Network Modeler/Simulator - TS/SCI w/Poly

Reston, Virginia
02 Sep 2016
29 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs Technology is a large business specializing in providing engineering and technical services to Government customers. Jacobs Technology Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jacobs Engineering Inc. (NYSE: JEG) - one of the nation's largest engineering, architecture, technology, and construction firms - with annual revenues exceeding $12B and more than 70,000 personnel worldwide. We have been an integral partner of the Government in supporting the development of virtually every aerospace and defense program over the past 60 years. Sustained superior performance in each of these operations while maintaining a world-renowned commitment to safety and quality is a hallmark of Jacobs.

Jacobs Technology is seeking a Network Performance Engineer with TS/SCI w/ Poly Clearance for the Reston, VA Office.

Provide expert level support for NPCM suite of products on the customer's network. Candidate will be responsible for all areas of network modeling, simulation, network performance analysis, application performance analysis, capacity planning and forecasting. Candidate will model proposed network changes and provide risk analysis and survivability reports. Candidate will be required to develop NPCM scripts and Algorithm's to maximize performance on customer specific networks. Candidate will provide hands on training to other team members, create SOP's, How-To, and customer specific documentation.

  • Develops operational procedures for engineering systems.
  • Performs requirements analyses, derives mathematical description, develops appropriate computational algorithms, and provides design specifications for engeering systems.
  • Interprets and analyzes processing anomalies for engineering systems and takes corrective action.
  • Prepares and critiques technical reports and memoranda.
  • Assists management in defining engineering systems requirements and in system acquisitions.
  • Represents the organization in technical liaison with external organizations.

TS/SCI w/ Poly Clearance Required

Basic Qualifications:

BS degree in a computer or system science discipline from an accredited college or university and eight (8) to twelve (12) years of progressive, relevant experience, or and MS degree in a computer or system science discipline and seven (7) to ten (10) years of progressive experience, or a Ph.D. degree in a computer or system science discipline and two (2) to five (5) years or progressive experience.

Requires demonstrated technical expertise in engineering systems design and analysis. Opnet experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Plixer Scrutinizer Netflow servers, GigaMon Port Aggregators, Lancope NetFlow Products, requires good knowledge of and troubleshooting of Cisco and Juniper network products.

Essential Functions

Work Environment

General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Physical Requirements

Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Equipment and Machines

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.


Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40 hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

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

Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation

Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing

Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously.

Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements

Must be willing to travel as needed

Must take and pass a drug test and background check