Network Engineer - NISSC II - (ADV0000MR)

  • Jacobs
  • Primary Location: United States-Colorado-Colorado Springs-NSC
  • Nov 19, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description

Jacobs is looking for an experienced Network Engineer to join our Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station 21CS Network Control Center's Infrastructure Support Group team. Your career at Jacobs enables NISSC to fulfill its mission to “provide classified communications and processing for Command and Control (C2) capability in organizational work centers at NISSC sites.” As a member of our team, you will support corporate and customer mission to provide world-class IT services and support that connects systems and users across NORAD in the areas of software development/maintenance, network services, cyber security, systems administration, and other mission-critical areas.
Job Description: 
Current DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification or higher is required for this position (e.g., CompTIA Security+ CE, CCNA Security, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISA, GSE, SCNA , CISSP, CASP CE). Candidates must be prepared to provide proof of current certification or other DoD-recognized higher level certification at the time of application.
Jacobs is seeking a Network Engineer to join our 21CS Network Control Center's (NCC) Infrastructure Support Group (ISG) team in support of the United States Air Force North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Cheyenne Mountain Complex Integrated Tactical Warning/ Attack Assessment (NCMC-ITW/AA) and Space Support Contract (NISSC).  NISSC provides accurate, timely, unambiguous warning and attack assessment of air, missile, and space threats with daily visibility to National Command Authority leaders including the President of the United States. NCMC-ITW/AA is composed of air, missile, and space warning missions located at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station (CMAFS), Peterson AFB, Offutt AFB, Vandenberg AFB, and other forward user and sensor sites worldwide.
The 21CS NCC-ISG Network Engineer’s duties include but are not limited to: designing, implementing, and providing daily operations, maintenance and sustainment of a variety of network communication infrastructure and systems; providing specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture; providing specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, as well as implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs including present and future capacity requirements; conducting testing of network designs and existing network resources to optimize performance and efficiencies; monitoring network performance and reporting status to Government and contractor leadership; maintaining technical expertise in all areas of networks, software interconnection, network interfacing, and networking hardware such as routers, switches, firewalls, and other network management appliances;  and evaluating and reporting on new communications technologies to enhance CMAFS network capabilities and security.
This position is located at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station (CMAFS), Colorado Springs, Colorado. It is considered a Mission Essential position. This Network Engineer must be prepared for and be able to report to work and remain on site for extended periods of time during emergencies and drills. During such periods, this Network Engineer will likely be unable to maintain contact with anyone outside the site, including family and friends. All CMAFS Mission Essential personal must sign a letter of commitment acknowledging and agreeing to this requirement.
This position also offers many professional rewards and benefits. 21CS NCC-ISG Network Engineers work with high level active duty personnel including senior officers, senior enlisted members, and highly experienced Government civilians, all from a wide variety of backgrounds, specialties, and assignments. Additionally, these Network Engineers will be exposed to and will gain valuable experience in multiple mission systems, networks, IT applications, and classified communication technologies.
 Required Skills:
  • Must have demonstrated minimum of 8 years of experience associated with providing support for network infrastructure operations, maintenance, sustainment, network project design and implementation
  • Must have demonstrated minimum of 8 years of experience with configuring, deploying, and managing Network Infrastructure devices including, but not limited to, Routers, Switches, Firewalls, and Appliances within Local, Campus/Base, and Wide area networks of varying sizes and complexity and within “Multi-Vendor” hardware supported environments
  • Must have demonstrated extensive knowledge and experience with the administration of Juniper Network Operating System (JunOS) software; to include the configuration, deployment, and management of various Juniper Networks hardware platforms including, but not limited to, Juniper EX/QFX Series Switches, MX Series Routers, SRX Series Firewalls, and Network Management/Security Appliances
  • Must have demonstrated extensive knowledge and experience with the administration of Cisco Internetwork Operating System software (Cisco IOS and IOS-XE); to include the configuration, deployment, and management of various Cisco network hardware platforms including, but not limited to, Cisco chassis multi-layer Core routing and switching platforms within a virtualized environment (VSS/StackWise), Cisco Access layer switches, ASA Firewalls, and ACS Access Control Appliances
  • Must have experience with the administration and management of various Layer 2 protocols and concepts; to include, but not limited to, Virtual Switching Systems (VSS), Virtual Chassis, Port Aggregation (Port-channel/Etherchannel), LACP, Spanning-Tree variances, 802.1q Trunking, VLANs, 802.1x authentication and port security mechanisms, MAC/ARP databases
  • Must have experience with the administration and management of various Layer 3 protocols and concepts; to include, but not limited to, static routing, Internal and External dynamic routing protocols (e.g., OSPF/BGP), Redundant Routing Protocols (HSRP/VRRP), Access Control Lists and Firewall Filter/Policy implementation 
  • Must have experience with network access and authentication control systems, servers and appliances and protocols; to include Radius and TACACS+
  •  Must have experience with the configuration, deployment, and administration of Network Monitoring, Diagnostic, and Analytic tools, to include Syslog collection servers, and utilization of SNMP based Network Management Systems (e.g, IPSwitch WhatsUP Gold, Solarwinds NPM Orion, Junos SPACE) to monitor network performance and respond to network outages and anomalies
  •  Must have experience with the management and utilization of Microsoft DHCP Servers, IP Address Management (IPAM), and working within components of the Microsoft Active Directory structure
  •  Must have or be able to quickly obtain a current professional network administration certificate (e.g. JNCIA, JNCIS, JNCP, CCNA, CCNP or higher)
  • This position often works independently to provide support to the NCC’s Systems Support Group providing critical Datacenter connectivity, and with the NCC’s Customer Support Group in the form of troubleshooting the network connectivity of various devices, clients, and peripherals
  •  Must be able to prepare, objectively review, and deliver technical presentations if/as required
  • Must have a minimum of a DoD Top Secret clearance with ability to attain SCI access, and able retain it

Desired Skills:
  • Previous experience with DoD and/or U.S. Air Force network administration and engineering of unclassified and classified networks, and interfacing with multiple DoD Agencies is a significant plus
  • Previous experience with the management of Voice over IP (VoIP) systems; to include the administration of Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM) servers or appliances and Cisco IP Phones is a plus
  • Previous experience with the administration of BlueCoat ProxySG appliances is a plus
 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. 

Primary Location

: United States-Colorado-Colorado Springs-NSC

Job Posting

: Nov 11, 2020, 1:24:24 AM


: Information Technology



Job Type

: Experienced
Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations

985 Space Center Drive Suite 350
 Colorado Springs 80915
Capabilities: Aerospace Technology and Defense Programs and Facilities