Ft George Meade, Maryland

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Your Impact:

Mission Statement

The Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) is a dynamic, forward-leaning organization, on the cutting edge of cybersecurity, DevSecOps, cloud computing, big data analysis, and other advanced technologies. JITC is the Department of Defense’s Joint Interoperability Certifier and the only non-service operational test agency for information technology and national security systems. As a member of the Jacobs team at JITC, your expertise and skill will support risk-based test, evaluation and certification services, ensuring the C4ISR systems scheduled for fielding to our nation's warfighters function as designed, are fully interoperable, and support mission requirements.

Job Description

Jacobs has an opportunity for an energetic individual to support the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) team at Ft Meade in the following areas: 

  • Lead network design, layout and develop baseline configuration for test lab.
  • Analyze network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements and provide recommendations. 
  • Design and build the hardware and software components for telecommunication test networks. 
  • Validate Risk Management Element (RME) mandated security guidelines and directives are current. 
  • Assist with data calls, gathering pertinent data, and correlating submission. 
  • Create, edit, and maintain all JITC FGGM laboratory supporting documentation including, but not limited to diagrams, and SOP/RMF documents, as well as storing configurations of network elements. 
  • Draft plans identifying current capabilities, areas of concern or inefficiencies, and analysis of alternatives for short term and long term goals/courses of action (COAs). 
  • Create and maintain Lab standard operating procedures which addresses all physical lab locations, configuration management of test equipment, software, test tools, and test data of all Cybersecurity labs.
Here’s What You’ll Need:

Required Education

Requires a Master's degree and at least 4 years of experience; a Bachelor's degree and at least 6 years of experience; or an Associate's degree and at least 12 years of experience. One year of experience can be substituted by 15 semester hours completed towards a Master's degree. The degree must be in a Information Technology or Computer Science related field and experience must be related to the job duties. 

Required Skills:

  • Experience with configuring Juniper/Cisco routers and routing-instances.
  • Experience with Network Access Controls 802.1x.
  • Experience with test instrumentation and/or test automation tools
  • Strong Wireless Network Troubleshooting and configuration skills
  • Experience with analyzing WAN and VPN solutions
  • Install, configure, manage, and optimize VMware solutions
  • Knowledge of ITIL Change & Configuration Management
  • Highly proficient in both written and verbal communications amongst a diverse audience of stakeholders.
  • MS Office skills (MS Visio/PowerPoint)
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to work alone or as a member of a diverse team of test/system engineers focused on meeting delivery deadlines within a defined schedule.
Required Clearance: 
  • Must have Secret Clearance

Required Certification: 

  • DOD IAT Level 2 certification is required.

Preferred Certification:

  • Current Cisco certification, CCNA preferred

Preferred Skills:

  • Recent network experience with JITC or a DOD Agency is highly desired
Essential Functions:
Physical Requirements
Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching, turning and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required.
Work Environment
An inside and outside environment (considerations: closed quarters, close together, lighting). Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions.
Equipment and Machines
Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.
Core work hours will be between 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.
Other Essential Functions
Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required. Travel to and from customer’s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.
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Ft George Meade, Maryland

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