Senior Programmer

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Location
Denver, Colorado
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Nov 2016
Closes
01 Jan 2017
Ref
BI 00015Z
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Buildings & Infrastructure (B&I) Line of Business is a global network of approximately 11,500 employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client's local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Candidate will support application development projects for the Buildings and Infrastructure, Asset Management Strategies group. The successful candidate will perform as a Senior Application Developer and will provide application development support to the Strategic Advisory Services Team. Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with managers, domain experts, and clients in the civil engineering, architecture, and construction industry to analyze, define, and document requirements for software systems to be developed.
  • Apply extensive technical expertise in programming and technology to develop cost effective technical solutions to client requirements that require creativity and ingenuity.
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clearly written code.
  • Updating job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations. Can explain the advantages and disadvantages of using a new technology over an existing one to clients and domain experts, and can train others to use it.
  • Primary knowledge base for standards, design patterns, and best practices.
  • Works with and helps mentor a group of programmers by providing advice, coaching and training opportunities.
  • Can estimate hours for a team to convert requirements or specifications into working computer code.
  • Designs and helps others build screen layouts, graphical user interfaces, reports, and interfaces with other systems to meet client specifications.
  • Designs and helps others code and execute tests to locate errors and to verify that software meets specifications
  • Designs, tests, and implements backup and recovery scenarios, including archiving and import/export
  • Performance tunes database and supporting mission-critical production systems
  • Manages installation and upgrades of database systems
  • Creates database tables, views, stored procedures for one or more database platforms.


  • Fifteen (15) years of progressive experience, or a MS degree in the same disciplines with thirteen (13) years of progressive experience, required
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, or an equivalent combination of technical training and experience, required
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) with experience in developing software solutions using Visual Studio, C#, XAML, WPF, ASP.Net MVC, SQL Server required
  • Experience leading a team using an Agile software development lifecycle methodology (i.e. Scrum, Khanban) required
  • A successful candidate must be able to; Analyze Information; Develop and CM Software Designs, Software Documentation, and Software Test Plans; Foster Teamwork and Coach team members; Demonstrate Advanced Programming Skills and understanding of Software Development Process, Software Requirements, and Software Architecture; and communicate effectively, verbal and written
  • Knowledge of or experience with GIS enterprise systems and the ESRI ArcGIS Runtime SDKs is preferred
  • Knowledge of or experience with the following is preferred: Silverlight, SharePoint CSOM, Object Relational Mapping (ORM), Telerik controls, Xamarin, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, SQLite, and Oracle databases


At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.