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Jacobs Systems Architect - SME in Herndon, Virginia

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Your Impact:

Jacobs is looking to build out our team supporting our customer in the protection of the nation where your part of something meaningful. As an Information Assurance Engineer, you will be working in a rewarding and fact paced environment, with a collaborative team towards a common goal. You will fulfil a critical role in securing the project. You will be encouraged to think outside the box developing new capabilities and enhancing existing software.

Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

The Information Assurance Engineer under general direction, is responsible for all activities relating to information assurance procedures and systems. Develops information systems assurance programs and control guidelines. Confers with and advises subordinates on administrative policies and procedures and resolving technical problems, priorities, and methods. Consults with and advises other sections regarding internal controls and security procedures. Prepares activity and progress reports relating to the information systems audit function. Monitors and responds to technical control facility hardware and software problems utilizing hardware and software testing tools and techniques. You will interface with contractor support service groups to ensure proper escalation during outages or period of degraded system performance. You will be responsible for technical information assurance engineering efforts with network/server scanning, patching, mitigation, and compliance cross-checking of target network assets. Acts a tier two support engineer during system performance testing. Experience providing tier two support and troubleshooting any system security problems arising from security lockdowns.

Here’s What You’ll Need:


Requires an Active TS/SCI with Poly

Must have ten (10) years of experience with at least three (3) years of technical experience installing, maintaining, and managing Local Area Networks (LANs) or Wide Area Networks (WAN) and three (3) years of security engineering, system security auditing or system penetration testing.

Desired Qualifications:

Certifications (at least one is desirable): MCSA/Unix/Linux, CCNA, CompTIA-Network +, CompTIA-Security +, CISSP Certification



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