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Jacobs Systems Engineer in Herndon, Virginia

Systems Engineer


Be part of an exciting team dedicated to keeping America safe athome and abroad. Jacobs has an immediate need for a Systems Engineer to support ourcustomer’s mission researching new and innovative ways to detect botnets, aswell as methods to automatically discover and classify devices andinfrastructure in botnet infected networks using large quantities of cybersecurity data.

Plan,design and help the networking team in establishing a network based on therequirements of the customer and/or client.

  • Demonstrated experience preparing Body of Evidence and security reviews for security accreditations

  • Demonstrated experience with XACT



  • Sound Knowledge of the software and hardware used in the network systems andwell-acquainted with the advanced technologies

  • Experience with integrating, configuring, deploying, testing, and providingongoing maintenance for numerous types of Cisco network devices, interfaces,and methodologies

  • Possess team leadership qualities and excellent verbal and writtencommunication skills Preferred Qualficiations:

  • ITILService Operations Certification

  • PMP Certification

  • Experience using SolarWinds network monitoring tool

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification (CCNA) Routing and Switching(R/S)

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional Certification (CCNP)

  • Understanding of AWS cloud technology concepts such as VPC, VPC Peering,DirectConnect and EC2 instances

  • AWS Certification / Hands-on Experience is a plus

ClearanceRequirement: TS/SCI/POLY

Thisposition requires a Top Secret/SCI security clearance, basedon current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorablecompletion of polygraph . Clearance and polygraph processingwill be completed by the U.S. Government.

Factorsconsidered for a U.S. Government Security Clearanceinclude, but are not limited to:

  • U.S. Citizenship (Required)

  • Favorable Criminal History Check

  • Education Verification

  • Abuse/Illegal Drug Use

  • Credit Check

  • Subject Interview

RecruitingPoint of Contact:

Phyllis Kerr: phyllis.kerr@jacobs.com

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. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language .

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Primary Location United States-Virginia-Herndon-20358-VA14

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: CYB000020