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Jacobs Software Engineer TS/SCI w/POLY in Hanover, Maryland

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Your Impact:

Jacobs is currently seeking a Senior 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 with Poly required

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other relevant field

• 5+ years of experience as a software engineer (or 8 years without a relevant Bachelor’s Degree)

• 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

  • Ability to develop modular code components

  • 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

A qualified candidate must possess excellent speaking and writing skills. A qualified candidate must be able to effectively collaborate with other members of the team and prioritize tasks under strict deadlines.

Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements.

Attendance is always critical. 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. There may be an option for some limited telework.




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