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Jacobs Network Engineer IRES - SSFB in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Your Impact:

The government client requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for any/all positions that will require travel.

Full vaccination (against COVID-19) is defined as: an individual must be either two weeks past the last shot of a two-shot vaccination sequence, or two weeks past the only shot of a one-shot vaccination sequence.

Description of Duties:

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

  • Support the MDA Enterprise under the Global Network Operation Support Center (GNOSC) management providing 24x7x365 Network Operations Center support.

  • Have primary duties which include operations and maintenance of the MDA general service network infrastructure, primarily troubleshooting and managing configurations on network routers, switches, encryptors, and firewalls.

  • Perform network and firewall engineering, monitoring and administration functions as required, provide initial analysis and troubleshooting on issues identified with network monitoring tools and provide troubleshooting support to end users on the network as well as other general networking tasks.

  • Have additional responsibilities which include: generate/provide status reports, provide network anomaly analysis, and develop engineering red lines as needed to support network maintenance actions, engineering changes/upgrades, and security vulnerabilities.

  • Respond to Remedy Incident Tickets, working with customers to resolve network communication issues.

  • Provide Test/Event support as needed.

The successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills, and willingness to learn new technologies.

  • Demonstrate proficiency in developing comprehensive and detailed drawings.

  • Follow documented process and procedures and provide feedback to update as necessary.

  • Be able to work well in a team environment.

  • Have good interpersonal skills.

  • Be a quick learner and have a positive can-do attitude.

  • Be able to multi-task in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and have good communication skills.

This position primarily supports Mid and Swing Shift operations. May work off hours or on call as required.

This position will be filled at Schriever SFB, Colorado Springs, CO

This position is expected to pay $92,000 - $102,000 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 6 years of general experience; Associate’s degree and 4 years of general experience; Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of general experience; Master’s degree and 0 years of general experience

  • If this position requires travel selected candidate must be willing to provide proof of fully vaccinated (against COVID-19) status? (the process of which must be completed prior to the anticipated start date)

  • Must have 4 years of directly related experience in an engineering field

  • Must have applicable experience with networking (LAN/WAN), TCP/IP, Multicast, OSPF, BGP routing protocols, and various WAN network mediums

  • Must be familiar with monitoring tools such as SolarWinds, Micro Focus ITOM, NetScout, networking (LAN/WAN) and basic troubleshooting network anomalies (command line access to network devices such as Cisco routers/switches)

  • Must be familiar with Remedy Action Request System

  • Must have an understanding of COMSEC, Circuit Actions and DISA Tech Control procedures

  • Must have a current DoD 8570 Level II Certification such as CompTIA Security+ CE or higher

  • Must have an active DoD Secret Security Clearance

Desired Requirements:

  • Have a Cisco CCNA Certification

  • Have experience with Cisco routers/switches, Palo Alto Firewalls, McAfee, Wildfire, and FireEye IPS/IDS, Citrix NetScaler, Blue Coat Proxy and SSL Decryptors

  • Have experience with IT Services Configuration Management processes

  • Have experience with Remedy and SNMP monitoring tools (e.g., Micro focus/HPOV/SolarWinds)

  • Have experience with ITIL framework and ITIL-based processes, to include continual service improvement, change management, and problem investigation

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) .