Jacobs IT Project Manager (TS/SCI Poly) in Reston, Virginia

IT Project Manager (TS/SCI Poly)


"Jacobs National Security Solutions (NSS) provides world-class IT network and service management capabilities; cutting edge cyber threat awareness and cybersecurity solutions; innovative web- and software applications development; and advanced data analytics for major clients in the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and Federal Civilian Agencies.

Our forward thinking solutions deliver an integrated approach to IT network design and management, full lifecycle IT service management, IT service delivery, asset management, logistics and procurement, and vendor management. We leverage the expertise and passion of our employees to conduct identity and access management, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessments for our nation’s most closely guarded agencies and networks. Our Cyber Security Operations Centers ensure safe, effective network operations for Federal clients while our data scientists are helping stop illegal acts before they can endanger Americans or our way of life.

Jacobs promotes a culture of operational excellence to create a safer, smarter, and more connected world while upholding the highest standards of compliance, quality and integrity.

We continue to thrive and need your talent and motivation to help propel us farther, faster.”

Jacobs currently has an opening for an IT Project Manager to join their team at the their customer site in Reston, VA. Duties will include:

  • Plan, direct, and coordinate Network IT service requests

  • Perform day-to-day project management for Network IT services to include Ethernet transport technology and/or fiber based carrier

  • Services can be both long-term strategic developments and/or short-term tactical efforts

  • Perform horizontal integration planning and interface with other functional areas, ensuring that technical solutions and schedules are implemented in a timely manner

  • Work with in-house engineers and installers for all projects

  • Accountable for establishing and maintaining customer communications in multiple formats, ensuring customer expectations are set and kept, and following up with task closures for all projects assigned

  • Responsible for using and maintaining Sponsor IT project records databases and systems of record - such as a Sponsor's Help Desk Suite

  • Provide project management to Network IT service requests to include, but not limited to:

  • Working with various partner and customer groups to coordinate and monitor service installations

  • Documenting projects on Sponsor systems, and;

  • Communicating with customers and managing expectations;

  • Setting & maintaining schedules;

  • Working with engineers for technical solutions;

  • Electing job plans;

  • Accepting tasks within the Sponsor's Help Desk Suite;


  • Active TS/SCI with Poly Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience and ten (10) to fourteen (14) years of directly related experience or any equivalent combination of education, experience, training and certifications

  • Ten (10) plus years of demonstrated experience and/or formal education with IT Network PM work and/or Sponsor's Partner IT work

  • Demonstrated Wide Area Network (WAN) project experience with requirements, control gate, briefings, customer service, and risk mitigation strategies

  • Demonstrated experience with developing project plans and schedules using project management tools

  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook

  • Demonstrated Wide Area Network (WAN) experience with Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) to develop, document, track, evaluate, and execute required network changes and alterations

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements:

Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.


Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation

Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.



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-Virginia-Reston

Req ID: I2S0003CL