Jacobs Network Engineer III IRES - HSV in REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama

Network Engineer III IRES - HSV


The ideal candidate works in close coordination with the Network Design Engineering Lead, project managers, and other service area representatives to coordinate team network design and implementation efforts. The candidate serves as a project expert and provides technical contribution to facilitate project completion in order to satisfy contractual requirements according to high-level architectural designs. He or she will mentor network engineering team members, review documentation to ensuring engineering quality, and maintain responsibility for projects and tasks assigned to the team. The candidate will communicate activity status through multiple venues, and provide quantitative project reports to the Network Design Engineering Lead.

Primary duties to include the design, configuration, installation, and test of IT network and boundary protection devices and systems at MDA remote site locations. Recommended expertise to include Cisco, Palo Alto, and KG-175 Taclane. Candidate will be responsible for conducting site surveys, installing and configuring network and boundary protection solutions; acting as program liaison; and assisting in data collection and validation efforts at each location. Secondary duties to include Network Design support for the IT Services Team; developing and providing detailed designs with supporting implementation, test, and transition plans. Will also be responsible for ushering proposed system changes through the Configuration Management process to successful implementation for transition to the O&M RBA teams. Individual may require up to 75% travel in support of MDA remote site integration activities. Designs and plans network communications systems. Provides specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture. Provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. Conducts testing of network design. Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc. Evaluates and reports on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.



  • BS degree and 12 years experience with 8 years related experience and High School Diploma and 16 years general experience must include 8 years related experience

  • Candidate must possess a CompTIA Security certification or DoD 8570.01-m IAT Level II approved cert

  • Network technical experience with a solid understanding of Cisco internal and external routing protocols

  • Local and long-haul data transmission mediums experience (RS-530, T1, OC-x, etc.)

  • Experience w/multicast technologies

  • Possess Cisco certification such as CCNP or CCIE

  • Must have a current active DoD Secret Clearance

  • Must be a US Citizen


Demonstrated team building, leadership, & mentoring / instructing skills

Ability to perform technical validation of network designs in accordance with industry best practices and DoD policies and guidelines

Knowledge of architecture frameworks (i.e, DoDAF, TOGAF, etc.)

Experience in requirements development and management

Possess strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Desired:Demonstrated team building, leadership, & mentoring / instructing skillsAbility to perform technical validation of network designs in accordance with industry best practices and DoD policies and guidelinesKnowledge of architecture frameworks (i.e, DoDAF, TOGAF, etc.)Experience in requirements development and managementPossess strong written and verbal communication skills


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-Alabama-REDSTONE ARSENAL

Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: AER0000AX