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Jacobs Software Engineer in Herndon, Virginia

Critical Mission Solutions

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Your Impact:

This programs mission is designed to accelerate the development and application of Agency data science capabilities, including artificial intelligence and machine learning to the Agency’s core mission. Software Engineers will focus on cross-cutting technical capabilities and providing ad-hoc support to the needs of the DDI and Agency Mission Centers.

This position is CONTINGENT upon contract award.

  • Develops and applies advanced methods, theories and research techniques in the investigation and solution of complex and advanced software applications and problems.

  • Plans, conducts and technically directs projects or major phases of significant projects, coordinating the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects.

  • Conducts investigations and tests of considerable complexity.

  • Reviews literature, patents and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects.

  • Reviews completion and implementation of technical products.

  • Evaluates vendor capabilities to provide required products or services.

  • May provide technical consultation to other organizations and work leadership to lower level employees.

  • Excludes those whose responsibilities are primarily in applications programming and those with full supervisory responsibilities.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Experience in developing and deploying applications in the commercial cloud environment including Top Secret or Secret regions.

• Experience in scripting Python, Ruby, and other scripting languages.

• Experience designing and implementing enterprise systems.

• Experience developing and maintaining complex systems the involve integrating COTs, GOTS, and Open Source components. Experience with automated testing tools.

• Master's Degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience. 8 or more years of applicable progressively complex software design engineering experience.

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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