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Jacobs Event Network Engineer IRES - SAFB/HSV in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Your Impact:

Description of Duties:

The Event Network Engineer supports the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on the Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract. The candidate will:

  • Serve as an Event Network Engineer for the Missile Defense Event Engineering & Support (MDEES) team.

  • Be responsible for providing network architectures, engineering services, and on-site support for various MDA test events.

  • Support the engineering life-cycle for a portfolio of enterprise IT offerings/services ensuring MDA Chief Information Officer (CIO) services and supported MDA Directors' Enclaves/Lab services are rendered, protected, and ready to support the implementation of all Missile Defense Systems (MDS) events, including Flight tests, Ground tests, War-games & exercises, and real-world events.

  • Collaborate pro-actively with the MDA event community, customers, and stakeholders to identify, prioritize, and assess technology needs, and capture those needs for service delivery.

  • Lead network integration throughout an event engineering life-cycle for an assigned event, ensuring accuracy of work products and service offerings are ready to support the implementation of MDS test events.

  • Work with managers, other architects/engineers (with technical capacity across enterprise spectrum), and others to assist MDEES team with event network architectures, services, solutions, and support.

  • Provide on-site engineering support for MDA test events with some deployments overseas.

  • Apply relevant engineering principles and practices in the development of MDEES processes, procedures, and product deliverables.

  • Apply technical skills in multiple technical domains such as; networks, boundary protection, and COMSEC services.

This position can be filled at Schriever AFB, Colorado Springs, CO or Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL.

This position is expected to pay $93,000 - $160,000 annually; depending on experience, education, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days. If a candidate has not been selected at that time, it will continue to be posted until a suitable candidate is selected or the position is closed.

Resumes, in month and year format, must be submitted with application in order to be considered for the position. The selected candidate will be assigned as an employee for Jacobs or one of our teammate companies.

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 flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational 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.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

Basic Requirements:

Must have one of the following combinations of education and experience: HS Diploma (or GED) and 14 years of general experience; Associate's degree and 12 years of general experience; Bachelor's degree and 10 years of general experience; Master's degree and 8 years of general experience.

  • Must have 8 years of experience in Directory Services (e.g. Windows 2000+ AD, LDAP, DHCP); Operating Systems (e.g. UNIX, Windows, MS Exchange); Internet Protocols (e.g. DNS, HTTP, SMTP, SSL); Firewall configuration and troubleshooting; Multiple network types (i.e. LAN, WAN, VxLAN, SDN); and/or managing Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Telecommunications infrastructures.

  • Must have 2 years of experience working in a management or leadership role.

  • Must have a current DoD approved 8570 IAT Level II certification such as Security+ CE.

  • Must have an active DoD Secret Security Clearance.

Desired Requirements:

  • Have a working knowledge with various DoD communication systems, IT Service Management/Delivery (ITSM/ITSD), System Lifecycle Methodologies, and Cyber Security protocols.

  • Have a working knowledge of the MDA, MDS, and event management, support, and execution.

  • Have knowledge of complex weapons systems, especially those related to MDA test programs.

  • Have experience with IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) or other best-practice business protocols.

  • Have experience leading engineering/technical teams and interfacing with matrix-managed organizations.

  • Have a DoD approved 8570 IAT Level III Approved Baseline Certification.

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) .

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