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Jacobs Operational Systems Integrator - TS/SCI w/Poly in Fort Meade, Maryland

Your Impact:

Are you interested in using your skills to help shape the Cyber, Security, & Intel space? If so, look no further. We are seeking a Operational Systems Integrator to join our team of passionate individuals. In this role you will support challenging, mission-critical projects that make a direct impact on the nation’s security and intelligence mission.

Be part of a dynamic team that provides software, systems, and network engineering services to support Integrated Discovery Operations (IDO).


  • Actively manage enterprise computer systems and networks, analyzing technical issues, and developing and implementing corrective actions.

  • Observe and interpret visual outputs indicating the operating status of systems and network components for designated computer network infrastructure.

  • Translate user requests into technical diagnoses, then apply diagnoses to develop technical solutions to meet user needs.

  • Develop strategies to migrate existing customers to new architecture/technology with minimal impact.

  • Evaluate new technologies or equipment that can be added to Agency standard solutions.


Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Relevant experience must be in computer or information systems design/development, programming, information/cyber/network security, vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, computer forensics, information assurance and/or systems engineering. Additionally, must have experience in network or system administration.

  • Strong Linux experience

  • Experience in systems/network administration, application administration, and/or information technology support or management.

  • Experience supporting hardware installation, such as servers and network infrastructure.

  • Experience setting up storage such as network‐attached storage.

  • Experience implementing security best practices to include PKI certificate generation, deployment and maintenance.

  • Knowledge of Unix shell scripting languages like Bash, Bourne, or C

Clearance Required:

  • Active TS/SCI w/Poly

Minimum Education:

  • Degree must be in Network Engineering, Systems Engineering, Information Technology or related field.

Minimum Years of Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree plus 5-years of relevant experience, or Master's degree plus 3-years of relevant experience or an Associate's degree plus 7-years of relevant experience or high school diploma/GED plus 9-years of relevant experience may be considered.


  • Experience deploying and maintaining nginx

  • Familiarity with Docker and RedHat Satellite

  • Familiarity with cloud computing environments like AWS

  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) products like Terraform, SALT and Ansible as well as system monitoring platforms like Prometheus and Grafana

  • Experience with SELinux and FIPS

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