (VHF), Ultra High Frequency (UHF), Cellular Protocols, Wi-Fi, Angle of Arrival (AOA), Time Difference of Arrival (TDOA), and Frequency Difference of Arrival (FDOA)

Certifications

  • None required

Clearance Requirements

  • TS/SCI with Poly

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:

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, 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.

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