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Jacobs Sr. Software Developer (TS/SCI with Poly) in Hanover, Maryland

Sr. Software Developer (TS/SCI with Poly)


Jacobs is currently seeking a Software Developer in Hanover, MD. Duties will include:

  • The applicant will be part of a Development Team utilizing software frameworks to build cutting-edge applications. The software developer will be involved in all parts of the software process; from configuring and managing the production environment to writing, testing, and deploying the code.

  • Capture 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.


  • Must have TS/SCI with Poly

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

  • 5 years of experience as a software engineer

  • 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

  • Excellent communication skills

  • 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

  • Preferred Qualification (not required):

  • 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)

  • MEAN stack development

  • API design and development

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

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. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language .

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Primary Location United States-Maryland-Hanover-20361-MIL3

Job Type Standard

Req ID: CYB0000AN