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Jacobs Wireless Geo Algorithm Developer in Hanover, Maryland

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Your Impact:

** The Wireless Geo Algorithm Developer position is CONTINGENT upon contract award. Our recruiting team will follow up with you on your application.


  • Develop advanced software algorithms for XAG applications to be hosted in various delivery platforms.

  • Test and debug software code for integrated XAG applications.

  • Develop data queries and scripts for XAG databases and repositories.

  • Break out the software requirements into testing use cases and software development activities for an Agile software DevOps environment.

  • Develop templates and reusable DevOps loads for the Docker/Ansible/Kurbernetes/Jenkins environments.

  • Develop advanced test scripts and procedures to drive toward automated and regression testing.

  • Coordinate with SEs, other SWEs, and ISSEs to integrate metrics monitoring and management of systems/services.

  • Develop advanced software code and scripts to optimize performance of XAG algorithms and deployable code on GPPs, GPUs, FPGAs.

  • Provide Software (Tier II-III) support for deployed software, scripts, APIs, messaging, and data interoperability for XAG capabilities.

  • Design, develop, and modify software using signal and wireless protocol expertise to drive out optimization of algorithms and overall system performance for XAG applications.

Tools and Processes: Experience with DevOps processes and tools; Confluence-JIRA for SW planning and execution for Agile development; Docker/Ansible/Kubernetes for container and software development management; automated testing tools (TEAMTEST); scripting, coding, and programming languages including Python, Pig, Java, C++, C, MatLab.





Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • 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.


  • 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)

  • Experience with DevOps processes and tools; Confluence-JIRA for SW planning and execution for Agile development

  • Docker/Ansible/Kubernetes for container and software development management

  • Automated testing tools (TEAMTEST)

  • Scripting, coding, and programming languages including Python, Pig, Java, C++, C, MatLab

  • Open Source databases: Apache Hive, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL

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, 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)

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