Software Engineer 1

Fort Walton Beach, Florida
09 Oct 2016
01 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
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 company employs over 54,000 people and operates in more than 25 countries around the world.

*Contingent upon contract award

Jacobs is seeking an entry level Software Engineer to provide software engineering support to the State of Florida DCF projects, career development application, and other projects as requested. Coordinates and supports all aspects of the software life cycle from design through development, support and re-engineering.

Duties and Responsibilities will include:
  • Design, develop, maintain and document web software database projects using Java, JavaScript, XML, XSP, XSL, and Java Server Faces technology, Oracle Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) , open source such as Apache-Tomcat-Cocoon, and other development tools running in Linux or Windows on IBM compatible PCs.
  • Assist with the coding, documenting, testing, and implementation of the systems being developed.
  • Perform duties as the project Quality Assurance Manager.
  • Support application documentation including the User's Guides, Training Manuals, Requirements Specifications, Design Documents and Implementation Plans.
  • Use Captivate software to create and maintain tutorial and test videos for the systems being developed.
  • Develop projects in accordance with Jacobs Standard Software Process.

* This list is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities.
Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree -Computer Science, Information Systems or closely related field;

  • One (1) years of general work experience.
  • Experience with Oracle RDBMS, Linux, Open Source Systems, SQL*Plus, PL/SQL, Java, JavaScript, and XML required.
  • CMMI training as assigned by supervisor

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Computer background experience in software design, implementation, testing and documentation.
  • Experience with multiple software development tools
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be reliable and committed to completing assigned projects on schedule with minimal supervision.

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements:

Sedentary - involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds and see and hear with or without accommodation.


Work Environment:

  • Must embrace Beyond Zero/Safety principles of Jacobs to include; adhering to safe work practices and standards while performing daily tasks, taking responsibility for own and coworkers' safekeeping and encouraging others to work safely.

  • Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner to get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.

  • Must perform work activities requiring interaction, negotiating, instructing, supervising, persuading or speaking with others.

  • Must be able to work under supervision and respond appropriately and professionally to criticism from a supervisor.

Equipment and Machines:

Personal computer (75%), scanner (5%), copy machine (5%), telephone (5%), laser printer (5%), fax machine (2%), and other office equipment including desk supplies.


Full-time regular work hours between Monday-Friday(excluding Saturday & Sunday). Position may require occasional weekend work depending on task requirements. Regular attendance is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Must be able to work within the shift hours of 6 am and 6 pm.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to secure and maintain a security clearance.

Must pass drug testing.

Must be able to read and write effectively in English.

With the exception of STD/LTD/FMLA & approved time off, attendance is considered essential.

Travel requirements - Minimal travel required.

The Jacobs System Lifecycle Group (SLG) enables the success of Department of Defense (DOD) and other Governmental organizations by providing unmatched systems life-cycle solutions. As a partner to our clients, we focus on innovative and cutting edge solutions that drive value. We take pride in sustaining a strong culture by remaining true to our three Core Values: We are a Relationship-based; Growth is an Imperative, and People Are Our Greatest Asset. Jacobs offers a partnership in which you can grow personally and professionally with the advantages of strong leadership, competitive compensation and rewarding career paths. Come join the team whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations.