Systems Administrator Journeyman - (GLO0000WG)

  • Jacobs
  • United States-Ohio-Wright Patterson AFB-20312-ACES-79
  • Jul 10, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description



Jacobs is a global technology company, delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.  We test, operate, sustain, and secure critical infrastructures and weapons systems using unique technology application and agile software development capabilities to improve mission capability and operational readiness.  Jacobs' deep experience with advanced technology systems and our wide-ranging program support capabilities work together to make us a premier partner to aerospace and defense clients locations around the world.


Jacobs is seeking a full-time System Administrator Journeyman on the eFinance, LeaveWeb, FMSuite (eLF) contract in Dayton, OH. This position will provide daily maintenance of the computers, networks and servers used by the eLF development team and short and long-term planning for the computer, network communications, software, network and computer security needs of the team in support of the eLF contract.


Work Scope (Duties & Responsibilities):

  • Maintains all production, development, training, and test environments to conduct ELF development, maintenance, sustainment, enhancement, and production processing.
  • Performs general maintenance and system administration required for operating these environments wherever they are hosted.Provides System Administration for all environments. Administers and maintains the operating system, hardware, and software. Responsibility for hardware may transfer to the cloud service provider in the future.
  • Maintaining a production system availability rate of 99.7% or greater except for scheduled maintenance. Providing processing capability 24 hours per day, 7 days a week Installing, maintaining, upgrading, and migrating hardware, software, and equipment.
  • Monitoring, analyzing and implementing Time-Compliance Network Orders (TCNO), Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) Packages, Critical Patch Updates (CPU), and other remediation activities required to maintain the systems security., integrity, and availability.
  • Perform application and server DISA STIGs maintenance.
  • Establishing, tracking, and managing ports, protocols, and services (PPS)within the appropriate PPS Management tools.
  • Implementing, integrating, and managing the systems Primary Key Infrastructure(PKI) certificates. Implementing and enforcing required Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) audit requirements.
  • Performing network and interface monitoring, management, and Troubleshooting

*This list is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities. 



Education Desired/Required:

Associate of Science degree in Information Technology, IT Security, Network Systems Technology or other related scientific or technical discipline or any equivalent combination of education, experience, training, and certifications; and at least one (1) year of related work experience.


Experience Required/Desired:


Knowledge, skills & abilities required:


  • Skills in VMWare, SQL Server 2014, and SQL Server 2016 require
  • Skills in performing database monitoring, maintenance, optimization and design tasks
  • Knowledge of structured query languages plus knowledge of Microsoft Server 2003 Operating systems, Microsoft 2012 and 2016 Operating systems, Dell PS Series SANs, Dell PowerEdge Blade Enclosure, and Network technologies
  • Skills in performing server backup and restoration of archived data utilizing Symantec Backup Exec 2012 and VMWare snapshots
  • Ability to perform database development in a structured process oriented CMM/CMMI environment desired

Training & Certifications:


DoD 8570 Certification for IAT Level II or higher required (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE or SSCP)


Guidelines (level of supervision required to perform):


  • The employee uses judgment, initiative, and resourcefulness in deviating from established methods to: modify, adapt, and/or refine broader guidelines to resolve specific complex and/or intricate issues and problems; treat specific issues or problems; research trends and patterns; develop new methods and criteria; and/or propose new policies and practices.
  • The supervisor outlines overall objectives and available resources.  The employee and supervisor, in consultation, discuss timeframes, scope of the assignment including possible stages, and possible approaches. 
  • The employee: determines the most appropriate principles, practices, and methods to apply in all phases of assignments, including the approach to be taken, degree of intensity, and depth of research in management advisories; frequently interprets regulations on his/her own initiative, applies new methods to resolve complex and/or intricate, controversial, or unprecedented issues and problems, and resolves most of the conflicts that arise; and keeps the supervisor informed of progress and of potentially controversial matters.
  • The supervisor reviews completed work for soundness of overall approach, effectiveness in meeting requirements or producing expected results, the feasibility of recommendations, and adherence to requirements.  The supervisor does not usually review methods used.

Complexity of tasks/responsibilities:


  • Work consists of a variety of duties requiring the application of many different and unrelated processes and methods to a broad range of activities or to the in-depth analysis of issues. 
  • The employee makes decisions that involve major uncertainties with regard to the most effective approach or methodology to be applied. These changes typically result from: continuing changes in customer business requirements; or rapidly evolving technology in the specialty areas.
  • The employee: develops new standards, methods, and techniques; evaluates the impact of technological change; and/or conceives of solutions to highly complex technical issues.  The work frequently involves integrating the activities of multiple specialty areas.    

Positions supervised: 



U.S. CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED. Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


Essential Functions


Physical Requirements:

Mostly sedentary.  Must be able to walk and stand with or without aid.  Long exposure to computer monitors.  Consistent wrist movement.


Work Environment:

Cubical environment in a restricted work area.


Criticality of Attendance:

Must be able to work within the shift hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.


With the exception of STD/LTD/FMLA & approved time off, attendance is considered essential.


Equipment and Machines:

Standard office equipment and machines: personal computer, scanner, copy machine, telephone, printer, fax machine, and other office equipment including desk supplies.


Other Essential Functions:


Must be a U.S. Citizen


Must be able to secure and maintain a security clearance, if applicable. 


Must pass drug testing.


Must be able to read and write effectively in English.


Must embrace Beyond Zero/Safety principles of Jacobs to include; adhering to safe work practices and standards while performing daily tasks, taking responsibility for own and coworkers’ safekeeping and encouraging others to work safely.


Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner to get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management. 


Must perform work activities requiring interaction, negotiating, instructing, supervising, persuading or speaking with others.


Must be able to work under supervision and respond appropriately and professionally to criticism from a supervisor.



Travel requirements - Occasional to frequent travel required. 



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. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.


Primary Location

: United States-Ohio-Wright Patterson AFB-20312-ACES-79


: No

Job Posting

: Jul 8, 2020, 12:59:05 AM


: Systems



Job Type

: Experienced

Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations



 Wright Patterson AFB 45324

Capabilities: Aerospace Technology and Defense Programs and Facilities