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Jacobs Systems Administrator in Tampa, Florida

Systems Administrator



USSOCOM's mission isto “Provide fully capable Special Operations Forces (SOF) to defend the UnitedStates and its interests and synchronize planning for global operations againstterrorist networks.” As a member of our team, you will partner with SOFmilitary and civilian members to directly support this mission by providingworld-class Information Technology services and support that connect over60,000 users around the world.

Job Description

Shift work is required to support 24x7operations.It is important to be available to work anyshift/designated hours required to include nights, weekends and holidays. Shiftdifferential will be paid.

The SystemsAdministrator performs tier one and two network support in accordance with theSIE OPORD. Candidates must possess strong problem-solving, analytical andcommunication skills, in addition to in-depth technical knowledge of theGovernment’s systems’ hardware and software. Candidate requirements varydepending on system complexity, the types of operating and network systemsbeing supported, and the size of the organization. A background in the specifictypes of hardware and software systems used by the Government is required.Candidates monitor and control one or more mid-range application servers. TheSA studies program operating instructions to determine equipment setup andoperations. The SA continuously observes the operation of assigned applicationsand storage devices to monitor system operation and determines the point ofhardware or software failure. The SA manipulates systems in accordance withstandard procedures to continue operations when individual units of a systemmalfunction. The SA confers with software systems engineering or applicationsprogramming personnel in the event that errors require a change of instructionsor sequences of operations. The SA maintains operating records such as machineperformance and production reports.

Typical Duties

  • Installing operating system software, patches andupgrades

  • Analyzing, troubleshooting and resolving systemhardware, software and networking issues

  • Configuring, optimizing, fine-tuning and monitoringoperating system software and hardware

  • Performing system backups and recovery

  • Conducting server builds

  • Provides systems Administrator support to systemshosting complex operational databases, software configuration control, andsystem interfaces for computer systems

  • Maintains file servers, network access; documents,analyzes and troubleshoots systems anomalies to ensure optimum equipmentperformance



Required Education: Associate degree; significant relevantexperience will be considered in lieu of formal education.

Required Experience:

Years: 4

Description: Systems Administrator experience or 8years supporting complex end user desktop and mobile device support.

RequiredCertification: Employment is contingent upon obtainingall required certifications within the timeframe specified in a waiver by thegovernment (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through theduration of the contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certificationswill result in disqualification for this position and could result in termination.

  • MCSA relevant to the candidate’s work areaor VMware Certified Associate (VCA)

  • DoDD 8570.01-M IAT II or higher

Essential Functions

Work Environment

  • Work will be performed inside a largefacility. An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: closequarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting).

  • Position will require some night andweekend work.

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC orlaptop. Filing required. May require lifting and carrying computer equipment,boxes of supplies or files up to 50 lbs. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.

Equipment and Machines

  • General office equipment, which includes:telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous officeequipment. Servers, switches and other computer equipment used to supportnetwork operations.


  • Regular attendance in accordance withestablished work schedule is mandatory. Shift Work is required to support operations. It isimportant to be able to work any shift/designated hours required. Position will require night and weekendwork.

  • You may be asked to continue performanceduring inclement weather or other conditions when others are not permitted towork

  • You may be asked to continue performance insupport of a war, contingency or exercises


  • Continental and Oversees travel may berequired. It is important to maintain acurrent passport.

Other Essential Functions

  • Employment is contingent upon obtaining allrequired certifications within the timeframe specified in a waiver by thegovernment (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through theduration of the contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certificationswill result in disqualification for this position and could result intermination.

  • Candidate must exhibit a professionalbehavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivityin the workplace. Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate,prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressureenvironment. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to workeffectively with a variety of government, military and contractor personnel atall levels. Must be able to interface effectively with individuals at alllevels of the organization. Grooming and dress usually business casual, butdependent on client’s standards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employeesworking in the same general area.

  • The position for which you are applying forrequires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that shouldyou be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen ofthe US and another country), in order to be granted a clearance you will berequired 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.

Primary Location United States-Florida-Tampa

Req ID: ATE0004ZB