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Jacobs Senior Software Developer in Vienna, Virginia

Senior Software Developer


Jacobs is currently seeking qualified Senior Software Developers to support our government customer located in Vienna, VA. Active Top Secret clearance required. Anticipated Award Date: June 15, 2020.


  • Accurately represent customer requirements, i.e. gather and interpret relevant data and information, using excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.

  • Write and maintain advanced scripts using Java, JavaScript. XQuery, Python, HTML, SQL or any other scripting languages approved by the Government.

  • Analyze functional business applications and design specifications for functional areas and develop block diagrams and logic flow charts.

  • Translate detailed designs into computer software.

  • Test, fix, and refine the computer software to produce the required product.

  • Prepare required documentation, including both program-level and user-level documentation.

  • Enhance software to reduce operating time or improve efficiency.

  • Provide technical direction to programmers to ensure program deadlines are met.

  • Participate as an effective Scrum team member focusing on quality of product and supporting multiple custom enterprise applications delivered by multiple application development teams.



  • Must be able to demonstrate working in an operational environment where priorities change frequently.

  • Must be able to demonstrate expertise in information system design, including application programming on large-scale database management services and the development of complex software to satisfy design objectives.

  • Java Programmer Certified

  • Cloudera Certified Developer for Apache Hadoop (CCDH)

  • Certified MarkLogic Developer OR obtain certification within first three months of contract OR have equivalent NoSQL Certification(s).

Desired Requirements:

  • Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Developer

  • Expertise working with NoSQL databases


  • Master’s, Bachelor’s and/or Associate degrees are preferred. Exceptions may be made as follows:

  • Master’s degree with 2 years of relevant experience; OR

  • Bachelor’s degree with 4 years of relevant experience; OR

  • Associate’s degree with 6 years of relevant experience; OR

  • 8 years of relevant experience


Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

Requires sitting forextended periods of time at a desk (90%). Requires sitting at a computerterminal for long periods of time (90%). There is a possibility that due toparking availability and location of work area walking moderate to longdistances can sometimes be required.

Work Environment

Inside office/cubicleenvironment. Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers andall levels of management (100%).

Equipment and Machines

Requires ability tooperate a personal computer, a telephone, copier, and other general officeequipment (100%). Ability to conduct evaluation of third and fourth generationor current state of the art computer hardware and software and its ability tosupport specific requirements, interfacing with other equipment and systems.


Attendance is critical.Work hours are normally 8 hours per day and 5 days per week, Monday throughFriday. Being prompt is important to provide continuous and on-going service tocustomers. Attendance is important to maintain continuity of service. Workoutside of normal duty hours may be required with as little as one hour advancenotice. Overtime is infrequent, but important when required (1%).

Other EssentialFunctions

Must be able tocommunicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Must be able tointerface with individuals at all levels of the organization. Must be able toobtain unescorted access to work areas. Grooming and dress must be appropriatefor the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee orothers.

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 .Essential Functions

Job Information Technology

Primary Location United States-Virginia-Vienna-20357-VA27

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: CMS00004B