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Jacobs Network System Administrator - Analyst in Houston, Texas

Network System Administrator - Analyst


Are you passionate about human spaceexploration or understanding the origins of the universe, and working with adynamic and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we needyou!

We need your commitment, teamwork,and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire humans all over theglobe. We need you to bring innovative ideas and diverse backgrounds tohelp us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will benefit the quality oflife of people around the world. We are excited about what we do, and weneed you on our team as we take on new challenges for NASA’s pursuits in deepspace exploration. Jacobs is NASA’s largest engineering solutionsprovider working alongside NASA at centers across the United States.

We have the unique and significantrole to partner with NASA at Johnson Space Center (JSC), to be part of everyhuman spaceflight program – the International Space Station (ISS), NASA’s Orionspacecraft, which will carry astronauts into deep space, and Gateway, theorbiting platform providing the home for astronauts to work and travel back andforth to the moon’s surface, and serving as the platform for deep spaceexploration. From critical systems onthe ISS to enable astronauts to live and work in space; to performing advanceddevelopment for systems leading to deep space exploration; to being part of thefoundation for Gateway.

We also partner with NASA at JSC,the only NASA center in the United States to curate all astromaterial samplesreturned from exploration missions, to perform curation services, orbitaldebris analysis, and basic research to further humankind’s understanding of theorigins of our solar system.

We need you to be a part of ourteam!

We are currently in need of a Network System Administrator/Analyst tojoin our team. Do you have the following skills?

As aNetwork System Administrator/Analyst in the Electrical Data and ControlsSection of the Facility and Test Department you will:

  • Maintainand administer computer networks and related computing environments, includingcomputer hardware, systems software, applications software and allconfigurations as they relate to application management systems.

  • Provideoperations and maintenance support of network management applications thatsupport an Enterprise network, as well as operations and maintenance support toNetwork Management Systems.

  • Performtechnical evaluations, analysis, and trouble-shooting for all supported servers.

  • Proactivelyidentifies risks in the network and assists in the development of a plan tomitigate.

  • Performsetup and installation and/or upgrade services of hardware and software components.

  • Configurenetwork systems hardware and software for maximum reliability informationassurance, and system security.

  • Execute system security functional evaluationsand testing.

  • Conduct diagnostics to investigate and resolveproblems, providing technical assistance and support with server malfunctions.

  • Follow all customer network security processesand procedures, and ensure compliance with all Government policies.

  • Execute reporting functions and data inputassociated with network management.

  • Maintain technical competency in computersystems, network technology and operating systems.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by ElectricalData and Controls Section Manager.


Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Typically has a BS degree in a computer or systemscience discipline from an accredited college or university and five (5) yearsof progressive, relevant experience, or an MS degree in a computer or systemscience and four (4) years of progressive experience, or Ph.D. degree in acomputer of system science discipline.

  • Demonstrated experience as a SystemAdministrator or similar role.

  • Demonstrated hands-on experience installing,configuring, troubleshooting, and maintaining network management applicationservices and equipment.

  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with serverupgrades, patch management, and server transitioning.

  • Familiarity with various operating systems andplatforms (i.e. Windows, Linux).

  • Must be capable of multi-tasking and positivelyinteracting with disparate types of individuals on a daily basis.

  • Must be able to work independently whenrequired as well as work closely with other personnel.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills.


  • Familiarity with Johnson Space Center (JSC)organizations, processes, and procedures.

  • Experience with:

  • VMware ESXi


  • Windows Server Update Services

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection

  • BigFix

  • Nessus

  • SQL Server database administration

  • Experience with developing and supporting VBapplications (VBA and MS-Access).

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, includingAccess.

Why Workfor Jacobs?

Click on the below links to view just a small sample of allthat we do! Come join our team and be part of our future. We lookforward to seeing you!

SeeWhat We Do

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In addition to exciting careeropportunities we also have:

  • Excellent personal and professional career growth

  • 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off)

  • Onsite cafeteria (breakfast & lunch)

  • Comprehensive Benefit Package (medical, dental & vision)

  • 401(k)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Much, much more!

Formore information on our partnership with NASA at Johnson SpaceCenter, please visitwww.wehavespaceforyou.com

  • Mustbe a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government backgroundinvestigation.

  • Managementhas the prerogative to select at any level for which this position has beenadvertised.

Essential Functions

Work Environment

Generally an office environment, butcan involve inside or outside work depending on task.

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of time). Mayrequire lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs (5% of time).

Equipment and Machines

Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).


Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical.Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peakperiods and surge requirements when required.

Other Essential Functions

Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a professionalbehavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose asafety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

Job Aerospace

Primary Location United States-Texas-Houston-20331-ESCG

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: ADV0000JB