Jacobs Technical Lead - Technical Security Services - Contingent in Reston, Virginia

Technical Lead - Technical Security Services - Contingent


Jacobs is looking for a Technical Lead for Technical Security Services.

(This position is contingent upon contract award).

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


Conducts security tests and evaluations of COTS and GOTS products to identify potential risks and provides implementation recommendations.


  • Researches, tests, evaluates and recommends security technology and products.

  • Analyzes proposed IT and network solutions to determine security vulnerabilities and recommend cost-effective countermeasures.

  • Contributes technical security expertise in technical working groups.

  • Leads and supervises lower-level analysts.

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


Qualifications / Desired Requirements

Education and Experience : A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, Telecommunications, or other related scientific or technical discipline. Four (4) additional years of general experience (as defined below) may be substituted for the degree.

General Expertise : 10 years of experience in system or network design, engineering, implementation or operations with increasing responsibilities.

Specialized Expertise : Five (5) years of current experience in network or system security to include security technology and products test, evaluation, implementation or operations. Three (3) years of technical task management and supervisory experience.

Certification Required : CISSP; Certification Desired: MCSE and CCNP.

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: IHO00007I

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