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Jacobs Senior Systems Engineer in Tampa, Florida

Senior Systems Engineer




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


Senior SystemsEngineers perform tier three systems support in accordance with the SIE OPORD. SeniorSystems Engineers must be detail-oriented and have in-depth knowledge of data centerhardware and software. Extensive experience in areas such as systems design andimplementation, systems integration, security, ports and protocols, as well asserver and network infrastructure is required. Senior Systems Engineers testand analyze elements of data center facilities, including power, software, securityfeatures, interoperability, and communications, and is responsible for theoverall integration of enterprise systems. Senior Systems Engineers are also responsiblefor planning, modeling, simulation, design, installation, maintenance,management and coordination of systems solutions. Senior Systems Engineersmonitor and control the performance and status of systems resources by usingsoftware and hardware tools, as well as by identifying and diagnosing complexproblems and factors affecting system performance. Senior Systems Engineerskeeps technical skills updated and studies vendor products to determine thosewhich best meet the Government’s needs. This position provides guidance and directionfor junior systems support administrators and engineers.

Typicalduties include:

  • Engineerand lead enterprise systems solutions spanning multiple data center vendor products

  • Collaboratewith vendors, the Government, carriers, and technical staff on systems implementation,optimization and ongoing management

  • Providinghigh-level support and technical expertise in Directory Services technology, includingDNS, GPO, ADFS, DFS, Domains and Trust, Sites and Services and Role Based AccessControl

  • Engineerand lead the enterprise virtual infrastructure and system software components

  • Providinghigh-level support and technical expertise in systems technology, including servers,applications, virtual and physical environments, and solutions integrations

  • Leadtechnical teams that integrating new technology into the existing operational environment

  • Establishand document baselines to measure service performance and capability across aglobal enterprise

  • Advisesenior government staff on industry best practices and provide policy recommendationsto implement those practices


ClearanceRequirements: TS/SCI


Bachelor's Degree in systemsengineering or related field. Significant relevant experience will beconsidered in lieu of formal education.


  • DoDD8570.01-M IAT II or higher

AND any two of the followingcurrent vendor certifications:

  • MicrosoftCertified Solutions Expert (MCSE)

  • RedHat Certified Systems Engineer

  • LinuxProfessional Institute Professional LIPC-1

  • VMwareCertified Professional (VCP)

  • MicrosoftCertified Expert

  • NutanixCertified Advanced Professional

  • AWSSolutions Architect Professional

  • OracleCertified Professional

  • SUSECertified Engineer


  • Twelveyears of increasingly complex and progressive experience in computer systems andsolutions, including two years of specialized experience related to thecandidate’s assigned task.



  • Work will be performed inside a large facility. An insideenvironment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderatenoise, bright or dim lighting).

  • Work assignments vary based on client requirements.

  • Work may include travel with the military to participate inexercises in austere conditions

  • Outside work may include various environmental conditionsincluding 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 smallconfined 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 coldertemperature than standard office environmental conditions. Lift and transportequipment up to 50 pounds.

Equipmentand Machines

  • General office equipment, which includes: telephone, faxmachine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment.

  • Servers, switches, routers and other computer equipment thatsupports the network environment.

  • Operating hand tools, power tools, ladders and testequipment.

  • May require operating motor vehicles.


  • Regular attendance in accordance with established workschedule is mandatory.

  • It is important to be able to work any shift/designated hoursrequired.

  • You may be asked to continue performance in support of a war,contingency, or exercise

  • You may be asked to continue performance during inclementweather or other conditions when others are not permitted to work

  • Position may require night and weekend work and could includetravel with the military to participate in operations/exercises located inareas with field conditions


  • Continental and Oversees travel may be required. It is important to maintain a currentpassport.

OtherEssential Functions

  • Employment is contingent upon obtaining all requiredcertifications within the timeframe specified in a waiver by the government (ifapplicable) and maintaining required certifications through the duration of thecontract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certifications will result in disqualificationfor this position and could result in termination.

  • Candidate must exhibit a professional behavior that promotesteamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace. Mustbe well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and executemultiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment. Ability tocommunicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety ofgovernment, military and contractor personnel at all levels.

  • Candidate must be able to interface effectively withindividuals at all levels of the organization.

  • Grooming and dress usually business casual, but dependent onclient’s standards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in thesame general area.

  • The position for which you are applying for requires a USgovernment security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you beextended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen of the USand another country), to be granted a clearance you will be required torelinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.



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Job Information Technology

Primary Location United States-Florida-Tampa-20315-ESCM

Job Type Experienced

Travel No

Req ID: INT0000Q5