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Jacobs Systems Administrator - **$1600 BONUS** in Iraq Countrywide, Iraq

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  • $1600 BONUS if accepted by 7/11/2020\

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  • Jacobs is seeking a qualified Information Technology (IT)professional to support the USSOCOM SITEC II Enterprise Operations andMaintenance (EOM) contract. Your career at Jacobs enables USSOCOM to fulfillits mission to “Provide fully capable Special Operations Forces (SOF) to defendthe United States and its interests and synchronize planning for globaloperations against terrorist networks.” As a member of our team, you willsupport the vice president of the Enterprise Operations Group (EOG) as wepartner with SOF military and civilian members to provide world-class ITservices and support that connects over 60,000 users around the world in theareas of software development/maintenance, network services, security, end-usercomputing, and test and evaluation.

Job Description

Shift work is required to supportoperations. The candidate chosen for this position willprimarily work 12 hours per day, 6 days per week on one of two daily shifts(days and evenings). It is important to be available to work anyshift/designated hours required to include nights, weekends and holidays.

Systems Administrators perform tier one and two network support inaccordance with the SIE OPORD. SystemsAdministrators must possess strong problem-solving, analytical andcommunication skills, in addition to in-depth technical knowledge of theGovernment’s systems’ hardware and software. The position requirements varydepending on system complexity, the types of operating and network systemsbeing supported, and the size of the organization. A background in the specifictypes of hardware and software systems used by the Government is required.Systems Administrators monitor and control one or more mid-range applicationservers. This position studies program operating instructions to determineequipment setup and

operations. Systems Administrators continuously observes theoperation of assigned applications and storage devices to monitor systemoperation and determines the point of hardware or software failure. This position manipulates systems inaccordance with standard procedures to continue operations when individualunits of a system malfunction. Systems Administrators confer with softwaresystems engineering or applications programming personnel in the event thaterrors require a change of instructions or sequences of operations. SystemsAdministrators maintains operating records such as machine performance andproduction reports.

Typical duties include:

  • Installing operating system software, patches,and upgrades

  • Analyzing, troubleshooting and resolvingsystem hardware, software, and networking issues

  • Configuring, optimizing, fine-tuning, andmonitoring operating system software and hardware

  • Performing system backups and recovery

  • Conducting server builds

  • Complete troubleshooting issues related toHorizon VDI components

  • Develop and maintain Standard OperatingProcedures for VDI Environment

  • Provide Systems Administrator support tosystems hosting complex operational databases, software configuration control,and system interfaces for computer systems

  • Maintains file servers, network access;documents, analyzes and troubleshoots systems anomalies to ensure optimumequipment performance


RequiredClearance: TS/SCI


  • A minimum of four years of related experienceas a Systems Administrator or eight years supporting complex end user desktopand mobile device support


  • Associate degree. Significant relevantexperience will be considered in lieu of formal education.


  • DoDD 8570.01-M IAT II or higher


  • MCSA relevant to the candidate's work area OR

  • VMware Certified Associate (VCA) OR

  • Microsoft Certified Associate relevant to workarea OR

  • AWS Sys Ops Administrator Associate OR

  • Nutanix Certified Professional OR

  • Microsoft Project 2013 Inside and Out OR


Essential Functions

Work Environment

  • Work will be performed inside a large facility.An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low tomoderate noise, bright or dim lighting). Outside work may include variousenvironmental conditions including hot, dusty, cold, icy and windy climates.

  • Work may include travel with the military toparticipate in exercises in austere conditions.

  • Employment may be in potentially dangerous areas,including combat or war zones. This might involve the possibility of sufferingharm by dangerous forces or friendly fire. These dangers are inherent toworking conditions in a dangerous environment.

  • Work assignments vary based on clientrequirements.


  • Must meet and maintain CENTCOM physicalrequirements for deployment. Qualification standards are determined byCENTCOM.

  • Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC or laptop.Filing required. May require lifting and carrying computer equipment, boxes ofsupplies or files up to 50 lbs. Extendedperiods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.

Equipment andMachines

  • General office equipment, which includes:telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous officeequipment.

  • Servers,switches and other computer equipment used to support network operations.


  • Regular attendance in accordance with establishedwork schedule is mandatory. Shift Workis required to support operations (to include nights and weekends). It is important to be able to work anyshift/designated hours required.

  • You may be asked to continue performance insupport of a war, contingency, or exercise (this includes: Contingency operations; Humanitarian orpeacekeeping operations; or Other military operations or exercises designatedby the Combatant Commander). This performance in support of U.S. militaryforces may require work in dangerous or austere conditions.

  • You may be asked to continue performance duringinclement weather or other conditions when others are not permitted to work.

  • Position requires at least 1-yearcommitment. Early termination ortransfer from this position to a CONUS location may result in wage garnishmentsfor relocation, travel and other expenses paid by the company.


  • Extended Continental and Oversees travel will berequired. May be required to attend offsite meetings. Must obtain a currentpassport and applicable visa(s) prior to arrival in country. Must maintain a current passport andapplicable visa’s in good standing.

  • Work may include travel with the military toparticipate in exercises in austere conditions.

Other EssentialFunctions

  • Employment is contingent upon obtaining allrequired certifications within the timeframe specified in a waiver by thegovernment (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through theduration of the contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certificationswill result in disqualification for this position and could result intermination.

  • Candidate must exhibit a professional behaviorthat promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in theworkplace. Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritizeand execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressureenvironment. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to workeffectively with a variety of foreign national, government, military andcontractor personnel at all levels. Must be able to interface effectivelywith individuals at all levels of the organization. Grooming and dress usuallybusiness casual, but dependent on client’s standards.

  • Must not pose a safety hazard to employeesworking in the same general area.

  • The position for which you are applying forrequires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that shouldyou be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen ofthe US and another country), to be granted a clearance you will be required torelinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.


Job Information Technology

Primary Location Iraq-Iraq Countrywide-Erbil-20315-EERB

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: INT0000PV