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Jacobs Web Application Developer in Dearborn, Michigan

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We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed –today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Jacobs is the world’s top supplier of automotive test facilities, providing a full range of services to commercial automotive industry customers . Customers include not only the world’s major vehicle providers and other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), but also clients from the international motor sports community.

BRIEF OUTLINE OF SPECIFIC ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

As a Web Application Developer / Project Planner you will deliver and support applications and tools that improve the efficiency of operational processes/workflows, request and resource management within a test laboratory or prototype planning engineering environment.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Conceptualizing, planning, designing, developing, testing, launching, and/or maintaining web-based applications. Apply strong business process modelling, project management and programming skills to satisfy the needs of users such as technicians, engineers, planners and managers.

  • Knowledge of a variety of client and/or server side programming languages (e.g. Excel Macros/VBA, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, Cold Fusion) is a solid foundation to start and grow in this position.

  • Use effective communication skills and technical savvy to plan, coordinate and complete a variety of often complex assignments both independently and as a member of a team.

  • Drive for results, creativity, resourcefulness, self-motivation, and versatility will be rewarded.

This position is full-time. If hired, you will be an employee of Jacobs. This is NOT a contract position. You will be eligible for our generous benefit package, including health insurance, dental, vision, generous PTO, paid holidays, 401K, stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, AND /OR SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.S. in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems or equivalent. Software Engineering or Application Development emphasis is preferred but not required.

  • The ideal candidate has experience and passion for conceptualizing, designing, developing and/or delivering efficient tools and web applications in support of operations or other structured business processes.

  • General coding or scripting experience (2+ years desired)

  • Database planning, creation & modification including SQL experience (2+ years desired)

  • Web application coding experience; both client-side: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery, and server side: ColdFusion or similar (2+ years desired)

  • MS Office Applications used for planning and communication within a team and among work partners.

  • Visual Basic/VBA or Mobile application development experience a plus

  • Technical/engineering training or experience, especially in a test laboratory or prototype engineering environment is a plus.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION

Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position

  • Lifting: Up to 50 lbs., 25%

  • Climbing: NA

  • Crawling: NA

  • Special clothing/equipment (wearing): PPE may be required including slip resistant hardened to shoes, safety glasses, and hearing protection in designated areas, 100%

  • Unusual physical requirements: Sitting (90%), Standing (50%), Bending (20%), Stooping (20%).

  • High noise level: Exposure to high noise areas possible in test facility, 25%

  • Other: NA

Description of Work Environment

  • Inside? Outside? Combination? Where?: Inside office environment, test lab, 100%

  • Extreme (hot/cold) temperatures involved: NA

  • Hazardous conditions - What are they?: NA

  • Travel/transportation requirements: May require occasional local travel, 25%

  • Other: NA

Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks

  • Office equipment/machines electrically/battery operated - which?: Computer, fax machine, copier, telephone, 100%

  • Vehicles, forklifts, etc. operated which?: NA

  • Tools used in trade - which ones?: NA

  • Other: NA

Criticality of Attendance

  • Overtime, regular days, off days: Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., 100%

  • Shift, 1st, 2nd, 3rd: Day shift

  • Necessity for regular attendance: Critical

  • Urgency for punctuality: Critical

  • Work hours are normally 8 hours per day and 5 days per week, 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 complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, health performance evaluation, audiogram and background check.

  • 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, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and supplemental language. at https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migratedfiles/employers/eeocgina_supplement.pdf

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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