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Jacobs Systems Engineer Lead in Fort Meade, Maryland

Your Impact:

Your Impact:

System Engineer Lead will serve as the Government’s main point-of-contact for USCYBERCOM infrastructure issues. This position shall be on-site at the USCYBERCOM client office.


  • Guide system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans

  • Analyze complex information and independently takes appropriate actions to resolve problems

  • Provide engineering guidance to technical staff and establishes effective working relationships with other Government agencies and mission partners

  • Delivers briefings on complex topics to groups, which may include high-level decision makers

  • Work complex research projects as senior contributors and as part of an integrated research team

  • Design and deliver solutions

  • First line for monitoring and alerting on production user environments.

  • Drive High Availability of the deployed products and provide signal around product bugs and issues.

Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • Minimum DoD 8140 IASAE Level II Certification

  • Hardware and Software troubleshooting fundamentals.

  • Hard working professional with the ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Demonstrated ability to continuously learn and work independently, making decisions with minimal supervision.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an enthusiasm for in working in a highly-collaborative setting – sharing best practices, lessons learned, and assisting where gaps exist.


  • DoD 8140 IAT Level II or greater certification (CISSP, Sec+)

  • Unix/Linux Computing Environment (e.g., Linux+, RHCE) certification

  • Experience working direct customer support or internal team support.

  • Experience with monitoring and telemetry/observability systems such as Nagios, Grafana, Datadog, etc.

  • Basic Linux experience, scripting experience (Bash, Python, PHP, etc.) and TCP/IP networking fundamentals.

  • Experience with cloud-based hosting platforms like AWS, Azure, or GCP and/or experience with hardware-based environments

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