System Administrator II / (05-1) - (GLO0000XE)

  • Jacobs
  • United States-Florida-Eglin AFB-20312-SIS-05
  • Jul 24, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description



Are you interested in being part of a team that configures, operates, and maintains the network and IT infrastructure for the U.S. Air Force's 96th Test Wing and 53rd Wing? If so, join the Jacobs team and directly impact the Air Force’s ability to put weapons on target in all battlespace media.


  • The 96th Test Wing is the test and evaluation center for Air Force air-delivered weapons, navigation and guidance systems, Command and Control systems, and Air Force Special Operations Command systems. 
  • The 53rd Wing is the focal point for the combat air forces in electronic warfare and is responsible for operational test and evaluation (OT&E) of advanced equipment and systems.

Both Wings are headquartered at Eglin AFB, FL, adjacent to the white-sand beaches and crystal-clear waters of Northwest Florida’s Emerald Coast.


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We are seeking qualified Systems Administrators, to support the 53rd Wing Technical Support Services contract, to provide the Air Force support services in the areas of network, security and test & evaluation.

The individual will be working in a fast-paced, highly-technical, and award winning area that requires a strong work ethic with a well-rounded server, networking, information assurance (IA) and client systems background. The successful candidate will identify, prioritize, and resolve reported customer issues and problems.

On a daily basis the successful candidate will serve as the expert for determining hardware, software and systems specification and execution of the patching, fixing, and making all systems compliant under his/her direct control. The successful applicant will a have experience planning, installing, configuring and troubleshooting Microsoft Hyper V, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012 R2 and client products across multiple networks as well as strong networking background to include addressing and port and protocol knowledge. The successful candidate will provide support to users in the areas of account management, enterprise applications, desktop applications, and peripherals. 

Position may be assigned to Shift 1 or Shift 2. Notional shift hours, inclusive of at least one 1/2 hour break, are generally 0600-1430, Mon -Fri for Shift 1 and 1300-2330, Mon-Thu for Shift 2.





  • Position requires an active/valid TS/SCI (i.e. DCID 6/4 eligibility) with an investigation close date no older than 5.5 years at the time of application.
  • Must be able to maintain clearance.
  • Must be willing to submit to a polygraph.
  • A valid/current DoD 8570.01-M IAT-II certification. 
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience designing, deploying, and maintaining Windows 2012/2012R2 systems, AD, DHCP, DNS, NTP, CA, Active Directory, GPO, and other core infrastructure components in an enterprise environment.
    • Strong knowledge of supporting MS tools (WSUS, SCDPM, SCOM).
  • Microsoft Server Virtualization
    • Experience Deploying and Maintaining Hyper-V servers and guests
    • Experience Deploying and Maintaining Microsoft Failover Clustering
    • Experience Deploying and using System Center Virtualization Manager to manage multiple Hyper-V host clusters
  • Experience working with SVMs (Storage Virtual Machines), LIFS (Logical Interfaces), RAID DP, Aggregates, and Volumes
    • Configure and implement CIFS/SMB3 and NFS protocols Scripting and/or programming (PowerShell, VB Script or other)
    • Identify and implement automation opportunities to eliminate repetitive tasks
  • Position may be assigned to Shift 1 or Shift 2. Notional shift hours, inclusive of at least one 1/2 hour break, are generally 0600-1430, Mon -Fri for Shift 1 and 1300-2330, Mon-Thu for Shift 2.


  • Experience with MS SQL
  • Experience with System Center Operations Manager
  • Good understanding of basic networking (Routing/Switching/VLANS/Firewalls)
  • Experience working with 3rd party vendors during development/troubleshooting
  • Generating Documentation

Essential Functions

Work Environment

Office setting that includes sedentary physical effort.  However, may include lifting of weight up to thirty (30) pounds as necessary.  Individual must be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management.  No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions.  Periodic/occasional travel may be required to include both continental US and/or overseas locations.

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time.  Position may require typing, and reading from a computer screen.  Individual must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, 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. 


Equipment and Machines

Ability to operate office equipment such as personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required. 


Typical work hours are Monday-Friday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM.  Regular attendance during scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, with the exceptions of deadlines and meetings.  Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines.  Employee may be required to adjust work hours due 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 work site is required.  Travel to and from customer's locations 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.   


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 at locations around the world.


 Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Jacobs does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law.  

Primary Location

: United States-Florida-Eglin AFB-20312-SIS-05


: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting

: Jul 21, 2020, 1:24:46 AM


: Information Technology



Job Type

: Experienced

Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations



 Eglin AFB 32542

Capabilities: Aerospace Technology and Defense Programs and Facilities