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Jacobs Network Engineer - Up to $4000 Bonus in Camp Araijan, Kuwait

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Up to $4000 Certification bonus if fully qualified and offer accepted by 8/1/2021

Jacobs is seeking a qualified Information Technology (IT) professional to support the USSOCOM SITEC II Enterprise Operations and Maintenance (EOM) contract. Your career at Jacobs enables USSOCOM to fulfill its mission to “Provide fully capable Special Operations Forces (SOF) to defend the United States and its interests and synchronize planning for global operations against terrorist networks.” As a member of our team, you will support the vice president of the Enterprise Operations Group (EOG) as we partner with SOF military and civilian members to provide world-class IT services and support that connects over 60,000 users around the world in the areas of software development/maintenance, network services, security, end-user computing, and test and evaluation.

Job Description

Shift work is required to support operations. The candidate chosen for this position will primarily work 12 hours per day, 6 days per week on one of two daily shifts (days and evenings). It is important to be available to work any shift/designated hours required to include nights, weekends and holidays.

Network Engineers perform tier three network support in accordance with the SIE OPORD. Network Engineers must be detail-oriented and have in-depth knowledge of networking hardware and software. Extensive experience in areas such as network design and implementation, LAN/WAN interfacing, security, Internet protocols and TCP/IP, as well as server and network infrastructure is required. This position tests and analyzes elements of network facilities, including power, software, security features, communications devices, In-Line encryption (INE) communications lines, modems, and terminals and is responsible for the overall integration of the enterprise network. Network Engineers is also responsible for planning, modeling, simulation, design, installation, maintenance, management and coordination of the network. This position monitors and controls the performance and status of network resources by using software and hardware tools, as well as by identifying and diagnosing complex problems and factors affecting network performance. Network Engineers keep his or her technical skills updated and studies vendor products to determine those which best meet the Government’s needs. This position provides guidance and direction for junior network support technicians.

Typical duties include:

  • Engineering enterprise data, voice, In-Line Encryption Device, and video networks

  • Establishing and operating network test facilities

  • Maintaining a secure transfer of data to multiple locations via internal and external networks

  • Working with vendors, the Government, carriers, and technical staff on network implementation, optimization and ongoing management

  • Providing high-level support and technical expertise in networking technology, including

LAN/WAN hardware, switches, bridges and routers and ASA and encryption devices (Via Sat devices)

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Clearance Requirements: TS/SCI

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, a Mathematics-intensive discipline, or a similar field. Significant relevant experience will be considered in lieu of formal education.

Certification Requirements:

  • DoDD 8570.01-M IAT II or higher

AND

  • CCNP Collaboration OR

  • CCNP Data Center OR

  • CCNP Enterprise OR

  • CCNP Security OR

  • CCNP Service Provider OR

  • CCIoT OR

  • Aruba Certified Mobility Professional OR

  • Juniper Networks Certified Specialist

Experience Requirements :

  • 5 years of increasingly complex and progressive experience in computer systems and network engineering, including 2 years of specialized experience related to the candidate’s assigned task.

Essential Functions

Work Environment

  • Work will be performed inside a large facility. An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting). Outside work may include various environmental conditions including hot, dusty, cold, icy and windy climates.

  • Work may include travel with the military to participate in exercises in austere conditions.

  • Employment may be in potentially dangerous areas, including combat or war zones. This might involve the possibility of suffering harm by dangerous forces or friendly fire. These dangers are inherent to working conditions in a dangerous environment.

  • Work assignments vary based on client requirements.

Physical Requirements

  • Must meet and maintain CENTCOM physical requirements for deployment. Qualification standards are determined by CENTCOM.

  • Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC or laptop. Filing required. May require lifting and carrying computer equipment, boxes of supplies or files up to 50 lbs. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.

Equipment and Machines

  • General office equipment, which includes: telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment.

  • Servers, switches and other computer equipment used to support network operations.

Attendance

  • Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is mandatory. Shift Work is required to support operations (to include nights and weekends). It is important to be able to work any shift/designated hours required.

  • You may be asked to continue performance in support of a war, contingency, or exercise (this includes: Contingency operations; Humanitarian or peacekeeping operations; or Other military operations or exercises designated by the Combatant Commander). This performance in support of U.S. military forces may require work in dangerous or austere conditions.

  • You may be asked to continue performance during inclement weather or other conditions when others are not permitted to work.

  • Position requires at least 1-year commitment. Early termination or transfer from this position to a CONUS location may result in wage garnishments for relocation, travel and other expenses paid by the company.

Travel

  • Extended Continental and Oversees travel will be required. May be required to attend off site meetings. Must obtain a current passport and applicable visa(s) prior to arrival in country. Must maintain a current passport and applicable visa’s in good standing.

  • Work may include travel with the military to participate in exercises in austere conditions.

Other Essential Functions

  • Employment is contingent upon obtaining all required certifications within the timeframe specified in a waiver by the government (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through the duration of the contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certifications will result in disqualification for this position and could result in termination.

  • Candidate must exhibit a professional behavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace. Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of foreign national, government, military and contractor personnel at all levels. Must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. Grooming and dress usually business casual, but dependent on client’s standards.

  • Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area.

  • The position for which you are applying for requires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen of the US and another country), to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.

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