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Jacobs Technical Project Lead (TS/SCI) in Eglin AFB, Florida

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Your Impact:

Mission Statement

Jacobs is seeking a qualified Technical Project Lead (TPL) to support the United States Air Force’s 53rd Wing Technical Support Services (53rd WTSS) contract. This contract supports the 53rd Wing and 96th Test Wing, both headquartered at Eglin AFB, FL and having units CONUS-wide. The 53 WG is the focal point for the Combat Air Forces in electronic warfare and is responsible for operational test and evaluation of advanced equipment and systems. The 96 TW is the USAF’s test and evaluation center for advanced air-delivered weapons, navigation and guidance systems, and C2 systems. The 53rd WTSS team partners with military and civilian personnel to provide world-class IT technical support for the 53 WG and 96 TW missions. The 53rd WTSS IT support covers full lifecycle IT from concept, to deployment, day-to-day operations / maintenance, and culminating in system retirement / replacement / upgrade.

Both Wings are headquartered at Eglin AFB, FL, adjacent to the white-sand beaches and crystal-clear waters of Northwest Florida’s Emerald Coast. To learn more about the Emerald Coast, click here https://www.emeraldcoastfl.com/

Job Description

Jacobs is seeking a self-motivated, energetic a Technical Project Lead (TPL) to support the 53rd Computer Systems Squadron (53 CSS), a 53 WG unit. The 53rd Computer Systems Squadron provides communications and information systems for the 53 Wing’s four groups. It automates, sustains, and operates wing communications and information systems activities including unclassified, collateral, and advanced program local area networks. It operates the Combat Air Force Network Operations Center providing classified information services to the CAF worldwide. The 53 CSS provides network capability to fuse data from multiple test facilities into one coherent picture and it develops and maintains the computer systems supporting the development, test, and dissemination of electronic warfare mission data. The 53 CSS also provides advanced programs audiovisual support and operates and maintains a state-of-the-art video-teleconferencing capability.

Job Duties:

  • Manage and prioritize competing requirements spanning several customer organizations.

  • Interact with various customers, clients, system users and senior leaders.

  • Consultant, collect, analysis, and design customer installation requirements using approved hardware and software products.

  • Develop and maintain system installation schedules; plan and coordinate multiple installation activities with systems administrators and customers.

  • Maintaining inventory of equipment and documentation of installation and upgrade activities.

  • Development and document of system standards; recommend lifecycle upgrades based on operational needs and customer requirements.

  • Create and track Service Requests in the Service Management Tool to coordination various installation activities for each facility, from site survey to the installation of supporting hardware/software.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Required Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years of direct project planning / management experience.

Required Skills:

  • Understanding of Government organizational hierarchy.

  • Knowledge of USAF computer, personnel security, and facility directives (specifically JSIG and DCID documents).

  • Familiarity with accepted program/project management practices, the Air Force budget process, and USAG security requirements is essential.

  • Working knowledge of computer operating systems (Windows 7 & 10) and computer network principles such as DNS, WINS, Active Directory, and computer applications such as Exchange, and Microsoft Office Suite of products.

Required Clearance:

  • Active / Valid DoD TS/SCI-eligible clearance (i.e. DCID 6/4 eligibility); applicant must maintain clearance in active/valid status

  • Clearance investigation close date must be no older than 5 years, 6 months at the time of application.

  • Must be willing to submit to, and be able to pass, a CI polygraph.

Required Certification:

  • Active / valid DoD 8570.01-M IAT-II certification; applicant must maintain currency of same.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Formal training covering JSIG/DCID security principals is desired.

  • Electronic Warfare mission data development familiarity is desired.

  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP, networking, troubleshooting, and USAF IS security is desired.

  • SharePoint experience desired.

Essential Functions

Work Environment

  • Work site is located at Eglin AFB, FL.

  • Office setting that includes sedentary physical effort. However, may include lifting of weight up to thirty (30) pounds

  • No unusual hazards nor unusual environmental conditions on job site

  • The DoD and USAF have implemented specific COVID-19 mitigation measures and contract employees must comply with established guidance.

Physical Requirements

  • Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time.

  • Position may require typing, and reading from a computer screen.

  • Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required.

Equipment and Machines

  • Ability to operate office equipment such as personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.

  • May require installation/removal of network equipment, cables, and related materials.

Attendance

  • Shift work may be required on a rotational or permanent basis as determined by mission needs.

  • Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings.

  • Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines.

  • Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.

Other Essential Functions

  • Must be able to work assigned shift on either rotational and/or permanent basis.

  • Outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to work effectively with strong, diverse personalities.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills, including ability to manage multiple activities, and tasks simultaneously.

  • Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers.

  • Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others.

  • Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner.

  • Independent personal transportation to work site is required.

  • Travel to and from customer's locations may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.

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