Jacobs Network Engineer 1 in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Network Engineer 1


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally. The company employs over 74,000 people and operates in more than 25 countries around the world.

Job Summary:

Provide software, systems, and network engineering tasks for the requirements, design, implementation, integration, and support of all software and associated documentation for new, upgraded, and existing ION capabilities.Using an Agile software engineering approach, specific functional requirements are fluid throughout the life cycle of the project.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Work scope may include any/all of the following duties:

  • Ensures all software meets the security and accreditation requirements outlined by PM and using community

  • Develop internal testing plans to ensure traceability to functional requirements

  • Execute internal testing plan and conduct regression testing; gather testing metrics to assess result of testing program; and conduct Risk Analysis and determine mitigation strategies

  • Support system security testing and accreditation through, but not limited to, the following activities: test software on systems that are configured in accordance with Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG); perform software security evaluations; and develop Certification and Accreditation packages

  • Install, configure, maintain, patch, repair and replace personnel desktop/laptop systems and environments (to include remote access), printers, and servers within the ION development and test environment

  • Provide ION Help Desk support including remote administration of customer server, network, and client systems

  • Respond to trouble calls and request for user assistance from ION users world-wide, provide remote and on-site assistance with installation and configuration, and develop desktop client installation packages

  • Support a searchable knowledge base and tracker of support issues that can be accessed worldwide on a 24/7 basis

  • Assist with development and delivery of training curriculum


  • _ This list is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities.


BS degree in a computer or system science discipline from an accredited college or university and one (1) to two (2) years of related experience, or any equivalent combination of education, experience, training, and certifications.

Knowledge, skills & abilities required:

  • Must possesses and apply expertise on all phases of network engineering assignments.

  • Must have experience with design, development, implementation, and support of large scale computer and network systems

  • Experience with industrial networks is preferred

  • Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks.

  • Must be able to develop methodology and present solutions to problems.

  • Experience and capabilities using Scrum and Agile methods within a CMMI environment is preferred

  • Must have experience with development and sustainment of web applications with back end databases, built using a variety of tools, languages, and frameworks

  • Experience and capabilities with successful development of complex systems in geographically dispersed, multi-vendor environment using Scrum and Agile methods is preferred

  • Experience with Department of Defense Certifications and Accreditation programs and HP Fortify is preferred

  • Experience with Agile test processes within a DoD environment is preferred

  • Must have experience implementing Development Operations (DevOps)

Training & Certifications:

  • Prefer Training or Certifications with the following skills:

  • CyberSecurity

  • Network and Server design and administration

  • Agile Development and Testing

  • DoD Testing

  • DevOps

Guidelines (level of supervision required to perform):

  • Employee works as instructed by supervisor; work is generally closely monitored.Employee is instructed on what to do, methods to use, what to look for and what to bring to supervisor's attention.

  • Employee performs work as instructed; receives guidance on problems and work methods not part of routine tasks/duties.

Complexity of tasks/responsibilities:

  • Easily distinguishable tasks involving related steps, processes, methods and procedures.Tasks are quickly mastered.

  • Employee decides what needs to be done by choosing from various alternatives; recognizing differences among a few easily distinguishable situations.

Positions supervised:


Essential Functions/Requirements :

Physical Requirements: Sedentary - involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.Exerts up 10 lbs. of force to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

Work Environment:Involves cubical work in a restricted area.Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner to get along with customers, sliets, co-workers and management.Must be able to worlk independently and with minimal supervision.

Attendance:Must be able to work within the shift hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

With the exception of STD/LTD/FMLA & approved time off, attendance is considered essential.Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines.

Equipment and Machines:Standard office equipment and machines: personal computer, scanner, copy machine, telephone, printer, fax machine, and other office equipment including desk supplies.

Travel: May be required to travel, but will be infrequent

Other Essential Functions:

Must pass drug testing.

Must be a US Citizen.

Must be able to read and write effectively in English.

Must embrace Beyond Zero/Safety principles of Jacobs to include; adhering to safe work practices and standards while performing daily tasks, taking responsibility for own and coworkers’ safekeeping and encouraging others to work safely.

Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner to get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.

Must perform work activities requiring interaction, negotiating, instructing, supervising, persuading or speaking with others.

Must be able to work under supervision and respond appropriately and professionally to criticism from a supervisor.

The Jacobs System Lifecycle Group (SLG) enables the success of Department of Defense (DOD) and other Governmental organizations by providing unmatched systems life-cycle solutions. As a partner to our clients, we focus on innovative and cutting edge solutions that drive value. We take pride in sustaining a strong culture by remaining true to our four Core Values:PEOPLE are the heart of our business, CLIENTS are our valued partners, PERFORMANCE excellence is our commitment and profitable GROWTH is an imperative. Jacobs offers a partnership in which you can grow personally and professionally with the advantages of strong leadership, competitive compensation and rewarding career paths. Come join the team whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations.

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-Florida-Fort Walton Beach

Req ID: ATE00004N