Jacobs Clearance Sponsorship Program – Network Engineer in Tampa, Florida
Critical Mission Solutions
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Jacobs is seeking talented Network Engineer who are willing and able to obtain a Secret level security clearance as a part of your employment offer through our Clearance Contingent Workforce Program.
As a partner with the United States government and military, the majority of our positions within the Critical Missions Solutions division of Jacobs require individuals to acquire and maintain a DoD security clearance. Secret clearances are used to certify that someone can be trusted with sensitive information. They are granted by the government and are used for specific purposes.
If selected you, you will receive a contingent offer of employment until you are awarded a clearance. Once awarded a clearance, we can then work to place you within Network Engineer positions at Jacobs.
Unfortunately, due to the nature of the work we are not eligible to hire non-US citizens.
At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems. We turn abstract ideas into realities that transform thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancements, scientific discoveries, and cutting-edge manufacturing. With 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 sectors.
The rapidly changing and dynamic challenges our U.S. government customers face every day will inspire your ingenuity and challenge you to achieve more than you thought possible.
Be part of an exciting team dedicated to keeping America safe at home and abroad. Jacobs is seeking candidates with experience as a Pricing Director reporting to Pricing Leadership with the Sales & Growth organization of Jacobs CMS.
Join the Jacobs team and put your ingenuity and skills to work to make a difference helping our national security customers achieve mission success.
Network Engineers perform tier three network support in accordance with the SIE OPORD.
Network Engineers must be detail-oriented and have in-depth knowledge of networking hardware and software. Extensive experience in areas such as network design and implementation, LAN/WAN interfacing, security, Internet protocols and TCP/IP, as well as server and network infrastructure is required. This position tests and analyzes elements of network facilities, including power, software, security features, communications devices, communications lines, modems, and terminals and is responsible for the overall integration of the enterprise network. Network Engineers is also responsible for planning, modeling, simulation, design, installation, maintenance, management and coordination of the network. This position monitors and controls the performance and status of network resources by using software and hardware tools, as well as by identifying and diagnosing complex problems and factors affecting network performance. Network Engineers keep his or her technical skills updated and studies vendor products to determine those which best meet the Government’s needs. This position provides guidance and direction for junior network support technicians.
Typical duties include:
Engineering enterprise data, voice and video networks
Establishing and operating network test facilities
Maintaining a secure transfer of data to multiple locations via internal and external networks
Working with vendors, the Government, carriers, and technical staff on network implementation, optimization and ongoing management
Providing high-level support and technical expertise in networking technology, including LAN/WAN hardware, switches, bridges and routers
Here’s What You’ll Need:
- A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, a Mathematics-intensive discipline, or a similar field. Significant relevant experience will be considered in lieu of formal education.
- DoDD 8570.01-M IAT II or higher
CCNP Collaboration OR
CCNP Data Center OR
CCNP Enterprise OR
CCNP Security OR
CCNP Service Provider OR
Aruba Certified Mobility Professional OR
Juniper Networks Certified Specialist
- Eight years of increasingly complex and progressive experience in computer systems and network engineering, including two years of specialized experience related to the candidate’s assigned task.
Work will be performed inside a large facility. An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting).
Work assignments vary based on client requirements.
Work may include travel with the military to participate in exercises in austere conditions
Outside work may include various environmental conditions including hot, dusty, cold, icy and windy climates.
Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC or laptop. Filing required. May require lifting and carrying boxes of supplies or files up to 25 lbs. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.
May require climbing, working at heights and in small confined spaces such as under raised floors, inside closets and server racks. Must be able to sit, stoop, kneel or crouch for long periods of time. Work in noisy areas with hotter and colder temperature than standard office environmental conditions. Lift and transport equipment up to 50 pounds.
Equipment and Machines
General office equipment, which includes: telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment.
Servers, switches, routers and other computer equipment that supports the network environment.
Operating hand tools, power tools, ladders and test equipment.
May require operating motor vehicles.
Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is mandatory.
It is important to be able to work any shift/designated hours required.
You may be asked to continue performance in support of a war, contingency, or exercise
You may be asked to continue performance during inclement weather or other conditions when others are not permitted to work
Position may require night and weekend work and could include travel with the military to participate in operations/exercises located in areas with field conditions
- Continental and Oversees travel may be required. It is important to maintain a current passport.
Other Essential Functions
Employment is contingent upon obtaining all required certifications within the timeframe specified in a waiver by the government (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through the duration of the contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certifications will result in disqualification for this position and could result in termination.
Candidate must exhibit a professional behavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace. Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of government, military and contractor personnel at all levels.
Candidate must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.
Grooming and dress usually business casual, but dependent on client’s standards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area.
The position for which you are applying for requires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen of the US and another country), to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.
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 drug-free workplace.
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.