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Jacobs Software Developer, Journeyman, Hybrid work in Springfield, Virginia

Your Impact:

We are seeking Software developers to support its federal client in Springfield VA with GEODS program. GEODS is a cross-functional team that utilizes the latest AWS developments and practices to manage a large customer-facing data lake. Team members are involved in the dissemination of data as well as the transformation and storage of data. Regularly, developers are involved in designing and implementing new custom features that solve unique problems as well as updating and optimizing legacy features. Each developer has the opportunity to design and implement noticeable and impactful changes to the system as a whole. Additionally, there exists a pervasive sense of collaboration but also independent work which allows for the best of both environments.


  • Contribute in all phases of the development life cycle.

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code.

  • Ensure designs follow specifications.

  • Recommend changes to improve established application processes.

  • Prepare and produce releases of software components.

  • Develop application code programs.

  • Develop and execute test plans, support formal testing and resolution of defects.

  • Provide technical support and consultation for application and infrastructure defects and questions.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years’ experience, Associates degree plus 4 years’ experience, or a minimum of 6 years of experience, in a related field

  • Experience with network routing, and application load balancers

  • Experience with authentication methods such as TLS, JWT, SAML, SSO, and OpenID


  • Experience in Amazon Web Services Platforms and Technologies (AWS)

  • Willing to train for Kong API management gateway

  • Demonstrated experience building configurations in YAML, specifically for Kong Enterprise

  • Demonstrated experience in Lua

  • Demonstrated experience in Java and/or Python

  • Experience with Container and Orchestration technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift)

  • Experience in CI/CD Process (GitLab)

  • Experience in working on Linux systems (RHEL)

  • ElasticSearch experience

  • AWS Serverless, SQS/SNS, Lambda, ECS, EC2, S3

  • NGA Imagery and Data Repositories

  • Experience with Terraform



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