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Jacobs Network Engineer IRES - SAFB/HSV in Schriever AFB, Colorado

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Your Impact:

Description of Duties:

The Network Engineer supports the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on the Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract. The candidate will:

  • Work in close coordination with the Network User Access Lead, project managers, and other service area representatives to coordinate team network design and implementation efforts.

  • Serve 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 review documentation to ensure engineering quality, and maintain responsibility for projects and tasks assigned to the team.

  • Communicate activity status through multiple venues, and provide quantitative project reports to the Network User Access Lead.

  • Design, configure, install, test and Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of IT network and boundary protection devices and systems at MDA remote site locations.

  • Have recommended expertise that includes Cisco, Palo Alto, and KG-175 Taclane.

  • Be responsible for conducting site surveys, installing and configuring network and boundary protection solutions.

  • Act as a program liaison.

  • Assist in data collection and validation efforts at each location.

  • Provide Network Design support for the IT Services Team.

  • Develop and provide detailed designs with supporting implementation, test, and transition plans.

  • Be responsible for ushering proposed system changes through the Configuration Management process to successful implementation for transition to the O&M RBA teams.

  • Design and plan network communications systems.

  • Provide specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture.

  • Provide 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.

  • Conduct testing of network design.

  • Maintain technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.

  • Evaluate and report on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.

  • Provide troubleshooting support as needed to keep the network operating at peak performance.

Position may require up to 25% travel in support of MDA remote site integration activities.

This position can be filled at Schriever AFB, Colorado Springs, CO or Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL.

This position is expected to pay $55,800 - $96,000 annually; depending on experience, education, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days. If a candidate has not been selected at that time, it will continue to be posted until a suitable candidate is selected or the position is closed.

Resumes, in month and year format, must be submitted with application in order to be considered for the position. The selected candidate will be assigned as an employee for Jacobs or one of the following teammate companies: HX5, GCS, ERC, MEIT or Aerodyne.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits (401K match), employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, tax saving options, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.



Here’s What You’ll Need:

Basic Requirements:

Must have one of the following combinations of education and experience: HS Diploma (or GED) and 1 year of general experience; Associate's degree, or higher, and 0 years of general experience.

  • Must have at least 2 years of directly related experience Installing, configuring, and sustaining network and firewall components including switches, routers, firewalls, and cryptographic devices

  • Must have a current DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification or higher

  • Must have an active DoD Secret Security Clearance

  • Must be able to obtain an active DoD Top Secret Security Clearance

Desired Requirements:

  • Have a Cisco CCNA Certification

  • Be familiar with Remedy Action Request System

  • Be familiar with Red Hat Enterprise Linux

  • Have a general understanding of Perl Scripting, PHP, Java Scripting, Expect Scripting.

  • Be familiar with MySQL

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.