Jacobs Senior Developer in Washington, District Of Columbia

Senior 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 Senior Developer for the Washington, D.C. office. Duties will include:

  • Act as a key resource in designing, configuring, developing, and implementing enhancements and production fixes to existing systems

  • Proactively monitor and identify performance/functional issues and recommend innovative improvements

  • Develop new systems (design, configure, develop and implement) as the opportunity arises

  • Provide Tier 2/Tier 3 technical support and resolve production defects and issues

  • Utilize development best practices and appropriate patterns to develop software solutions

  • Create views, stored procedures, and queries using PL/SQL

  • Actively mitigate potential security gaps including SQL-injection, Cross Site scripting, Cross Site Request Forgery, etc.

  • Create technical documentation


  • US Citizen – Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance

  • Typically has a BS degree from an accredited college or university in a related scientific or engineering discipline and five (5) to eight (8) years of progressive experience, or an MS degree in a related scientific or engineering discipline and four (4) to six (6) years of progressive experience, or a Ph.D. degree in a related scientific or engineering discipline and zero (0) to three (3) years of related engineering experience.

  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of current technological environments such as the Internet, Client/Server, and Object Oriented related systems

  • Must have three (3) years of experience in database architectures, object oriented design, and systems implementation

  • 5-8 years of professional software development experience

  • 3-5 years of experience designing, and developing solutions using PL/SQL

  • 3-5 years of experience using PL/SQL to develop queries, views and stored procedures with performance optimization

  • 3-5 years of experience developing ETL solutions for large data warehouses

  • Ability to act as a project’s technical lead/lead developer as needed

  • Experience building high performance web-based user interfaces using SQL Developer

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Excellent debugging skills

  • Ability to analyze existing code and identify areas where efficiency can be improved

  • Ability to monitor production jobs, identify performance/functional issues and recommend innovative improvements

  • Ability to clearly communicate and share solutions and information with fellow team members

  • Experience with root cause analysis and defect resolution in a production environment

  • Ability to create technical documentation such as design guides, deployment plans/guides, etc.

  • Conversant with technologies such as: JAVA, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, Jquery, AJAX, LeadTools version 20, JSON, Oracle DB, TomCat version 9, angular, Spring Framework, Maven, BIRT Reporting tool, weblogic

  • Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience developing test scripts and performing user acceptance testing

  • Experience evaluating requirements and analyzing them for gaps and future risks

  • Motivated and able to work proficiently in a team environment and independently

  • Strong communication skills with internal team members and business stakeholders

  • Strong initiative for solution, system and process improvements

  • Ability to adapt quickly to an existing complex environment

  • Prior experience supporting a government agency

  • Experience with the following: SharePoint, Serena Business Manager, Serena PVCS Version Manager, Web API, Remedy Ticketing System, Toad

Essential Functions

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.

Physical Requirements

Most work will be done at a desk or computer. Must be able to lift 20 lbs.

Equipment and Machines

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.


Attendance is critical at all times. 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


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: I2S00032R