Jacobs Web Application Developer / Project Planner in Dearborn, Michigan

Web Application Developer / Project Planner

Description

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. The most successful candidates will 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. You will rely on effective communication skills and technical saavy 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.

Qualifications

  • B.S. in Software Engineering

  • The ideal candidate has experience and passion for conceptualizing, designing, developing and/or delivering efficient tools and 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

Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position (specify and provide % of time required)

  • 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 (specify and provide % of time required)

  • 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 (specify and provide % of time required)

  • 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 (specify and provide % of time required)

  • 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 (List other essential functions here.)

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, 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-Michigan-Dearborn

Req ID: PFO000162