Systems Engineer – Jacobs

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Job Description

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

Shift work is required to support operations. The candidate chosen for this position will primarily work 12 hours per day, 6 days per week on one of two daily shifts (days and evenings). It is important to be available to work any shift/designated hours required to include nights, weekends and holidays.

Systems Engineers perform engineering level support in accordance with the SIE OPORD. In addition to in-depth technical knowledge of the Government’s software and hardware, Systems Engineers need advanced analytical, troubleshooting and design skills. The ability to communicate with technical and non-technical users also is essential. Systems Engineers must be familiar with the systems engineering process and data as a fundamental building block for performance improvement. Participation in working groups, design reviews and system tests are required. This position will help generate assessments, as well as develop and implement actionable recommendations based on reviews. Systems Engineers require extensive knowledge of the development process, including specification, documentation, and quality assurance. Because of the broad range of demands Systems Engineers must have demonstrated strong project planning skills are preferred.

Typical duties include

  • Developing, maintaining, and supporting technical infrastructure, hardware, and system software components
  • Performing installation, maintenance, optimization, and support of system software and hardware
  • Performing end-user support requiring System Engineer Subject Matter Expertise support
  • Configuring, debugging, and supporting multiple infrastructure platforms
  • Engineer and lead the enterprise virtual infrastructure and system software components
  • Providing support and technical expertise in Directory Services technology, including DNS, GPO, ADFS, DFS, Domains and Trust, Sites and Services and Role Based Access Control
  • Provide support of Identity Management roles, policies, hardware, software maintain AD/GAL synchronization
  • Directory Services support, including DNS, GPO, AADC, ADFS, DFS, Domains and Trust, Sites and Services and Role Based Access Control
  • Support Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) roles, policies, hardware, software and procedures needed to create, manage, distribute, use, store and revoke digital certificates and manage public-key encryption.
  • Troubleshoot PKI-related server and client issues to include middle-ware applications and configurations.
  • Performing high-level root cause analysis in support of service interruption recovery, as well as creating and documenting preventive measures
  • Working as a strong team contributor and providing technical expertise.
  • Staying abreast of emerging trends in information technology and helping shape the work for the Government.
  • Working with the Government to understand their requirements and evaluate possible technical solutions.
  • Engineer host environments to support complex operational databases, software configuration control and system interfaces for computer systems related to customer requirements
  • Maintains file servers, network access; documents, analyzes and troubleshoots systems anomalies to ensure optimum equipment performance

Here’s What You’ll Need

Clearance Requirements TS/SCI

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree. Significant relevant experience will be considered in lieu of formal education.

Certification Requirements

  • DoDD 8570.01-M IAT II or higher

AND

  • MCSE related to candidate’s work area OR
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP) OR
  • Microsoft Certified Expert related to candidate’s work area OR
  • Nutanix Certified Advanced Professional OR
  • Microsoft 365 Certified Enterprise Administration Expert OR
  • Azure Solutions Architect
  • Azure Devops Engineer

Experience Requirements

  • At least 8 years of related experience.
  • Ability to focus on engineering from a performance optimization perspective.
  • Expertise in a systems or application programming language (e.g., Java, C++).
  • Expertise in web-based frameworks (e.g., Java Enterprise Edition (JEE), .NET, JavaScript, jQuery).
  • Knowledge of data structures and relational database systems relevant to candidates work area (e.g., Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, PostGres).
  • Working knowledge of network and information exchange technologies (e.g., TCP/IP, RESTful, SOAP, HTTP).
  • Expertise with system engineering processes and techniques.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills.
  • Strong technical writing skills.