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Programming Specialist - Principal

Programming Specialist ? Principal
Description
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This position is pending contract award\._ \
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Jacobs is one of the world?s largest and most diverse providers of full\-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally\. The companyemploys over 54,000 people and operates in more than 25 countries around the world\.
Jacobs is looking for talented individuals to join our team for DISA's Joint Interoperability Test Command \(JITC\) supporting the upcoming Test, Evaluation, and Certification \(TEC\) contract\. We are seeking current/former incumbents who are/or have supported the current JITC T&E MSS IDIQ contract \(at Fort Huachuca, AZ and Fort Meade, MD\), as well as any candidates who have skill sets that can support the full spectrum of IT communication systems and software test and evaluation\.
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Please be advised, this position may be assigned to one of Jacobs Sub\-Contractors_
Performs software development and maintenance of applications and systems for the organization\. Plans and coordinates all activities related to the design, development, and implementation of the organization's applications\. Conducts software coding, testing, debugging, and installation of an organization's application systems\. Documents requirements for databases, applications, and systems\. Works closely with customers to document current operating procedures and support their projected operational needs\. Consults with end users to test and debug applications\.
May serve as an expert in all aspects of software design, development, and maintenance and may support multiple development teams and systems\. Responsible for developing, distributing, supporting, enforcing, and integrating best practices and technology standards across the organization\. Researches, collects, and reports information on the ability and capacity of products and systems\. Allocates programming team resources and sets delivery schedule to meet client requirements\. Ensures projects are completed on time and within budget\. Assists in the formulation of procedures and best practices for users of applications and systems\.
This labor category may include personnel who provide computer\-programming support in areas where these capabilities may be gained through extensive on\-the\-job experience, specialized formal Government training, or institutional training and certification\. On\-the\-job experience must include programming efforts with associated computer languages\.
Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the IT field's concepts, practices, and procedures\. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals\. Performs a variety of complex tasks\. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected\. Leads and directs the work of others\. Typically reports to department management or executive\. May provide consultation on complex projects and be a top\-level contributor/specialist in their department\. Must be an expert at problem solving, identifying risk, and communicating results and recommendations to department management\.
Qualifications
Requires a Master?s degree and at least 4 years of experience; a Bachelor?s degree and at least 6 years of experience; or an Associate?s degree 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\. One year of experience can be substituted by 15 semester hours completed towards a Master?s degree\. The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties\.
Acceptable degree specialties include but are not limited to the following: Information Technology, Mathematics, Computer Networking, Cybersecurity, and various engineering and science disciplines\.
Related certifications in the area of specialization may be substituted for 1 year of experience\. Examples of relevant Government or industry training include, but are not limited to, applicable DAWIA, SPRDE, and United States
Federal or DoD school training and certification on a specific system, network, or technology\.
This position will require a security clearance at the Secret level or higher\.
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\.
Attendance
Core work hours will be between 9:00 a\.m\. ? 3:00 p\.m\. Monday \- Friday\. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings\. 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\.
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\-Arizona\-Fort Huachuca
Req ID: SAL0001SD


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