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Jacobs DevSecOps (DSO) Infrastructure Engineer - NISSC II in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Your Impact:

Mission Statement

Jacobs is seeking a DevSecOps (DSO) Infrastructure Engineer to support the newly awarded NISSC II contract. Your career at Jacobs enables NISSC to fulfill its mission to “provide classified communications and processing for Command and Control (C2) capability in organizational work centers at NISSC sites.” As a member of our team, you will support corporate and customer mission to provide world-class IT services and support that connects systems and users across NORAD in the areas of software development/maintenance, network services, cyber security, systems administration, and other mission-critical areas.

Job Description

The DevSecOps (DSO) Infrastructure Engineer is expected to build and support NORAD NISSC II VCF infrastructure and is expected to provide a higher level of technical support to the customer. This role is responsible multiple development, test, and mission platforms across the globe. The engineer is expected to work with Mission Assurance Center (MAC) support teams to diagnose and troubleshoot various issues. Develops tooling and processes to drive and improve customer experience, creates documentation, and providing mentoring on customer related issues to support teams. The DSO Infrastructure Engineer is expected to take initiative and advise on potential pitfalls that may be encountered and suggest alternatives which may better serve the stability and security of DoD virtualization solutions. The engineer is also responsible for adhering to DoD security policies and procedures and any other relevant policies and standards as directed.

Typical Duties Include:

  • Working via Agile methodology, to deliver Private Cloud related projects to business and other stakeholders. Primary focus will be in VMware VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) field.

  • Ensure contract objectives are measured, tracked, reported to the customer.

  • Plan and perform security updates on the VMware datacenter environment.

  • Maintaining the VCF infrastructure, by completing all vulnerability patching, system upgrades and releases

  • Troubleshoot infrastructure and automation incidents and work with the TDF Mission Assurance Center (TMAC) Services team to resolve issues

  • Identify and raise technical risks; help improve on possible points of failure in the infrastructure and/or automation.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Clearance Requirements: TS/SCI

Educational Requirements: BS/BA preferred

Certification Requirements: VCP Datacenter 2022 or any other VCP path preferred

Experience Requirements: 10-15 years' progressive experience

  • Proficiency with Dell VxRail Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) hardware.

  • Advanced proficiency installing and using VMware Could Foundations 4.x.

  • Proficiency using vRealize suite of tools to include but not limited to; vRealize Operations, vRealize Automation, vRealize Log Insight, Workspace One, etc.

  • Solid understanding of basic principles such as HTTP/HTTPS, DNS, Networking, Load Balancing, etc

  • Some Experience with Python and/or PowerShell

  • Experience with containers and/or container orchestration such as Kubernetes is a plus

  • Experience working with large scale geographically distributed VMware environments

  • Strong networking knowledge to perform network virtualization and security using VMware NSX-T

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Strong project and time management skills

  • Organized and punctual, and able to prioritize according to business demand

  • Professional and positive attitude

  • Familiarity with Jira and Confluence

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).

  • Work assignments vary based on client requirements.

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

  • Outside work may include various environmental conditions including hot, dusty, cold, icy and windy climates.

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC or laptop. Filing required. May require lifting and carrying boxes of supplies or files up to 25 lbs. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.

  • May require climbing, working at heights and in small confined spaces such as under raised floors, inside closets and server racks. Must be able to sit, stoop, kneel or crouch for long periods of time. Work in noisy areas with hotter and colder temperature than standard office environmental conditions. Lift and transport equipment up to 50 pounds.

Equipment and Machines

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

  • Servers, switches, routers and other computer equipment that supports the network environment.

  • Operating hand tools, power tools, ladders and test equipment.

  • May require operating motor vehicles.


  • Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is mandatory.

  • Shift Work is required to support operations. The candidate chosen for this position will work varying shifts

  • 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

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

  • Position may require night and weekend work and could include travel with the military to participate in operations/exercises located in areas with field conditions


  • Continental and Oversees travel may be required. It is important to maintain a current passport.

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 government, military and contractor personnel at all levels.

  • Candidate 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.

This position is expected to pay $100,000-$130,000 annually; depending on experience, education, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include education reimbursement, retirement benefits (401K match), employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, tax saving options, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

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 (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .