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Jacobs Network Engineer SR in Tampa, Florida

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Your Impact:

Jacobs is seeking a qualified Information Technology (IT) professional to support the USSOCOM SITEC II Enterprise Operations and Maintenance (EOM) contract. Your career at Jacobs enables USSOCOM to fulfill its mission to “Provide fully capable Special Operations Forces (SOF) to defend the United States and its interests and synchronize planning for global operations against terrorist networks.” As a member of our team, you will support the vice president of the Enterprise Operations Group (EOG) as we partner with SOF military and civilian members to provide world-class IT services and support that connects over 60,000 users around the world in the areas of software development/maintenance, network services, security, end-user computing, and test and evaluation.

Job Description

Senior Network Engineers perform tier three network support in accordance with the SIE OPORD. Senior 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, In-Line Encryption (INE) communications devices, communications lines, modems, and terminals and is responsible for the overall integration of the enterprise network. Senior Network Engineers are 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. Senior Network Engineers keep his or her technical skills updated and studies vendor products to determine those which best meet the Government’s needs. Senior Network Engineers provide guidance and direction for junior network support technicians.

Typical duties include:

  • Engineer and lead enterprise data, In-Line Encryption (INE) device, voice and video networks

  • Collaborate 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

  • Lead technical teams that integrating new technology into the existing operational environment

  • Establish and document baselines to measure network performance and capability across a global enterprise

  • Advise senior government staff on industry best practices and provide policy recommendations to implement those practices

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Qualifications

Clearance Requirements: TS/SCI

Education Requirements:

  • 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.

Certification Requirements:

  • DoDD 8570 IAT Level II or higher

AND

Two of the following:

  • CCNP Security

  • CCNP Collaboration

  • CCNP Data Center

  • CCNP Enterprise with one specialist concentration

  • CCNP Enterprise with a secondary specialist concentration

  • CCIoT

  • CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure

  • Cisco DevNet Professional

  • Aruba Certified Mobility Professional

  • Juniper Networks Certified Specialist

  • F5 Certified Technology Specialist

  • Riverbed Certified Performance Engineering Professional

Experience Requirements :

  • 10 years of increasingly complex and progressive experience in computer systems and network engineering, including 2 years of specialized experience related to the candidate’s assigned task.

Essential Functions

Work Environment

  • 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.

Physical Requirements

  • 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.

Attendance

  • 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

Travel

  • 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.

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