Systems Administrator

Laurel, Maryland
02 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs Cyber Security Group is a cyber security engineering and analysis arm of Jacobs Engineering company.

  • Provides the technical management, operation, and maintenance of general systems used in supporting the mission of the organization.
  • Deploys or installs hardware and software, performs troubleshooting and user assistance.
  • Maintains user accounts, access control, and system/security configuration.
  • Maintains operating systems and configuration of computer systems and network devices.
  • Manages file servers, web servers, email servers, directory servers, workstations, storage devices, network routing/switching devices, and firewalls, including physical and virtual instances of each.
Education and Experience
  • Four years of experience in one or a combination of the following areas:
    • Systems Administration
    • Systems Integration,
    • Network Administration
    • Usage, maintenance and management of IA systems and tools
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, or Information Assurance/Cybersecurity may be substituted for four years of experience.
  • Working knowledge of several of the following technologies: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Solaris, Cisco IOS, Active Directory, DNS, VMWare, Disk SAN, security assessment and penetration testing tools (examples: WASSP/SECSCN, Nessus, Retina, Metasploit, BackTrack, CIS-CAT), Intrusion Detection/Prevention systems (IDS/IPS), server and network hardware and media (bladeservers, fiberchannel, and network cabling).
  • Familiarity with system services such as web hosting, directory services, email services, and database services.
  • TS/SCI Full Scope Poly Security Clearance

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements:
  • Sitting at a desk.
  • May require lifting and carrying supplies.
  • Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.

Work Environment:
  • An inside office environment (Considerations: Closed quarters, lighting, and temperature fluctuations)

  • Needs to be able to work well with and support co-workers and clients

  • Needs to have clear, concise and accurate communication skills

Equipment and Machines:
  • Standard office equipment and machines, computer workstation

  • Work assignments dependent on requirements by the client. If hired for a full-time position, it is important to be able to work at least 8 hours a day for 5 days per week (Monday through Friday).

Other Essential Functions:
  • Must be able to communicate effectively

  • Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with clients, management and employees

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to the employee or others

  • Must be able to support and work in a proactive team environment

  • Must hold the safety of yourself and those around you as the number one priority in the workplace

  • Completion of required certifications within six (6) months of hire date

  • U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain an interim and a permanent U.S. DoD Secret Security Clearance required