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Jacobs Network Engineer IRES - SSFB in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Your Impact:

Description of Duties:

The Network Engineer supports the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on the Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract. The candidate will:

  • Partner with the support team, the network engineer is heavily involved with identifying, prioritizing, and resolving critical network related issues that impact business operations.

  • Proactively seeks to communicate solutions to network related issues and preferred emerging technologies that can be used to improve the overall health of the company network.

  • Assist in design, configuration, installation, test and troubleshooting of IT network systems primarily consisting of Cisco and PaloAlto based LAN/WANs.

  • Use technical writing and verbal communication skills in a fast paced environment with minimal or no supervision.

  • Coordinate work with internal/external elements to provide/suggest technical solutions for network environments and document any updates or changes to the network.

  • Travel to remote locations with an exercise team and provide on-site technical setup and support for the duration of the event.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to work with little to no supervision.

  • Have strong written and verbal skills.

  • Be able to document network changes and draft technical diagrams.

This position can be filled at Schriever SFB, Colorado Springs, CO.

This position is expected to pay $83,000 - $93,000 annually; depending on experience, education, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days. If a candidate has not been selected at that time, it will continue to be posted until a suitable candidate is selected or the position is closed.

Resumes, in month and year format, must be submitted with application in order to be considered for the position. The selected candidate will be assigned as an employee for Jacobs or one of our teammate companies.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits (401K match), employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, tax saving options, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

Basic Requirements:

Must have one of the following combinations of education and experience: HS Diploma (or GED) and 1 years of general experience; Associate’s degree and 0 years of general experience.

  • Must have 2 years of experience in an engineering field.

  • Must have experience with configuring, installing, testing, or troubleshooting of IT network systems primarily consisting of Cisco and PaloAlto based LAN/WANs.

  • Must have, and maintain, a current CompTIA Security+ certification or CCNA Security certification.

  • Must be able to travel 25-35% of the time to CONUS and OCONUS locations.

  • Must have an active DoD Secret, or higher, Security Clearance.

Desired Requirements:

  • Have a Network+ certification, CCNA certification, and/or JNCIA certification.

  • Be familiar with Cisco routers/switches/firewalls/IPS, Internal/External routing protocols, TCP and UDP, Multicast environments, Cisco Call Manager and VMware.

  • Have experience working with BMDS or multi component exercises.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws ( and supplemental language ( .