Software Engineer - (RAP00001O)

  • Jacobs
  • Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-North Andover-20356-MAA
  • Jul 31, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description

 Jacobs’s Remote Sensing Division is seeking a Software Engineer. This engineer will help develop, mature, and sustain electro-optical remote sensing systems, in addition to integrating these systems onto airborne platforms. This position requires close interaction with a team of ~10 hardware and software engineers to ensure projects are being executed efficiently and effectively.

The software engineer will assist in the creation of remote sensing camera systems, as well as the performance analysis and integration/test support thereof. Candidates will be exposed to a broad range of engineering disciplines, from developing electromechanical and software systems, to working with COTS and custom hardware and software tools to collect and process imagery and geospatial data.
Candidates must be able to identify software/system performance drivers, prioritize issues based on system impact, and play a hands-on role in solving software problems in a startup-like environment. Candidates may be asked to conduct software technology assessments and convey this information to the rest of the team.

Most importantly, the ideal candidate will bring a drive to execute with quality, to learn and perform a broad set of tasks, and to coordinate effectively with others, putting the team first.


-Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) or equivalent bachelor degree.

-Experience developing C++ and Python object oriented software.

-Knowledge of software engineering practices including software design and testing.

-Ability to isolate software/system issues and determine root cause (i.e. substantial debugging skills).

-Use of Linux operating systems.

-Use of Integrated Development Environment (IDE) tools (e.g. eclipse, Netbeans, MS Visual Studio).

-General use of software configuration management tools (e.g. SVN, git, clearcase).

-Basic understanding of Software Design Patterns.

-Use of Microsoft operating systems.

-Use of standard productivity tools, Microsoft Windows, Office, etc.

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: 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. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.


Primary Location

: United States-Massachusetts-North Andover-20356-MAA

Job Posting

: May 30, 2020, 2:40:11 AM


: Software



Job Type

: Experienced
Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations

250 Clark Street 
 North Andover 01845
Capabilities: Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance