Jacobs Mid Level Developer in Alexandria, Virginia

Mid Level 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 Mid-Level Java Developer for the Alexandria and Herndon, VA offices (split time between both offices, with one day remote per week). Duties will include:

  • Troubleshoot data related problems for end users

  • Deliver technical deliverables/activities according to schedule and ensure quality of the products.

  • Technical analysis and documentation of complex functions in the system.

  • Involvement in all phases of software development life cycle with analysis, design, development, configuration management, implementation, integration, testing, debugging, production maintenance.

  • Working with the infrastructure and tier 1 support teams to respond to and resolve issues

  • Generate complex database reports and queries for the client with particular emphasis on performance tuning.

  • Designing robust architectural solutions and being able to setup/build and deploy complex J2EE applications

  • Mentoring and supporting junior team members to support troubleshooting of production issues, and maintenance of web-based software


  • US Citizen or Green Card Holder – Must be able to obtain a 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:

  • Java Developer with 4-6 years of experience in developing J2EE applications in an agile environment.

  • Experience in configuring and deploying applications on WebLogic server

  • Experience in developing J2EE Web Services

  • Experience in J2EE frameworks like Spring and HibernateStrong knowledge and project experience in Java Technologies like J2EE, JSP, Servlets, JDBC, Web Services, Spring, Struts, Ant build tool, Maven, XSLT and XML

  • Experience with Database design including Stored Procedures, DML and DDL tasks on Sybase database

  • Sound RDBMS concepts and experienced in designing and coding stored procedures using SQL

  • Experience with Source control and configuration management using Rational ClearCase and ClearQuest

  • Knowledge of Perl

  • Practical knowledge of C

  • Practical knowledge of C

  • Working knowledge of UNIX shell scripting

  • Experience with design tools like Rational Rose and IDE tools like Eclipse

  • Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in configuring and deploying applications on GlassFish application server

  • Experience in developing J2EE Web Services

  • Experience in J2EE frameworks like Spring and Hibernate

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-Virginia-Alexandria

Req ID: I2S0002T2