Jacobs Disaster Recovery System Tech in China Lake/Ridgecrest, California

Disaster Recovery System Tech


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 74,000 people and operates in more than 40 countries around the world.

This position will be hired by a teammate company.

This support position will reside with the WDCDC Network Operations group and their customers at China Lake, NAWCWD. Candidate will report to the WDCDC Network Operations group as a member of the WDCDC Data Protection team. The Data Protection Administrator is responsible for installing, configuring, and managing and maintaining NetBackup technologies.

Primary responsibilities involve: maintaining magnetic tape, Data Domain appliances, and associated libraries for Federal Infrastructure Managed Services and its clients. The Data Protection Administrator is also responsible for ensuring that the data is accessible and recoverable.

Additional responsibilities include: capacity management, monitoring total capacity and performance using appropriate reporting and monitoring tools and manage, maintain and enhance the SAN disk Fiber Channel switched network infrastructure.


Education and Experience:

BS or BA degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Mathematics, Operations Research, Statistics, or Engineering.


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  • SUBSTITUTION: Eight (8) years of combined education (at the undergraduate level in any academic field) andexperience performing the foregoing functions can be substituted for a BS or BA degree.\

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  • At least 3 years of recent relevant experience in systems administration.

At least 1 year of the total experience shall have consisted of performing computer specialist functions in a "Relevant Technical Discipline". Includes experience with client server systems and work in the area of DoD Information Assurance compliance testing on server system and the administration of Backup systems, SAN storage, and networking technologies.

Compliance with DoD 8570 is required within 6 months of assuming this position

  • Security MicroSoft OS certifications are required.

Must have U.S. Citizenship and an active Secret/SSBI level U.S. DoD Security Clearance at time of hire.

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

  • Working at a computer or desk (considerations: sitting, eye strain, hand strain)

  • May involve long periods of sitting or standing.

Work Environment

  • An inside office environment (Considerations: Closed quarters, lighting, and temperature fluctuations)

  • Needs to have clear, concise and accurate communication skills

  • Need to work well with, co-operate, and support clients, supervisors, and co-workers

Equipment and Machines

  • Standard office equipment and machines, computer workstation.

  • Working at a computer or desk


  • Normal hours are Monday – Thursday 7:00am – 5:00pm; non-flex Fridays 7:00am to 4:00pm

  • Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines

Other Essential Functions

  • Must be able to communicate effectively

  • Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with clients, supervisors and co-workers

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to the employee or others

  • Must be able to support and work in a proactive team environment

  • Must hold the safety of yourself and those around you as the number one priority in the workplace

  • Current driver’s license, car registration and auto insurance required

  • Must qualify for, and receive a DoD CAC card to perform this work

  • Completion of required certifications required within six (6) months of hire date - compliance with DoD 8570

  • U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain an interim and a permanent U.S. DoD Secret Security Clearance required and SSBI.

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 Core Values: Profitable Growth is an Imperative, People are the heart of our business, Clients are our valued partners, and Performance excellence is our commitment. 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.


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-California-China Lake/Ridgecrest

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: ATE00016J