System Design Engineer - Linux IRES - SAFB - (AER0004ES)

  • Jacobs
  • United States-Colorado-Schriever AFB-20348-SHRV
  • Jul 13, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description



Description of Duties:

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

  • Apply systems engineering best practices to requirements definition and implementation of MDA managed information systems. 
  • Support development of processes for systems engineering of Linux based systems.
  • Plan and implement MDA Enterprise Systems with a focus on Linux applications and systems such as Red Hat, Centrify, STK, Cloudera, Ansible tower and Satellite.
  • Support the automation of Linux based systems including Ansible tower automation, and virtualization platform.
  • Work with Solutions Architecture to develop proposals and respond to customer requests. 
  • Articulate solutions to the customer.
  • Work with the Operations teams to automate processes and ensure solutions align with operational procedures where applicable. 
  • Develop and maintain systems documentation, diagrams, changes, and standard operation procedures.

This position can be filled at Schriever AFB, Colorado Springs, CO or Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL.


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 the following teammate companies: HX5, GCS, ERC, MEIT or Aerodyne.







Basic Requirements:

Must have one of the following combinations of education and experience: HS Diploma (or GED) and 12-14 years of general experience; Associate’s degree and 10-12 years of general experience; Bachelor’s degree and 8-10 years of general experience; Master’s degree and 6-8 years of general experience.

  • Must have at least 7 years of directly related experience
  • Must have at least 1 year of experience in a management or leadership role
  • Must have a current DoD 8570.01-M IAT II (e.g. CompTIA Security+) certification and/or IAT III (e.g. CISSP/CASP) or obtain IAT III (e.g. CISSP/CASP) within 6 months of hire date.
  • Experience with RedHat and other Linux operating systems
  • Experience with multiple scripting environments and automation
  • Experience with deployment and configuration tools (Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc.)
  • Must have an active DoD Secret Security Clearance.

Desired Requirements:

  • Solid understanding of enterprise Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Multifactor Authentication (MFA), and Identity and Access Management solutions.
  • Experience with IDM and authentication systems
  • Experience with software management and update systems
  • Experience with data center/server monitoring systems
  • Experience with intrusion detection systems
  • Experience with RSA and other authentication systems.
  • Experience with PKI implementation


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-Colorado-Schriever AFB-20348-SHRV

Other Locations

: United States-Colorado-Colorado Springs


: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting

: Jul 8, 2020, 6:51:24 PM


: Information Technology



Job Type

: Experienced

Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations


730 Irwin Ave 

 Schriever AFB 80912

Capabilities: Design