Jacobs Systems Analyst in Fort Carson, Colorado

Systems Analyst

Description

USSOCOM's mission is to “Provide fully capable Special Operations Forces (SOF) to defend the United States and its interests and synchronize planning for global operations against terrorist networks.” As a member of our team, you will partner with SOF military and civilian members to directly support this mission by providing world-class Information Technology services and support that connect over 60,000 users around the world.

Job Description

Implement computer system requirements by defining and analyzing system problems; designing and testing standards and solutions.

Candidates for a Systems Analyst position must be excellent analytical thinkers and problem solvers, as well as effective communicators. They need a broad understanding of transport, services, network defense, and experience working with associated, hardware and software systems, including their installation, maintenance, and life cycles. Candidates must be self-starters with excellent organizational and listening skills and knowledgeable in industry standard hardware and software development practices to eliminate stove piped development throughout the enterprise.

Typical Duties

  • Analyzing systems hardware and software problems and developing technical solutions

  • Translating user and systems requirements into functional technical specifications

  • Writing and maintaining detailed systems documentation, including user manuals and technical manuals

  • Acting as a liaison between developers and end users to ensure technical compatibility and end user satisfaction

  • Applying hardware and software engineering expertise to lead application development and testing

  • Analyzing the architecture and quality of hardware and software systems

  • Utilizing knowledge of object-oriented analysis and design concepts, design patterns and data structures

  • Assessment of new technologies (hardware/software), capabilities of current technologies, and requirements for upgrades and modernization

Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, IT Security, Network Systems Technology or related field or equivalent experience plus eight (8) to twelve (12) years of directly related experience or any equivalent combination of education, experience, training and certifications.

Required Experience:

10 years of multidisciplined experience.

Required Certification:

Employment is contingent upon obtaining and/or maintaining required certifications

  • Professional Level Certification such as CCNP or MCSE or CISM

Preferred Experience:

Software/Hardware documentation, testing, maintenance, analysis of requirements, teamwork, consulting skills, architecture, engineering and administration

Preferred Certifications:

DOD 8570 IAT Level II or higher

Work Environment:

  • Work will be performed inside a large facility. Work assignments vary based on client requirements. Position could require some night and weekend work.

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.

Equipment and Machines:

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

Attendance:

  • Work assignments dependent on requirements by the client. It is important to be able to work at least 8 hours a day for 5 days per week (Monday through Friday).

  • On-Call or after hours support may be required

Travel:

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

Other Essential Functions:

  • 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. 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), in order to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Colorado-Fort Carson

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: I2S00040H