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Jacobs Software Engineer in Hanover, Maryland

Critical Mission Solutions

Your mission is our mission.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed –today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Delivering Critical Mission Solutions for a More Connected, Sustainable World. Jacobs Cyber offers the most advanced, integrated approach to cybersecurity which includes offensive cyberspace operations (OCO), defensive cyberspace operations (DCO) and cyber mission training and exercises. Our Cyber organization has an exciting opportunity for a motivated team member interested in joining elite cyber professionals supporting DoD agencies and the intelligence community.

Primary Responsibilities

The candidate will provide Analytic and Software Engineering support to CyberSecurity Operation missions by designing and implementing cybersecurity analytical solutions and developing prototype solutions using a variety of tools, APIs, frameworks and programming languages. The candidate will be part of a robust Cybersecurity Defense development team and assist with utilizing Cybersecurity Analysis techniques to rapidly develop solutions to support emerging mission requirements. The position provides the opportunity to work closely with mission operators to identify the requirements and implement solutions for both the short and the long term. The candidate will work in collaboration with a highly skilled development team consisting of software engineers and data scientists in DevOps/agile development environment

Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • At least sixteen years of general experience in computer science, computer engineering, mathematics, or a related discipline

  • At least five years of experience in software-intensive projects and programs for government or industry customers.

  • At least five years of the experience must have been as a software engineer supporting software architecture development, requirement analysis, process execution and evaluation, selection and evaluation of COTS/GOTS tools, and integration (with both new and existing systems).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must be able to work in a team environment and collaborate well with others

  • Experience in Cybersecurity and/or Cyber Defense is required

  • Experience in providing analytic support to operations is desired

  • Experience with Scripting languages (Python, Perl, Bash, Jupyter Notebook) experience is required

  • Experience utilizing Splunk is highly desired

  • Experience utilizing containers such as Docker is desired

  • Experience in software development is desired

  • Experience in data science and machine learning is desired


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://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/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.