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Programming Specialist - Intermediate

Jacobs is searching for a Software Developer/ Programming Specialist to support the DoD joint and coalition family of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) content and capabilities-sharing systems. The Software Developer/ Programming Specialist supports automated testing through Java, Groovy and other language development, UI design and implementation and web service development across an enterprise of network services connected by a common set of protocols, standards and policies providing users the ability for any user to discover access, understand, and use ISR data.

Job Duties andResponsibilities

  • Responsible for creating/modifying scripts for automated testing
  • Responsible for using automated test tools in order to perform performance and functional testing of enterprise systems
  • Responsible for following Scrum practices
  • Responsible for creating user interfaces to allow data collectors to retrieve and analyze data from various federated web services.

Education and Experience:
  • Requires:
    • A Bachelor’s degree or;
    • an Associate degree and at least 6 years of experience or
    • a minimum of 60 semester hours of formal education working towards an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree and at least 8 years of experience or;
    • at least 12 years of experience.
  • Requires at least 1 certification in area of specialization. Additional certifications in the area of specialization may be substituted for 1 year of experience.
  • The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties.
  • Must be able to understand and develop basic programs/scripts in Java, Groovy, or other languages
  • Experience with SoapUI or other automation tools
  • Able to quickly learn and become proficient with new software applications and tools
  • Quality oral and written communication skills
  • Good analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Have practical and working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications
  • Secret clearance required at time of hire.
Preferred Skills:
  • BS or AA in Computer Science, Information Management or related field
  • Ability to read and analyze XML and JSON documents
  • Experience with Jmeter
  • Experience with PKI and SSL security
Essential Functions:
Physical Requirements
Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching, turning and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required.
Work Environment
An inside and outside environment (considerations: closed quarters, close together, lighting). Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions.
Equipment and Machines
Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.
Core work hours will be between 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.
Other Essential Functions
Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required. Travel to and from customer’s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.

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