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.
Cloud Systems Engineers will perform engineer-level support in within Azure/AWS in both NIPR and SIPR networks; will be responsible for ensuring that Azure/AWS instances are built and secured to meet DISA STIG security and mission requirements; will construct cloud based servers work with networking during implementation and rollout; will be responsible for working with Exchange Administrators to configure Office 365 environments. In addition to in-depth technical knowledge of the Government’s software and AWS cloud computing, Cloud System Engineers must be familiar with the systems engineering process and data as a fundamental building block for performance improvement within the cloud. Responsibilities will include participating in working groups, design reviews, and system tests. Cloud Systems Engineers will work with the Cloud Architect to generate assessments, as well as develop and implement actionable recommendations based on results and reviews. Cloud System Engineers need advanced analytical, troubleshooting and design skills and must have a strong understanding of cloud networking protocols and best practices.
Typical duties include:
- Meeting with clients to ensure services provided are within mission requirements
- Constructing Cloud-based servers
- Working with AWS support to mediate all issues and concerns within AWS infrastructure
- Ensuring client OS and Instances follow DISA STIG and ACAS findings
- Testing system and software interoperability
- Managing and configuring Office 365 environment within Microsoft Azure
Clearance Requirements: TS/SCI
- Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study. Significant relevant experience will be considered in lieu of formal education.
- DoDD 8570.01-M IAT II or higher
- Microsoft Certified Expert in the Azure product line OR
- AWS Solutions Architect Associate OR
- Microsoft Certified Azure DevOps Engineer Expert OR
- Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert
Additional desired (Not Required) certifications, skills, experience, and/or knowledge:
- Networking experience
- VMware virtualization experience
- Understanding of DISA STIGs
- 2 to 4 years of experience as Systems Engineer.
- 1 to 2 years of experience as Cloud Administrator.
- 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.
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