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Jacobs Senior Systems Analyst in Fort Meade, Maryland

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Your Impact:

Mission Statement

The Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) is a dynamic, forward-leaning organization, on the cutting edge of cybersecurity, DevSecOps, cloud computing, big data analysis, and other advanced technologies. JITC is the Department of Defense’s Joint Interoperability Certifier and the only non-service operational test agency for information technology and national security systems. As a member of the Jacobs team at JITC, your expertise and skill will support risk-based test, evaluation and certification services, ensuring the C4ISR systems scheduled for fielding to our nation's warfighters function as designed, are fully interoperable, and support mission requirements.

Job Description

Jacobs is seeking a full-time Senior Systems Analyst for the Data Center Inventory Management (DCIM) subject matter expert (SME) supporting the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC), located at DISA HQ Fort George G Meade (FGGM) MD.

The DCIM SME administers and guides the way for JITC and DISA HQ Laboratory, (i.e. "Data Center"), DCIM reporting regarding Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI), which is used by the DoD CIO towards all DoD Data Center operations, efficiency, utilization, and oversight decisions within the DoD.

Typical Duties:

  • Work closely with all JITC and DISA Program and Project Managers at FGGM for DCIM reporting compliance for all programs and systems within DISA HQ FGGM.

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills working independently or within a team environment.

  • Collect, Analyze, and Input DCIM and DCOI data into the DCIM system.

  • Create and maintain a separate database to house all data collected from the JITC and DISA Projects and Programs lab spaces before reporting the information into the DCIM system.

  • Perform validation of collected data to confirm the integrity of the data before inputting into the DCIM system.

  • Determine Power Unit Efficiency (PUE) calculations for a total PUE value of DISA HQ FGGM laboratory spaces.

  • Attend meetings with DISA and DoD CIO DCIM representatives and represent JITC for all things pertaining to DCIM.

  • Maintain a POC list of projects within the FGGM Lab space. 100% validation performed bi-annually and update when notified otherwise.

  • Document, diagram, and maintain a database of all network connections and circuit information in the DISA HQ FGGM laboratories.

  • Document networks upon request to aid the life cycling of equipment.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Required Education and Experience:

  • Requires a Master’s degree and at least 4 years of experience; or

  • A Bachelor’s degree and at least 6 years of experience; or

  • An Associate’s degree at least 12 years of experience.

Required Skills:

  • Relevant Data Center, network communications/connectivity, and circuit documentation experience.

  • Experience with at least Microsoft Excel formula functions or other database creation and administering experience.

  • Experience with drafting and documenting network configurations or diagrams.

  • Experience with the operation, engineering, and maintenance of a large Data Center or large IT Laboratory environment.

  • Experience in tracking, monitoring, documenting, and working with circuits supporting a Data Center, such as: Commercial carrier circuits, ISP's, point-point circuits, and DoD CCSD's for SIPRNET or NIRPNET use, etc.

  • Excellent interpersonal communications and organizational skills.

  • Must be an expert at problem solving, identifying risk, and communicating results and recommendations to department managers.

Required Certification

  • Requires at least 1 certification in area of specialization.

  • Additional certifications in the area of specialization may be substituted for 1 year of experience.

Required Clearance: Secret

Essential Functions:

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching, turning and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required.

Work Environment

An inside and outside environment (considerations: closed quarters, close together, lighting). Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions.

Equipment and Machines

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


Core work hours will be between 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. 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 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 office or work site is required. Travel to and from customer’s locations and the test fields 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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