Jacobs Technical Lead-Computer Incident Response Team- Contingent in Reston, Virginia

Technical Lead-Computer Incident Response Team- Contingent


Jacobs is looking for a Technical Lead – Computer Incident Response Team.

(This position is contingent upon contract award).

This position would be worked at either the Beltsville, MD site or Rosslyn VA site.


Leads and oversees Tier 2 contractor activities for the CIRT program; provides technical and operational oversight.


Schedules, coordinates, guides, monitors, tracks and reports on Tier 2 activities and performance.

  • Conducts advance analysis and recommends remediation steps for computer security events and incidents.

  • Ensures established Tier 2 processes and procedures are followed, including during surge support and in interaction with customers.

  • Recommends improvements to increase operational efficiency.

  • Liaises and coordinates with operational managers and other entities within the Department and with outside agencies.

Note to VirginiaJob Seekers: Jacobs ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunityin all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil RightsAct of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for personswith disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact the Human ResourcesDirector at our Arlington, VA office at 571-218-1000. Persons with hearing-andspeech-impairments can contact Jacobs by using the Virginia Relay Service, atoll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). Call 711 for TTY/TDD.


Qualifications / Desired Requirements

  • Education and Experience : BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Telecommunications, or other related scientific or technical discipline. Four (4) additional years of general experience (as defined below) may be substituted for thedegree .

  • General Expertise: Eight (8) years of experience in network center management and operation with increasing responsibilities.

  • Specialized: Five (5) years of current experience in 24x7x365 network security monitoring operations of similar size and scope as the DoS CIRT. Three (3) years of experience in LANs, WANs, VPNs, network protocols, firewalls, routers, and performing malware analysis. Demonstrated experience in network security systems and products.

  • Certification Required: CISSP

  • Desired Qualification : Active Secret, or higher Clearance required

Work Environment

Work is accomplished in offices located in Jacobs and Government facilities and buildings. As necessary, must be able to travel to other work areas, be aware of safety requirements for those areas, and work within those constraints. All work must be completed in a safe manner in accordance with Company safety standards.

Physical Requirements

Position involves extended periods of sitting or standing. Physical requirements are: sitting, walking, standing, use of stairs, and access to remote structures. Typically required to lift and hold up to 30 pounds. Position is located on a Government facility; must be able to quickly evacuate buildings in the event of an emergency.

Equipment and Machines

Computer work required. Use of calculator, printer, fax, scanner, telephone, filing cabinets, and other standard office equipment is required.


Attendance and punctuality are essential in this highly collaborative environment. Overtime work may be required.

Primary Location United States-Virginia-Reston

Req ID: IHO000079