Jacobs Front End Developer in Washington, District Of Columbia

Front End Developer


“Jacobs National Security Solutions (NSS) provides world-class IT network and service management capabilities; cutting edge cyber threat awareness and cybersecurity solutions; innovative web- and software applications development; and advanced data analytics for major clients in the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and Federal Civilian Agencies.

Our forward thinking solutions deliver an integrated approach to IT network design and management, full lifecycle IT service management, IT service delivery, asset management, logistics and procurement, and vendor management. We leverage the expertise and passion of our employees to conduct identity and access management, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessments for our nation’s most closely guarded agencies and networks. Our Cyber Security Operations Centers ensure safe, effective network operations for Federal clients while our data scientists are helping stop illegal acts before they can endanger Americans or our way of life.

Jacobs promotes a culture of operational excellence to create a safer, smarter, and more connected world while upholding the highest standards of compliance, quality and integrity.

We continue to thrive and need your talent and motivation to help propel us farther, faster.”

Jacobs is seeking a Front End Developer for the Washington, D.C. office (ability to work remotely 4 days per week). Duties will include:

  • Build web-based applications

  • Familiarity at every level of the web stack

  • Planning and executing iterations

  • Perform peer reviews and write automated unit and integration tests

  • Serve as UI/UX SME on all development activities

  • Apply Rehabilitation Act, Section 508 accessibility requirements and standards

  • Deliver high quality code to realize business requirements

  • Agile application development and/or DevOps processes and practices, including incremental code development and testing


  • US Citizens or Green Card Holders only – Must be able to obtain public trust clearance

  • BS degree from an accredited college or university in a related scientific or engineering discipline and three (3) to five (5) years of progressive, relevant experience, or any equivalent combination of education, experience, training, and certifications.

  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3 years of experience building web-based applications using jQuery, client-side MVC frameworks like Ember.JS, Angular.JS, Backbone.JS., React, GraphQL, Postgres, and/or JSON.

  • Experienced building high performance web based user interfaces using Ajax / HTML 5/CSS

  • Experience working with HTML, JavaScript & JQuery and other technologies

  • Ability to work as a team member with other developers

  • Ability to troubleshoot existing codes, as well as design and implement changes to the applications

  • Experience in configuring and deploying web applications in an Agile or Waterfall environment

  • Understanding of relational databases and modeling concepts

  • Experience using Scrum and following Agile best practices

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. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-District Of Columbia-Washington

Req ID: I2S0003IZ