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Jacobs Identity and Access Management (IAM) Administrator - NISSC II in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Your Impact:

Jacobs is seeking an Identity and Access Management (IAM) Administrator 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 IAM Administrator is responsible for designing, developing, testing, implementing, and integrating Identity and Access Management systems and solutions. Responsibilities include identifying, analyzing, and resolving systems design weaknesses, prioritizing troubleshooting efforts, and pinpointing resolutions to complex issues surrounding access to systems. This position works with IT internal support teams as well as external clients within the DoD to provide the highest standards of support relative to identity access management practices. Other responsibilities include monitoring and maintenance of IM systems, training, and communication of (IAM) processes, and advising on IAM solutions and best practices. IAM systems include, but are not limited to, Microsoft Active Directory, Linux, VMware, and various DoD Government off-the-shelf GotS applications.

Typical Duties Include:

  • Designs, develops, tests, implements, and integrates Identity and Access Management (IAM) systems and solutions. Ensures that solutions protect information resources against unauthorized use, inappropriate degrees of access, disclosure, damage, and/or loss. Leverages problem-solving and data analysis skills to ensure projects deliver on time.

  • Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system design weaknesses. Troubleshoots and manages the resolution of issues related to identities, systems, access, accounts, authentication, authorization, entitlements, and permissions. Determines and recommends the most appropriate response to identified more complex problems, issues, and/or defects by assessing impact and prioritization.

  • Ensures the maintenance, patching, operating, and monitoring of IAM systems. Troubleshoots, supports, and resolves system incidents, problems, and changes, as required.

  • Facilitate the continuous adoption, training, communication, and education of IAM capabilities, functions, and standards.

  • Defines, promotes, and advises on solutions and best practices by using all applicable DoD standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle.

  • Designs reusable strategies, decisions, service components, libraries, and frameworks to support enterprise-level IAM services.

  • Maintains awareness and knowledge of current changes within DoD, legal, regulatory, and technology environments which may affect operations. Ensures senior management and staff are informed of any changes and updates in a timely manner. Maintains continuity of any required or desirable certifications, as outlined in 85-70 and all applicable DoD regulatory guidelines.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. Jacobs reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

  • Update operations and maintenance documentation for 24/7/365 enterprise watch personnel.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Clearance Requirements: Secret w/ability to attain Top Secret

Educational Requirements: BS degree in a related discipline and/or 1 to 2 years of progressive experience, or any equivalent combination of education, experience, training, and certifications.

Certification Requirements: Sec+, OS certifications {ex. Windows, Linux, VMware, etc.}

Experience Requirements:

  • BS degree in an appropriate discipline and 1 to 2 years of direct engineering experience,

  • Expert knowledge in information technology systems security software, hardware, cloud, and server-client suites.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills are crucial so as to conduct continuous assessments of network security measures and identify possible risks and provide risk prevention and mitigation.

Desired Skills:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience working in scaled Agile environment frameworks such as SAFe.

  • Significant relevant experience in supporting sustainment of NISSC missions

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 hot temperatures 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 an 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 overseas 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.

The 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.

The candidate must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. Grooming and dress are usually business casual, but dependent on the client’s standards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area.

The position for which you are applying 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., a 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 $75,000-$85,000 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) .